Union Mission Ministries - Crossroads Homeless Shelter (for Men)
700 South Park Road
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Charleston, WV 25304
Class of Housing/Services: Emergency shelter for men.
The Crossroads Homeless Shelter is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Shelter has the capacity to house up to 76 men. Residents recieve 3 meals a day, clothes and pajamas, a clean bed and fresh toiletries. If visitors wish to make this shelter their home they must commit to finding a steady job. The Shelter holds Chapel services every morning and evening. For more information contact Union Mission Ministries or visit the Union Mission Ministries website.
Emergency shelter is offered as a refuge to men needing temporary housing. Residents receive three hot meals every day, as well as a hot shower, clean clothes and pajamas, fresh toiletries, and a clean bed. The shelter is open throughout the day, and residents are welcome to access the facility whenever they wish (except during the daily cleaning). If after a short initial period a transient decides to make the shelter his home, he must commit to finding a steady job. Residents are attributed the dignity they deserve as human beings, but they are also kept accountable for the management of their time and money.
Residents are also encouraged daily in their spiritual walk. Chapel services are held every morning and evening, with a special service on Sunday morning. The nightly speakers come from all around the area, providing variety. Every speaker is doctrinally sound, and each message includes a challenge to focus on a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Many men have come to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as a result. Outside of chapel times, the director and chaplains are available to the men for emotional support and counseling.
Helpful Definitions For Union Mission Ministries - Crossroads Homeless Shelter (for Men):
Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day. Meals and other supportive services are often offered. 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.
How To Volunteer at Union Mission Ministries - Crossroads Homeless Shelter (for Men):
Be a volunteer. Call Union Mission Ministries - Crossroads Homeless Shelter (for Men) at (304) 925-0366 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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