Have Mercy Services

If you are homeless and would like to apply for a shelter bed, you can come into our office to fill out an application or you can apply online here.  Simply click on the "I Need a Place to Stay" button and submit. Your application will be processed in the order it's received.  

You may apply for a shelter bed at our Interim Housing Facility.  We shelter Men, Women, Couples and Families.  Men may also apply for a bed at our Sober Living Facility.  Please specify your interest when you receive our call.

We will verify your situation and either process you right through or place you on the waitlist if we don't have an open bed/family unit.  When we do have an open/bed unit, we will fill it from our waitlist.  Please answer our call or promptly return our call when you are on our waitlist as we will only hold an open bed/unit for a short time.  

At your appointment, you will meet with our case manager and complete an application. After your needs have been determined, a variety of assistance is offered to help you become housed. These services include assistance in the search and application for available/affordable housing, provision of emergency food/clothing/personal care needs, attention to any obstacles that prevent you from being housed, guidance to become self-sufficient, and the encouragement necessary to do so. Once your intake appointment has been completed, a follow-up plan will be established and carried out.

If your have them please bring the following documents for each member of the household to your appointment:

  • Driver's license or State ID
  • Social security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Verification of income. This includes any of the following: Check stubs, bank statements, documentation of social security benefits.
  • If you are receiving governmental assistance including Medicaid, food assistance, and/or cash assistance; documentation will need to be provided at the time of your appointment.

As a faith-based organization, we believe that all of us need a Savior and understand that sometimes it can be difficult to ask for help. We are here to serve you and will do our best to help you get through this time of crisis. Don’t hesitate to take advantage of the many resources we make available to you for your personal growth and future. Please feel free to contact us for more information or with any questions you may have.


Are you homeless and need a place to stay? 

Click on the button below to apply for interim housing.

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