Ruth's Place Women's Shelter - Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America - Northeastern Pennsylvania

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Description of ServiceProvides safe, temporary and short-term community shelter for women experiencing homelessness in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties; coordinates and collaborates with other service providers and volunteers to assure the provision of services that address their basic physical, financial, health and spiritual needs; and assists sheltered guests to form and follow a permanent housing plan to quickly achieve stable, long-term housing. Crisis services are available 24/7/365.
Geographical AreaLuzerne and Lackawanna
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityHomeless Women
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Shelter accepts referrals 24/7 as long there is room
Contact Information
Contact's Name Crystal Williams
Contact's Phone 570-822-6817
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 425 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 254
Mailing City, State, Zip Wilkes Barre, PA 18703
Mail Attention To Volunteers of America
Main Phone 570-822-6817
Other Phone 570-825-5261
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Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Volunteers of America
Affiliated Program: Volunteers of America - Northeastern Pennsylvania
This Service: Ruth's Place Women's Shelter - Volunteers of America
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Community Shelters (BH-1800.8500-150)
Homeless Shelter (BH-1800.8500)