Crisis Shelter Medical Clinic: “Treat them like they matter”

Sep 11, 2018 2:12:10 PM

The medical clinic serving homeless women and children at the new Crisis Shelter facility is a place of safety and healing in every sense.

Crisis Shelter Update

Apr 5, 2017 5:03:41 PM

In January, the Crisis Shelter for Women and Children celebrated its 10th anniversary, and thanks to many of you, they did it in a newer, much larger location

September 2016

Homeless - Human

Sep 16, 2016 2:15:00 PM

It’s easy to look at a homeless person and see only his or her homelessness – the weathered face, the cardboard sign, the worn clothes, the desperation. It’s easy to forget that, first and foremost, he or she is a human being, created in the image of God.

Take Action: Create A Better Crisis Shelter!

Jul 5, 2016 11:45:28 AM

For three years, UGM has been in a state of anticipation. We have watched the average number of guests grow to 87 per night. We need your help >

Giving Women Hope

Mar 15, 2016 11:10:06 AM

Everybody wins when men, women, children are helped. The people in need, when they know there's support behind them, it's the wind at their back. It gives them strength, gives them hope.

April 2015

I Didn't Have a Job

Apr 1, 2015 12:00:06 PM

Poor work history. Felony record. Long periods of unemployment. Addiction issues. Lack of education. No transportation. No appropriate work attire. No teeth.

Take Action: Crisis Shelter Teams

Feb 1, 2015 10:30:53 AM

UGM is building a league of teams to surround the Women’s Crisis Shelter as it seeks to meet the demand of homeless women and children... Learn More >

October 2014

Helen was Homeless

Oct 1, 2014 12:00:28 PM

A little over a year ago, Helen, 57, was living on the streets of Coeur d’Alene.

The Darkest Dark

Apr 1, 2014 11:58:55 AM

The nature of the rescue business is that not everyone who steps from dark into the light will stay, but you are giving them the opportunity to. READ MORE >

Cream of the Crop Volunteer

Apr 1, 2014 11:56:06 AM

Last year, Autymn was a volunteer who did crafts with the children at the Crisis Shelter over the Christmas holidays. READ MORE >

Volunteer Profile: Tim and Amanda Hepper

Apr 1, 2014 11:54:14 AM

Tim Hepper became a volunteer at the UGM Crisis Shelter four years ago shortly after his wife died. “There was a hole in my life that I knew... READ MORE >