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Emergency Shelter

Harbor House - Salvation Army
602 N. Ann, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)442-1984    Fax: (573)449-3604
Hours: 24 hours, 365 days a year

Services: Emergency shelter, transitional shelter; cold/hot weather cots; daily community lunch
Fee: Call for information
Eligibility: Homeless; substance abuse free; children under 18 must have accompanying adult;
mentally or physically disabled persons must be able to care for themselves

New Life Evangelistic Center
901 Wilkes Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)875-0603   Fax: (573)875-0603

Hours: Shelter for Men: 6:45p.m.-8:00a.m.; Free Store (clothing): 12-4:00 (M-Sat)
Services: Temporary emergency shelter for men; clothing; referrals, food pantry
Fee: None
Eligibility: Police check for shelter and photo ID

Our House
829 Jefferson St., Fulton, MO 65251

Opening in 2000, the Haven House is our transitional shelter for families. After making application, undergoing a background check, and agreeing to the rules and policies of Haven House, families may stay up to 12 weeks. During their stay families are required to remain employed and/or gain employment, identify and apply for applicable government assistance and work to accomplish their self-generated goals.The Haven House includes four private bedrooms for various family sizes and communal kitchen, bathrooms, living/dining space and laundry. Families must complete house chores during their stay.
Opened in October 2009, the Wiley House is our overnight shelter for single men and women. Guests may stay overnight for ninety days. They are provided with linens and toiletries. While no meals are served ready to eat food and snacks are available.
A photo ID is required to enter. Guests cannot stay if there is a warrant for their arrest; if they are a sex offender; if they have a violent criminal record; or if they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. All guests must abide by the Wiley House rules.

Rainbow House
1611 Towne Dr. Columbia, MO 65202               
573-474-3558 or 573-474-6600  Fax: 573-474-5992

Hours: Office: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F); Facility: 24 hours daily
Services: Emergency shelter for abused/neglected children; care for children of families in crisis by private agreement; respite care for children in foster homes; Regional Child Advocacy Center provides site for team interviews of victims of child maltreatment, child SAFE exams and advocate services for victims; Sol House transitional living program for ages 16-21; outpatient counseling for individuals and families affected by child abuse; group counseling; child abuse resource library. Fee: None for shelter care, sliding fee or no charge for counseling, Medicaid accepted. Eligibility: Shelter serves children (ages 0-18) and families in crisis (self-referral or Children’s Division referral); Child Advocacy Center is available to law enforcement, DFS, juvenile office and prosecuting attorney; counseling is open to any individual or family affected by child abuse.

Salvation Army 
927 Jefferson Street Jefferson City, MO 65101          

Daily Services: Provides assistance to low-income individuals and families in crisis. Operates homeless shelter and offers emergency food, clothing, rent and utility assistance, as well as character building programs for youth and adults, counseling and referrals. Also provides seasonal assistance.

St. Francis House Community
St. Francis House (men): 901 Rangeline; Z. Lois Bryant House (women): 913 Rangeline, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 875-4913 OR (573) 875-7874
Hours: 8:30a.m. – 6:30p.m. ; Facilities operate 24 hours daily

Services: St. Francis House: temporary shelter for men; Lois Bryant House: temporary shelter
for women and children; no deadline for stay, duration varies according to need; meals available
Fee: None
Eligibility: Anyone who needs shelter

St. Raymond's Society
308 East High St., Ste. 207, Jefferson City, MO 65110
(573) 893-2067

The most intensive service offered for women and children through St. Raymond's Society is The House, a transitional home for pregnant and parenting women. Residents have the opportunity to make sustainable plans by saving money on living expenses and focusing on the seven areas of self-sufficiency. With an average stay of 4 months, this home-like setting allows mothers to focus on their families' future and make lasting, positive changes. Currently, we have Houses in Jefferson City, Columbia and Rolla, MO.

Welcome Home Inc. (Veterans)
1206 Rangeline, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-8001 OR (573) 449-9041   Fax: (573) 449-5080
Hours: Office: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. (M-F)- Hours vary depending on the director’s schedule

Services: Food, shelter, casework, employment preparedness training, and positive peer environment for veterans
Eligibility: Any homeless veteran may apply