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Texas Counties:

Bell (2)
Bexar (1)
Brazos (1)
Dallas (5)
Denton (1)
Gregg (1)
Harris (12)
Montgomery (1)
Potter (5)
Tarrant (12)
Travis (3)
Wichita (1)

Latest Update to Texas Homeless Shelters database:

Twin City Mission - Phoebe's Home (for Women And Children)
Bryan, TX - 77801
(979) 822-7511

Twin City Mission will accomplish its Vision through programs addressing: homelessness; violence and abuse; family conflict; youth in crisis; life skills deficiencies; and poverty.The original focus of Twin City Mission was to meet the needs of homeless individuals and families. Through that service, which began in 1963, other areas of need were recognized and new programs were developed to help meet those needs. After 40 years of providing a home for the homeless, being a friend to the friendless and giving hope to the hopeless, Twin City Mission remains the foundation of support for those in need.

Foundation For The Homeless - Interfaith Hospitality Netork (day Resource Center)
Austin, TX - 78755
(512) 453-6570

The mission of the Foundation for the Homeless, Inc., is to mobilize the resources of the community of faith and other community groups to alleviate homelessness in a spirit of compassion, hope, and love

Montgomery County Interfaith Hospitality Network - Emerson Day Center
Conroe, TX - 77305
(936) 441-8778

The mission of the Family Promise of Montgomery County is to serve homeless families with children by uniting faith communities in a cooperative effort to provide shelter, meals, and compassionate assistance

Mission Arlington/mission Metroplex - Day Shelter
Arlington, TX - 76010
(817) 277-6620

Mission-We have been faithfully serving the Lord and the people of our community 364 days a year for more than two decades.We are able to do this because we belong to a wonderful community of caring people who give sacrificially so that people in need can receive the physical, spiritual and emotional support they need.

Central Texas Youth Services - Option House (for Ages 3 To 17)
Killeen, TX - 76541
(254) 634-2085

OPTION HOUSE is a 15-bed emergency shelter for children and youth ages 3-17 years.  Central Texas Youth Services has been operating Option House since 1977 providing the following services at no cost to the child, youth, or their family.The children and youth we serve may be homeless, runaways, push-outs, or removed from their home due to abuse and/or neglect. We also offer a cooling off period up to three days for families who are in crisis or conflict.

Presbyterian Night Shelter Of Tarrant County - Night Shelter
Fort Worth, TX - 76102
(817) 336-1842

The largest provider of services for the homeless, Presbyterian Night Shelter is the only free area emergency shelter without length-of-stay restrictions. The Shelter believes in respecting the dignity of its clients, while supplying meals, beds and basic human care to an average of 704 homeless men, women and children every night and approximately 3,040 annually.The Shelter provides hope to its clients and is working to end homelessness

Salvation Army Of Tarrant County - J.e. & L.e. Mabee Center
Fort Worth, TX - 76103
(817) 344-1800
The Stewpot (day Shelter)
Dallas, TX - 75201
(214) 746-2785
Fort Worth Day Resource Center For The Homeless
Fort Worth, TX - 76102
(817) 810-9797

In 1997, Jeff Guinn, a writer for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, spent one week living as a homeless man in Fort Worth. What resulted was an inspired and informative, as well as award-winning, article about his experience. Guinn’s revealing article painted a picture for readers of life on the streets. Among the many revelations, the article noted that the homeless of Fort Worth were forced onto the streets during the day because of the lack of available resources in the community.

U.s. Vets - Houston (for Veterans)
Houston, TX - 77002
(832) 203-1626

Founded in 1998, U.S.VETS-Houston currently has a location in Midtown and a Service Center in Downtown Houston. U.S.VETS-Houston serves 323 veterans daily.

