17,650 nights of shelter

279 men & women, 21 moms & 33 children

46,913 meals served

12 Chaplains/Ministry Volunteers

-124 Bible studies
-43 on-campus worship services

64% exit to housing and/or family

70% have stable monthly income

50% Employed
80% FT

290 served at Haywood County Detention Center

90% released connected to recovery supports

These figures are YTD from January 2020

Our Mission is —

To glorify God by proclaiming and showing love through a Christ centered program for the lost, lonely and least of Haywood County.

Our Vision is —

To be a faith-based, comprehensive ministry that brings life transformation in a safe, accepting and caring environment; to develop disciples of Christ through His love and mercy, shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, produce self-sustaining citizens of Haywood County, and decrease recidivism (repeat offenses) in our community.

Our 5 Year Goals are —

To have a ministry that provides:

  • Adult emergency shelter – year round
  • Family Emergency
  • Community Kitchen serving guests and community – 7 days a week
  • Partnership with local churches for spiritual guidance and mentoring
  • Partnership with other non-profit organizations for: Drug and alcohol rehabilitation/ recovery, health care, interview skills/ resume preparation, employment opportunities, and educational opportunities.
  • Onsite education for: GED, Life skills, Financial counseling/Budgeting
  • A Social Enterprise Program with guest participation
  • No Interest Loan program for guests seeking education/job training/transportation to secure or maintain employment

Served 30
97 Individuals 54 Children


36% of Guests Gained

88 Guests Found
Permanent Housing

64 Guests
Reunited With Family

21 Found
19 Rededicated

These figures are YTD from January 2018