Catholic Charities/Miriam House

Contact Information:

34 Woodlawn Avenue
Norwalk, OH 44857
(419) 668-3073

About this Shelter

Located in Norwalk, Miriam House is a transitional housing program that offers safe and stable housing to homeless women and their children.
Catholic Charities staff help residents identify issues that have contributed to their homelessness.
Clients receive resources and guidance to rebuild their lives and to develop the skills necessary to regain self-sufficiency and to secure stable, independent housing.

Mission Statement:
"Catholic Charities makes real the love God has for each individual regardless of faith or background by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end, and nurturing and supporting individuals and families. The love of Christ compels Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo to live out Jesusí teaching and bring hope and joy to others. We put faith into action by empowering those we serve and being responsive to needs across 19 counties in Ohio, providing food, shelter, crisis navigation, financial education and assistance and more. "
- From the Catholic Charities/Miriam House website

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Children are welcome.
  • Teenage children are welcome.
  • Senior citizens are welcome.
  • Families are welcome.
  • Shelter has a food pantry.
  • Shelter serves hot meals.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Provides transitional shelters.
  • Provides long term shelters.
  • Provides supportive housing.
  • Is faith based.
  • Has special services for veterans.
  • Provides services for case management.
  • Provides counseling.

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