Berks County Area Homeless Shelters

Emergency Shelter

See below for information on shelters in the area.

For resources and referrals, call 2-1-1 or visit

Opportunity House

430 N 2nd Street, Reading, PA


Provides emergency shelter services for families, single men and women.

Call or walk in for services.

Code Blue program available in the winter.

Hope Rescue Mission

645 N 6th Street, Reading, PA


Provides emergency shelter services for single men.

Call or walk in for services.

Code Blue program available in winter.

Mary's Shelter

615 Kenhorst Blvd, Reading, PA 19611


Provides shelter services for pregnant women.

Provides emergency shelter for youth ages 14 to 17.

Call for services, or for youth, visit the drop-in center Monday through Friday 3:30pm-6:30pm

Safe Berks

255 Chestnut St, Readng,PA 19602

Safe Berks offers free, confidential services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include shelter, counseling, legal services, medical advocacy, and financial education.

The 24-hour hotline is 844-789-SAFE (7233) or text SAFE BERKS to 20121.


Family Promise of Berks County

325 N 5th Street #1 Reading, PA 19601


Hospitality Network 90-day program offers shelter, meals, case management, financial literacy, job placement assistance & more to families with children experiencing homelessness throughout Berks County.

U-Turn program serves homeless teens and young adults up to age 24 with advocacy, case management, shelter, permanent housing and a Drop-In Center.


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