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

  • 58% of the residents were employed upon arrival. 100% were employed upon program completion.
  • 92% of our residents who completed our program had permanent housing upon departure from St. Mary’s.