Union Gospel Mission - Calvert Place (for Men)
Dallas, TX - 75247
(214) 637-6117

Calvert Place Men’s Shelter – Serves Men Age 18+: Intake is done at The Bridge, the city’s homeless services provider, 1818 Corsicana Street, one block west of the Farmer’s Market in downtown Dallas, and takes place between 4:30-6:30 daily, seven days a week. Clients are bussed to Calvert Place during the late afternoon to early evening, and bussed back to The Bridge in the morning. When a client goes through intake, he is assigned a particular bed. That same bed is his for as long as he stays at the shelter (capacity is 335 beds). The men’s facility has secure lockers, where clients are allowed to store some of their possessions. Services include meals, bed, clothing, showers, health clinic and daily chapel service. Location: 3211 Irving Blvd., Dallas

Union Gospel Mission - Center Of Hope (for Women & Children)
Dallas, TX - 75235
(214) 638-2988

Center of Hope Women & Children’s Shelter – Serves Women Age 18+ and their Children:Intake is done at the COH, Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-noon, and 7 days a week from 1-4 p.m. Stays are 90 days, unless entering our Discipleship Program. Each client and her child(ren) are assigned a room to themselves (capacity is 225 beds with 35 rooms). Services include meals, bed, clothing, an on-site child development center, health clinic and daily chapel service

Star Of Hope Mission - Men's Development Center (for Men)
Houston, TX - 77002
(713) 227-8900

1907 was a good year for Houston. It was the year that opened the door of help and hope to the city’s population of homeless men, establishing Star of Hope as the first such service in the area. Today, Star of Hope's Men's Development Center houses over 300 men nightly and provides emergency and residential programs. At times, due to extreme weather, the center will go into an over-flow mode and accommodate up to 100 additional clients. Chapel services are offered three times a day, as are meals. Showers and a clean change of clothing are also provided

Star Of Hope Mission - Transitional Living Center (for Women & Children)
Houston, TX - 77054
(713) 748-7242

It was realized during the 1980’s that an emergency shelter was not enough help for many homeless individuals. They kept coming back after leaving the shelter, unable to maintain an independent life-style.

Open Door Mission - Russell M. Scott, Jr., M.d. Convalescent Care Center (for Men)
Houston, TX - 77011
(713) 921-7520

The Open Door Mission’s (ODM) Russell M. Scott, Jr. M.D. Convalescent Care Center (RMSCCC) provides homeless men a safe short-term environment to continue their convalescence from surgery, injury or illness.  Residents are provided, at no cost, the basics of food, clothing, and shelter in a clean, supportive, and nurturing environment. 

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Ministries - New Creation's Discipleship/recovery Program
Longview, TX - 75604
(903) 759-9875

After the East Texas Rescue Mission closed, there were many men without a home, forced back onto the streets without any way to overcome their state of homelessness. A group of concerned residents of Tyler formed a group called the “Rescue Mission for Tyler Committee.”

Wichita Falls Faith Mission - Beds For Those In Need
Wichita Falls, TX - 76301
(940) 723-5663

There are 58 beds available for single men and family rooms available. Semi-private rooms are provided for students in the one-year recovery program. Mats are provided, as needed.

Covenant House Texas - Rights Of Passage (for Ages 18 To 21)
Houston, TX - 77006
(713) 523-2231

Rights of Passage… Rights of Passage (ROP) is a 12-month transitional living program for young adults between the ages of 18 and 21. The program is designed to provide young people with the tools they need in order to become self-sufficient, productive members of society. Resident advisors facilitate life skills workshops on topics such as money management, cooking, building healthy relationships and improving self-esteem. All program participants work and many are enrolled in school or vocational training programs. Residents are responsible for household chores. There is 24-hour supervision, and clients have access to all services provided by Covenant House Texas, including health care, counseling, GED preparation and vocational guidance

Covenant House Texas - Rights Of Passage Apartment Living Ropal (for Young Adults)
Houston, TX - 77006
(713) 523-2231

Rights of Passage Apartment Living (ROPAL)… After six months at ROP, qualified youths may apply for housing in a Covenant House Texas ROPAL apartment. This new program enables young adults to make the transition toward independence over the period of a year. With Covenant House Texas as the co-signer, the resident is responsible for a gradually increasing portion of the rent over the first nine months, paying the full balance during the last quarter. Apart from following a basic set of rules and hosting weekly visits from the ROPAL resident advisor, participants maintain an independent lifestyle. After successfully completing the program, the youth may opt to renew his or her lease as a resident entirely independent of Covenant House Texas.

