Precious Life is a nonprofit shelter serving pregnant women who are homeless. Women who are eligible to live at the shelter must be at least 18-years-old, willing to commit to a structured programed aimed at establishing self-reliance, and must agree to remain sober. The shelter offers a 30-day emergency program offering shelter, counseling, food and help with social services. In turn, the women are required to work, attend school or volunteer. The shelter also offers a transitional program allowing women to stay, along with their children, up to six months after giving birth. This program includes a fee, responsibility for meals and household upkeep. Finally, the shelter offers a Single Parent Efficiency Program, which allows women and children to stay up to 24-months after the birth. The Precious Life Shelter is funded through donations as well as proceeds from its thrift store, which is located adjacent to the shelter.