Formerly known as Mattoon Area P.A.D.S.

The Haven - Mattoon, IL
Shelter • Food • Hope
[Please enable JavaScript.] 1812 Western AveMattoon, IL 61938

Shelter Services

Kitchen.jpgCommunity Kitchen


Monday - Sunday: Noon-1pm


Every Night: 6pm-7pm

Emergency Shelter


We are now a 24/7 functioning facility

Overnight guests have access to laundry and shower facilities. The Haven has separate sleeping areas for men and women, and two family rooms to accommodate those with children. Wake-up time is 6am and breakfast is served. The Haven is a drug and alcohol free facility. Guests under the influence of drugs/alcohol may not be permitted to stay. The shelter has other rules for guests that are posted at the site.

If you need a place to sleep, please come! We are here to serve. You may call the shelter weekdays at [Please enable JavaScript.] anytime to talk to staff and see if there are any open beds.

The permitted length of stay at the shelter is based on individual's zip code from their current form of identification. Please call the shelter to find out more details on our length of stay policy.

Unfortunately, registered sex offenders, parolees and anyone with outstanding warrants are not eligible to stay at the shelter. Anyone wishing to stay overnight must undergo a background check conducted by the Mattoon Police Department.