Community of Caring
Community of Caring

EMERGENCY HOMELESS SHELTER FOR MEN & WOMEN

Caring is built into our name, because it’s what we do.

For more than 40 years, Community of Caring has offered a lifeline for homeless individuals, providing safe shelter and critical resources all year long.

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OUR WORK

Offering help and hope to those in need

We are an emergency homeless shelter near downtown Erie, open 365 days a year for food, shelter, and other basic needs.

Shelter

Community of Caring provides emergency shelter to homeless single adults. We offer a safe place where homeless adults can get shelter and a fresh start with compassion and respect.

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Hot Meals

Three hot meals a day are served to shelter residents. We will also serve breakfast and lunch seven days a week and dinner on Saturdays to anyone in need in the Erie Community.

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Food Pantry

The Community of Caring Food Pantry distributes food three times a week. To receive services, people must meet income guidelines and live within our service area.

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Following a mission rooted in love and compassion for all.

Community of Caring believes in:

  • Treating everyone with dignity
  • Greeting everyone by name
  • Reducing risks from street life
  • Creating paths to stable housing and well-being

17,675
Meals Served in 2022
337
Homeless Stayed in 2022
10,000+
Nights Spent in 2022

More About Our Impact

If you are experiencing a housing emergency,
call 814-SHELTER to get connected to temporary safe housing.

Services are given based on need and without regard to race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.