Hope Rescue Mission
Hope Rescue Mission - Code Blue Program
Open November 15, 2021 - April 1, 2022

Cold weather emergency shelter program that operates throughout the winter months. It provides emergency shelter for an additional 80-100 men nightly. Men sleep on bunkbeds in Mission gym. Program participants attend nightly evening chapels led by local church partners, immediately followed by dinner. Men in Code Blue also have daily access to Wi-Fi enabled laptops, laundry services, and showers.

645 North Sixth Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Single, adult, homeless men
Hours: 24/7
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 375-4224 Main
  • (610) 375-4224 Main
  • (610) 375-4225 Fax
Email Address: rclineff@hopeforreading.org
Intake Requirements: A list of rules are provided upon entrance regarding Code Blue participants' conduct, such as zero tolerance for violence as well as drug/alcohol use and contraband on Mission property. Rules participants must know in advances are: a photo identifiction is preferred, no registered sex offenders accepted and SSN must be provided.
Intake Procedure: See the Welcome Center at any time, day or night; preferably between 9:00am and 9:00pm. Participants will receive bed assignment and rules upon entry and will meet with the Intake Coordinator within one business day of arrival.
Geographical Area: Berks; Reading
Helpful Tips: Storage space is limited. Do not bring any luggage into the building.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Rachael Clineff, Director of Case Management, 610-375-4224 x215, RClineff@HopeForReading.org
Capacity Limitations: 100
  • Extreme Weather Shelters
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Hope Rescue Mission
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