Since the first week of December, we have had 55 residents test POSITIVE for COVID at THE JEFFERSON STREET CAMPUS.  


are allowed at this time!

  • All Programs are Open for New Admission

  • New clients are required to be tested for COVID-19

  • New clients may be required to quarantine upon entry

  • Clients who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate in the shelter for a defined period

  • New recovery clients must call 502-345-9030 for admission

  • All clients and staff are required to wear a mask and to practice social distancing

  • For more information about admission, go to GET HELP!, then Current Bed Availability

Hotel Louisville, which has a residential population, had no cases: zero cases of COVID-19. 

To see how we are isolating the positive clients click on Tim and Nina's Blog below!

Please call 502-345-9030, or text 502-345-1300 with any questions.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MLK Day will be different this year with COVID-19 restrictions.  The video below shows how the Mission choir has participated in city-wide celebrations in previous years.
Wayside Christian Mission opened its doors in 1957 as the first racially integrated mission
south of the Mason-Dixon line.

Providing Emergency Services since 1957

With your support, we create lasting change in the lives of homeless men, women, and children.

Covid didn't stop these kids from getting to enjoy their Christmas (photos) 

Check out these awesome photos of Wayside kids and families during Christmas. You'll also see the many staff members and volunteers who made it happen!

Stay up to date with all of Wayside's events and activities on our blog!

From Covid-19 news to donation surprises, you'll find the latest updates on Tim and Nina's Blog. You'll also get updates on who's helping the Mission and what you can do.

If you haven't seen it yet,  download the Waysider newsletter.

Due to Covid safety measures, Wayside volunteers will deliver the grilled food items to the homeless camps, rather than have people come into the shelter. And we need your help!

"You will feel the joy and want to come back every week."

Sherry Wood, Beautician & Wayside Volunteer

Helping others in need often does more for the giver than the receiver.  We've all been blessed with skills to help others. Visit our volunteer page to see how you can help!


Sheltering and Helping Men,Women, Children, and Veterans.

Providing 2,000 meals each day to feed the hungry.

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