Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering is a faith-based partnership that provides a network of care and hospitality for the homeless in our community. Overnight sheltering is provided during the coldest months of the year--December through March. 

Over 100 volunteers make this important ministry possible. Go to the Contact page if you are interested in volunteering or want more information.

Mailing Address
      Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering, Inc.
  1021 Center Street
     Bethlehem, PA 18018


Shelter Address

75 E. Market St.

Bethlehem, PA.

  2018/2019 Shelter Season
            Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering opens
Dec. 1, 2018 at Christ United Church of Christ, 75 East Market Street, Bethlehem, PA. The shelter opens at 5pm.
Guests are to arrive no earlier than
4:45 at the Market Street door.
Guests need to acquire a voucher from Bethlehem Police Dept, at 10 E Church St. (garage entrance) to gain entrance to shelter.

    BES Non-Discrimination Policy
Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering Inc prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, based on a protected classification, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.

BES is unable to serve families.

Shelter Location