The Adult Shelters Department has two distinct programs. Each program features:
24-hour availability, 365 days per year
24-hour crisis hot lines
Emergency and crisis intervention
Case management, outreach and after care
Assessment of physical & mental health and drug & alcohol abuse
On-site referral for treatment and services
Emergency Family Shelter Syracuse, New York 13202 • Phone: 315.479.1332 • Fax: 315.479.1158
The Salvation Army’s Emergency Family Shelter is the only family shelter in Onondaga County licensed by the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. With 81 beds and 10 cribs, we provide temporary emergency housing and counseling services for homeless families of any configuration, including extended families, men with children, older male children and single pregnant women. Crisis counseling, comprehensive social work assessment services and linkages to community resources for aftercare support are provided to secure and maintain permanent housing.
The Ethel T. Chamberlain Women's Residence and Women's Shelter Syracuse, New York 13204 • Phone: 315.472.0947 • Fax: 315.422.0931
The Salvation Army’s Women’s Shelter provides temporary emergency housing for 15 adult women who have serious mental health and/or substance use disorders. Crisis counseling, comprehensive social supports, mental health services and linkages to community resources are provided to help the women obtain housing stability, income supports, mental health treatment and supportive services. The Permanent Supportive Housing program includes 16 subsidized one-bedroom apartments for formerly homeless women. The program includes wrap around supports including case management, life skills activities, socialization, and other supportive services to assist women to be as independent as possible and avoid reoccurrences of homelessness in the future.