Lifeboat Alliance - Family Shelter - Mt. Vernon, IL
1717 Jefferson St
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
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Description: Mission Statement: To Be a Christian Ministry of Shelter Resources & Support for the homeless.
Our Vision: We shall offer a home to the homeless providing temporary refuge from life's storms, be it shelter from the elements, basic necessities, safety, tools of self rescue, and to share the love of christ to those in need.
People interested in joining the Lifeboat Alliance Family must be pre screened at any local church or agency. After passing the background check, the individual comes to Lifeboat and is administered a drug screening.
The intake consists of a very detailed application process gathering history of employment, medical, family, and housing information. Together, with a caseworker, the guest sets goals in order to help them succeed in transitioning out of Lifeboat.
Volunteers Requests by Lifeboat Alliance - Family Shelter: We do except volunteers and they first have to schedule an appointment with Jenny O'Daniel at Lifeboat Alliance and then fill out a volunteer application. Then can what hours you are able to work that best fits your schedule.
Donation Requests by Lifeboat Alliance - Family Shelter: all-surface room cleaner ( Mr. Clean, etc) regular hair brushes (not round) denture cleaner emery boards facial wipes hair spray oral cleaners windex and refiller women's shaving cream
If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com
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.
Do you have items to donate? Contact Lifeboat Alliance - Family Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.