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Area shelters for the homeless

Area shelters for the homeless

SHELTERS

Following is a list of some area shelters for those who are homeless. Please call ahead for requirements for admission and other information.

ANNA

Bethany Village (women’s shelter)

•  618.833.1777

CARBONDALE

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

HERRIN

Williamson County Family Crisis Center

•  618.988.8020

MARION

The Lighthouse Shelter

•  618.993.8419, www.thelighthouseshelter.com

Provides emergency shelter for up to 30 days.

MOUNT VERNON

Lifeboat Alliance

•  618.244.4088, www.lifeboatalliance.org

OLNEY

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

ROSICLARE

Mahoney Transitional Living

• 618.683.2461, 618.658.2611,  www.fccinconline.org

Eight beds, for youth 16 to 24

ELSEWHERE

Illinois DHS List of Emergency and Transitional Housing Providers, www.tinyurl.com/Illshelters

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Stephanie Esters is a reporter covering Jackson and Union counties.

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