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Emergency Shelters

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Agency Address Category of Service # of Adult Units or Open Files
Bridgway Inc. Stricklin Crisis Center

Pat Brewer, Acute Services Director
216-281-2660

David Lundeen, ED
dlundeen@cnnworks.org
8315 Detroit Cleveland 44102
216-631-1740
Emergency Shelter for Men & Women
  1. Serves up to 15 persons with serious mental disabilities
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter: up to 7 days
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family
15 Beds
City Mission Crossroads Program
Pete Bliss, Director
pbliss@thecitymission.org
5310 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland 44103
216-431-3515
Emergency Shelter for Men
  1. Serves up to 48 single men
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one night to two months depending on needs of client
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family
48 Beds
City Mission Laura’s Home
Pam Glicker, Director
pglicker@thecitymission.org
18120 Puritas Ave
Cleveland 44135
216-472-5500
Emergency Shelter for Women & children
  1. Serves up to 30 women & their children
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one night to two months depending on needs of client; extended stays are available to families seeking more assistance
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family
60 Beds
Continue Life – Continue Inn Shelter
Balinda Cavor Director
balindac@continuelife.org
17917 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland 44112
216-383-1984
Emergency Shelter for Pregnant Women
  1. Serves 5 pregnant women
  2. Length of stay in protective shelter program: Up to 4 months
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, bath, laundry
    • Poof of pregnancy is required and attendance at a parenting program.
    • Provides case management to assist residents to obtain income and housing.
    • Provides on site life skills, drug/alcohol education, and domestic violence classes
    • Provides referrals for drug/alcohol treatment and mental health services where indicated.
    • Provides shelter letters after a 30-day stay.
5 Beds
Domestic Violence Center
Cathy Alexander Director
ljohanek@dvccleveland.org
3146 Scranton Rd
Cleveland 44109
216-651-8484 ext 307
Emergency Shelter for Women with Children in Domestic Violence situations
  1. Serves 12 women with children & 8 individuals who are experiencing domestic violence
  2. Length of stay in protective shelter program: Up to 3 months
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides immediate domestic violence specific services - counseling, legal advocacy
    • Provides case management to assist clients in developing domestic and parenting skills, higher education, job readiness/training, D/A recovery, emotional stability
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, and to own residence
45 Beds
Interfaith Hospitality Network
Sarah Cruise,
Executive Director
ihnexec@sbcglobal.net
3445 Warrensville Center Rd
Shaker Hts 44122
216-991-6272
Emergency Shelter for Families
  1. Serves 8 families
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: from one night to two months depending on needs of client
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides case management to assist clients in referring to job readiness/training, D/A recovery, emotional stability, housing resources
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, return to family

26 Beds
Lutheran Metro Ministries Lakeside Shelter
Michael Sering, Director

Carol Fredrich,
Executive Director
cfredrich@lutheranmetro.org

2100 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland 44114
216-566-0047
Emergency Shelter for Men
  1. Serves 350 men on a given night
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: one night to 4 months
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for veterans, mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides case management to assist clients in developing domestic skills, higher education, job readiness/training, D/A recovery, emotional stability
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, permanent housing
350 Beds
Mental Health Services: Community Women’s Shelter (CWS)
Susan Neth, Executive Director
susan@mhs-inc.org

Eric Morse, Shelter Director
eric@mhs-inc.org


2219 Payne
Cleveland 44114
216-479-0020
Emergency Shelter for Women
  1. Serves up to 116 Single Women & up to 2 families
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one night to two months depending on needs of client
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family or to own residence
118 Beds (There are also 62 overflow beds available at CWS).
Mental Health Services: Disabled Men’s Shelter
Eric Morse – Shelter Director
eric@mhs-inc.org
1701 Payne Cleveland 44114
216-623-6555
Emergency Shelter for Men with mental disabilities
  1. Serves up to 50 Single Men with disability
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one night to two months depending on needs of client
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family or to own residence
50 Beds

50
Overflow
Beds
St. Herman’s House of Hospitality
Father John Henry Director
4410 Franklin Blvd
Cleveland 44113
216-961-3806
Emergency Shelter for Men
  1. Serves up to 28 Single Men
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter: from one night to two months depending on needs of client
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
28 Beds
Salvation Army Harbor Light Zelma George Link Program
Beau Hill, Director
beau.hill@use.salvation.org

Carol Goodman Program Manager
1710 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland 44115
216-619-4682
Emergency Shelter: Zelma George Program for Families
  1. Serves 31 women & children & 5 individuals; also can accommodate 2-3 husband/wife or father/children families
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: Up to 90 days (3 months)
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides case management to assist clients in developing domestic and parenting skills, higher education, job readiness/training, D/A recovery, emotional stability
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, return to family or to own res.
87 Beds
Stella Maris
Margaret Roche, Director

smaris001@aol.com
1320 Washington St
Cleveland 44113
216-781-0550
Shelter for Men with drug and alcohol addiction
  1. Serves 20 single men with alcohol and drug addiction
  2. Length of stay in program: four to six months
  3. Services:
    • Provides intensive outpatient services
    • Provides a therapeutic community
    • Provides job readiness and permanent housing referrals
20 Beds
Veterans Administration
Vets Domiciliary
Pat Petkoff, Director
10000 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville 44141
440-526-3030
Emergency Shelter for Men and Women
  1. Serves 109 men & women
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: Up to 2 months
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for drug/alcohol assessment and referral to detox unit or treatment
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, or own residence
109 Beds
Volunteers of America Emergency
Martin Williams,
Program Manager

martin.williams@voago.org
2710 Walton Avenue
Cleveland 44113
216-621-0120
Emergency Shelter for Men
  1. Serves 26 men
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: Up to 2 months
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family or to own residence
26 Beds (There are also 20 overflow beds available).
West Side Catholic Shelter
Sue Dinardo
Program Manager
sdinardo@wsccenter.org
3135 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland 44113
216-631-4141
Emergency Shelter for Women with Children
  1. Serves 7 women & children & 9 individuals
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: Up to 3 months
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides case management to assist clients in developing domestic and parenting skills, higher education, job readiness/training, D/A recovery, emotional stability
    • Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, mental health residential programs, return to family or to own residence
32 Beds
West Haven Youth Shelter

Mark Brauer, Shelter Director
mbrauer@lmmyouth.org
3020 W 104th
Cleveland 44111
216-941-0062
Emergency Shelter for Youth
  1. Serves 10 youth
  2. Length of stay in emergency shelter program: Up to 15 days
  3. Services:
    • Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
    • Provides for mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
    • Provides case management to assist clients in gaining emotional stability and in referrals to mental health residential programs, return to family, juvenile centers
10 Beds

Emergency Shelters for Homeless Persons