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Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside and Emergency Youth Shelter - Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

The shelter serves up to 350 men per night with an additional 30-60 beds available as needed at partner provider overflow sites. Operated by Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
Serves 350 men on a given night
Length of stay in emergency shelter program: one night to 4 months

Provides for basic needs: meals, bed, shower, laundry
Provides for veterans, mental health & drug/alcohol assessment and referral
Provides case management to assist clients in developing domestic skills, higher education, job readiness/training, D/A recovery, emotional stability
Provides & facilitates referrals to transitional housing, treatment, permanent housing

FrontLine Services
Central Intake; Homeless Prevention and Diversion:
Central Intake operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. and is located at 1736 Superior Avenue, 2nd Floor.  If a single person needs shelter after 8:00 p.m. or on the weekend they should go directly to 2100 Mens Shelter or Norma Herr Womens Center for a bed.  If a family requires shelter after 8:00 p.m. or on the weekends they should call 211.  The family will be linked to on-call staff.
Shelter Communities at 2100 Lakeside

Central Intake: 58 beds
Provides orientation to 2100 programming and continuum of care programs, and offers discharge planning that moves residents into appropriate housing or shelter communities.

38 beds
Provides services and programming including pre-treatment services for persons seeking entrance into treatment facilities or other transitional housing.

Gateway: 72 beds
Provides services and support including application assistance and  personal development workshops for persons awaiting entrance into permanent supportive housing.

Independence: 72 beds
Provides services including employment and/or housing readiness for those who already have income, or are seeking employment, and qualify for independent or subsidized housing.

40 beds
Provides supportive services and housing assistance for qualified veterans  and veterans who are participating in the Veterans Administrations Grant Per Diem program.

Emergency: 70 beds/15 mats/overflow
Provides short term shelter options for those not participating in other programming.

Emergency Youth Shelter:
Available 24 hours, seven days a week, 365 days per year for the admission of youth between the ages of 13 and 17.
Phone number 216-658-4625

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  1. Bad

    Answer posted on Apr 2, 2021 0
  2. Bad. The staff are racist and come off aggressive towards clients

    Answer posted on Apr 2, 2021 0

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  1. Absolutely not

    Answer posted on Apr 2, 2021 0

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  1. Lance
    May 24, 2020Reply
    Great place! The " brother- hood"! Is unheard of! A " few" overzealous" staff_ members! Safe, clean environment! Thanks guys!
  2. Mia
    Jan 29, 2021Reply
    Thanks alot for everything I really appreciated my stay at 2100 I cant explain my life it just got better and started to workout. It started out with rough and tough older guys then I just addapted and found a way to survive. Thanks again! Hope the staff is safe and all city scippers. Loved the food and would come back if I ever needed too

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