Stories tagged with: Emergency Shelter

January 22, 2013 - 6:17pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

One organization hopes that the cold temperatures will bring people indoors.

Officials at the Salvation Army in Zanesville said they are ready to shelter those who need to get out of the elements. Their shelter holds up to 35 people and includes a men's and women's dorm and a place for families. The shelter's manager said they've received calls throughout the day from people looking for a place to go.

"If we can't help them and we are full or we can't up cots then we will...

July 19, 2011 - 5:57pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

With rising temperatures many families are desperate for relief.

The Salvation Army of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties offer Emergency Housing for families and individuals in need. Director Karen Walker said often times during the extreme summer months and winter months she will see a rise in those seeking services.

"You know when it gets this hot outside it's very difficult for anybody to be out in the elements," said Walker. "It's not safe for...

January 21, 2011 - 9:02pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

As bone chilling temperatures blanket Southeast Ohio, the Salvation Army is offering their own blanket to those who need a warm place to stay.

The Salvation Army has seen a few families and individuals come in to the shelter as a result of the recent snow storm. But temperatures aren't going up any time soon.

"I'm suprised we haven't seen a few more over the last couple days but today the weather is really cold and its supposed to get even colder tonight so i suspect that we...

February 6, 2010 - 10:49am
4 years 29 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Agency along with the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is opening a comfort shelter at the Salvation Army in Putnam.

The shelter is designed as a place for residents to get warm while their power is out.

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