Booth Social Services/Emergency Housing Residence
104 West 5th Street
Wilmington, DE - 19801
Emergency Housing Residence
The William Booth Emergency Housing Residence (EHR) is a Ninety (90) day emergency shelter for single women and women with children mainly from Wilmington and New Castle County. The Emergency Housing Residence consists of 52 beds in 13 rooms on two residential floors. The shelter operates 24/7, 365 days a year. The purpose is to provide emergency shelter services and to work toward preventing the recurrence of episodes of homelessness. The program encourages the development of self-esteem and the attainment of self-sufficiency through its commitment of providing a safe and supportive environment, and through its housing programs, advocacy and empowerment.