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​​​​​​​​​​​Work​​ing to provide dignity and hope
"Homeless does not mean hopeless"

Come Join Ruth's Place
October 1, 2017
Wilkes-Barre Public Square, 1pm

Ruth's Place is always in need of volunteers,

sponsors and advocates to continue its mission.

​Click on the links above to learn more!​

​​​​Ruth's Place is a program of Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania.

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Ruth’s Place, a program of Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania, is dedicated to providing shelter and case management services for women experiencing homelessness while honoring the dignity of each guest.  Using evidence-based practices, the program provides safe, temporary and short-term emergency shelter for women experiencing homelessness in Luzerne County; coordinates and collaborates with other service providers and volunteers to assure the provision of services that address their basic physical, financial, health and spiritual needs; and assists sheltered guests to form and follow a permanent housing plan to quickly achieve stable, long term housing.  Ruth’s Place is a faith-based program founded by the Methodist Urban Ministry in 2003.  It operated as Ruth’s Place: House of Hope, Inc. from 2008 to 2013. In July of 2013 Ruth's Place merged with Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania.​​​​​​