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The mission of Boulware Mission, Inc. is to help displaced
individuals become self-sufficient through treatment, education
and services. Our focus is on recovery from the
causes that brought our clients to Boulware in the first place.
Boulware Mission offers long term, comprehensive services for homeless and near-homeless men
and women. Boulware primarily serves the Green River Area
Development District (GRADD) of Western Kentucky which includes the
counties of Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and
Webster. The shelter is located in Owensboro, Kentucky.
The services provided by Boulware Mission
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Boulware provides
with 3 nutritious meals per day, snacks, emergency clothing, personal
hygiene items, secure shelter, case management services,
advocacy, and referrals to local and regional resources along with
Money from the United Way, local and federal grants, churches, and
private contributors pay for the cost of daily operations and services.
Clients are accepted for services without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, national origin, gender identity, disability,
genetics, ancestry or veteran status.
Boulware is not, however, a medical or assisted living
and is not equipped to serve individuals who require assistance with
independent living activities.
Additional Information You Should Know
- Boulware Mission is a faith-based,
- Boulware has been supported primarily
private donations by the community since it was established in 1921.
- Boulware functions on the premise that
homelessness should be ended, not managed. Clients are
life-changing services which will help them become self-sufficient.
- On average, residents remain at the
71 days, but they are strongly encouraged to "stay
longer to grow stronger."
- Boulware's Financial Literacy Program has helped
our clients save money for the first time in their lives.
leave with their debts paid down AND with money in savings!
- Approximately 80% of clients struggle with substance abuse and, on average, 68% of
residential clients participate in the licensed substance abuse treatment
program offered at Boulware.
offers treatment services to the public in an effort to stop
homelessness before it begins (a huge percentage of the homeless
population became homeless due to substance abuse).