Emergency Shelters


General     
Coordinated Intake for Homeless Services at Bishop William Cosgrove Center
1736 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Services: Provides assessment and placement for most emergency and transitional shelters in Cuyahoga County. Press intake intercom to be admitted to the building. Those needing shelter during intake hours are advised to arrive as early as possible.
     
     
Youth     
Next Step (for Females)
216-566-0047
3020 W 104th St.
Cleveland, OH 44111
Services for Female Youth: Next Step is currently providing shelter care and supervised, cluster site, independent living for females in the former Westhaven building located at 3020 W. 104th, Cleveland, Ohio. The upstairs of the building has been newly remodeled to provide safe, comfortable housing for young women.
  Next Step (for Males)
216-566-0047
11849 Clifton Blvd.
Lakewood, OH 44107
Services for Male Youth: Supervised, cluster-site, independent living. Next Step also offers scattered site apartments at various locations throughout the city once a participant demonstrates the skills to live more independently.
     
     
Seniors and Disabled    
Fairhill Partners – Senior Guest House
216-421-1350 ext. 146
12200 Fairhill Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44120
After 7:00 PM: (216) 496-5604
Services: Provides temporary housing for homeless older persons and documented disabled persons meeting age eligibility. Those needing to leave their homes due to mortgage foreclosure, eviction, fire, structural damage, loss of utilities, or other unsafe housing conditions are also served. Housing will accommodate 8 residents. Residents are allowed to bring in their own food and cook for themselves. All residents work closely with the case manager in order to secure permanent housing. Some funds may be available for residents to help with relocation to permanent, appropriate housing. Help may include funds for security deposits, moving assistance, storage, and other help related to relocation.
     
     
Women and Children    
City Mission Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center
216-472-5500
18120 Puritas Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44135
Services: Provides short-term emergency shelter and a longer-term program for in-crisis women and women with children. Programs have Christian focus. Long-term program includes local church involvement, case management based on results, on-site work activities, job readiness, and continuing education. Capacity is 157 beds, but due to rooms for families, rooms often reach capacity before beds. Shelter letters may be requested by outside agencies only, not by clients.
  West Side Catholic Shelter
216-631-4141
CONFIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Cleveland, OH 44113
Services: Provides emergency shelter for homeless women and homeless women with children. Intake is performed through Norma Herr.
     
     
Families    
Family Promise of Greater Cleveland
216-767-4060
3470 E. 152nd St.
Cleveland, OH 44110 and
216-767-4060
2592 W. 14th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Services: Homeless Shelter for Families, Homeless Shelter for Single Adults. Intake is performed through Norma Herr.
  Frontline Service
Norma Herr Women’s Center and Coordinated Intake
216-479-0020 ext. 2220
2227 Payne Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Services: Conducts a coordinated intake process for adults with children to help them find or maintain a safe place to stay. Clients will be given an intake assessment to determine the nature and severity of their situation. If needed, will place families and individuals in an appropriate shelter. Due to shelter space limitations and client circumstances, there is no guarantee of immediate placement. The goal is to help the client establish both a short- and long-term housing plan. There is no on-site day care. On site only - no phone calls for intake.
     
Salvation Army - Zelma George Family Shelter
216-781-3773
CONFIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Cleveland, OH 44115
Services: Provides an emergency shelter for families. Intake is performed through Norma Herr.
 
     
     
Women Only    
City Mission Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center
216-472-5500
18120 Puritas Ave
Cleveland, OH 44135
Services: Provides short-term emergency shelter and a longer-term program for in-crisis women and women with children. Programs have Christian focus. Long-term program includes local church involvement, case management based on results, on-site work activities, job readiness, and continuing education. Capacity is 157 beds, but due to rooms for families, rooms often reach capacity before beds. Shelter letters may be requested by outside agencies only, not by clients.
     
     
Men Only    
City Mission Crossroads Program
216-431-3515 or 216-431-3510
5310 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland 44103
Services: Provides short-term emergency shelter and a longer-term program for in-crisis men. Programs have Christian focus. Service includes meals, shelter, and clothing. Long-term program includes local church involvement, case management based on results, on-site work activities, job readiness, and continuing education.
  Frontline Service - 2100 Lakeside Shelter
216-566-0047
2100 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Services: Conducts a coordinated intake process for single, adult men to help them find or maintain a safe place to stay. If needed, will place individuals in an appropriate shelter. Due to shelter space limitations and client circumstances, there is no guarantee of immediate placement. The goal is to help the client establish both a short- and long-term housing plan.
     
St. Herman House - Focus
216-961-3806 or 216-631-9860
4410 Franklin Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Services: Provides temporary shelter to sober, destitute men. Clients may participate in religious services and are required to assist with meal service and household chores. Shelter capacity is 28.
   
     
     
Veterans     
US Department of Veteran’s Affairs – Community Resource and Referral Center
216-391-0264 ext. 2001
7000 Euclid Ave. Suite 202
Cleveland, OH 44103
Services: Operates as a central point of intake for services for veterans who are homeless or who are housing insecure. Offers case management, vocational rehabilitation counseling, supportive employment, and linkage to medical services. Clients will be linked to all appropriate VA services as well as the services of other community agencies that partner with this program. Laundry and shower facilities are available for client use.
     
     
Domestic Violence Shelters - Women    
Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center
216-391-4357 Hotline
216-688-7283
CONFIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Cleveland, OH 44109
Services: Offers a range of services for battered women and children. Services include shelter, advocacy, counseling, youth advocacy, support groups, employment and housing assistance and court escorts for domestic violence related situations. Provides comprehensive youth services. Children may need to change school placements. Assistance with accessing transitional housing programs and finding other alternative housing. Shelter capacity is 41 beds. Shelter letters provided for current and former clients.
  Hillcrest Hospital
440-312-4500
6780 Mayfield Rd.
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
Services: Provides temporary refuge to women who are being physically abused or threatened and who are afraid to remain in their home. Client will be given a guide to local resources and will be offered help with securing more permanent shelter. This is not a substitute for a shelter. Also screens for sexual assault issues.