Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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1445 W. Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
: (954) 524-6991
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Description: The emergency night shelter is an open door shelter that provides beds to homeless individuals without children. Homeless individuals can place their name on the list for drawing by calling or by walking in.

Intake: Contact 954-524-6991 on Mondays  between 12:00 and 2:00 PM, or walk in to the shelter on Mondays between 4:00 and 5:15pm

The Open Door project provides safe shelter to 45 chronically homeless people each night.  For some homeless people, especially those who have been on the street for a length of time, lack of trust in “the system” keeps them from seeking shelter.  The only “commitment” at this facility will be a one night stay, which includes breakfast.

Each night, homeless people seek safety and a comfortable bed; they also have the opportunity to engage with our staff and some begin to believe that a different way of life is possible.

    Homelessness is a challenge shared by all members of the community, and The Salvation Army is taking a proactive approach to meeting a critical unmet need through the Open Door low demand shelter.
    The goal of the Open Door project is to build trust with chronically homeless people who then may be more willing to receive services to help them attain permanent housing.
    The Salvation Army collaborates with 211 Broward and other homeless providers in the Broward County Continuum of Care including Broward Partnership for the Homeless and Broward Outreach Centers.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Salvation Army Fort Lauderdale at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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