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SERVICES PROVIDED

  • 2 nutritious meals each day
  • Year-Round Shelter Programs
  • Over 300 beds 
  • Clothing and toiletry needs 
  • Adult education programs 
  • Computer Lab
  • Tutoring for all children 
  • Safe, secure drug-free environment
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    Red Shield Service

    400 Luckie Street
    Atlanta, GA 30313
    404-486-2700

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    Qesst Accreditated Facility


    To enhance and restore the dignity and hope of the homeless, by providing meaningful programs and activities, resulting in independent and productive members of society.

    -mission statement

    A warm bed, a safe place to stay and two meals a day. For some people, that makes all the difference in turning their lives around.  The Salvation Army Red Shield Services is Doing The Most Good by providing shelter for unaccompanied men and women as well as families with children 365 days a year.

    HOUSING PROGRAMS PROVIDED:

    Cold Weather Program:
    When the weather is below 40 degrees and if the applicant is not intoxicated.

    Emergency Assessment Program: Individual applicants can access this program for a two week stay for men and three week stay for women, once in a twelve month period. Applicants must be homeless, and need to present a valid form of identification.

    Family Emergency Program: Applicants must be the head of household with documented proof of custody of children. Applicants can stay up to 30 days, once in a twelve month period. Applicants must present a valid form of identification. Married couples must provide marriage certificate.

    Supportive Emergency Program: Applicants can stay up to six months, must be homeless, need to present two forms of identification and must have an income or sponsorship.

    Re-entry Program: Applicants can stay up to three months and must be referred by the State Board of Pardons and the Paroles Housing Coordinator.

    Special Needs: Applicants can stay up to one year, must be homeless, need to present two forms of identification and must have an income or sponsorship. This program is targeted towards those with mental or physical disabilities as well as people living with HIV+ and AIDS.

    Savings Program: Applicants can stay up to one year, must be homeless, need to present two forms of identification and must have an income. This program is targeted towards those who are willing to save 40% of their income in a monitored savings account.

    Harbor Light Drug Treatment: Applicants are entered into a 90-day program, must be homeless or referred through U.S. District Courts, must have qualifying medical paperwork prior to entry (call for details) and must complete a screening interview prior to entry. Most beds are fee based, some are free or sponsored.

    Family Transitional Program:  Applicants must be the head of household with documented proof of custody of children. Families can stay up to one-year, and must have income or sponsorship. Married couples must provide marriage certificate.

    Veterans on the Move: Applicants can stay up to two years and must be referred through the Veterans Administration Homeless Program.

     


     

     


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