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Bread of Life Mission

Men's Shelter

97 S Main St, Seattle, WA, 98104

Distance: 1 Miles

(206) 682-3579


Contact Hours: In-person registration: M-F, 9:30am-3pm.

Travel Information: Located on 1st Ave S between Main and Washington Streets in downtown Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood. Circulator Bus Stop 2. Call King County Metro at (206) 553-3000 or visit for public transit information.

Service Details

Service Description

Provides shelter for 75 homeless men, with no maximum length of stay.
Provides shelter residents with showers, dinner at night and breakfast in the morning.
Residents may participate in spiritual counseling, as well as drug and alcohol counseling.
Also coordinates with Operation Nightwatch to distribute emergency nightly shelter tickets and to provide 23 mats reserved for Operation Nightwatch clients.


  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Saturday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Focus Populations
    • Offenders 
    • Sex Offenders 
    • Single Men 


Homeless men, ages 18 and older.
Accepts those with criminal history.

Shelter guests must ascend three flights of stairs to access sleeping area, so shelter is not wheelchair/mobility device accessible.

Application Instructions

Pre-register in person for shelter, 9:30am-3pm. Waiting list is usually full by lunchtime; there is generally more availability at the beginning of each month.
Limited Operation Nightwatch tickets are distributed at 8pm, after chapel service and dinner, from names still on the waiting list.
Those clients must then go to Operation Nightwatch at 9pm (bus fare is provided) to be placed in shelter for the night.

Documents Required:
- Valid state identification


First two nights are free; $5 per night after that.
Payment required once name is called from shelter list.
Clients may pay for one or more nights at a time.

Business Hours

M-F, 9:30am-3pm.
Hot Lunch: M-F, 12:15-1pm.
Clothing Registration: Women: Tu, 9:30am. Men: F, 9:30am.
Hot Dinner: M-Sa, 7:15pm.
Shelter Registration: M-F, 9:30am-3pm.
Shelter Check-in: M-Sa, 5:30-6:30pm, 8-8:15pm. Su, 7:30-8:30pm.

Area Served

No geographic restrictions.


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (206) 682-3579

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