The Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter
1384 Greene Street
Augusta, GA - 30901
For individuals and families with documented need for housing. Providing crisis intervention and case management. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Soup Line A hot evening meal is available 365 days a year to anyone in the community who needs dinner. Dinner is served at the Center of Hope from 5:30pm to 5:50pm Monday- Saturday, and from 4:00pm to 4:20pm on Sundays. Available at our Center of Hope.
Shelters Our shelters offer spiritual and physical care, food, and shelter to people in need. They attend the total needs of the individual and are meant to be a kind resting place to help these individuals get back on their feet.
Women and Children's Emergency Shelter Single women and mothers with children can receive temporary shelter, three healthy meals per day, tutoring, and individual case management. Call the Homeless Social Services office at 706.364.7921 for availability and more information.
Men's Emergency Shelter Homeless men receive a safe place to sleep, a shower, and breakfast each morning. Shelter check-in is from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. You must show identification and have shelter clearance from the sheriff's department. Individual case management and group classes are offered in order to help men move to permanent housing. Call the Men's Residential Manager at 706.434.3193 for more information.
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation This free, 9-month, residential program is for adult males struggling with addiction. This program includes recovery classes, individualized support, work therapy, and spiritual guidance. Interested candidates must submit a pre-enrollment application to be considered for enrollment. The application can be faxed to 706.826.1801. For more information call the CSRC Manager at 706.434.3194.
Social Service Assistance
Social Service Assistance
The First Stop Family Service Center is The Salvation Army of Greater Augusta's Social Services office for people who are housed or have an address. To request an appointment, or to get more information, call 706-922-8330 between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Rent and Utility Assistance
Available through the Project SHARE program for residents of Richmond, Burke, Columbia, and Glascock Counties. The bill must be past due and the household must be facing a specific challenge or crisis that makes them unable to pay the bill. Natural gas assistance is offered through a special program that has additional income qualifications. For more information about application requirements or to see when the next screening date will be, contact the First Stop Family Service Center at 706-922-8330.
Emergency Grocery Assistance
Available for people who do not receive food stamps. Applicants should provide picture ID, social security card, proof of income and expenses, and a description of their food need. Applicants must wait at least 90 days after their last visit and will be referred by staff to food pantries in their neighborhood for additional food assistance.
Available to The Salvation Army Family Stores for people who need clothing. Applicants should provide picture ID, social security card, proof of income and expenses, and a description of their food need. Applicants must wait at least 90 days after their last visit.
Christmas Gift and Toy Assistance
Available to families with children up to 12 years old. We participate in the Augusta Christmas Clearinghouse to insure families receive help from only one agency. Christmas open application dates vary each year, but will be released after September 1. Call 706.922.8330. Applications require photo ID for all adults in the household, birth certificates for all children in the household, social security cards for all household members, proof of income (including food stamps) and expenses, proof of current address, and proof of child custody. Senior citizens and disabled individuals should call 706.922.8330 after September 1 to ask about Christmas food boxes.
Available only to fire or disaster victims with a referral from the Red Cross and other required documentation. Please contact the First Stop Center at 706.922.8330 for information and to schedule an appointment for this service.
Other assistance is available periodically, depending on the season and supplies available. Items available in the past have included fans, school supplies, children's books, toiletries or diapers, and children's pajamas.