Emergency Shelter Families Move Into New Home
The Salvation Army’s Emergency Family Shelter provides temporary living accommodations and programs for women, men and children in Buffalo and Erie County. Our Shelter is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with trained caseworks who work diligently to meet the basic needs of the homeless population in Western New York. A unique feature of our Emergency Shelter is that not only do we house single women and single women with children, but we also strive to keep the family intact by sheltering single men with children and married couples with children.
During their stay, families meet regularly with caseworkers for case management and housing assistance. Residents are encouraged to budget what income they have for moving expenses, furniture, security deposits and other miscellaneous expenses. When a family has secured suitable housing and is ready to move out of our Shelter and into their own home, The Salvation Army does their best to equip them with the supplies they need like items for their kitchen.
Recently, two families moved from our Emergency Family Shelter and into their new homes and were given supplies they needed for their new kitchens thanks to the generosity of the Many Faces of Mercy Giving Circle. Thank you for helping us Do The Most Good for those in need!