These resource pages are intended for current guests, former guests, or anyone who thinks that she or he is at risk of homelessness.

If you fall into any of these categories, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us here at the shelter. Your email will be received by one of our staff, who will write you back promptly in order to provide support and advice.

On these pages you can find resources organized under the clickable headings in the resources menu.

Please click here to suggest new resources, offer corrections, or report broken links.


Ballard Community Services
708 Elm Street

High quality child-care, emergency food, commodities, children’s clothing, family support staff for child-care clients.

200 West 31st Street

Second-hand clothing and other goods.

Penn House
1035 Pennsylvania Street

Services for low-income Douglas County residents, including: case management, rent/utility assistance, clothing, school kits, tax assistance, mobile food pantry, job assistance.

Salvation Army Family Store
1601 West 23rd Street

Thrift store, second-hand clothing, and household items.

Social Service League
905 Rhode Island Street

Second-hand clothing and household items at reasonable prices. Free clothing with voucher from any social service agency. Free clothing for job interviews and employment (Back to Work Program).

St. John’s Rummage House
1246 Kentucky Street

Second-hand clothing and household items. Check website for hours.