Day Program

Open daily, from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. We provide a variety of services for both men and women above the age of 18. Below are few of our Day Program services.

  • Meals
    Continental Breakfast served daily from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM | Lunch served daily from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM | dinner service Sunday and Thursdays only from 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Private Public Showers
    Open during shelter hours. Toiletries and towels available on donation basis.
  • Barber
    Thanks to our volunteer Barber, Richard Haunschild (Dick), clients are able to get a free haircut. Dick is available on Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Art Therapy with Sister Kathy
    Tuesdays 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Call for times
  • Mail
    Many of our clients do not have the luxury of having their own mailing address. Here at the House of Charity, we offer our address so that clients have a place to pick up their mail. Clients may come in to pick up their mail daily, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

    We ask clients to use the following format for their mail:

    Your Name
    C/O House of Charity                                                               
    32 W. Pacific Avenue                                                                            
    Spokane, WA 99201                                                               
  • Outreach Services
     Disability / SSI Assistance Program - T
    hursdays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Information Sheets on a variey of service throughout the Spokane area available at the Front Desk
  • Providence – House of Charity Free Medical Clinic - New Location! 32 W 2nd Avenue
    The Medical Clinic was founded in 1976 as an outreach of Sacred Heart Medical Center, and in 2017 moved into its beautiful new facility offering longer hours and the capacity to care for more patients.

    Open Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (closed 11:30 to 12:30 daily for lunch) Walk-ins welcome.

Emergency Sleeping Program - Men Only

Since 1979, the Emergency Sleeping Program has allowed men from all walks of life in the Spokane Area to take refuge in a bed rather than being out on the streets at night. Currently we are able to provide warm beds to 107 men, 365 nights a year.

  • Signups until full.
  • Clients can start checking in at 7:00 PM but no later than 8:00 PM. 
  • Wake-up by 6:45 AM


Overflow Sleeping for Men and Women

  • Signups until full.
  • Clients can start checking in at 7:00 PM
  • Wake-up by 6:30 AM.

Respite Program

One of the best medicines for people is the ability to rest in a safe and comfortable environment.

  • Male and Female homelss clients are provided with a place to stay and recuperate after an inpatient hospital stay.
  • Referred by Deaconnee, Providence, and various clinics
  • Case management services provided to all Respite clients.

Residential Client Program

Our RC Program is a client volunteer program that is aimed to help participants gain experience that they can utilize to find employment. 

  • Clients work 20hours/week in exchange for room and board.
  • Goal: Participants gain experiene they can use to find employment.
  • Case management services provided to all RC clients.