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May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him. Romans 15:13

If you or someone you care about is hungry, homeless or struggling with difficult life circumstances – we can help. GIFTS Men’s Shelter provides food, shelter and life recovery services to men from Rock County, Wisconsin.

We ask all perspective guests to fill out an application along with a photo ID. This can be done at the GIFTS Shetler, 1025 N Washington Street, Janesville, WI during our regular business hours of Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pmCurrently, we are not accepting emergency intakes.

If you cannot make it to the shelter during our business hours, please call us at  608-728-4941.  

If you are in immediate danger or facing a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1.

Seek God’s will in all that you do and He will direct your path. Proverbs 3:6

The purpose of the Life Recovery House is to offer a safe, controlled, Christian environment for our guests to advance to the next level in their Life Improvement Plan.

Once a guest has completed 5 months of staying at GIFTS Men’s Shelter, he can begin the application process. A guest must commit to living in the Live Recovery House for a minimum of 6 months (max of 24 months) from the date of entry into the house.

The guest must also:

  • must be actively working on their personal Life Improvement Plan.
  • have well defined 3, 6, and 12 month goals.
  • agree to all Life Recovery House expectations.
  • receive the endorsement of their Life Recovery Coach, Operations Director, and current Life Recovery House residents.

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