Emergency Shelter for all at Opportunity House

Shelter details

  • Added May 1, 2018 | Last Update Jun 9, 2022
  • 430 North 2nd Steet
       Reading, PA 19601
       Open in Google Maps
  • (610) 374-4696

Mission Statement

"Opportunity House changes lives by educating, housing, feeding, and empowering people to stand on their own feet."
- Source: Emergency Shelter for all at Opportunity House website


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

Question & Answers (5)

  1. Is this shelter free?
  2. Do they accept donations at this shelter?
  3. Do they allow Pets at this shelter?
  4. How old do you have to be to stay here?
  5. How long can you stay at this shelter?

Comments (1)

  1. avatar
    Dariusclardy says

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

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