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The Friends Emergency Housing Program is an emergency shelter for families, providing 24-hour, 7 days a week staffing since 1980.


The program provides intensive, community-based case management and short-term housing, aftercare and outreach services for families at risk of future homelessness. Families are provided with with critical, temporary emergency housing, as well as

support, education, training and skills that help position them to secure long-term and stable housing for themselves.

Emergency Housing staff also provide ongoing continuum-of-care for families that have exited the program, greatly increasing the longevity of each family's independence and success.


A safe, consistent, predictable, and respectful environment that keeps families together as a unit sets the stage for success at achieving individualized goals.

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