St. Joseph Emergency Family Shelter is the only emergency shelter in Polk County where the entire family unit can stay together. St. Joseph’s provides safe, clean housing for homeless families for a limited stay.
Our mission is to honor the humanity of each person by acknowledging the emotional and financial crisis involved when a family finds itself without housing or funds.
Private rooms and laundry facilities
A Family Advocate on staff to assist guests in returning to self-sufficiency
All meals, infant & personal hygiene items
Donated furniture & household items available for guests moving into permanent housing