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The Haven Shelter

Things you should know:

  • Every able-bodied adult must find and keep employment within 2 weeks of entering the Haven.
  • Residents cannot spend nights away from the Haven.
  • Residents must remain drug and/or alcohol free.
  • Residents are required to participant in budgeting classes as well as any other service that will ensure their success in the program.  These will include programs available from other agencies.
  • Residents cannot have individuals that are not on the original applications stay with them at the Haven.
  • Residents are not required to pay rent or utilities.

The Haven Shelter provides emergency shelter, short term transitional housing and supportive services to homeless families and single women. We work with people to develop a plan that will lead them to self-sufficiency. If our clients use the tools that are available at the shelter, they can make a better life for themselves.

The Haven believes the foundation to success is education.

  1. GED/Education
    • Residents of the Haven that have not completed high school are encouraged to enroll in the GED program available at the Haven.
    • After GED is obtained, residents are then encouraged to enroll in continuing education. Funding can be made available to assist successful residents obtain the necessary education.
    • Residents that do have a high school diploma are also encouraged to enroll in continuing education and funding can be made available as well.
  2. Family Literacy Program
    • Every afternoon we provide a teacher/counselor to the children living at the Haven. We work hard to get the kids back up to the appropriate grade level. We try to keep up with what the schools in our area are providing and reinforce that information.
    • The teacher/counselor also works with the parents, helping them to learn how to help their children study and learn.

Necessities provided at time of move in to Haven Shelter: Clothing, bedding, toiletries, pot and pans, utensils, plates, bowls, short-term food.

We have a waiting list at The Haven. For more information:

  • Email
  • Visit The Haven:
    2480 S. Yellowstone Highway
    Idaho Falls, ID 83402
  • Phone us at (208) 523-6413

Other Shelters:

City of Refuge Men's Shelter
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CLUB, Inc.
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737 Cleveland Avenue, Apt. #1
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The Ark
255 E Street
Idaho Falls, ID  83402