Saint Josephine Bakhita Women’s Shelter

Low-Barrier Shelter

The Bakhita Women’s Shelter provides overnight shelter for women over the age of 18. The shelter is low-barrier. It opens at 7 p.m. and closes at 7 a.m. This location also serves as a hypothermia shelter when temperatures drop to dangerous lows between November and March.


Bakhita Women’s Shelter is a low-barrier shelter for single adult women over the age of 18.  The shelter provides each client with a cot or a bed to sleep in each night in addition to blankets and sheets.  An evening meal is also available.  Case management and social services are available upon request and include referrals to obtain food stamps, medical assistance, photo identification and more.  Referrals are also available for clients dealing with substance abuse problems.


The Bakhita Women’s Shelter is a low-barrier emergency shelter with a 20-bed capacity (25 during hypothermia season), and spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.