Last year Spokane’s Hope House provided shelter and refuge to more than 500 women aged 18 and older.
These women are grandmothers, mothers, sisters and daughters.
Originally known as the Downtown Women’s Shelter, Hope House was founded in response to the 1997 serial murders of women on the streets of Spokane to offer women protection from violence on the street. Operated by Volunteers of America since 2001, Hope House is dedicated to making a significant difference in the lives of homeless women.
There are over 600 homeless single women in Spokane, many with mental health or chemical dependency issues—all with nowhere else to go. Named for the refuge it provides, Hope House offers safety from the dangerous streets to any woman. Hope House offers an environment of dignity, respect and compassion that honors the intrinsic value and unique experience of every woman. 100 shelter beds are available each night. Each woman receives personal care including nutritious food, a hot shower clean, clean and dry clothing, hygiene items, a warm bed, onsite case management, resource information, connection to permanent housing, and referrals to community resources.
Line Up at Hope House
Our current needs are:
- Women’s Plus-sized clothing
- Hygiene wipes
- Dog food
- Cat food
- Pillow cases
- Bath towels
- Laundry detergent (tide pods)
- Disposable Razors
- Ground coffee
- Women’s underwear – XS, SM, M, L, XL, XXL
- Hair accessories
- Individual alcohol wipes
- Disposable puppy pads
- Household Items (no bakeware)
For any questions or inquiries about donations please call (509) 321-6401.
Visit our Amazon Wishlist to donate as well! Your gift purchase will be shipped to the program manager of Hope House.
Shelter Hours: 24/7
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Phone: (509) 816-1669