Shelter Available in Murfreesboro, TN

The Journey Home ◘  308 W. Castle St.
Open 6 a.m.- 3 p.m.  

Provide breakfast and lunch during the week. Open in accordance with school holiday and inclement weather schedule (when schools are closed, Journey Home is closed). Has two shower for men, one shower for women. Helps connect people with transitional housing options. Two washers and dryers are available for use. Food boxes are given out in the mornings, first come, first served. Bread is available for the taking. Clothing closet also available.

The Salvation Army   ◘  1137 W. Main St.   ◘  (615) 895-7071

Can take up to 18 single men and 4 families for back-to-work program. They just added 6 more beds for single men and 6 beds for single women for the purpose of emergency shelter.

A back-to-work program for single men and women with children. Participants must pass a breathalyzer and a drug test. If they fail for any reason (including psychiatric medication), they cannot re-apply for 90 days. If they fail a test at any point in the program, they are immediately discharged. Participants are expected to get a job within the first 30 days of the program and pay weekly rent. They must be in the shelter by 9 p.m. and be out of the shelter by 5 a.m.

Stepping Stones Safe Haven   ◘  720 Old Salem Rd   ◘  (615) 900-4427

Can take up to 16 (including children) Provides emergency shelter for women with children on a first-come, first-serve basis. Transitional shelter, the location varies by night. Women with boys over the age of 12 are not allowed.

Coldest Nights   ◘  Open when the temperature is 32 degrees or below.

First Baptist (Men - East Main Street /  Women - St. Paul’s Episcopal) Emergency shelter for single men and women. No children allowed. Must be in the shelter by 9 p.m., must be out of the shelter by 7 a.m. Arrangements will be made with outreach staff for late entry due to work, hospitalization, or police intervention if notified in advance.

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center

(victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking who need immediate safe sheltering only)

  • Main Office: 1423 Kensington Square Court, Murfreesboro, TN. 37130

  • 615-896-7377 Office M-F

  • Domestic Violence Crisis 615-896-2012

  • Sexual Assault Crisis 615-494-9262

  • Must be a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or rape. Or stalking

  • There is no waiting list.

  • They do not provide permanent housing.


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