Beacon of Life Transitional Housing

1717 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA - 50309
(515) 244-4713

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Beacon of Life Transitional Housing


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Beacon of Life is a transitional housing facility located in Des Moines, Iowa, with a 34-woman capacity. Our mission is to create an environment that empowers women in crisis to achieve positive, long-term change. Beacon of Life is the only shelter in Central Iowa that provides transitional housing with supportive services in a structured environment exclusively to women. We provide a safe and secure home and services that offer both anonymity and a sense of belonging, allowing our residents to overcome addictions, trauma and personal struggles through financial, health and wellness, employment and recovery programs.

Fees: First night free, $10.00 per night thereafter

Eligibility: Residents must be female, single (no men/children) and over age 18. Hours 10-4pm

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2019-04-11 22:47:22Struggling I work n I was staying with family until the landlord found out now I gotta move I'm just looking for transitional housing for now until I'm able to get on my own I would like a response back from someone

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2019-01-02 11:35:57 Reply

Looking for safe housing for recovery. Moving to Des Moines area.

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