The Salvation Army Red Shield Lodge Emergency Shelter - Tampa, FL

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1514 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
: Phone: 813-229-2063


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    2020-06-14 07:26:16
    This place is totally a filthy, unhealthy, poorly staffed and numerous other things I won't mention. Other than offering breakfast and dinner, they don't provide or offer any other resources to help with your situation. I was discharged because of 3-day stay in hospital due to a serious health condition, which I informed them about. When I arrived with my papers from hospital, they had all my things in a garbage bag. And informed me I could not apply again for 60 days. Great compassion! Health Dept. has already been notified. The local sidewalk is more sanitary. Not to mention the rampid drug use among tenants. Founder would be proud
    2020-02-10 06:08:45
    I dont understand if this place is opened 24 hours how come there is nobody there to answer the phone? like they need to do there job

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Description: The Salvation Army's Red Shield Lodge Emergency Shelter is the only emergency shelter in Hillsborough County that is open 365 days a year for homeless men and women. Sober homeless adult men and women who have no place to go can stay in the 132-bed Lodge for up to 5 nights for free. After 5 nights, there is a charge of $10 per night. Many stays are underwritten by community partners. The Red Shield Lodge provides each person with a bed, linens and three meals each day. Support and referral services are available to those who wish to use them. Homeless men and women committed to regaining their independence and living self-sufficiently can move from the emergency shelter into one of our Transitional Housing Programs.

Volunteers Requests by The Salvation Army Red Shield Lodge Emergency Shelter: We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year. To volunteer, call 813-226-0055, ext. 210.

Donation Requests by The Salvation Army Red Shield Lodge Emergency Shelter: Blankets, towels, sheets, toiletries, including: soap, shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, disposable razors, toothbrushes and toothpaste. Paper products, including toilet paper, paper towels, and cleaning products.

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