Sixth Street - Homeless Shelter

Sixth Street Shelter

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Data Provided By
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceNot accepting any referrals at this time
Emergency shelter for homeless families with children under 18. Maximum stay is 60 days. There is a 4-month waiting list for admission.

Food Pantry is available on site for residents at any time and to the public by appointment.
Geographical AreaLehigh, Northampton and surrounding areas
Intake ProcedureTelephone, Call 2-1-1 for a pre-screening and possible referral Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; No walk-ins accepted
Helpful TipsNo referrals for admission are accepted over the weekend
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityHomeless families of any configuration with children (children must be currently present in the household); Must have verifiable income (TANF and child support are acceptable; Can only access shelter once
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Dawn Goddshall
Contact's Position Director
Contact's Phone 610-435-1490
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 219 North Sixth Street
Physical Site Address 2 between Turner and Chew
Physical Site City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18102
Main Phone 610-435-1490
Fax 610-433-3282
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Affiliated Program: Sixth Street Shelter
This Service: Sixth Street - Homeless Shelter
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Community Shelters (BH-1800.8500-150)
Food Pantries (BD-1800.2000)