Sixth Street Shelter
Sixth Street - Homeless Shelter
No walk-ins. All referrals must come from Coordinated Entry. Do not call the shelter to ask for shelter availability. Instead, call 211 or visit a local Access Site for a Coordinated Entry Referral.
No referrals are accepted over the weekend

Emergency shelter for homeless families with children under 18. Maximum stay is 60 days.
219 North Sixth Street
between Turner and Chew
Allentown, PA 18102
Eligibility: Homeless 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, previous participants are not eligible
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 435-1490 Main
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call 211 or 855-567-5342 for a pre-screening and possible referral Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; No walk-ins accepted

Individuals can also utilize the Allentown Access Site at the Lehigh Conference of Churches (457 W Allen St, Allentown) for a pre-screening and possible referral.
Fee Amounts: None
Geographical Area: Lehigh, Northampton and surrounding areas
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Kristine Blasco, Director, 484-893-2805,
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Sixth Street Shelter
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