Salvation Army: Shelters
Booth Haven Men’s Shelter is a 39 bed emergency shelter that serves approximately 600 homeless men each year.
Services include emergency food, clothing & shelter, medical and mental health services, substance abuse referral counseling, case management and Life Skills instruction, assistance in securing appropriate permanent housing
Booth Haven partners with the New York State Division of Parole, The Monroe County Department of Human Services, the U.S. Department of Probation and Parole, and the Veteran’s Administration to reserve beds for men who meet eligibility criteria.
Men seeking emergency housing assistance at Booth Haven should first contact Monroe County Department of Human Services for referral to the shelter.
Genesis House opened its doors in Rochester to homeless and runaway youth in 1981 and serves hundreds of teens ages 16-20 each year. This 14-bed, co-ed facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and it is the only youth shelter in New York state that treats clients 18-20 as youth.
At Genesis House, youth receive confidential care including: Emergency food, clothing & shelter, Medical and mental health services, Hygiene Supplies, Counseling, case management, and life skills instruction, G.E.D. enrollment/on-site Rochester City School District tutoring through the Title 1 ESEA Neglected or Delinquent Program Funds, After Care
Hope House Women’s Emergency Shelter is a 19 bed emergency shelter that serves over 600 homeless women and children each year. Hope House opened in 1999. Eligible women are homeless, unable to secure permanent housing or stable housing, and are at least 18 years of age.
At Hope House, residents receive confidential care including: Emergency food, clothing & shelter, Domestic violence assessment and referral services, Crisis Management and intervention, Medical, dental and mental health services, Counseling and case management, Assistance securing permanent housing, Assistance in securing appropriate child care and parenting classes when needed.
The Salvation Army also has a 12-bed Safe Haven transitional shelter for chronically homeless men. The goal of The Salvation Army Safe Haven is to get chronically homeless men off the streets and into long-term transitional or permanent housing with supportive services.
Safe Haven offers shelter, food, mental health, substance abuse, permanent housing, etc. for men who have been unable to break the cycle of homelessness.