Lakeland Homeless Shelters & Services For The Needy

Welcome to our Lakeland, Florida Homeless Shelters and Services for the needy page. Below are all of the homeless shelters and services for the needy that provide help to those in need for Lakeland, FL and surrounding cities.



We also provide other homeless resources such as transitional resources for the homeless. Homeless clinic and treatment center resources are also provided on the right navigational bar.

Many shelters also provide services such as alcohol and drug rehab treatment along with clinics. I try to provide as much information as possible on my details pages.



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Active Listings In Lakeland Florida

Lighthouse Ministries - Men's Gospel Rescue Mission

Lakeland, FL 33802
(863)687-4076
The Lighthouse Ministries Men's Rescue Mission is equipped to serve the homeless and at-risk in Lakeland. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. daily to serve those who need a meal, a hot shower, and a warm bed. During their stay, there is an afternoon chapel service where local pastors share the gospel message.
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Talbot House Ministries of Lakeland

Lakeland, FL 33801
863-687-8475
We are one of the oldest and most comprehensive homeless care centers in Polk County. We are committed to provide SHELTER, HEALTHCARE, and RENEWAL of the Homeless in our community. A safe comfortable place where homeless are welcomed, fed, clothed and sheltered. More than 180,000 hot nu
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St. Francis Women & Children's Services

Lakeland, FL 33801
863-686-7153
Provided by Catholic Charities Serves women of Polk County Provides financial assistance and shelter to women at risk for homelessness due to domestic violence, loss of income, or eviction.
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Safe Families for Children

Lakeland, FL 33801
863-232-9815
Safe Families is a network of host families that provide a loving home where parents can safely place their children in times of crisis. Host Families, prompted solely by compassion, are screened, trained and serve without compensation. As a result, this program is a voluntary, non-coercive alternat
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An Angel's Touch

Plant City, FL 33566
12.77 miles from city center Lakeland
(813)203-0715
Intake hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m-5:00 p m. Saturday's, by appointment only. 9:00 a m.-1:00 p m . Walk in will not be turned away depending on severity of your emergency. Please have some sort of identification on hand. We accept
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George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway & Youth Crisis Shelter

Bartow, FL 33830
13.36 miles from city center Lakeland
(863) 595-0220
Youth and Family Alternatives operates three short-term shelter programs for youth between the ages of 10 thru 17, one of those being the George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway and Youth Crisis Shelter, located in Bartow, Florida. We are open to youth who are runaway or
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Christian Family and Youth Services

Winter Haven, FL 33880
14.33 miles from city center Lakeland
(863) 299-2348
Emergency shelter (limited)/meals/food bank/counselingServicesFood Pantry Clothing Closet Hygiene Product Distribution Hot Meals Twice a day Bible Studies Prayer Meetings Computer Services Showers for Homeless Laundry Services
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Salvation Army Haines City

Haines City, FL 33844
20.88 miles from city center Lakeland
863-422-9640
Assists with access to emergency shelters in Winter Haven and Lakeland and provides referrals to area drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Provides referrals to local agencies who provide emergency clothing, legal aid, prescriptions, mental health counseling and many other unmet needs.
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The Lado Loop Home and Sanctuary

Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
22.32 miles from city center Lakeland
813-395-6402
This is not a shelter Safe affordable housing $100 a week no deposit
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Lake Wales Care Center

Lake Wales, FL 33853
24.52 miles from city center Lakeland
863-676-6678
The Transitional Housing Program is an opportunity to give individuals and families hope for a future. The purpose is to help those in need develop Christ-like maturity by providing structure, discipleship, fellowship, encouragement and life skills in a Christian environment. The Program is a bridge
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The Foundation

Davenport, FL 33897
27.22 miles from city center Lakeland
863-354-0916
MALE ONLY SHELTER Open 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM MONDAY - FRIDAY We have a shelter that accepts homeless individuals who can pass background checks and drug test only. Not only do we provide you shelter, but we provide you vocational training, and the opportunity to accept and full time or cont
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