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each year, The Salvation Army provides over 10 million nights of shelter to those in need

How we help provide housing in Wausau

There are ___ families that are homeless in Wausau and Marathon County.

Transitional Living Center

We work with homeless families and individuals of Wausau and Marathon County to develop plans that enable them to achieve increased self-sufficiency, reduced dependence on public assistance, improve independent living skills, develop greater self-determination, and secure and maintain permanent housing. The Salvation Army Transitional Living Center provides meals, shelter, and other services to individuals experiencing homelessness.

Where is the center located?

Transitional Living Center
113 S. 2nd Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 845-6583

The shelter is staffed  7 days a week.

What services are provided?

30 - 90 days of Emergency shelter which includes three meals per day. Residents receive basic living skills and barriers to change training to help them succeed outside of the shelter. They also have access to a case manager to support their efforts searching for housing, applying for assistance if need be and much more.

Homeless Outreach Program

The Salvation Army Transitional Living Center is now providing homeless outreach programs that help people who are living on the streets. 

This program provides the following assistance:

- Showers 
- Laundry facility 
- Self-heating meals 
- Referrals to other programs to help meet some of the needs.

To be qualified for this program, the individual must be classified as living on the streets. The program is open Monday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

If you have any questions regarding The Salvation Army Transitional Living Center, Please Contact the Shelter 715-845-6583.

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