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Hartford Men's Shelter

Men take a step toward a more secure future while staying at the McKinney Shelter 

Our 78-bed shelter offers overnight beds, dinner, breakfast, and showers. Preference may be given to Hartford residents. A single stay can last up to 90 days with the possibility of an extension. Medical screening and immunization provided. Case managers assist with employment and housing, and make referrals to other services. Staff speaks English and Spanish. 

A day program for men with medical needs operates at the shelter. Staff helps with housing, jobs, counseling, drug/alcohol use, mental illness, HIV/AIDS and other issues. Lunch is offered to day program participants.

To check on bed availability you must call 211. The shelter is open to men: 

  • 18 and older, or emancipated youth with proper documents
  • Who can walk independently, and is an able body
  • Who are willing to obey shelter rules

Bring a form of identification  to the shelter with you. 

CRT enters client information into the CT Homeless Management Information Systems

For more information
Stewart B. McKinney Men’s Emergency Shelter
Address: 34 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford
Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun 4 pm - 8 am
Day program: Mon - Sun 8 am - 4 pm
Phone: (860) 757-0660

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Additional Details
Overnight shelter and meals for 88 adult males. Day respite is available for homeless men with medical issues and comprehensive case management program, counseling and referral services for issues such as housing, employment, substance abuse, mental illness, HIV/AIDS issues and other health concerns.

Updated February 2018  


Karen Lucas Breda
Director MSN/BSN Programs  University of Hartford 
"Of all the things we do at Project Horizon, we are most proud of the successes at McKinney and hope that we can continue our partnership for many years to come."



Kitchen is licensed by the CT Department of Public Health