about us

St. Mary’s Shelter Program supports families on their journey to independent living.

We provide one-on-one Resource Navigation and group Education in a safe, supportive environment to help our families reach their goals.

  • We provide 24-hour supervision and assistance by experienced, caring employees.
  • The shelter provides residents:
    • A private room with communal dining, living spaces, and bathrooms. All meals and necessities are provided, including toiletries for children and adults. 
    • Life skills taught on-site: parenting, budgeting, nutrition, cooking and household operations.
    • Resource navigation of employment, debt counseling, education, childcare, and future housing opportunities.
  • We collaborate with local organizations and churches to support the best outcomes for our residents.
  • Upon admission, residents must adhere to set guidelines, remain alcohol and drug free, and work towards achieving self-reliance.

Our Results – 2023

  • Over 88% of our residents had jobs at departure. Only 58% had jobs when they arrived.
  • Over 76% of our residents had permanent housing upon departure.