About Us

Our History

1983
Crossroads Center is started by First Baptist Church in Hastings as a Soup Kitchen with one sleeping bed. Hot meals are provided by church members.
Crossroads Center becomes a private corporation and expands to meet the needs of more people, with a 33-bed capacity.
1986
2005
Crossroads Center moves into new facility that accommodates 85 guests.
Guests exceed our capacity in December, prompting an expansion of new wing.
2009
2010
Average stay of guests exceeds 60 days for the first time. Record number of 596 guests stay at Crossroads, including 88 adults and 109 children in families.
Crossroads expands its mission and vision to the Kearney campus.
2011
2012
Opened our doors in Kearney 2/1/12 to serve 27 individuals.
January 2013: Increased capacity in Kearney to serve 42 individuals.
2013
2017
Phase 2: Feb 9 Banquet: Kearney Thrift Store Ground Breaking announced. December: Grand Opening Mission Avenue Thrift, Kearney. December 15: FHLB $750,000 Grant Awarded for Kearney Transitional Housing Project. Record number of 726 guests stay at Crossroads Center, with an average of 135 guests per day. Average length of stay is 68 days.
Feb 8: Purchase of Just for Ladies property and business, expanding Kearney campus to 5 Acres.
2018
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