House Of Charity - Catholic Charities Spokane

32 W Pacific
Spokane, WA 99201

509-624-7821 Go To Website
Class of Housing: provides emergency services including meals, shelter, and case management to an underserved population of homeless, transient, and poor men and women in the Spokane area

General Information:
The HOC provides emergency services including meals, shelter, and case management to an underserved population of homeless, transient, and poor men and women in the Spokane area while ensuring preservation of individual dignity. The Sleeping Program is available for homeless men every day of the year. Up to 108 men are sheltered at the House of Charity each night.Meals (coffee Monday - Saturday at 7:30 a.m.), and a hot lunch Monday - Saturday from 11 - 11:30 a.m., clothing, case management, resource referral, counseling, mental health services, laundry facilities, mail delivery, gear storage, and showers.Medical care for transient, homeless, very low-income, and senior populations are offered through Sacred Heart Medical Center Outreach Clinic, staffed by volunteer doctors and nurses. A part of the House of Charity since 1976, the clinic is open Tuesday and Friday, Noon to 2 p.m., and is the oldest free clinic in Washington state.At the request of the City of Spokane’s Human Services Department, we began a HUD-sponsored transitional and permanent housing program in 2001, the first in Eastern Washington that took chronic homeless directly from the street and put them in housing. Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact House Of Charity - Catholic Charities with the contact information we provided to get full details. Oftentimes you can apply for sliding scale fee payment or other options if you are low income. You will need to speak with them to see if you qualify.

Website: http://www.catholiccharitiesspokane.org/?page=19

Helpful Definitions For House Of Charity - Catholic Charities Spokane:

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.

How To Volunteer at House Of Charity - Catholic Charities Spokane:
Be a volunteer. Call House Of Charity - Catholic Charities Spokane at 509-624-7821 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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