(253) 854-0077 Ext. 2
Mail Donation To:
Catholic Community Services
Attn: Fund Development
100 23rd Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98144-5979
The HOME program is a year-round overnight shelter for single adult men ages 18 and older. The HOME shelter directly address the issues of homelessness in South King County by providing a safe place for homeless men to sleep and receive a hot meal, as well as giving them the opportunity to stabilize and work on self-sufficiency through case management. Men who stay at the shelter are provided with case management services which focus on addressing employment goals, mental health and CD issues, Veterans’ services, securing permanent affordable housing and health care for each individual.
The HOME shelter has been in operation in South King County for 12 years.
The program has relied on the partnership and support from area churches, the city of Kent, King County, United Way of King County, and 1,440 volunteers from organizations throughout South King County. The shelter rotates monthly among 17 local churches/organizations. The volunteer support keeps men connected to the community and spreads awareness of homelessness throughout the community.
Location for the HOME program:
1229 W Smith St, Kent WA
Monday & Wednesday 1-3pm
Tuesday & Thursday 3-5pm
Intake Information: Questions contact SKC Shelter Services Catholic Community
Services at (253) 854-0077.
- Each person
is screened for a history of violent or predatory behavior to ensure a
safe environment at the shelter
supervision at the host facility
management support, tailored to each individual’s needs and strengths, is
offered to assist in obtaining employment, housing, education, counseling,
health care for medical and mental health needs
options explored for each client with the goal of stable housing
- Contact with
- Referrals to
community resources such as Department of Social and Health Services and
Social Security Administration
Assistance: job counseling, placement and referrals
- Drug and
Alcohol recovery support: education and counseling groups
- Referrals to
HOME's ongoing needs include:
||Tooth brush, toothpaste
||Shoes- size 11 and up
||Transistor radios and ear plugs
||Sleeping bags or blankets
||Tool kits: Allen wrench, pliers, patches to fix bike flat tires
|Batteries – AA and D
Catholic Community Services office at 1229 W. Smith, Kent, WA 98025 will be the collection point for donations.