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St. Paul’s CME Chruch
912-233-2849 (Rev. Paul Graham)
The Chestina House is a 90 day residential facility designed to meet the needs of women suffering from substance abuse disorders. During the first 30 days of residency, restrictions are enforced. After the initial 30 days of residency, the restrictions are relaxed and residents must seek employment. There is a $200 application fee.
A Working Woman in Need, Inc. (AWWIN)
AWWIN, Inc. is a nonprofit organization designed to assist single, working women and their children to better their circumstances. The AWINN, Inc. also offers emergency financial stipends and provides temporary emergency housing, utility, food and transportation stipends to AWWIN clients.
SAFE Shelter is a 48 bed facility that allows women of domestic abuse to stay for up to three months. Children are allowed at this facility. The abuse must be intimate in nature (husband/wife, girlfriend/boyfriend, same-sex couples) and not simply a family dispute. The SAFE shelter also offers individual counseling, support groups, referral services, legal advocacy, and preventive education. This is one of the few shelters that offer a follow-up with case management.
124 Arnold Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Sojourner Shelter has a capacity of 25 beds designed to meet the needs of homeless women, 23 beds if an emergency occurs where a women and her children show up. The shelter is a branch of the Inner City night shelter, and is the only shelter in Savannah that allows individuals to stay with drugs and/or alcohol in their system but not in their possession. The shelter doors are open from 6pm to 6am. Dinner is served daily at 4:30pm and anyone (men, women and/or children) may eat at this facility. Facility is also open daily for showers and laundry. For more information contact Sojourner of Savannah Women’s Shelter.
EOA Tom Austin House
14 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Thomas D. Austin House is a transitional home where families may reside for up to two years. The Austin House has 12 fully furnished apartments and they offer a variety of services to help families achieve self-sufficiency including case management, daycare, after school tutoring, summer camp, and life skills workshops.
• Must have children;
• Mother/Father/Child(ren), or Mother/Child, or Father/Child or Grandparent/Grandchild;
• Must be able to verify homeless status (or imminent homelessness)
3100 Montgomery Street
The Salvation Army shelter provides a safe environment for men, women or
families. Other services such as case management and counseling are available.
• Over 18
• Picture ID
• Drug and alcohol free
Project SHARE provides emergency assistance to Georgians who need help with basic necessities – housing, food, medical care and utility services. The program assists the elderly, the disabled, the unemployed, the sick and others who are experiencing financial hardship. In order to be eligible for Project SHARE individuals must verify their income and situation. Additionally, individuals must provide documentation of all bills (current, past due and paid bills).