Pacific House, formerly known as Shelter for the Homeless, provides emergency food and shelter for homeless men and young adults in lower Fairfield County and helps them live more fulfilling lives by providing support services designed to help them find employment and stable long-term housing. Pacific House is the only regional men’s emergency shelter serving Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, and New Canaan. Pacific House began in 1982 in the basement of the First Congregational Church in Stamford and moved in 1990 to its current location at 597 Pacific Street in Stamford. Pacific House provides emergency food and shelter 7 days/week, 365 days/year to approximately 500 separate homeless men and young adults annually.
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Adult volunteers are needed to serve as mentors for the homeless young adult clients. Volunteer groups are always welcome to serve dinner at the shelter.