Shelter Resources

Emergency Shelters and Day Centers

The City partners with and/or provides funding to several organizations that provide emergency overnight shelter and day center accommodations for people experiencing homelessness.

Base Camp: Men and Women’s Overnight Shelter and Day Center, 1530 Cornwall Avenue, operated by Lighthouse Mission Ministries (LMM) year-round

  • Up to 200 men and women can be accommodated at Base Camp each night
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily
  • Base Camp is available for men and women during the day and offers services ​from partnering organizations
  • For more information about Base Camp, visit https://www.thelighthousemission.org/what-we-do/base-camp/

Other Shelter Options

 Emergency Shelter Options for Families with Children

  • Please contact the Opportunity Council’s Community Resource Center during business hours to learn more about what is available to families with children who are experiencing homelessness
  • Call 360-734-5121 ext. 0, from 9:00 to 4:00 Mon-Thurs, or 9:00-12:00 Fridays, to make an appointment
  • For more information, visit https://www.oppco.org/whsc/

 Unity Village, 210 McKenzie Avenue, operated by HomesNOW!

  • Provides a temporary safe tiny home village for adults experiencing homelessness
  • Up to 20 tiny homes are available for men and women
  • Operating temporarily at 210 McKenzie Avenue in Fairhaven
  • For more information, visit HomesNOW Unity Village (https://homesnow.org/unity-village)

Swift Haven, Civic Field Athletic Complex, operated by HomeNOW!

  • Provides a temporary safe tiny home village for adults experiencing homelessness
  • 25 tiny homes
  • Operating temporarily at 1555 Puget Street in the Puget Neighborhood
  • For more information, visit HomesNOW Swift Haven (https://homesnow.org/swift-haven)

Contacts

​Mayor’s Office