The Salvation Army’s Social Service Ministry operates several unique programs in the local community such as being the only Emergency Shelter for homeless families and single women in Forsyth County. The fastest growing segment of the homeless population in America today are women with children. The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter is located inside The Salvation Army Social Services facility at 1255 North Trade Street. The shelter can house 20 single women and has 64 beds for families. Shelter clients are assigned a case manager with the goal of achieving permanent housing for the clients.