HOUSING EMERGENCY/SHELTERS/TRANSITIONAL LIVING
1336 N.E. 9th, OKC, OK 73101
A transitional living facility for women and children only.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES HOLY FAMILY HOME405-741-7419 6821 Eddie Dr., Midwest City, OK www.catholiccharitiesok.org
Provide supportive residential care and community-based services to homeless women and children.
- Provides a supportive community environment that assists homeless women and families in transitioning out of homelessness and into permanent housing.
- Must be referred through Sanctuary Women's Development Center or our partner agencies. (Contact your case manager or sign up for case management at the Sanctuary Women's Development Center at 405-526-2321.
CITY CARE - PERSHING CENTER405-609-2400
2400 General Pershing Blvd., OKC, OK 73107 Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
City Care is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization at work in the Oklahoma City metro area, improving the lives of those in poverty, and working to provide an opportunity to transition out of homelessness and achieve long-term success. City Care prepares Oklahoma City’s less fortunate for positive change by providing:
- Food, shelter and sanctuary for the homeless,
- Supportive housing for low-income families and homeless,
- One-on-one tutoring and mentoring for inner-city kids through City Care’s Whiz Kids Oklahoma,
- The opportunity to build life skills with City Kids Outdoors at Crystal Lake.
CITY RESCUE MISSION405-232-2709 800 W. California, OKC, OK 73106 Clothing: Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.cityrescue.org
Emergency shelter to homeless men, women and families. Non-denominational. Crisis counseling, clothing, rehab program, meals served daily, dental care (restrictions). No fees. Dental Care: must be enrolled, screened, interviewed, and take classes, in order to receive free dental treatment.
EMERGING ANGELS405-313-2656 8712 E. Main St., Midwest City, OK 73110
Emerging Angels is a non-profit, faith based organization which operates a group home supporting women, women with children, abandoned seniors, disabled and/or abused women, finding themselves homeless as a consequence of trauma, abuse or tragedy. The program assists up to 12 women in a year-long program, with health, food, medical, transportation and career search, spiritual and life skills, aiding and teaching them to return to a functional, healthy and balanced life.
FAMILY JUNCTION405-272-0726 203 N.E. 50th St., OKC, OK 73105 Available 24-hours, 7 days a week
Temporary, emergency youth shelter for children ages 12 - 17.
FOOD & SHELTER, INC.405-360-4954 104 W. Comanche St., Norman, OK 73069 Mon - Fri, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. www.foodandshelterinc.org
Food, housing, and emergency services for people in crisis.
GRACE RESCUE MISSION405-232-5756
2205 Exchange Ave., OKC, OK 73108 Available 24-hours, 7 days a week
- S.A.F.E. Program (Setting Addicts Free Eternally), a residential alcohol treatment program, includes Bible Study, Tool Time training program,
- Shelter Housing for men only - minimum age 19, current photo ID required,
- No registered sex offenders,
- No fees.
HOPE COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.405-634-4400 6100 S. Walker, OKC, OK Mon - Thur, 8 a.m – 7 p.m.; Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Walk-In Intake Hrs, 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (will accept after 11:30 a.m.) www.hopecsi.org
- Community Living Programs are designed to assist homeless, mentally ill adults in acquiring affordable housing,
- Rental assistance for a limited period of time.
1335 W. Sheridan Ave., OKC, OK www.jesushouseokc.org
- Housing for men and women only (accepts single women),
- Appliance, furniture, and clothing assistance,
- Food baskets,
- Utility assistance when possible,
- Travel assistance,
- Hot meals.
MID-DEL YOUTH SHELTER (FOR AGES 0 - 17)
(Serves the state of Oklahoma)405-424-0177
2600 N. Air Depot, Midwest City, OK 73141
Available 24-hours, 7 days a week
Provides emergency youth shelter, counseling, mental health services. Mid-Del Youth and Family Center's Emergency Shelter is a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year facility. The shelter is a home away from home for children and adolescents who are victims of abuse and neglect or are experiencing significant family stress requiring a short respite period. The Mid-Del Youth and Family Center Emergency Shelter also works in conjunction with the Midwest City and Del City Police Department as an emergency placement for runaway children or adolescents.
NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES ORGANIZATION (NSO)405-236-0452 431 S.W. 11th St., OKC, OK 73109 Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. http://nsookc.org/
NSO provides permanent housing, rental assistance and transitional housing programs, vision and dental clinics. They offer a variety of services, individualized case management, and life skills classes for clients.
- Palo Duro I, 405-601-2487, Permanent housing for single adults who have a mental illness,
Palo Duro II, 405-605-6117, Permanent housing for single adults with a mental illness, who have had substance abuse issues,
- Carolyn Williams Center, 405-604-9442:
Transitional Living Program – Services for single males between 18-23 years. Many residents have aged out of foster care with nowhere to go or are living on the streets. They must be employed, in school or working towards those things during the length of their stay,
Emergency Shelter Program – Young men can live at the Carolyn Williams Center for up to 90 days. They must be employed, in school or working towards those things during the length of their stay,
- Martha’s House, 405-525-7409 - Transitional living program for homeless families with multiple children. Residents must be either in school or employed full time to qualify for this program,
- Gatewood, 405-525-7409 – Transitional living program for homeless, pregnant young women, or women caring for a child under the age of five. Residents can participate in the program for up to two years, and receive weekly life skills training to prepare them for independent living.
