Wesley House Emergency Shelter

Contact Information:

701 Madison St
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 872-2611

About this Shelter

Wesley House has 17 rooms for homeless families and single women.

Residents receive case management, support services, and life coaching, which aim at residents securing permanent housing and reaching economic self-sufficiency.

Residents participate in financial literacy, nutrition, and life skills classes.

Children receive toys during the holiday season, and respite care is available to the children residing at Wesley House.

Free health screenings are provided to residents through ChesPenn Health Services.


Mission Statement:
"The Mission of the Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. and its affiliate corporations and partnerships is to assist residents to move toward economic self-sufficiency and to strengthen the community through innovative approaches to programs including: housing, workforce development, energy conservation, social services and community and economic development. Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. strives to prudently but creatively utilize all available resources and to develop community collaborations to reach our goals."
- From the Wesley House Emergency Shelter website

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women 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.
  • Has special services for veterans.
  • Provides services for case management.
  • Provides counseling.
  • Provides mental health counseling.
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  • Posted by on Jan 30, 2020

    I am a college dropout looking to find stability to be able to find a stable job.

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