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Phone: (717) 232-3482
P. O. Box 3893
Harrisburg
Pennsylvania 17105
USA
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Target demographics: Homeless women veterans and their children

Homeless women and children

Homeless disabled women

Low income

Children:  girls all ages; boys to age 12

Direct beneficiaries per year: Shelter: 400 women and children/year; Women Veterans: 18 women and children/year; Disabled homeless women: 22/year.

Geographic areas served: Pennsylvania Dauphin County

Mission:
Nondenominational Shalom ("Peace") House helps homeless women veterans and their accompanying children, disabled chronically homeless women, and homeless women and children in crisis to secure housing and establish a stable, independent lifestyle.

Service model encourages self-respect, physical safety, security, accountability and personal responsibility.
Results:
Shalom House places 54% of shelter residents into permanent or transitional housing from the shelter with an average length of stay of 15 days.  Women veterans’ program newly established--project 100% placement in housing.  Half of Disabled Women establish Permanent Housing.

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12/29/08
A family member of mine who had no place else to go is currently being served by Shalom House, and it is making a remarkable difference in her life. The staff at Shalom House is helping her to be able to do what family members haven't been able to do in 25 years. Because of Shalom House's care and... more »
Shalom House offers a safe, secure, warm and caring place for women or women with kids who are in need of emergency shelter. Shalom offers a unique and homelike environment which is one of a kind in Dauphin County. At Shalom house trained case managers provide individual counseling and assistance ... more »
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