Emergency Housing Resources


Her Faith Ministries Housing (Women)
Faith-based transitional housing that offers low-cost housing and other assistance for women with children for 1-3 years and single women for 5 months.
Location: 3396 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901.324.3705
Required Documents: Photo ID, social security card, proof of income, birth certificates, proof of need

Memphis Union Mission (Men)
Provides temporary lodging for single, homeless men ages 18 and older that includes meals, church services, and counseling.
Location: 383 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: 901.526.8403 (Main Office) | 901.526.8434 (Shelter)

Missionaries of Charity (Women and Children)
Provides emergency shelter (21 days maximum) for single women and women with children, but clients must leave the premises during the day.
Location: 700 N 7th St, Memphis, TN 38107
Phone: 901.526.5456 (Call between 8:30 – 9:30 am) 

Alpha Omega Veterans Services (Veterans) 
Provides transitional and permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans with a dual diagnosis. 90-day program includes shelter, counseling, clothing, and meals. Participants can stay in a halfway house for 18 months.
Location: 1183 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: 901.726.6820
Eligibility: Accepts VA referrals

Homeless Services Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (Veterans and Families)
Provides supportive services for housing stability to veterans and their families, financial assistance and employment resources.
Location: 1325 Jefferson Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: 901.722.4748
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Calvary Rescue Mission (Men)
Shelter that provides breakfast and dinner, clothing, mandatory chapel services. No time limit as long as fees are paid.
Location: 960 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38106
Phone: 901.775.2570
Eligibility: Rooms are available for 44 men ages 21 and older.
Required Documents: Photo ID, social security number, or 3 other forms of identification

Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) (Families with Children)
Provides 24-hour housing crisis hotline for homeless families with children and attempts to help place families in shelters.
Location: 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN 38126
Phone: 901.529.4545
Required Documents: Photo ID, social security cards for all household members, birth certificates, school records, shot records, proof of address and pending eviction, proof of income, proof of loss or crisis

Living for Christ Restoration House
Provides low-cost dormitory room, three meals per day, and a locker. Clothing is also available.
Location: 3095 Thomas St, Memphis TN, 38127
Phone: 901.791.4022
Additional link: https://lfcrestorationhouse.wixsite.com/shelter/services 

Community Alliance for the Homeless (CAFTH) 
can help place those who are homeless into permanent housing and assist with rental assistance
2670 Union Ave, Ste. 700
Memphis, TN 38112
Phone: 901.527.1302

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