McKinnel House - Salvation Army Shelter

Shelter details

  • Added Aug 6, 2020 | Last Update Jun 1, 2022
  • 1712 A Street
       Anchorage, AK 99501
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  • (907) 276-1609

Mission Statement

"The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination."
- Source: McKinnel House - Salvation Army Shelter website

FAQs

What services do they offer?

Emergency shelter for homeless families, 24 hr lodging & staff support, Individualized case management, Educational support in partnership with Anchorage School District Nutritious meals & snacks, Life skills development, Case management services, Family Services

What are their operating hours?

Food pantry: Monday - Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 Desk hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Description

McKinnell House Services:

  • Emergency shelter for homeless families
  • 24 hr lodging & staff support
  • Individualized case management
  • Educational support in partnership with Anchorage School District
  • Nutritious meals & snacks
  • Life skills development
  • Case management services continue six months after moving on to independent living

Family Services Food Pantry:

Monday - Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00PM


McKinnell House Desk Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

We provide emergency shelter for homeless families with children. Those who are unable to provide for their basic needs and cannot obtain the necessary assistance from other public or private agencies. Other eligibility criteria are considered upon application.

McKinnell House is part of The Salvation Army Family Enrichment (SAFE) Center, located at 1712 A Street. The shelter has sixteen family rooms with private bathrooms. Common areas include a shared children's play room, parent lounge, educational classroom and beautiful dining room.

Services:
24-hour lodging and staff support
Individualized case management
Educational support in partnership with the Anchorage School District
Nutritious meals & snacks
Life skills development
Case management services continue six months after moving on to independent living

Question & Answers (5)

  1. Is this shelter free?
  2. Do they accept donations at this shelter?
  3. Do they allow Pets at this shelter?
  4. How old do you have to be to stay here?
  5. How long can you stay at this shelter?

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