Washington DC Salvation Army provides flexible rental assistance and case management is the backbone of effective homelessness prevention.
They assist families in solving their immediate crisis and making plans for the future. The Salvation Army’s Emergency Assistance (EMAST) is a comprehensive program designed to help meet the basic needs of families experiencing a crisis and at risk of homelessness.
Provided resources include:
- Rent and mortgage assistance
- Utilities assistance
- Food distribution
- Clothing/Furniture/Household items
- Burial assistance
- Bus passes/Gas vouchers for transportation
- Information and referral
- Case Management
- Seasonal programs: School supplies and school shoes, holiday food and gifts