EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE/EMERGENCY SHELTER
No "walk-ins". Assistance is available 24/7 to anyone regardless of gender, residency or situation when referred by the local law enforcement agencies or hospitals.
The needs of the client are reviewed for referral to the appropriate agency which can help them be restored to a productive life.
Transportation assistance is available if we are unable to provide long-term services for them in Ellis County. Transportation assistance includes agency transport, long distance bus tickets, gasoline so they can get to other facilities and/or family and friends.
Emergency shelter assistance includes a meal, bath, toiletries, clothing, and a warm bed. Due to limited overnight staff and volunteers, emergency shelter is available only if there are no other options at the time.
Application approval is required. Please call for an appointment.
Housing is subject to space availability.
Transitional housing program provides housing for single women, women with children and legally married couples who are residents of Ellis County. Residents are provided with personalized case management services for an average of six months. Other services include job search assistance, clothing, transportation, childcare, general health exam and financial stability training. All residents are required to attend a local church of their choice.