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Center of Hope

A Way Home

When women and children have nowhere else to go, they can count on The Salvation Army Center of Hope. Located two miles north of Uptown Charlotte, the Center of Hope sleeps an average of 340 women and children every night. An active member of the Homeless Services Network, The Salvation Army is a leader in providing families with a successful way out of homelessness. Each program is graduated to step clients from the point of crisis to the point of resolution. These programs include emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid rehousing, and shelter diversion.

There is no single portrait of homelessness. Sometimes families lose their homes because of money; women grab their children and run from abusive husbands; an illness strips a person of work; a layoff comes unannounced. In addition to basic needs, clients receive case management, intervention programs, health care, child care for young children, and guidance for school-age children and teens. Shelters are only a temporary solution. Homeless families need help getting back on their feet.


Supportive Housing Innovative Project (SHIP)

To address the issues of homelessnesses, The Salvation Army teamed up with the Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) and other key community partners in 2011 to offer people a way out of homelessness.

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Rapid Rehousing

Since April 2012 The Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter has moved 115 families and single women out of homelessness and into housing by using a rapid rehousing model. More than 50% of the women who…

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Pathway of Hope

Pathway of Hope provides individualized services to families with children who desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that repeats generation after generation.

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How To Help - Homelessness

When women and children have nowhere else to go, they can count on The Salvation Army Center of Hope.

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