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Mission statement - The purpose of the Yankton Homeless Shelter is to serve the immediate needs of individuals and families experiencing homelessness within the Yankton area while engaging partners in developing long term solutions. The shelter was founded on the belief that everyone deserves a home. 

Our services -
All Services at the Shelter are free of charge 

  • Temporary shelter for homeless individuals and families
  • 24 hour phone coverage
  • Food and laundry service provided while a resident at the shelter
  • Provides assistance for some financial and medical issues
  • Assists with housing, household items, and clothing
  • Provides referrals to other agencies
  • Provides a self-help library of books and tapes
  • Provides public transportation to residents for Department of Social Services and job services
  • Provides support and encouragement to residents

Director: Jesse Bailey

Phone: (605) 665-8994
24 hour emergency line: (605) 661-5153


Hours: The Yankton Homeless Shelter is open to clients from 5:00 PM to 8:00 AM 7 days a week.

Office Address:
412 E. 4th Street
Yankton, SD 57078-4303