Shelter Guest Rights & Responsibilities


An applicant will only be accepted into shelter if:

He is a man aged 18 or older
He is not a registered sex offender
He is truly homeless (has nowhere indoors to sleep for the night)


Show respect to staff, volunteers, and other clients. Disrespect includes: Resisting or disregarding rules; Continued bad language; Continued yelling, raised voice after asked to speak more softly; Inciting others to aggression or violence; Making continued rude comments about other clients, staff; or volunteers.

(1) No alcohol may be brought into the shelter.
(2) Submit to search (pockets and belongings) upon intake each night.
(3) No illegal drugs or weapons.
(4) Leave others’ property alone.
(5) No verbal or physical attacks, violent or disruptive behavior. Verbal attacks include: Violent threats; Threats to friends or family not present; Physical attacks include any incident in which a client inflicts (or attempts to inflict) physical harm to another client, staff person, or volunteer.
(6) Do not arrive drunk or high. Staff will evaluate based on breathalyzer test at intake or at any point during a client’s stay. Breathalyzer tests will be conducted at random, or based on probable cause.
(7) Arrive on time every night, or have a pass from the Shelter Manager. Clients must arrive between 6:00 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. Clients must call ahead to the Shelter Manager or shift manager on duty to alert if they will be late due to work, family visits, events, etc.
(8) Smoke only at designated times at designated places (outside the shelter facility).
(9) Clean up after yourself.
(10) Observe lights-out / quiet time.
(11) Do not loiter outside the shelter, before opening or in the morning.
(12) Complete chores according to chore schedule.


Churches for Streets of Hope began with a coalition of area churches who wanted to help our local homeless community. It now includes more than 25 churches plus a number of organizations who participate in our ministry, and we are always looking for more.

Member churches and organizations can attend and vote on essential decisions in our annual meeting held every Spring. Find out how to get your church involved with Streets of Hope by emailing

Churches who provide meals, volunteers, and/or other in-kind donations regularly in 2024:

Member Churches

Partner Organizations

Organizations that provide meals, volunteers, and/or other in-kind donations regularly include:

The space we utilize is donated by Boulevard Christian Church.

In addition, these churches and organizations provide monetary donations to help our ministries:

These churches/organizations have hosted or planned fundraisers to benefit Streets of Hope: 

Our Sponsors