Opportunity House
Opportunity House - Shelter
Homeless shelter for Berks County residents who are homeless. Provides shelter and programs to help guide individuals and families to self-sufficiency. Minimum age requirement without adult guardian: 18 years old. This is the central intake for homeless women and children.

430 North Second Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Homeless families and individual adults (children must be accompanied by legal guardian). Must be a Berks County resident
Hours: 24/7
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 374-4696 Administration
  • (610) 374-4696 Main
  • (484) 269-2127 Emergency/After Hours
  • (610) 374-3165 Fax
Email Address: dmclendon@opphouse.org
Intake Procedure: Call or visit the agency and ask to speak with a case manager
Geographical Area: Berks
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Capacity Limitations: Men's Dorm: 25
Women's Dorm: 20 women and children, additional floor space in Day Room reduced numbers due to COVID spacing.
Service Contact: Delia McLendon, 610-374-4696 x230, dmclendon@opphouse.org
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Opportunity House
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