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Contact Info Booth house

1114 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

(410) 685-8878


Director: Dean Mears


The Salvation Army Booth House

Booth House is a 24-hour emergency and transitional housing facility for area women, children and families. Consisting of a 57 bed, 30-day residency emergency shelter and a 19 bed, 2 year residency transitional housing unit, the facility provides a safe, comfortable environment for those working to rebuild their lives. Handicapped accessible with a wheelchair ramp and elevator, the facility also houses a full kitchen where on-site cooks provide three meals a day for all residents. The Booth House is an effective, cost efficient, comprehensive shelter program, which brings together community organizations and resources from throughout the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. The Booth House provides a qualified professional staff consisting of social workers, a Director, a Caseworker, a Life Skills trainer, Monitor Personnel, Maintenance staff, Cooks, and a Shelter Specialist on site.


Frequently Asked Questions?


How long is the stay? Emergency Shelter - 30 to 60 days · Transitional shelter -18 months to 2 years.

Who is eligible? Single women, women with children, and men with children

Services Provided:

  • Three meals a day
  • A warm bed
  • A safe environment
  • Advocacy
  • Children's programs
  • Emotional support
  • Intensive case management
  • Housing assistance
  • Mental health assessments
  • Physical health assessments
  • GED and continuing education
  • Job training and placement
  • Parenting and life-skills classes
  • Legal services


We have an art gallery from the children of the Booth House. Click here to see the drawings.


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