Area Shelters


Catholic Charities, Miriam House: Huron County

249 West Main Street, Norwalk 419.668.3073 Vickie Smith 

Provides transitional housing for women & children.


Cherry Street Mission Ministries: Lucas County

1501 Monroe Street, Toledo  419.214.3007

Provides for men, women, and transitional families.

Three meals a day, employment, education & assistance.

Sparrow’s Nest, for women, 419.321.1835

Men’s Solutions, for males, 419.214.3287

Family Solutions, 419.214.3007


Crossroads Volunteers of America: Erie County

1843 Superior Street, Sandusky 419.626.6505

Provides shelter housing for men, women, and families.


Crystal Towers: Erie County

419.984.6339 Call for assistance in Erie and surrounding areas.

Provides for homeless & domestic violence women and children.


God's Caring Heart: Huron County

208 West Main Street, Bellevue  567.267.0485

Emergency warming center for anyone in need during the winter months and shelter for any emergency.    


Harmony House: Richland County

124 West Third Street, Mansfield 419.522.2283

Provides men, women, families & single men with children.


Haven Center Homeless Shelter: Lorain County

1536 East 30th Street, Lorain

Call Lorain County Coordinated Entry 440.242.0455

Provides for men, women, and children.


Heart of Ohio Homeless Shelter: Marion County

326 West Fairground Street, Marion 740.387.4550

Provides for men, women, and families.


Morrison House: Seneca County

107 West Perry Street, Tiffin 567.245.3744

Provide transitional housing for individuals and families.


Norwalk Family Shelter: Huron County

92. North Prospect Street, Norwalk 419.668.9823 or 419.668.8356

Provides for families with children.


The City Mission of Findley: Hancock County

510 West Main Cross Street, Findley 419.423.9151

Provides for men, women, and children.


The Community Fortress: Sandusky County

410 Birchard Ave, Fremont

Provides for men, women, and families.





Domestic Violence Shelters


Safe Harbour: Erie County

419.626.2200 or 1.800.953.2207


Safe Haven: Ashland County

Office 419.282.6097 Hotline 419.289.8085


The Domestic Violence Shelter: Richland County




For Victims of Domestic Violence in Huron County

Huron County Victim Assistance Program: Huron County

Norwalk: 12 East Main St (4th floor) 419-663-3839 

Free assistance & court advocacy services for victims of crime.


If you are unsheltered - meaning NOT sofa surfing or staying in a hotel or other type of home-

Almost Home: Homeless assistance with security deposit & rent.

Contact the Housing Clerk at Great Lakes Community Action - 419.333.4006 or 800.775.9767

Or Catholic Charities: 419.668.3073