Sacred Heart Shelter provides safe, comfortable shelter to families experiencing the crisis of homelessness.  We welcome families with minor children (18 years or younger), including families with male heads of household or other guardians who staying someplace not intended for human habitation.

MISSION: Sacred Heart Shelter empowers families to stabilize and normalize through on-site case management, connections to resources and by providing a safe, home-like refuge for the entire family. We strive to ensure families exit homelessness permanently.



Meals programPrepare dinner or weekend brunch for ten families (approximately 30 people). Simply choose a day and signup online.

Miscellaneous: Occasionally volunteers with specific skills do projects like tutor residents on job search techniques, help with our special events, or plant a vegetable garden. Do you have a particular skill or interest you want to share? Feel free to Email Volunteer Coordinator for more information!


Your tax-deductible financial donation ensures families with children who are experiencing homelessness have a safe place to sleep and hope for the future.

  • On-Line: To make an immediate and secure online donation, click here.

  • Cash & Check
    You can send a donation via US Mail to:
    Sacred Heart Shelter
    232 Warren Avenue North
    Seattle, WA 98109
  • Planned Gifts, Stock & Other Donations: Sacred Heart Shelter welcomes bequests and memorial gifts. Please contact Program Director Gillian Parke to discuss ways you can give.
  • In-Kind: Sacred Heart Shelter’s Amazon Wish List includes items that support operations and families.

Please contact Volunteer & Resources Coordinator Selena Carsiotis with any further questions.