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  • View a map of Louisville shelters, services, feeding programs, and other temporary/permanent housing options:  Louisville shelter/services map.
  • View, download, and print our 2022 Street Tips booklet
  • Need quick help or a place to sleep tonight? Call Coordinated Shelter Access (formerly called Single Point of Entry) at 502-637-2337 from 10am-1pm. 
  • For online assistance, see (formerly known as Louie Connect) provided by Family Scholar House. 
  • You can also dial 2-1-1 for help 24/7.
  • If you’re facing eviction, click here for resources and info:


Common Assessment (run by Family Health Centers Phoenix) identifies the needs of people experiencing homelessness through a short survey, and then connects you to the best resources to serve you, including housing or case management.

Call: (502) 637-2080, Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm
Visit: 1300 S. 4th Street #200; walk-ins accepted Tues-Fri, 10am-3pm


Coordinated Shelter Access (run by the Coalition for the Homeless) provides emergency shelter bed reservations and referrals to other social services.

Call: (502) 637-2337, daily* 10am-1pm
Visit: 1300 S. 4th Street #250; open M-F* 10am-1pm

* CSA is closed on the following holidays, so go directly to single emergency shelters (no walk-ins accepted in family shelters): New Year’s Day, MLK Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day


Call (502) 637-2337 for a bed unless otherwise noted

Click here for a map of Louisville shelters.

Re:Center Ministries (men)  

    733 E. Jefferson St., Mon-Sun, 7pm-6:30am

     Men only; meals not provided; check in 7pm

Salvation Army Center of Hope  

    911 South Brook St.

     Adults (+young adult area); dinner; check in 6p

St. Vincent de Paul Ozanam Inn (men)  

    1034 S. Jackson St.

    Men only; dinner served; check in 4pm

Wayside Christian Mission (singles & low barrier)  

     432 East Jefferson St.

     Men & women; meals served; check in 4pm

The Healing Place 

    (502) 585-4848 to reserve a bed  

    Men: 1020 W Market St.; Women: 1503 15th St.

     Addiction recovery; dinner served


The Hope Village (run by The Hope Buss)  

     212 E College St, (502) 882-3900

    New residents need referral from approved agency


Call (502) 637-2337 for family shelter or to join the family shelter wait list

Center for Women and Families   

    927 S 2nd St.; (502) 581-7222 (24-hr hotline); survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault

Salvation Army Center of Hope 

    911 S. Brook St.: Families; meals served

Volunteers of America 

    1321 S. Preston St.: Families; dinner served

Wayside Christian Mission (family & low-barrier) 

     432 E. Jefferson St.: Families; meals served


YMCA Shelter / Youth Development Center    

    2400 Crittenden Dr, (502) 635-5233
24/7 shelter for youth 12-17; drop-in center for youth 16-22 (M-F 9am-2pm)

TAYLRD (Youth Drop-In Center)    

   1020 East Broadway, (502) 690-4399; support for youth aged 16-25 (Wed-Fri, 2-5pm)

Home of the Innocents Pathways HOME

   Housing for 18-24yo w/ referrals: (502) 637-2080


Re:Center Ministries (women & children only) 

     733 E. Jefferson St., open Mon-Fri, 8am-2pm; (502) 584-6543, ext. 105 

     Women & children only; offers free storage

Jeff Street Baptist Community at Liberty 

     800 E. Liberty St., open Mon-Fri, 7am-10am; (502) 585-3787       

     Note: shelter sometimes closed due to COVID

Salvation Army Center of Hope 

    911 S. Brook St. (enter from Breckenridge); open MWF 9-3:15p; TTh 9a-4p (502) 671-4900 

     Adults only (18+), no children

St. John Center (men* only) 

    700 E. Muhammad Ali, MTThF 8a-4p; W 8a-2p; (502) 568-6758

*trans men welcome

UP for Women & Children (women*/children)   

    425 S 2nd St; open M&F 9a-1pm, W 9a-12pm; (502) 384-0001

*trans and gender diverse people welcome