Chemung County Homeless Services says they can help.
If you are fleeing domestic violence, you can visit the Domestic Violence emergency shelter by calling the 24/7 Salvation Army Safehouse/ Domestic Violence Hotline at 607-732-1979. This is for shelter, victim services and safety planning.
For non-residential domestic violence services and safety planning, you are urged to call the 24/7 Salvation Army Safehouse/ Domestic Violence Hotline at 607-732-1979 or the 24/7 Catholic Charities’ 1st Step Victim Services hotline at 607-742-9629.
If you are homeless, you are invited to come to Catholic Charities’ Samaritan Center, 380 South Main Street, Elmira.
The phone number is 607-734-4898, Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. and closed from 12 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
They have Summer hours available: Closes at 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. They close at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays.
If you are at-risk of homelessness, you can call or come to the Samaritan Center.
There are programs to help you prevent homelessness.
The Chemung County contacts at Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler are: Ellen Topping, (607) 734-9784 ext. 2161, Ellen.Topping@dor.org Suzi Fritz, (607) 734-4898 ext. 2402, Suzianna.Fritz@dor.org