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Self-Managed Night Shelters

1902 2nd Ave, Josephinum, Seattle, WA, 98101

Distance: 0 Miles


Contact Hours: Visit in person. M Th, 1pm; Tu W F Sa, 6pm.

Travel Information: Located in downtown Seattle at the corner of 2nd Ave and Stewart St. Between 2nd and 3rd Aves, north of Stewart. Circulator Bus Stop 4. Call King County Metro at (206) 553-3000 or visit for public transit information.

Service Details

Service Description

Operates a self-managed overnight shelter program at 10 sites throughout Seattle, providing shelter for over 200 clients per night in the indoor shelter.
Some facilities serve only men or women; others serve both men and women, with separate sleeping areas. Trans* clients are served as they self-identify.
Intake is usually available in Spanish as well as English; other available languages at intake vary, though clients are able to access shelter regardless of language or ability to speak.
All facilities provide mats and blankets. Many sites are wheelchair accessible and some provide shower facilities.
Clients must leave the shelters early each morning.
Individual shelters may potentially refrain from screening on days that they are full.
Shelter screenings for night-of only; no day(s)-in-advance screenings.


  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Monday 
    • Saturday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Focus Populations
    • Offenders 
    • Single Men 
    • Single Women 
  • Languages other than English
    • Spanish 


People of all genders experiencing homelessness, ages 18 and older.
Must be sober and willing to participate in a self-managed shelter program.
Cannot serve those convicted of a sex offense; those with other criminal offenses may apply.
Service animals with documentation allowed; animals or pets without documentation may be allowed, depending on the individual shelter.

Application Instructions

Apply in person.
Intake screenings take place at the SHARE office in the Josephinum Building.
Entrance is in the alley between 2nd and 3rd Aves.
During intake times, a monitor helps direct people to the entryway of the building.
Applicants should be able to complete an intake as long as they are no more than 25 minutes late to the screening.
Screenings for some women's shelter programs take place at other locations and times; check website calendar for all intake screening times and locations.



Business Hours

Office hours vary; voicemail is available.

Area Served

King County.


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
SHARE Office (206) 448-7889
WHEEL Office (206) 956-0334

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