Genesis House of Olean Inc
112 South 2nd Street
Olean, NY - 14760
The Genesis House is a faith based organization that welcomes and serves those in need of a home. We offer temporary shelter and nutritious meals and snacks free of charge to families and individuals. We are a homeless shelter that serves approximately 40 families per year for an average of four weeks per stay.
Safe, temporary housing to the homeless (Participants)
Information and referrals to outside agencies
Mentoring for guests through their stays
Help residents to discover what brought them to Genesis House and move them towards the steps they must take to regain their independence
Together the residents and staff provide nutritious meals
Contacts and support for past residents through our Aftercare Programs after the family leaves the residence
A volunteer physician who provides medical support for those who do not have insurance
Case management even after residents leave Genesis House
Encouragement for residents to explore the various faith resources available to them within our community
An advocate for doctor visits, county appointments, etc.
100% of all participants who complete our program obtain safe affordable housing, mental health counselling, medical care, addiction assessment, children placed back in school, assistance furnishing their new home and so much more