Churches Act as Safety Nets for Homeless


credit: Coady Group

Six churches have set up their spaces for an evening a week when the shelters are full. From this initiative comes The Refuge.

The Refuge is a nonprofit committed to helping the homeless when they don't have shelters to go to because they are already full, especially during winter.


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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Religion, General/Other

Programs that provide opportunities for people to satisfy their inner needs and enhance their spiritual growth through organized group worship, or through other devotional activities under the auspices of a formal religious or denominational institution. Actualism; Agnosticism; Alchemy; Animism; Atheism; Bahaism; Confuscianism; Cultism; Mysticism; Nondenominational Religious Services; Non- Denominational Religious Services; ; Religious Cults; Scientology; Shintoism; Secular Humanism; Secularism; Spirituality; Spiritualism; Taoism; Totemism; Voodoo; Witchcraft; Worship Programs, Zoroatrianism




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