Westside Emergency Men's Shelter - Catonsville, MD

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55 Wade Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
: 410-285-4674 x 203
: http://canconnects.org
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Description: Contact Baltimore County Department of Social Services to be referred
into a CAN shelter at 410-853-3000 ext. 2.

We are a 100+ bed facility housing homeless men in Baltimore County. Our goal is to provide a safe and secure place for men to come too terms with their present situation and provide resources that will enable them to become self sufficient.

We are operated by Community Assistance Network, Inc a 501(c)3 organization, a member agency of Community Action Partnership.

Case Management
Case managers deliver one-on-one counseling and programming to build life skills, cultivate job readiness and improve financial literacy.
 
Rapid Re-Housing Programs
Rapid re-housing specialists ensure that guests are able to live independently before finding them permanent, secure housing. In the last year, over 150 individuals were housed through the Rapid Re-Housing Program.
 
Aftercare Coordination
Aftercare Coordinators act as a resource navigator and community advocate for guests as they exit the shelter by working with the Rapid Re-Housing Program, CAN's Community Outreach Program, along with community partners, to ensure that shelter guests receive all inclusive community-based supportive services to help move them toward self-sufficiency.
 
Samaritan Housing
The Samaritan Housing Initiative Program is a federally (HUD) funded housing project. To support HUD's goal of improving housing accessibility for persons with disabilities, the project houses chronically homeless men and women in Baltimore County who have been diagnosed with a disabling condition.

Volunteers Requests by Westside Emergency Men's Shelter: Through the generosity of Lazarus Caucus, a coalition of faith based organizations located in the Catonsville Community, men receive assistance with clothing,bus passes, applying for ID\'s , Social Security Cards, Birth Certificates and other personal needs. These churches provide the largest amount of food received by the shelter.They also offer the men spiritual guidance according to their particular beliefs.


Donation Requests by Westside Emergency Men's Shelter: Donations are always welcome, whether it be financial or in-kind. Please feel free to contact me at any time and I will be more than happy to assist you in assisting us!



Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Westside Emergency Men's Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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