Here is some information about our local emergency housing options:
City Light Home for Women and Children
1404 W. Jefferson St. Boise, Idaho 83702
If you are a woman with children seeking shelter, the Boise Rescue Mission’s City Light Home offers a safe haven of hope and love, and provides emergency services such as meals, shelter and clothing, as well as education, work-search assistance, mental health counseling, addiction recovery through the New Life Program, and children’s programs.
Hays House for Children ages 9-18
7221 Poplar St. Boise, Idaho 83704
If you are a youth between the ages of 9-18 seeking shelter, the Idaho Youth Ranch’s Hays House is the Treasure Valley’s only 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless youth. Hays House offers emergency shelter, counseling, education, parent education classes and crisis intervention.
Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter
1620 W. River St. Boise, Idaho 83702
If you are a single man, woman or family, Interfaith Sanctuary offers safe place to sleep and a warm meal nightly, as well as case management services.
River of Life Men’s Shelter
575 S. 13th St. Boise, Idaho 83702
If you are a single male, the River of Life Rescue Mission provides shelter, care and respect through education, a hot meal, or counseling and recovery.
Women and Children’s Alliance Secure Shelter
720 W. Washington St. Boise, Idaho 83702
If you are fleeing domestic violence or have experienced sexual assault, the WCA provides a comprehensive and secure 120-day residential shelter program and transitional housing in confidential locations with round-the-clock staff assistance, private rooms and common living facilities.