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Shelter House

Shelter House

MORE THAN A ROOF AND A BED. Since 1983, Shelter House has provided safe shelter and helped people improve the quality of their lives. We began in an old home in Iowa City with a capacity of 29 sleeping spaces including beds, couches, and mats on the floor. Today, Shelter House runs a 70-bed shelter facility and three homes through which we provide permanent supportive housing. We focus on programs and support services including housing, employment, and mental health recovery that help hundreds of men, women, and children each year to get back on their feet. With you by our side, we are the catalyst and voice for systemic community change thr...

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Upcoming Events

Literary Giants Evening Reception
28 Mar

Literary Giants Evening Reception

Shelter House invites you to an evening reception on Thursday, March 28 which brings readers, author...
Shelter House Book Sale
30 Mar

Shelter House Book Sale

Check it Out! Our annual Shelter House Book Sale will be held on March 30, 10:30am – 4pm and March 3...