River of Life Men’s Shelter in Boise, ID

The River of Life Rescue Mission plays a vital role in providing shelter, care and respect to homeless men in our community. Whether that be through education, a hot meal, or counseling and recovery, everyone is valuable. River of Life is an important part of one of Boise Rescue Mission Ministries’ goals of of serving homeless men in Boise, ID.

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 at 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, ID men’s homeless shelter for food, a place to sleep, or any of our other services or programs.

Contact Us


575 13th St.
Boise, ID 83702

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Phone: 208-389-9840
Fax: 208-389-9773
Email: jacobl@boiserm.org


Meal Times (Open to Men, Women & Children)

Breakfast – 6:30 a.m. (Daily)
Lunch – 12:00 p.m. (Daily)
Dinner – 5:00 p.m. for community guests, 7:00 p.m. for residents (Daily)


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


Service – 6:00 p.m. (Daily)

From the Staff: Care & Respect

The atmosphere of our shelter is one of care and respect. No one is made to feel inferior due to the position they are in; everyone is valuable, and everyone is worth it. We offer help to anyone who wants it, regardless of past or position. That is the heart of Christ reflected through the Mission. He came for all, just as we are here for all. We are here, our doors are always open, and we genuinely want to care for others.

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.