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I'm experiencing homelessness. Where should I stay tonight?

If you are experiencing homelessness, please call Our Path Home CONNECT: 208-495-4240

City Light Home for Women and Children

1404 W. Jefferson St. Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 368-9901

If you are a woman with children seeking shelter, the Boise Rescue Mission’s City Light Home offers a safe haven of hope and love, and provides emergency services such as meals, shelter and clothing, as well as education, work-search assistance, mental health counseling, addiction recovery through the New Life Program, and children’s programs.

City Light


Hays House

7221 Poplar St. Boise, Idaho 83704
(208) 322-2308

If you are a youth between the ages of 9-18 seeking shelter, the Idaho Youth Ranch’s Hays House is the Treasure Valley’s only 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless youth. Hays House offers emergency shelter, counseling, education, parent education classes and crisis intervention.

Hays House

Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter

1620 W. River St. Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 343-2630

If you are a single man, woman or family, Interfaith Sanctuary offers a safe place to sleep, a warm meal nightly and case management services.

Interfaith Sanctuary


River of Life Men’s Shelter

575 S. 13th St. Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 389-9840

 If you are a single male, the River of Life Rescue Mission provides shelter, care and respect through education, a hot meal, or counseling and recovery.

River of Life

Women and Children’s Alliance Secure Shelter

720 W. Washington St. Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 343-7025

If you are fleeing domestic violence or have experienced sexual assault, the WCA provides a comprehensive and secure 120-day residential shelter program and transitional housing in confidential locations with round-the-clock staff assistance, private rooms and common living facilities.

Women and Children's Alliance