Carlisle CARES Emergency Shelter
50 W. Penn St
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Carlisle, PA 17013
Class of Housing/Services: overnight shelter, family shelter, day center.
The overnight shelter is the core of our mission. We utilize the space provided by community churches to shelter our residents overnight. Each month, the location of the shelter rotates to the next church on the list. Based on space and availability, C.A.R.E.S. has the resources to shelter 60 individuals a night.
Family Shelter Our family shelter has evolved as the needs of the homeless families continued to grow in the Cumberland County area. Initially, families were sheltered in hotels paid for by C.A.R.E.S.. Over time, it made sense to shelter the families at the host church. When space and volunteers are available, the family shelter is housed at a separate church than the host church.
Resource Center The resource center is a day center which provides C.A.R.E.S.' residents the resources needed to complete daily basic needs. This could include showers, laundry, and eating. It also acts as a place of contact for the residents to use when applying for housing and jobs.
How To Volunteer at Carlisle CARES Emergency Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call Carlisle CARES Emergency Shelter at 717-249-1009 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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