Salvation Army homeless shelter in Anniston to close


ANNISTON, Ala. (WIAT) — The Salvation Army’s Homeless Shelter is shutting down on Monday.

The non-profit’s regional officer says the shelter has become impossible to maintain and repair. 

A statement sent to CBS 42, read in part, “The current condition of the property being used for shelter facilities by The Salvation Army in Anniston, Alabama, has become impossible to repair and maintain at the standards necessary to provide an appropriately safe and healthy environment for its residents. Therefore, the shelter at The Salvation Army of Anniston will be closing its doors on Monday February 11, 2019”.

The Salvation Army will continue emergency services, food pantry services, case management, disaster services, emotional care, referral services and its Red Kettle and Angel Tree programs.

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