- In 2006, we provided emergency housing to over 1,000 women, 1,000 children and 1,000 men among our three shelters.
- The average age of the children who stay in our shelters for women and children is four years old.
- The average age of a resident in our women’s shelter is 12 years old.
Homelessness is one of the most devastating social problems in our community.
Imagine No Place To Call Home
There are thousands of women, children and men in our community who are homeless. Many of those in need find their way to our shelter doors. Emergency clients can stay for up to 30 days while they actively seek permanent housing.
While at Catholic Family Center shelters our clients are offered:
- A safe place to stay
- Case management services to help stabilize them
- Referral to supportive service to address underlying problems, which led to their homelessness
- 24-hour staffing, 7 days per week
- Three daily meals
- In shelter laundry facilities
- Information and referral for housing assistance
- Access to social, medical, mental health and substance abuse treatment
- Personal development and life skills programs through community agencies or volunteer program