Shelters of Hope

Catholic Charities provides nearly 2,000 units of housing (permanent, permanent supportive, transitional and temporary) and shelter (temporary emergency) for both families (with or without children) and adults.

We house the following groups of people:

  • homeless men and women
  • homeless families
  • homeless veterans
  • families of veterans
  • families with disabilities
  • adult men with disabilities
  • female head of households suffering from abuse
  • low income families
  • elderly adults with limited, fixed incomes
  • migrant farm worker families
  • immigrant and refugee families


Catholic Charities housing consists of the following:

Bethany Family Apartments

12, 2-bedroom apartments for homeless or low income families with a disabled member located in Pasco county

Catholic Charities Family Housing

6 family-friendly apartment buildings with 349 units (Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Pasco counties)

Hillsborough Hope

temporary shelter for 100 homeless men and women opened on March 30, 2020 (anticipated close date of June 5, 2020) in partnership with the City of Tampa in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

HIV/AIDS housing

for positive female head of household families  – Mercy House and Mercy House Apartments

Pasco County Women’s Shelter

20 apartments for homeless female head of household families

Pathways Housing

4 homes and 1 duplex for low income families located in Pinellas county

Pinellas Hope I

250 temporary, emergency shelters (tents being converted to Hope Cottages(TM) for homeless adult men and women

Pinellas Hope II – V

156 efficiency apartments providing transitional or permanent, supportive housing for adult men and women

San Jose Mission

122 apartments for low income farm worker families located in Dover, FL

Senior Housing (HUD 202)

14 apartment buildings with 1,095 units for elderly adults (62 or older) on a (verified) low fixed income (Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Pasco counties)