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.



Special Event (11/13, 10-3pm):  SIGNUP to participate in Sacred Heart’s annual fundraising luncheon featuring soups from Seattle’s premier restaurants.

Meals program: SIGNUP to bring dinner for families staying at Sacred Heart Shelter.

Children’s Program: Email Volunteer Coordinator to request application.

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.

  • 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 Donations: Please contact Resources Coordinator Selena Carsiotis with questions and check out our Amazon Wish List for current needs.