St.Barnabas Mission For Homeless Women and Children
6006 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151
Class of Housing/Services: Shelter for homeless women and children
ECS St. Barnabas Mission serves homeless women and their children, providing not only shelter but case management and related services to address the root causes of homelessness.
Intensive case management at the Mission helps families address economic and personal barriers to obtaining housing. While just under a quarter of families remain in shelter for only a few days or weeks, most residents stay for one to nine months. Three quarters of residents eventually move into safe, stable housing.
The Mission maintains high quality service and meets the diverse needs of families presenting mental health, substance abuse, poverty and other challenges. Each year, about 140 female-headed families (including about 200 children) find a safe haven at ECS St. Barnabas.
One thing most families have in common is young children - half of all the children served are age four or younger. Most families include just one or two children. The majority of mothers at the Mission are under 30, while about 20% are between the ages of 40 and 64.
How To Volunteer at St.Barnabas Mission For Homeless Women and Children:
Be a volunteer. Call St.Barnabas Mission For Homeless Women and Children at 215-528-5400 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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