Following is a list of some area shelters for those who are homeless. Please call ahead for requirements for admission and other information.
Bethany Village (women’s shelter)
Good Samaritan Ministries, 701 S. Marion St.
• 618.457.5794, www.goodsamcarbondale.org
Emergency Shelter, houses up to 30 people
Transitional Housing, longer term, up to 24 months
The Women's Shelter, Inc.
• 800.334.2094, http://www.thewomensctr.org
Emergency shelter for victims (and their children) of domestic violence
Williamson County Family Crisis Center
The Lighthouse Shelter
• 618.993.8419, www.thelighthouseshelter.com
Provides emergency shelter for up to 30 days.
• 618.244.4088, www.lifeboatalliance.org
S.W.A.N. ~ Stopping Woman Abuse Now
• 888.715.6260; 618.392.3556; swandvhl.org
Domestic Violence Shelter, 20 beds; no background check and pre-screening.
Homeless Program, 20 beds; background check and screening done; sex offenders and those with recent domestic violence and other assaultive charges are not accepted.
Transitional Housing in the community for singles and couples with no children, 5 units
Permanent Housing in the community for disabled singles, who are chronically homeless, with no children, 3 units
Mahoney Transitional Living
• 618.683.2461, 618.658.2611, www.fccinconline.org
Eight beds, for youth 16 to 24