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Shelter From the Cold

Frigid temperatures across the Midwest have many seeking warmth. The Salvation Army would like to remind the community that that it has programs available to help those in need. The Salvation Army also works with other shelters in central Indiana as part of a winter contingency plan, ensuring there is warm bed space for those who need it.

For information about The Salvation Army in central Indiana, call 800-589-1037 or visit  www.salvationarmyindiana.org. For information about other community services, call 211.

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 Ruth Lilly Women and Children’s Center:
The Salvation Army provides a safe place for homeless and abused women and children in perhaps their greatest time of need. Domestic abuse and homeless shelters feature professional counseling, medical assistance, child care and assistance, job training and continuing education programs. The center also provides an Emergency Bed Space Program
540 N. Alabama St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-637-5551
Homeless:
The Salvation Army provides a host of social service programs available to the homeless population, including psychological and spiritual counseling, job placement, medical assistance and basic-needs programs. This can include access to telephones, mail delivery, laundry, showers and personal storage areas.

The Salvation Army has low-income apartment residences for those transitioning from homelessness to independence.

Residential Complexes:
Salvation Army Booth Manor Apartments 317-388-9445
Salvation Army Center City Residence 317-917-0334
Salvation Army Barton Center 317-423-2575

Programs for Men:
The Salvation Army provides residential rehabilitation services for men who are battling homelessness, poverty, unemployment and chemical and substance dependency. The Adult Rehabilitation Center operates and manages all local Salvation Army thrift and family stores. Proceeds from the sale of items at Salvation Army thrift and family stores benefit the programs and services of the local Adult Rehabilitation Center.
711 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-638-6585

Corps Community Centers:
The Salvation Army operates corps throughout the state — local centers that provide their communities programs focusing on recreation, learning, youth development and social service programs. Centers also are a place of worship, where services are held throughout the week and on Sunday mornings. Many centers provide youth programs, including before- and after-school programs, day care and sports and recreational services. This can also include services for the elderly, including nursing home and shut-in visits, veterans assistance and Christmastime services. Click here to find The Salvation Army nearest you.

Our central Indiana corps include:
• Salvation Army Central City Corps
234 E. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-637-5551
• Salvation Army Eagle Creek Corps
4400 N. High School Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46254
317-299-4454
• Salvation Army Fountain Square Corps
1337 Shelby St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203
317-632-0156
• Salvation Army Harbor Light Center
2400 N. Tibbs Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46222
317-972-1450

 

 

 

2 comments

  1. Rosina Foust

    would like to volunteer at Ruth Lilly’s women and children’s center and wanted to find out the minimun amount needed to donate.
    Will wait to hear from you.

    • April Abernathy

      Rosina,
      Your information has been given to the Ruth Lilly Women and Children’s Center. Someone should contact you soon!

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