Downtown Women's Center - Abba House (for Women & Children)
Amarillo, TX - 79101
(806) 372-3625

Once a woman has successfully completed several months of recovery at Haven House, she is given the opportunity to move to Abba House.  The Abba House program still provides counseling and social services and the women are still required to attend 12-step program meetings.  However, they only participate in one weekly meeting.  They also live more independently in a very small apartment.  There is also the prospect of having one of their children live with them at Abba House.

Downtown Women's Center - Haven House (for Women)
Amarillo, TX - 79101
(806) 372-3625

DWC is the only long-term (2-year) addiction recovery program for homeless women in the Texas Panhandle.  Haven House is the entry level for the program.  We provide regular one-on-one counseling with a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) well as four group meetings a week.  The women are also required to attend four 12-step program meetings each week.  The case manager at Haven House helps each woman with social services – obtaining proper identification documents, enrolling for District Clinic medical assistance,

Faith City Ministries - Hope For Men (for Men)
Amarillo, TX - 79101
(806) 373-6402

We conduct the most effective, faith-based alcohol and drug recovery programs in the area. These programs are intensive, 12-month work and training initiatives that have transformed hundreds of lives since 1951. By combining life skills and vocational training with biblical education and mentoring, the program provides shelter for addicts and inmates as they learn to become productive members of society.

Faith City Ministries - Hope For Women (for Women)
Amarillo, TX - 79101
(806) 373-6402

While students are in the Hope Program, they are provided many opportunities. They have attended retreats in Glorietta, New Mexico and Women of Faith conferences in San Antonio. We provide them transportation to church as well as Celebrate Recovery. Outside activities include walking, softball, and frisbee golf. Additionally, a chiropractor comes to the ministry every week and gives adjustments to students.

Central Texas Youth Services - Project F.u.t.u.r.e. (for Ages 16 To 21)
Killeen, TX - 76541
(254) 634-0117

TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM (TLP) for youth and young adults ages 16-21 years.  Project FUTURE has apartments located in the city of Killeen, Bell County Texas. Participation is voluntary and services include:Transitional Living Program Apartments.Education (GED completion, special skills training).Job readiness training.Independent living skills training.Employment Assistance.Transportation (public bus system).Independent Living Program Apartments

Family Gateway - Annette G. Strauss Family Gateway Center
Dallas, TX - 75201
(214) 741-6515

Family Gateway Center offers programs in the following areas:Transitional, Supportive and Permanent Supportive Housing .Adult Programs and Training .Children’s Programs.Community Transition Services

Family Gateway - Gateway Apartments
Dallas, TX - 75246
(214) 823-4487

Family Gateway Center offers programs in the following areas:Transitional, Supportive and Permanent Supportive Housing .Adult Programs and Training .Children’s Programs.Community Transition Services

Presbyterian Night Shelter Of Tarrant County - Lowdon-schutts Building (for Women & Children)
Fort Worth, TX - 76102
(817) 336-1842
Presbyterian Night Shelter Of Tarrant County - Safe Haven (for The Mentally Ill)
Fort Worth, TX - 76102
(817) 336-1842
Salvation Army Of Tarrant County - Simon Transitional Housing (for Dual Diagnosis)
Fort Worth, TX - 76103
(817) 344-1800
Salvation Army Of Tarrant County - Reconnect Transitional Shelter
Fort Worth, TX - 76103
(817) 344-1800
Salvation Army Of Tarrant County - Family Life Center
Fort Worth, TX - 76103
(817) 344-1800
All Church Home For Children - Families Together
Fort Worth, TX - 76102
(817) 335-4673
Union Gospel Mission Of Tarrant County
Fort Worth, TX - 76102
(817) 339-2553

Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County is a united Christian organization and ministry dedicated to providing love, hope, respect and a new beginning for the homeless in Tarrant County.

