Families turn to Salvation Army shelter for warmth, help
With temperatures expected to drop over the next couple of days, homeless families across the region will need a warm place to stay.
Salvation Army in Johnson City, Tennessee offers a place for families to get a fresh start and seek shelter from the storm.
One family (that requested to remain anonymous) staying at the shelter said they never thought they would have to turn to the program.
But after an injury at work, 'Kim,' a mother of one, turned to Salvation Army for help. "I used to drive by thinking 'How could that happen to somebody? But it can before you even know it, it's there on top of you."
The Salvation Army reports they have seen more people coming this year for shelter.
If you find yourself needing a place to stay, Salvation Army in Johnson City is open all day every day.
It offers programs to help families and individuals find work and better their lives.
A white flag is displayed in front of the building when weather is particularly bad.
This flag indicates when Salvation Army takes in all people needing a place to take cover.
To contact Salvation Army, their number is (423) 926-2101. Their address is 200 Ash St. Johnson City, TN 37604
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