Opportunity House has been helping the homeless population of Berks County, PA, since 1984 and has expanded significantly since then. Our emergency shelter served over 500 people and 90,000 meals last year. We also offer a childcare and learning center, and reuse and recycle services that reinvest funds back into our agency to further support our mission and services.

The resources below will provide you with additional information about Opportunity House and our services. Browse our website to learn more or get in touch with us at 610-374-4696 ext, 221.




Surrendering Chaos and Confusion for a New and Hopeful Future

Chaos was a staple in the household where Richard grew up. From an early age, he remembers being called a bad kid. From taking too many baby aspirin, to starting a fire at his home and significantly injuring a relative, Richard knew he wasn’t an ordinary kid. The oldest of four siblings, Richard lived on […]