There are times, for various reasons, people need an opportunity to live at no cost or at nominal cost in order to recover financially and re-establish independent living. MCSA provides a home and direction during that time.
Emergency Family and Single Women's Housing
The Family & Individual Housing Units provide a secure living space for families with children, as well as single women.
There are 8 private rooms available and accommodations can be made for any size family. Each unit includes beds, bedding and pillows, towels, and basic supplies. Additional beds or cribs are available as needed.
The units share a large open living space, kitchenette, bathroom, and laundry.
There is always space available for those in Muscatine County needing a place to stay.
Emergency Men's Housing
Overnight housing is available for single men. At 9:00 pm each evening, our gymnasium converts into a sleeping space. The gym can accommodate up to 45 men, but solutions can be made if we have more than 45.
Guests have a designated space within the gym, a mattress, bedding and pillows, towels, and basic supplies. A locker and tub are also assigned for storage of personal items.
Overnight housing guests share a dining space, bathroom, and laundry.
Hours for rest are 10:00 pm until 5:30 am. Those staying in overnight housing have specific hours that the MCSA campus is available to them for use.
This short-term overnight shelter is generally limited to a two-month period to enable guests to transition into on-site apartment living while securing an income source.
The following is also available to guests of MCSA:
24 hour staffing assistance.
Educational opportunities and support programs.
Check-in for Overnight Housing is available:
Daily from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm
For residents of Muscatine County. Identification will be requested at the time of check-in.
Apartment Rentals Also Available - See Apartment Rentals Tab
MCSA offers other rentals - click on the Apartment Rentals tab in the Services drop down menu.