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Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served free of charge every day of the year. Dietary requirements can be accommodated and bagged “to go” lunches are also available upon request.
- Breakfast: 6 a.m.
- Lunch: 11 a.m.
- Dinner: 4 p.m.
Talbot House also operates a food pantry twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays) beginning at 8 a.m. Food boxes are available on a first-come, first-served basis to anyone in need.
Emergency shelter for adult men and women is available for free 365 days a year. Shelter services include showers and clean clothes, dinner, dormitory-style accommodations divided by gender, and breakfast.
Check-in begins at 4 p.m. outside the Tennessee Avenue door. You will be asked for your name and social security number for registration. Beds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. During standard operations, the maximum occupancy of our emergency shelter is 120.
Eligibility: The emergency shelter is able to accommodate any adult able to properly take care of their own hygienic needs and follow the policies and procedures of Talbot House Ministries. Talbot House is not an assisted living facility and cannot accommodate individuals requiring medical supervision. Talbot House reserves the right to refuse service to those who demonstrate a danger to themselves or others.
Medical & Dental
For medical emergencies, please dial 9-1-1. The Good Samaritan Free Clinic is available by appointment and offers free health care services to eligible patients. You can call (863) 687-8475 to schedule an appointment.