UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE
MAIL SERVICE FOR THE HOMELESS
Provides a PO Box for persons without a permanent address that qualify. Applicants without proper documentation may be eligible for General Delivery service.
Locator
Eligibility: Unrestricted
Hours: Varies by site
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 275-8777 Nationwide Customer Service 1-800-ASK-USPS
  • (877) 876-2455 Criminal Investigations Service Center
  • (800) 735-2900 TTY/TTD Oregon or 711
  • (800) 833-6388 TTY/TTD Washington or 711
  • (800) 275-8777 Nationwide Customer Service
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Walk in to a local Post Office to apply. The Postmaster may approve the application under any one of the following conditions:
-The applicant is known to the window clerk or Postmaster
-An unknown applicant submits proper ID
-The applicant provides a verifiable point of contact
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: ID or verifiable point of contact at a place such as a shelter, charitable institution, place of employment, or social services office.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
AREA SERVED: Nationwide
Services:
  • Temporary Mailing Address * Homelessness Issues
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UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE