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SERVICES Overview

Poverello House provides a variety of social services to our clients and is always seeking ways to expand those services. Apart from our day shelter, our services include:

Hot Meals

Breakfast (Everyday) at 8:30 AM
Lunch (Everyday) at 12:00 PM (noon)
Dinner (Monday - Friday) at 5:00 PM (Saturday, Sunday and on Holiday’s) a bag dinner is given at 12:00 PM (noon) with lunch.

Poverello House Social Services

Showers

Sunday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
For more information contact Paul Stack (559) 498-6988.

Laundry Service

First five clients in line
Monday - Friday 6:30 AM to 6:45 AM

Clothing Distribution

Tickets given at 11:00 AM at the clothing warehouse on Tuesdays
Clothing can be picked up on Tuesday’s between 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM only
For more information contact Paul Stack (559) 498-6988.

Free Medical and Dental Clinic

Medical: Monday - Friday 12:45 PM until the last patient is seen or 5 PM. (Tickets are given to all those in line at 11:00 AM from the Contact Office)
Dental: Varies monthly (Tickets are given to those in line at 6:45 AM)
For more information contact the Holy Cross Clinic (559) 442-4108.

Transportation, Mail Service and Referrals

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
For more information contact Poverello House Contact Office (559) 498-6988.

Emergency Food Bags

By referral from Catholic Charities
Monday - Friday 8:00 to 4:30 PM
For more information contact Poverello House Contact Office (559) 498-6988

Residential Rehab Program

Men Only
Intakes by appointment only
For more information contact David Knoy (559) 498-6988 Ext. 114.

Court Ordered Community Service

Must be 18 and older, bring in picture ID & court paperwork
Must attend orientation first
Must work a minimum of five (5) hours each day
Monday - Friday 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, Sunday & Holiday’s 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
For more detailed rules and information contact Poverello House Contact Office (559) 498-6988 Ext.100.

Naomi’s House

Overnight shelter for women 18 and older
Monday - Friday 4:30 PM to 7:00 AM
Saturday & Sunday from 12:45 PM or 5:45 PM to 7:00 AM
For more information contact Mary Ann Calderon (559) 498-6988.

Village of Hope

Temporary shelter for men and women 18 and older
Meetings for new village members: Wednesday’s 9:30 AM
Incoming residents must attend the weekly Tuesday meeting at 9:30 AM & the Wednesday 9:30 AM meeting.
For more information contact Paul Stack (559) 498-6988.