A Bit About Us
Our Sisters' House is a temporary emergency shelter for men, women and families who are experiencing homelessness.
Admission to Our Sisters' House
Individuals/families must meet the State and Federal definition of homelessness and be within the Federal Poverty Guidelines
Individuals/ families are admitted depending on availability of beds
Individuals/families must be physically able to care for their own personal needs and be mentally stable in order to live safely in a communal setting
Individuals/families must pass a criminal background check (felony charges/convictions will result in a failed background check)
Individuals/families will be required to participate in assigned chores, life skills groups, and volunteer opportunities
School aged children must attend school
Residing at Our Sisters' House
Once admitted, individuals/families will be assigned a room and bed. Each individual/family will be assigned a case worker who will assist them in developing goals with a case plan to work towards self-sufficiency.
Each individual/family will be reviewed on a 30 day basis. To be allowed a full 90 day stay at Our Sisters' House, each individual/family must meet regularly with their case worker, make progress towards their case plan, and follow all the house rules and guidelines. Only one admission in a twelve-month period is permitted.