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Clare House

On December 10th, we will provide meals for 55 women and children at Clare House Shelter. Please let us know if you can donate an entree, salad, veggies, breads, milk, etc., for 10-12 people. The sign-up sheet is on the bard in the narthex. If you have questions, please call Jane or John Sedor at 907-244-4881.

 

About Clare House

Clare House is a 24-hour emergency shelter open to women with children and expectant mothers over the age of 18. Families at the shelter receive daily meals and moms receive referrals for childcare, substance abuse/mental health, affordable permanent housing, employment and continuing educational opportunities.

Moms and kids are often in compromised situations sleeping in a car or on the street with no where else to go before they find refuge at Clare House.

Case management services are integral to helping women shift from homelessness to independence.

 

Facts About Clare House

  • On average, 430 women and children a year find a safe place to sleep at Clare House
  • Clare House aims to break the cycle of poverty by offering life skills classes
  • About 60% of participants at Clare House are children
  • Volunteer groups provide meals at Clare House 365 days a year

 

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