COMMUNITY SHELTER: Provides emergency shelter to adult men and women 18 and older. Clients can access showers, and outreach services. Individuals MUST request a bed by walking in and completing a bed request form between 8AM-4PM. Individuals will be notified of bed availability by phone. Individuals without a phone or contact number, can walk in and check bed availability daily. There is no guarantee for shelter space. Clients are not required to leave during the day but are asked to move from the sleeping quarters to the Day Room. There is a 2 bag maximum. There is no time limit on a client's stay, and there is usually a waiting list to get into the shelter.
-Overflow Shelter: When shelter is at capacity, provides sign up for men only, begins at WHRC 3PM. Transportation is provided.
For one of the 25 convalescent care beds, see listing for Health Care for the Homeless, Baltimore City, Downtown.
PERMANENT HOUSING PLACEMENT: Works with homeless individuals/families by assessing the current situation, and providing appropriate/available housing options. Individuals can walk-in to be screened- THERE IS A WAITLIST.
Individuals are eligible if last night:
--they fled a domestic violence situation
--they resided or will be in a shelter
--they slept in a car --they slept on the street
--they stayed in a motel paid for by another organization
Individuals are NOT eligible if last night/today:
--they stayed with friends/family
--they paid for a motel room
--they have an eviction/foreclosure
Men's overflow availability:
Agency: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Languages Available: Spanish
Payment Description: None.
Intake and Eligibility: Open to adult men and women (18 and older), pregnant women are admitted. Does not provide shelter for married couples. Couples will have to go in as an individual, and space is not guaranteed for both. No children. Accepts transgender persons.