Organizations that provide a temporary place to stay for people who have no permanent housing.
Key words: Bad Weather Shelters; Bridge Housing; Community Shelters; Mission Housing; Motel Vouchers; Urban Campsites
Scope notes: USE this code for organizations that might offer, in addition to temporary housing, food and other related services as well as training and counseling, case management, service coordination, etc., as long as shelter is a component of the services offered. For multiservice centers for the homeless that do not offer overnight accommodations, USE Homeless Centers (P85).
Excludes: Organizations providing transitional and emergency shelter for individuals and their families who are suffering from abuse and/or family violence, USE Family Violence Shelters (P43). Runaway shelters, USE Children & Youth Services (P30).
See also: Emergency Assistance (P60); Children & Youth Services (P30); Family Violence Shelters (P43); Homeless Centers (P85)