The Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless is working closely with government officials and homeless service providers to help prevent the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) among individuals experiencing homelessness in our community.
Staying Safe from the Coronavirus
There are many things you can do to prevent getting sick from the coronavirus, whether you are housed or homeless. For the most up-to-date information on staying safe, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
How to Access Services
There are many services available to help people experiencing homelessness in Chatham County. If you are experiencing homelessness and need services such as food or shelter, please call 912-790-3400 and leave a message. Staff are checking messages 7 days a week. We will return your call quickly and help you find the services you need. You may also stop by the parking lot tent at 761 Wheaton Street in Savannah Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Food and Shelter Services
There are many food and shelter services available in Chatham County. Here is a list of organizations you may contact about food and/or shelter:
- Union Mission: (912) 629-4920 or https://www.unionmission.org/
- Old Savannah City Mission: (912) 232-1979 or http://www.oscm.org/
- Inner-City Night Shelter: (912) 232-4673 or http://icns-sav.com/
- Salvation Army: (912) 651-7420 or https://salvationarmygeorgia.org/
- Family Promise: (912) 790-9446 or https://www.familypromisesavannah.org/
Please note: Due to the coronavirus, food and shelter services may be limited or different than normal. Be sure to call agencies before visiting to get the most up-to-date information.
There are rotating stations set up throughout the county to ensure everyone has a healthy place to wash their hands. To find the handwashing station near you, call 912.790.3400 and leave a message. We will return your call as quickly as possible.
How You Can Help
If you would like to support our efforts to protect persons experiencing homelessness from the coronavirus, please consider donating funds or supplies for our handwashing stations. You can donate paper towels, toilet paper, masks, gowns, or gloves at any City of Savannah fire station or police precinct or Chatham County police precinct. You can also donate money to this effort at https://bit.ly/CSAHCOVIDResponse2.