Saint Josephine Bakhita Women’s Shelter
The Bakhita Women’s Shelter is a low-barrier shelter for single adult women over the age of 18.
About the Program
The Bakhita Women’s Shelter is a low-barrier shelter for women over the age of 18 with a 20-bed capacity (25 during hypothermia season). Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The shelter opens at 7 p.m. and closes at 7 a.m. It also serves as a hypothermia shelter when temperatures drop to dangerous lows between November and March.
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.
7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
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Our services are available to anyone regardless of race, religion, orientation or status. We offer access to food, a warm place to rest and attention to physical and mental needs through eight areas of care:
Each person has the potential to participate in their community.
Access to professional services and mentors allows individuals to thrive.
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