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Shelter Services

Providing supportive services to those in need.

Our Emergency Shelter Services at 303 E. Oakland Avenue offers shelter, food, case-management, and other supportive services to individuals and families in need.

Screening Requirements:

In order to check in to receive Emergency Shelter Services of Home Sweet Home Ministries, individuals must:

  1. Screenings are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. If you are unable to come during those times, please call the front desk at 309-828-7356 for other arrangements.

  2. Have a valid photo State ID or Driver's License.

  3. Currently reside or most recently lived in our service area of McLean, Livingston, Logan, Dewitt, Woodford, Piatt, and Ford Counties.

  4. Be able to pass a background check (no recent battery or violent crimes, no sex offenders).

Adherance to the above procedures ensures that Home Sweet Home is a safe environment for everyone. While receiving Emergency Shelter Services, residents are matched with a caseworker who assists with housing, daycare, employment and referral services. HSHM expects all residents to maintain abstinence from alcohol or other drugs while living in the shelter.

Hundreds of individuals achieve independence each year with the help they receive from staff at Home Sweet Home.

Emergency Shelter Services include:

  • Over 70 comfortable beds

  • Beds reserved for Veterans

  • Separate rooms for families with children when available (mothers or fathers with children)

  • Three meals and three snacks each day in our dining room

  • Linens

  • Toiletries

  • Showers 

Clients may check in 24 hours daily, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For questions, call 309-828-7356 or contact hshinfo@hshministries.org.


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