There are many homeless services in the Frenchmans Bayou, AR region, including shelters of all types, bathing facilities, and mail facilities. And, if you want to help, there are also volunteer opportunities available.
Provides transitional shelter for homeless families who qualify for up to 90 days.
Homeless families who show proof of legal marriage and valid state photo ID or drivers license, undergo drug test and background check, submit to personal interview. At least one party must be employed and own a car with basic liability insurance coverage.
Call about screening process.
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Mississippi County Union Mission
PO Box 501 400 E Walnut St Blytheville, AR 72316 (870) 763-8380
Provides temporary lodging for single homeless men 18 and older, including meals, church services and personal counseling; provides advertising/repairs to painted bus benches in Memphis metro area for groups/businesses.
Provides men's shelter which is normally for one night and includes meals, religious services, and personal counseling Shelter residents must attend religious services to stay there Length of stay may vary, depending on individual situations.
Provides dormitory-style transitional shelter with three meals a day for homeless men, preferably those referred by VA hospital or area homeless shelters. Provides medical referrals to VA hospital, vocational counseling, job readiness, budget and savings planning, and support services after completion of program. A 14-day blackout period occurs upon admission; during this time, clients may not leave facility except for medical appointments or legal obligations. At the end of the blackout period, residents without jobs are expected to seek employment (unless disabled and can provide proof of this from a physician).
Homeless men, with preference to men referred by VA hospital or area homeless shelters. No narcotic medications allowed at facility.
Provides a faith-based program which offers low-cost housing, food, clothing, transportation and other assistance for homeless women with up to two children or for single women for up to one year Families have their own sleeping quarters, but share the common spaces of the house Each case is reviewed on an individual basis for admission to the program.
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women in Shelby County who are homeless and receiving some form of public assistance, with up to two children; also accepts single women. Women who are accepted into the program must be seeking to improve their situation, If women do not have a GED, they must be willing to take steps to acquire one; or, they must be willing to get a job, and to show evidence of intent to improve their lives. Two or more women might share a house together. There are no house monitors; women are expected to monitor their own comings and goings. If the rules are not adhered to, they will be asked to leave.
Ex-Offenders are welcome to apply, but the facility is not equipped to handle persons with special needs or mental illness issues.
Call for intake interview; requires state issued ID, social security card, proof of income, birth certificates and proof of need.