House of Refuge - Morganton, NC
106 Murphy Street
Morganton, NC 28655
: 828 433-8921
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Description: Here at The House of Refuge we are a temporary menâ€™s homeless shelter. We serve any male 18 years or older. We believe that schedules and structure are good recipes for success.
Check in begins each afternoon at 4:30. First night is free and each night thereafter is $3.00. Each guest must pass a breathalyzer test. Bed assignments are made at check in. Each guest must make his own bed with freshly laundered sheets and blankets. A shower is required and clean towels are assigned. Laundry services are offered so the each guest is able to clean the clothes he wears or carries with him. A hot meal is served at 6 pm. TV and socialization are allowed until lights out at 10 pm.
Wake up is 6:00 am. Sheets, blankets and towels are turned into laundry room. The guest share in the cleaning of bathrooms, sweeping and mopping floors. Breakfast is served and check out follows at 8:00 am.
Because we are a temporary shelter each guest must take his belongings with him daily.
We offer limited scholarships for men in need of financial assistance.
We recommend that the application be made a minimum of 2 days before the monetary need presents.
We have rules that must be followed by each guest in order to provide safety to all who stay.
Those who cannot follow the rules are asked to leave. Offering a peaceful, clean and safe place for each guest is a must for our success.
Donation Requests by House of Refuge: We are always in need of monetary donations. Any amount helps in our effort to end Homelessness. milk eggs meats cheese bleach liquid body soap trash bags coffee sugar towel sheets blankets
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 House of Refuge at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.