Opportunity House Homeless Shelter

Contact Information:

430 North 2nd Steet
Reading, PA 19601
(610) 374-4696

About this Shelter

Shelter emergency shelter service includes:


  • Case management services to assist with daily living activities

  • Counseling to help clients set manageable goals

  • Assistance with resume writing and job interviewing skills

  • Mental health and drug and alcohol treatment services

  • Transportation to and from medical appointments when needed (Limited assistance provided with job search)

  • Money management to help clients clear old debt, learn budgeting skills and prepare for independent living by saving a portion of their income

  • Around the clock childcare through the Second Street Learning Center to ensure that clients are able to work any shift

  • Aftercare is available for those who move back into the community and wish to receive continued assistance from their case manager


Mission Statement:
"Opportunity House changes lives by educating, housing, feeding, and empowering people to stand on their own feet."
- From the Opportunity House Homeless Shelter website

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Provides mental health counseling.
  • Provides assistance with addiction.
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  • Posted by on Nov 30, 2021

    I've used it before with rental assistance. I need help with my rent which is $600.

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