For nearly a century, The Salvation Army has worked to combat homelessness – providing safe and warm shelter for those who found themselves sleeping in their cars, under bridges or moving from home to home.
In 2013, Evangeline Booth Lodge provided more than 2,500 men, women and children with lodging, food, clothing and a path to permanent housing and stability.
The Army is also working with those in crisis to prevent homelessness. Clients can receive emergency assistance with rent or mortgage payments, food, utilities, prescriptions and other bills to help them remain in their homes.
Antoinette Chambers-Currin and her family were behind on their rent and on the brink of eviction. She reached out to The Salvation Army for assistance with clothing and food, but found a larger support network ready to help her. Continue reading “The Salvation Army Prevents Homelessness and Provides a Path of Hope for Clients”