Emergency Homeless Shelters

What is it?

  • Provides short-term relief for the homeless and low-income.

  • Usually, there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less.

  • Shelters may ask you to leave during the day.  

  • Meals and other supportive services are often offered.

  • 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge

Emergency Homeless Shelters in Anchorage:

  1. Brother Francis Shelter - 907-277-1731
  2. Clare House - 907-563-4545
  3. Salvation Army McKinnell House - Call first!  907-375-3500

How do I get it?

  1. Choose from listings above
  2. OR dial 2-1-1 for more options and details.
  3. Call the homeless shelter if you can to see if there is room and if you qualify.
  4. OR Visit a homeless shelter in person and the front desk will help. 


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Other questions? Talk to someone now:

Lisa Caldeira (Brother Francis Shelter) at 1021 E 3rd Avenue, Anchorage