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St. John's Lutheran Church
1276 White Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 583-6572

The Guest House - where the homeless feel at home
An emergency and immediate homeless shelter for single men 
• A warm bed and a place to shower each night
A seasonal, overflow shelter, open from November to May when the demand for shelter exceeds the number of available beds in other Dubuque agencies

        Hours: 
         November 1st through April 30th, seven days a week, including holidays; 
         6:00 pm-7:00 am.




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About Our Programs
Find us in Dubuque
The Open Closet - a free, retail shopping experience 
• A store open to the public in need
• Items within are given on a first-come, first-served basis, completely free of charge
• Donations of clothing, shoes, and some household items accepted and stocked by the Open Closet crew 

         Hours: 
         First and third Saturday of each month 
         9:00 to 11:00 am.

         Donations:  
         The Open Closet accepts:
             » clothing & accessories in all sizes for men, women, children, & babies
             » variety of small housewares

         Donations are accepted:
             » Tuesday and Thursday mornings 
             » 1st & 3rd Saturday mornings
             » By appointment












The Open Closet serves over 4000 people each year; and the Guest House now provides over 1300 bed/nights each season.
At Almost Home Dubuque we serve and support our neighbors in need through two outreach ministries.