The Salvation Army Of Houston - Adult Rehabilitation Center (for Men)
Houston, TX - 77007
(713) 869-3551

The Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) repairs broken lives of men who are addicted to alcohol and drugs through a program that includes work therapy, recreation, worship, healthcare, education and counseling, both individual and group. Upon completion, the resident is ready to move into ARC Transitional Housing. In this phase of recovery, the man is preparing for return to family and community. The ARC operates all 7 Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores in the area.

The Salvation Army Of Houston - Family Residence
Houston, TX - 77004
(713) 650-6530

Offers sanctuary and a life-changing program to homeless single women and families. In a nurturing environment, adults and children participate in a full schedule of classes and counseling designed to address the underlying causes of homelessness and facilitate healing, thereby providing the necessary tools to return to independence.

The Salvation Army Of Houston - Sally's House (for Women)
Houston, TX - 77002
(713) 223-8889

Sally’s House is a transitional shelter for single women who have already completed an alcohol/drug detoxification program. Provides a safe and compassionate environment for the next phase of their recovery. During their stay - up to 12 months in many cases - residents must work or attend school and participate in support services designed to restore mental and physical health, upgrade professional skills and encourage independent living.

Samministries - Transitional Living And Learning Center
San Antonio, TX - 78216
(210) 340-0302

In 2000, we expanded our programs and facilities to include transitional housing for families at the Transitional Living and Learning Center (TLLC) on Blanco Road. The TLLC is a residential facility for up to 40 homeless families with minor children who show a commitment to gaining self-sufficiency. The individual needs of all family members are supported, promoting the viability of the family as a whole. In Fiscal Year 2011, 298 unduplicated family residents, of which 93 were adults and 205 were children, lived and were served at TLLC.

The Mission Of Yahweh (for Women & Children)
Houston, TX - 77041
(713) 466-4785

The Mission of Yahweh has served homeless women and their children since 1961. The doors are always open for families in crisis. We are a truly unique refuge that not only gives food, clothing and shelter, but also is committed to helping residents to become self-sufficient, productive members of society. The Mission supports more than 2,300 residential stays each month. We also provide thousands of Houston/Carverdale-area residents with donations of food, clothing, school supplies and other necessities.

Front Steps - Transitional Housing
Austin, TX - 78701
(512) 305-4100

Front Steps has limited transitional housing for clients of the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) and the Central Texas Recuperative Care Project, primarily through a group home unit where individuals can address issues of sobriety and income stabilization while establishing a housing plan to locate permanent housing solutions.

Salvation Army Of Austin, Texas - Adult Rehabilitation Center (for Men)
Austin, TX - 78745
(512) 447-2272
Downtown Women's Center - Abba House (for Women & Children)
Amarillo, TX - 79101
(806) 372-3625

Abba House and Haven House recovery programs are making a big difference in the lives of homeless women in recovery and their children

Salvation Army Of Tarrant County - Friendship House (for Ages 62 And Older)
Fort Worth, TX - 76103
(817) 344-1800
Christian Community Action - Permanent Affordable Housing
Lewisville, TX - 75057
(972) 219-4357

In 1994, CCA constructed its first affordable rental housing development in Denton County. Rent in these 28 units in Lewisville is based on a sliding scale, never to exceed 30 percent of household income.

The Salvation Army Of Houston - Evangeline Booth Garden Apartments (for Ages 62 And Older)
Pasadena, TX - 77502
(713) 920-1844

The mission of The Salvation Army Evangeline Booth Garden Apartments is to preserve and enhance the dignity and independence of the elderly, to provide them with safe, affordable housing, and to enrich their overall quality of life. The new 62-unit facility will offer opportunities for the spiritual, social, physical and educational development of its residents.

The Salvation Army Of Houston - William Booth Garden Apartments
Houston, TX - 77009
(713) 692-4186

A 64-unit facility that provides a comfortable and affordable "place of their own" for elderly, disabled and handicapped persons. Residents live independently, but benefit from lower rents subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. They enjoy a variety of recreational, educational and social programs to encourage fellowship and a sense of community.

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