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Each month, the shelter provides more than 100 loads of laundry, 150 showers and 3,000 meals.


The Salvation Army Community Family Shelter provides rooms for families who need a temporary place to stay during the coldest part of winter. This program provides housing for up to 90 days to keep them out of the cold and give them a chance to find permanent housing.


The Home At Last Rapid Rehousing Program quickly transitions families from emergency shelter into local houses or apartments. The program is designed to help families overcome the significant barriers and challenges that prevent them from living in permanent housing. Such barriers include, but are not limited to: significant debt, lack of education, unemployment, and mental or physical health complications. The Home At Last program provides supportive services, community resource referrals, move in costs and rental assistance for families who need 6-12 months to get back on their feet.

Coordinated Entry/Homeless Connect

The Salvation Army has partnered with other area housing and homeless service providers to provide a comprehensive statewide homelessness response system to help standardize the process for those experiencing a housing crisis and help families or individuals gain access to the supportive services they need. We are the access point location in Region 3 which means at our location we do assessments using standardized tools to understand a households current housing situation and service needs. The assessment helps identify the type of housing intervention that each individual or family needs. After assessment each household is placed on a centralized waiting list prioritized by greatest need.


SAMHSA’s Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides services for people with serious mental illness (SMI) experiencing homelessness. We provide PATH-eligible clients with the following services:

  • Outreach Screening and diagnostic treatment.
  • Habilitation and rehabilitation.
  • Community mental health.
  • Substance use disorders treatment.
  • Referrals for primary health care, job training, educational services, and housing.



The rapid rehousing program provides weekly case management for every family. During case management, weekly goals are set by identifying and utilizing client's strengths to overcome homelessness such as saving money, finding employment, and finding housing. Case management is also used as a means to keep families and women accountable in the program.


In 2017 we served 32 families with transitional and emergency housing a total of 60 adults and 57 children. But this is only a portion of the ongoing work at The Salvation Army Family Shelter. The Day Resource Center serves the entire community as a safe warm place. While other shelters in the community close during the day, our shelter remains open. It serves as a center for all to gather, for young mothers with children, a respite for those weary from the burdens of homelessness, for encouragement and inspiration.The Day Resource Center provides breakfast, lunch and access to showers and laundry facilities for homeless and at-risk of homeless families and individuals. This program is open to the public every week day and is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Additional Service Hours

Breakfast 8:330 AM - 9:30AM
Lunch 11:30 AM-12:30AM
Showers 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Laundry 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Find Us

For more information call (208) 461-3733 to find out more about our services in Nampa, ID.

Our shelter is located at 1412 4th St S Nampa, ID 83651

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