Northern Division: Serving every county in Minnesota and North Dakota
Thomas Johnson in his home

Special Report 2012, Part 3: Housing

Thousands of people in Minnesota and North Dakota sleep safely every night thanks to Salvation Army housing programs. Some are chronically homeless people unable to help themselves. Others are hard-working folks who lost everything to the poor economy.

Salvation Army housing programs prove two important points: 1) It costs society less to house a homeless person or family than it does to do nothing; and 2) Shelters and housing set the foundation for changing lives.

Click the links below to learn about our housing programs, the people who call The Salvation Army home and why giving a homeless person a permanent place to live is surprisingly cost-effective.

Inspirational Story: Thomas Johnson, Memorial Day Marvel

Free housing for the homeless costs taxpayers less?

About Salvation Army Housing Programs