For Permanent Housing possibilities, please search PAHOUSINGSEARCH.COM

Also please check the listings at and click on their link for current listings. 

To get assistance in locating properties for rent in Berks County, please contact our Housing Locator.

Tony Calafaty
Phone: 610-373-5208 ext 214



Opportunity House - 610-374-4696
430 N 2nd Street, Reading, PA
Provides shelter services for families, single men and women. 
90-day Berks County residency required.

Hope Rescue Mission - 610-375-4224
645 N 6th Street, Reading, PA
Provides shelter services for single men.
30-day Berks County residency required.

City Lights Ministries
246 N 9th Street
Provides breakfast every day for homeless. 
Provides warming services for homeless during the day. 

Other Shelter Services

Mary's Shelter - 610-376-1973
Provides shelter services for homeless, pregnant women.

Berks Women in Crisis - 610-372-9540
Provides shelter services for victims of domestic violence


For Transitional Housing

Easy Does It - 610-373-2463
Provides housing for the homeless single men and women and those recently released from incarceration in a sober, healthy recovery setting.

YMCA of Berks County - 610-378-4700
Men's Safe House - chemically dependent men from criminal justice system
Women's Safe House - chemically dependent women from criminal justice system.
Men's Bridge House - homeless, single, chemically dependent men.
Women's Bridge House - homeless, single, chemically dependent women.
Women with Children Bridge House - homeless women who are chemically dependent and their children.
Y-Haven - for homeless single women with one child.
Y-Passages - for homeless single men.
Honor House - for homeless vets
DUI Program - for men and women who have been charged with a 2nd DUI. 
Twin Peaks - for homeless men with are chemically dependent with a co-occurring mental health disorder. 
Single Room Occupancy - for single men. No eligibility requirements however the YMCA does maintain a recovery atmosphere.

Family Promise of Berks County - 610-373-3323
Transitional Housing for Homeless Families 

Reading Housing Authority/Service Access and Management, Inc.
Shelter Plus Care - for chronically homeless with a serious mental illness. Please contact SAM for application - 610-236-0530.  
Service Access and Management, Inc. 610-236-0530
They have a variety of housing options for those clients who have an open case with them. For information, contact SAM at 610-236-0530. 

Berks Counseling Center - 610-373-4281
They provide a number of programs for homeless men and women who are chemically dependent and/or suffer from a mental health disability.