Homeless Shelter

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way a local agency serves people who need food and housing. 

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Two local transportation agencies are helping homeless people during the cold spell. 

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A homeless shelter and meal site in Rock Island is asking for more than donations of coats, hats, and mittens. Christian Care has started a new program for people who can support it with regular, ongoing financial donations.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

People who can't find shelter at night will have a warm place to sleep this winter. This morning, the Quad Cities Housing Cluster announced King's Harvest will open is emergency overflow shelter tomorrow. That's despite having only one volunteer to staff it.

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The Salvation Army has moved its Family Services office to a new location. Over the summer, the Quad Cities chapter found places for its homeless clients to live. And it closed the downtown Davenport emergency shelter. It's now working to prevent homelessness by helping families stay in their apartments and homes.

St. Joseph House Receives Grant

May 31, 2017

A Rock Island homeless shelter for women and children has an extra $1,000 to spend this year, thanks to a grant from the Junior Board of Rock Island.

Credit Muscatine Center for Social Action

When children move into a homeless shelter, the transition can be traumatic. That's why directors and volunteers at the family shelter in Muscatine make sure every child is greeted by a friendly, and furry, face.

Christian Care, 2209 3rd Avenue in Rock Island
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A local homeless shelter is celebrating a major milestone this weekend. Christian Care in Rock Island will commemorate 100 years of service to the homeless with a birthday party Saturday.

Another shelter for the homeless will open in the Quad Cities tonight. For the 6th year, Kings Harvest Ministries will provide a warm place to sleep at night, until the spring.