May 21st, 2022
With the steady inflation, more people will be experiencing homelessness this summer and struggling to stay safe and healthy while battling the elements.
October 18th, 2021
We’ve applied to expand our Campbell Lodge shelter in Naples from 104 beds to 150 beds.
October 4th, 2021
You may not see them, but homeless camps exist across Collier County. When these camps are cleared out, those people need somewhere to live. One option is to find a bed at a homeless shelter, but unfortunately, the St. Matthew’s House shelters have had a waiting list since 2010. Ray Steadman, our Vice President of […]
July 27th, 2021
Though the immediate threat of COVID-19 seems to diminishing, our community is still hurting from the widespread closures and job losses. As the eviction moratorium expires on July 31, St. Matthew’s House expects to see a rise in demand for shelter and food. Currently the shelters of St. Matthew’s House are at full capacity, […]
March 11th, 2021
A formerly homeless young woman is getting a fresh start. She now has her own apartment and car, and it’s all thanks to her own hard work. Next, she wants to help others. After years of sleeping on others’ couches, at St. Matthew’s House Campbell Lodge in Naples, Florida and at Youth Haven Homeless Shelter, […]
December 1st, 2020
Campbell Lodge in Naples and Immokalee Friendship House are the only homeless shelters serving Collier County. Both have open spaces for those in need of a warm place to stay during the near freezing temperatures headed to Southwest Florida over the next few nights. The shelters will continue following all CDC guidelines. To learn about […]