Knox Area Rescue Ministries - KARM - Knoxville, TN

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418 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37927
: Phone: 865-673-6540
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    2019-07-05 15:44:03
    This place is not good they let people fight barely give people food
    2019-06-08 22:50:56
    The shelter is amazing it helped me.But working for the warehouse was not an good experience for me.To much favoritism and division to a certain point

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Description: Overnight Shelter
4:30pm - 6:30pm
(After 6:30pm, guests must present proper documentation to receive overnight shelter.)
KARM provides the basic needs of food, safety, and shelter for those in emergency need. KARM is the only facility of this magnitude in the Knoxville area. Without KARM, most, if not all, of the Knoxville area's homeless would be living in cars, on the streets or in campgrounds.

Breakfast: 6:15am - 7:45am
Lunch: 11:15am - 12:45pm
Dinner: 4:15pm - 5:45pm

Crossroads Welcome Center
8:00am - 11:30pm
11:30am - 1:00pm - Closed
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Crossroads Welcome Center is a welcoming place for those who truly want help and are willing to take a challenging first step towards correcting their state.   Crossroads - Handing out Mail
Crossroads  is designed to be a starting point to help the homeless in the greater Knoxville area initiate the process of change in their homeless situation.  Our objectives are simple meet the homeless where they are 'on the street and introduce them to the opportunities, resources and services that will help them correct their presenting problems and issues causing their homelessness.
Located on the main campus at 418 North Broadway, access via the Broadway parking area, Crossroads  Welcome Center is open Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  We close daily from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during lunch.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Knox Area Rescue Ministries - KARM at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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