2016 Statistics

327
Females Served
449
Males Served
146
Children Served

Cumberland Family Shelter

Facility is staffed 24 hours per day-7 days per week

Screening Process: Before Arrival
  • Homeless Adult(s) must complete a screening (series of questions)
  • Information is reviewed for program eligibility
  • Criminal Background check is conducted

Once the above has been processed, staff will advise individual of acceptance

Intake Process: At Arrival
  • Client Request for Services Agreement and other forms are reviewed and completed
  • Identification is necessary
  • Room and bed assignment
  • Hygiene items and linens
  • All clothing must be placed in the clothes dryer for 50 minutes before items can be taken in the building or assigned room

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. only

During Their Stay
  • Three meals and a snack every day
  • Linen exchange
  • Television in Dayroom
  • Transportation on Shelter Bus to:
  • Seek housing
  • Seek employment
  • Board of Social Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Security Administration Office
  • Complete Care
  • Board of Education
  • Police Departments (for low-income background checks)
  • Laundrymat

Van schedule is posted in the building for routing days and times.

Activities/Programs/Events
  • Children’s tutoring program
  • Medical interns to teach/assist clients
  • Bible study
Volunteers Needed
  • To conduct Game Night for clients
  • Help with clothing closet
  • Answer telephones in shelter
Volunteer Packet
Wishlist
  • Outdoor pavilion for client’s use to protect them from weather
  • Picnic Tables
  • Benches

Donations Needed

  • Money or gift cards
  • Coffee, tea, juice
  • Canned food items
  • Paper supplies
  • Sweatpants
  • Sweatshirts and T-shirts
  • Underwear (men’s & women’s)
  • Socks (men’s & women’s)
  • Pillows
  • Sheets and pillow cases
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Blankets/comforters

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