Shelters
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If you have further questions or if you cannot find what you are looking for,
call the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center Infoline at: 610-432-5449

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FOR YOUTH SHELTERS CLICK HERE

Important: Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them.

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LEHIGH VALLEY SHELTERS


Warming Station

Open every night from 7PM to 7AM

Alliance Hall, located at Sixth & Chew Streets

The Alliance Hall shelter:
-- will be open to men, women and families
-- will have cots and blankets, so patrons won't be sleeping on the floor
-- will have a consistent intake process so patrons will be known by name and need
-- scheduled case managers will help develop housing action steps for each person
-- will have access to the Lehigh Valley Health Network Street Medicine program
-- and will have trained supervisory staff


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Easton Area Neighborhood Center (Roof Over)
902 Philadelphia Rd., Easton, PA 18042
610-253-4253
*Women and children only.

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New Bethany Ministries

337 Wyandotte St., Bethlehem, PA

610-691-5602    

Transitional shelter (non-emergency) for homeless women and children. 

Transitional shelter (non-emergency) for homeless adults. 

Supportive housing program for men (Single Room Occupancy), located in Coplay.  610-691-2955. 

Transitional housing program for women and children: Restoration House.  Must be employed and pursuing educational/vocational goals.


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Pathways (Lehigh County Conference of Churches)

610-439-8653

Information and referral services for housing and emergency shelter.

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Safe Harbor
(Currently no waiting list)
536 Bushkill Dr., Easton, PA 18042
610-258-5540

*Adult men and women only.
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Sixth Street Shelter

219 N. 6th St. Allentown, PA

Lehigh County

610-435-1490  

Shelter (non-emergency) for homeless families.

Transitional Housing Program up to 2 years for families pursuing
educational/vocational goals: Turner Street Apartments.
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Third Street Alliance for Women & Families

41 N. 3rd St., Easton, PA

610-258-6271

*Women and children only.
*Men welcome when it is an intact family.

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Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.
Allentown--PO Box 1705, Allentown, PA 18105
610-437-3369 (24-hr hotline)
Bethlehem--PO Box 5355, Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-867-6477 or 610-868-5454
*Victims of domestic violence--women and children only. 
Men are referred out. 
Has Spanish speaking staff.
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Valley Housing Development Corporation

610-866-0124

Supportive Housing Program: a HUD funded program (3-5 years), which provides rental assistance. Must be a homeless individual with serious and persistent mental illness. Must be committed to completing a higher education program (GED, college, trade school, etc.) and/or employment (paid or volunteer). Must have sufficient income to pay portion of rent, food, utilities, and other living expenses.   Very strict eligibility requirements. Shelter Plus Care Program: a HUD funded program (3-5 years), which provides rental assistance.

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Valley Youth House

539 8th Ave., Bethlehem, PA


610-691-1200

*Adolescents ages 12-17 only. 

Shelter, Crisis situations/Project Child Line.
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Victory House of Lehigh Valley 
314 Fillmore St., Bethlehem, PA

610- 691-3373        

Emergency shelter and transitional housing program. 

*Serves homeless adult males.



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BERKS COUNTY SHELTERS

Hope Rescue Mission

Reading, PA
Berks County

(610) 375-4224

Emergency Shelter,Housing Services

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Opportunity House Homeless Shelter

Reading, PA
Berks County

610-374-4696


Homeless Shelter is provided for 40 men and 35 women and children. The length of stay is assessed on a case by case basis. Each person is assigned a case manager and together they develop a self sufficiency contract. During the course of their stay if it is determined that mental health and or drug and alcohol services are needed these services can be provided at Opportunity House through Berks Counseling Services. Assistance is provided with securing Social Security and other possible appropriate forms of financial benefits.

Others Services Provided

Counseling - one-on-one interaction with clients to help set goals and break them down into manageable steps. Some assistance is offered with resume writing and job interviewing skills.

Money Management - all clients are required to save a portion of their income in a client savings account to allow case managers the opportunity to teach needed budgeting skills, clear old debt and prepare for independent living.

Transportation - provided to and from medical appointments when needed – Limited assistance is provided with job search.

Alcohol and Drug Treatment - mental health and drug and alcohol services offered on premises

Learning Center - 24 hour a day 7 day a week daycare services are offered to ensure that clients are able to work any shift

Aftercare - For those who move back into the community, continued counseling and money management services give them the ability to stay in contact with their case manager, offering assistance when it is needed so that long-term self-sufficiency is encouraged.

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Berks Women In Crisis
Services are available to all victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Main Office:
255 Chestnut Street, Reading, PA
For English: 610-373-1206
Por Espanol: 610-372-7463
Hours: Monday- Friday; 8AM-5PM *Closed On Most Major Holidays

BWIC Safe House
610-373-2053
Staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


24 Hour Hotline number : 610-372-9540 (English & Spanish)

Offers emergency shelter for victims and their children.
Provides counseling and support.
Offers Bridge House and Transitional Housing Programs to assist survivors.

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