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The People’s Shelter

Provides services to the homeless in the Cape Girardeau area. Over night sheltering is offered during the winter and summer when temperatures and weather are dangerous to the unsheltered.  Can also provide clothing to those staying at the shelter. Community Lunch Box program serves a sack lunch each day year around.  Lunches are for the unsheltered and those that have a food insecurity.  People’s Shelter is located at St. James A.M.E Church.  Shelter website is

Contact Information:

Cape Girardeau MO


(573) 334-9119 – Church office

Service Details


intake Procedure

Phone call or walk in

Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Service Fax
Service Fax
Service Hours

5:00pm -8:00am when temperature is 35F and below, Overnight Shelter
5:00pm-9:00pm Tuesday and Thursday, Hospitality Services

Area Served

Cape Girardeau area