River of Life Men’s Shelter in Boise, Idaho

The River of Life Rescue Mission, a Men’s Shelter in Boise,plays a vital role in providing shelter, care, and respect to men struggling with homelessness in our community. Whether through education, a hot meal, or counseling and recovery, everyone is valuable to us. River of Life’s objective is to serve homeless and disadvantaged men in Boise, ID, and lead them to a better life through God’s redeeming love.

In addition to emergency food, shelter, and clothing, this Boise shelter for men offers:

Need Help Now? You’re welcome here

If you are homeless, hungry, or struggling, we invite you to join us at River of Life. No matter where you are in life, our doors are always open to you — we will never turn you away due to lack of space.

Contact us about visiting our Boise, Idaho men’s homeless

“God opened doors for me, allowing me to enter the New Life Program at the Rescue Mission. And, just like the prodigal son, God accepted me with open arms.

“While in the NLP program, God has shown me that He would always accept me, even when I do not accept myself. It has taken me years to realize God’s love for me. He has never condemned me nor forsaken me.” – Camren

Contact Us


575 South 13th Street
Boise, ID 83702

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Phone: 208-389-9840
Fax: 208-389-9773
Email: [email protected]


Meal Times (Open to Men, Women & Children)

Breakfast – 6:00 a.m.
Lunch – 12:00 p.m.
Dinner – 5:00 p.m. for community guests, including women and children.
6:30 p.m. for residents only. No women and children are allowed at this mealtime.


4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

*Overnight Shelter for men – Call (208) 389-9840 or come by to find out how to check-in for the night.


Service – 6:00 p.m. (Daily)

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To set up a tour today, email [email protected]

The River of Life Men’s Shelter is a ministry of Boise Rescue Mission Ministries. Located in Boise, ID, on 13th St., This shelter serves homeless men across Southwestern Idaho.