Faith Refuge Shelter for Women and Children
710 E. Hatton Rd.
Wichita Falls, TX - 76302
Faith Refuge offers shelter and meals for women and mothers with children experiencing homelessness. It houses one main dorm for women, a dorm for women with children, one dorm for New Beginnings programmers, and one dorm for Career Academy students.
The New Beginnings Recovery Program for women is a 10-month residential work program for those desiring to overcome addiction. Women in the program assist with day-to-day operations of Faith Refuge.
The Faith Refuge Career Academy is a free 12-week Academy that prepares women for the workforce using biblical precepts for daily living. The Career Academy is also open to the public for free. Courses in the Academy include Boundaries, Anger Management, Computer Skills, Jobs for Life, Money Management, Parenting Plus, Professional Communication, and more. The Academy partners with Region IX Education Service Center to offer GED preparation and testing. It also partners with local businesses and volunteers to mentor and equip women for the workforce.
Graduates of the New Beginnings Recovery Program for women and the Faith Refuge Career Academy are eligible to apply for a scholarship to further their education.
Women needing a safe place to stay can sign in at 5:00 p.m. daily or call Faith Refuge at 940-322-4673 to speak with someone.