Salvation Army

Contact Information:

2400 Edison Ave
Ft Myers, FL 33901
(239) 334-3745

About this Shelter

The Salvation Army has been providing shelter and care services for people experiencing homelessness and poverty in Lee County since 1951 and in Hendry County since 1994. 
The Red Shield Lodge is the Army's 215 bed shelter.
About 10 beds are reserved for overnight shelter.
Other shelter areas are for residents who agree to a program of self improvement.
Mission Statement: The Salvation Army of Lee County is a Christian ministry, serving with compassion the needs of all people.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

  • Posted by on Jul 5, 2019

    I have a good job, but after several blows and circumstances- I cannot support myself right now. I need a chance to save up for deposit and rent to move. Currently spending 300 wkly in an extended stay. Running out of money. Please advise. thank you.

  • Posted by on Jan 21, 2020

    I'm a Salvation Army Soldier relocating from Hawaii, the increasing cost of living on Hawaii mandates that I relocate, Is there any accommodation available for Salvation Army Soldier, NON- drinker, smoker, drugs, foul language, ready to Save and Serve. the long distance relocation is extremely difficult but a necessity, any input would be helpful, relocating Feb,1st 2020

  • Posted by on Apr 14, 2020

    Hello, I recently have found myself in a situation of which a place to stay is not included. I am without a home in about 6 weeks from now and I need to have a place to stay for a while. I wanted to know how much it is, and how you can qualify

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