The Oklahoma City metro area has several shelters with the aim of helping the homeless. Here is a listing of the homeless shelters in Oklahoma City with contact information, location and primary area of focus.
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Assisting Oklahoma City men, women and families since 1960, the City Rescue Mission is the largest shelter in the metro. Emergency services are available, but the mission also prides itself on their longterm recovery programs for the homeless. They deal with challenges such as addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, domestic violence, lack of education and job skills, mental illness and "spiritual bankruptcy."
Grace Rescue Mission2205 Exchange Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Grace Rescue Mission has a shelter capacity of 140 and primarily offers homeless assistance services to single men and a small number of families with children.
Oklahoma City, OK 73146
An inner-city, non-denominational Christian shelter, Jesus House was founded in 1971 and has been providing assistance, with a primary focus on homeless individuals with mental illnesses, for over 30 years. Services are also available for those with drug & alcohol addictions, the disabled, elderly, disaster victims, homeless, working poor and others.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
With 7 housing facilities, Red Rock BHS actually has psychiatrists and licensed counselors and social workers on staff to help with crisis intervention and family and group counseling/therapy. Community housing is available to assist "persons with mental and/or other challenges" in becoming "stable in the community."
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
The Salvation Army offers shelter assistance for men, women and children. In addition, they have special programs available for anyone who needs help, including drug and alcohol rehabilitation, feeding programs, senior citizen assistance, clothing, disaster relief and more.