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Shelter House

Shelter House

MORE THAN A ROOF AND A BED. Since 1983, Shelter House has provided safe shelter and helped people improve the quality of their lives as they move beyond homelessness. We began in an old home in Iowa City with a capacity of 29 sleeping spaces including beds, couches, and mats on the floor. Today, Shelter House operates a 70-bed emergency shelter in addition to four homes and an apartment building through which we provide 47 permanent supportive housing units. We focus on programs and support services including housing, employment, and mental health recovery that help hundreds of men, women, and children each year to get back on their feet. We...

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Upcoming Events

Sleep Out
11 Jul

Sleep Out

2020 VIRTUAL SLEEP OUT Shelter House invites you to find a sleeping bag, a couch, a tent, a space...
Beat the Heat Splash
20 Jul

Beat the Heat Splash

Beat the Heat Splash, July 20 - August 20, 2020 As the dog days of summer arrive, Iowa’s heat index...
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