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Help individuals in the community to become self-sustaining through meeting spiritual, emotional and physical needs.
The Shelter, Inc. is a faith-based organization driving a cooperative community effort to provide not only Fayette County's only homeless shelter, but a community-driven resource center.
Our hope is not only to provide emergency shelter, but to also care for the emotional and spiritual needs of our community.
We serve as an Emergency Shelter: Providing a warm bed, a meal, a shower, clean clothes, and a fresh start.
We also provide information for available local resources in order to meet specific needs that may not be known or easily accessible.
For those with issues beyond homelessness we will cooperate with the other ministries and programs in Fayette and surrounding counties to help with specific obstacles; working together to assess and meet the specific individual needs.
Many homeless shelters serve only a specific demographic. For example, domestic abuse, addiction recovery, halfway houses, veterans, etc. While these ministries are absolutely vital, there are very few that allow women and children, so a homeless family has to be separated. Furthermore to our knowledge there are few shelters for single fathers and none close by.
At The Shelter Inc. we believe in taking a different approach. We do not separate families, we welcome single dads/moms and their kids, as well as whole families. We will also help those who do fit into the aforementioned criteria. However, if there is a ministry out there better equipped to help you than we are, we will help you find those resources.