OKLAHOMA CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY405-239-7551
1700 N.E. 4th, OKC, OK 73117
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Job development,
- Resume writing,
- Parenting skills,
- Homeownership counseling,
- Child Care providers,
- Escrow or savings account,
- Must be on Section 8 Program of the Oklahoma City Housing Authority to obtain these services.
OKCPD HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM (H.O.T.)
Have an emergency? Available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, Call 9-1-1.
For assistance with homelessness, call:
Sergeant Bobby Prater Cell: 405-537-1572
Sergeant Clinton Garst Cell: 405-990-9720
Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Leave a message outside of these hours.
The Homeless Outreach Team connects the homeless population with housing and other services in hopes of getting them off the streets. They work in close collaboration with homeless service agencies to provide housing and support options as an alternative to incarceration.
Admin Ofc. - 311 S.W. 5th St., OKC, OK 73109
Mon - Fri, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Emergency financial assistance (food, utilities, etc.),
- Transitional housing,
- Emergency shelter for men, women, and women and children together,
- Hot meals,
- Senior programs,
- Boys and Girls Club program,
- Disaster programs.
SALVATION ARMY ADULT REHABILITATION CENTER405-236-3677 2041 N.W. 7th St., OKC, OK 73106 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week
Rehabilitation work therapy program for adult male substance abusers 21 years of age or older. Completion of the program is 90 days; however, 6 months to one year is suggested. Residents may stay as long as they wish, provided they abide by regulations of the Center.
- Family Self Sufficiency Program,
SANCTUARY WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT CENTER405-526-2321 2133 S.W. 11th St., OKC, OK (in the Stockyards area, off Agnew) Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., closed 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch http://catholiccharitiesok.org/sanctuary
Day shelter that serves women age 18 and over. Program of Catholic Charities of OKC. Provides social services to homeless and at-risk women and their children including resource referral and assistance accessing services such as daycare and Early Head Start, vocational and employment development, solution-focused advocacy and self-efficacy group.
- Case management,
- Computer lab,
- Job and life skills development services,
- Employment resources and resume building,
- Health education,
- Linkage to community resources,
- Trauma counseling,
- Community garden,
- Safe place to rest and refocus,
- Linkage to mental health resources,
- Nutritious beverages and snacks,
- Limited financial assistance,
- Community food pantry and clothing closet.
SISU YOUTH, INC. (Older teens under age 18)405-459-7478 1225 Sovereign Row, Ste. 105, OKC, OK 73108 Call for appointment. www.sisuyouth.org
SISU is a volunteer based day shelter to help connect metro teens (focus is mainly on older teens under the age of 18), with basic need support (food, clothing, personal care items) and case managers in health care, housing, employment, and education.
Sky is SISU Youth’s goal achievement program. This program offers a campus style approach to providing support services to transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness.
After enrolling in Sky, at risk youth are then eligible to enroll in The Dorm emergency shelter program. The Dorm provides a safe and comfortable emergency shelter option (for up to 45 nights). Currently, the Dorm overnight shelter is only open on weekends.
SUNBEAM FAMILY SERVICES405-609-1058 1100 N.W. 14th St., OKC, OK 73106 http://www.sunbeamfamilyservices.org/senior-services/emergency-senior-shelter/
Provides emergency shelter for senior adults age 50+ by referral from social service providers, area law enforcement, and hospitals. The goal is to help residents find permanent housing within 30 days. Shelter residents have access to Sunbeam’s counseling services. This support helps residents to:
- Re-establish ties with family,
- Rebuild self-esteem,
- Apply for housing or find non-subsidized housing,
- Help with job searches,
- Prepare for their new home,
- Monitor medical appointments,
- Manage prescription refills,
- Connect with social service providers to coordinate resources and apply for benefits.
TRANSITION HOUSE, INC.405-360-7926 700 Asp, Ste. 2, Norman, OK 73069 www.thouse.org/
Transition House provides tools for sustaining mental wellness with skills development, supportive care, and advocacy.
- Transitional Living Program – Supervised apartment living that empowers the development of essential life skills while providing support,
- Community Outreach Program – Provides opportunities for on-going socialization/recreational activities, support and crisis intervention,
- Drop-In Center – For mental health clients to “drop-in” and hang out and for groups, activities, play, socialization, and a safe place to be,
- TH Wellness Project – This program improves the understanding of the components of personal wellness while increasing healthy life style behaviors.
WESTTOWN HOMELESS RESOURCE CAMPUS405-415-8500 1724 N.W. 3rd St., OKC, OK (East of Penn Ave.) firstname.lastname@example.org www.homelessalliance.org
Located on the Homeless Alliance campus, provides housing and supportive services to more than 100 homeless and at-risk families with children each month. Services include: Meals, health clinic, computers, showers, on-site social service organizations. Agencies providing outreach services to the homeless through the day shelter include the Veterans’ Administration, NorthCare, Be the Change, Healing Hands, and local churches.