Housing Emergency/Shelters/Transitional Living
CATHOLIC CHARITIES ARCHDIOCESE OF OKLAHOMA CITY - SANCTUARY WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT CENTER
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
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
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 Available 24 hours, 7 days a week 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.
119 S. 6th St., Yukon, OK 73099
Call for hours.
- Serves zip code 73099
- Referrals to community resources
- Utility assistance
- Housing and emergency shelter
- Transportation for the elderly
FOOD & SHELTER, INC.405-360-4954 201 Reed Ave., Norman, OK 73069 Mon - Fri, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
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 http://www.cbaokc.net/grace_rescue_mission
- 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
Outpatient Clinic 6100 S. Walker, OKC, OK 73139 Call for hours.
Mental health case management, substance abuse, and community living programs.
- Services are prioritized by the following criteria: Persons in crisis, persons being released from state psychiatric inpatient facility or OCCIC, persons at risk for hospitalization, severely mentally ill adults or severely emotionally disturbed children
- Substance abuse assessment and treatment, case management, day treatment therapy, psychiatry, and drug testing
- Community living programs are designed to assist homeless, mentally ill adults in acquiring descent, affordable housing
- Rental assistance for a limited period of time
- Eligibility based on income
- Serves Cleveland, Canadian and Oklahoma County residents
- Services provided in Spanish
1335 W. Sheridan Ave., OKC, OK 73106 www.jesushouseokc.org
- Used clothing free of charge; first come, first serve
- Meals provided daily to public - weekdays-3 hot meals (7:30 a.m., 12 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.), weekends-2 hot meals (10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.)
- Food baskets (M-W-F, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
- Furniture and appliance assistance
- Emergency shelter (single men & women age 18 and over)
- Utility assistance when possible
- Travel assistance
MID-DEL YOUTH SHELTER (FOR AGES 0 - 17)
2801 Parklawn Dr., Ste. 201, Midwest City, OK 73110
3644 S.E. 15th St., Del City, OK 73115405-424-0177Emergency Children’s Shelter 2600 N. Air Depot, Midwest City, OK 73141(Serves the state of Oklahoma)
- 24-hour crisis intervention
- Emergency youth shelter (open 24 hours, 7 days a week), works in conjunction with the Midwest City and Del City Police department as an emergency placement for runaway children or adolescents. It is a home away from home for children and adolescents (ages 0 – 17), who are victims of abuse and neglect or are experiencing significant family stress requiring a short respite period
- Individual and family counseling
- Provide groups (including 1st offender and anger management for adolescents)
- Parent/child interaction therapy
- Parenting classes
- Foster care
- Domestic violence
NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES ORGANIZATION (NSO)405-236-0452 431 S.W. 11th St., OKC, OK 73109 Call for hours. http://nsookc.org/
- Permanent housing programs for single adults who have a mental illness
- Transitional housing programs for single males between 18 – 23 years (many have aged out of foster care), homeless families with multiple children, and homeless, pregnant young women between 18 – 23 years, or women caring for a child under the age of five
- Rental assistance (when funds are available)
- Dental clinic offering basic general dentistry, x-rays, dentures & partials (lab in-house), for those 8yrs. and older, emergency appointments, fees typically range from $20 - $400, call for fees, payment required at time of service, cash only, no income or insurance required
- They also offer a variety of services, individualized case management, and life skills classes for clients
OKLAHOMA CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY405-239-7551
1700 N.E. 4th, OKC, OK 73117
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. https://www.ochanet.org/
- Job development
- Resume writing
- Parenting skills
- Home ownership 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 Felix Valadez Cell: 405-990-9720
Mon – Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Leave a message outside of these hours. https://www.okc.gov/departments/police/community-programs/homeless-outreach-team
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.
SALVATION ARMY CENTRAL OKLAHOMA405-246-1100
1001 N. Pennsylvania, OKC, OK 73107
- Emergency financial assistance for utilities (depends on availability of funds), Department of Human Services (DHS) - Call individual offices for information on assist, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), benefits to help low-income elderly and disabled persons with heating fuel and utility bills (gas and electric only)
- Transitional housing
- Emergency shelter for men
- Emergency family and women's shelter
- Red Shield Diner & Kitchen serves meals free to the community
- Senior programs
- Boys and girls club program provides children with meals, homework assistance, character-building activities and recreation activities at the center, located at 2808 S.E. 44th and 201 S. Bickford in El Reno, 73036
- Disaster programs
- Serves Oklahoma, Canadian and Cleveland Counties
SALVATION ARMY ADULT REHABILITATION CENTER405-236-3677 2041 N.W. 7th St., OKC, OK 73106 Call or hours. http://oklahomacity.satruck.org/
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
SISU YOUTH, INC. (Older teens under age 18)405-459-7478 1225 Sovereign Row, Ste. 105, OKC, OK 73108 Call for appointment.
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 SERVICES405-528-7721 1100 N.W. 14th St., OKC, OK 73106
Call for hours. http://www.sunbeamfamilyservices.org
- Emergency and contract foster care for abused/neglected children
- Individual, marital, and family counseling for all ages based on sliding scale for those without insurance (insurance also accepted)
- Senior services (including senior companion program, foster grandparent program, and emergency senior shelter for those 55+)
- Infant/early childhood mental health
TRANSITION HOUSE, INC.405-360-7926 700 Asp, Ste. 2, Norman, OK 73069 Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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
UPWARD TRANSITIONS405-232-55071134 W. Main Str., OKC, OK 73106Call for hours.
Upward Transitions provides assistance to families and individuals who face threats to financial stability or who are homeless or on the verge of becoming homeless. They provide case management and stabilizing resources to meet basic social needs.
- Legal document retrieval assistance for clients who are homeless (birth certificates, marriage licenses, etc.)
- State ID purchase assistance for clients who are homeless
- Utility and public housing rent deposits
- EMBARK bus Routes 9 & 12 pass by Upward Transitions
- Provide travelers aid at Will Rogers Airport with trained volunteers that provide information on airport services and the Oklahoma City metro area, assist stranded travelers and military personnel, and provide referral resources to individuals (including international students) with social service needs
WESTTOWN HOMELESS RESOURCE AND DAY CENTER405-415-8410 1724 N.W. 4th St., OKC, OK 73106
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.