As the only day shelter in the city, Opportunity Center provides a safe, clean place for homeless men and women to be during the daytime hours. Open seven days a week, clients can take showers, wash clothes, store bags, receive mail, use telephones and computers as well as receive case management services and referrals to other resources. Resume and job search assistance is also provided. The computer lab is available to all of Stewpot’s clients as well as community members who need access to the Internet. This shelter serves over 100 people a day.
Through a partnership with the City of Jackson, Opportunity Center is open 24 hours on days that the temperature is 32 degrees or below. Overnight shelter is provided to as many as 50 people when the other shelters in town are full.
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Requirements: Clients must be literally homeless to receive services at this shelter and must be 18yrs or older
Current needs: Hygiene items, towels, wash clothes, shower shoes and bus passes
Contact: Christie Burnett (601) 949-3540