If you are homeless and in need of shelter...
We are a winter shelter, only open from November through March.
If it is November through March, you need to come to our intake center to get shelter. Our address is 602 Veterans Drive in Florence. We open each day at 4pm. Click on how our shelter program works for details about staying at Room in the Inn.
All guests of Room in the Inn have the right:
To use our services without discrimination.
To be safe and treated with dignity and respect.
To be treated objectively and professionally.
To be served in confidence, except in situations involving criminal activity.
Room in the Inn Shoals is a non-profit organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.
We serve men, women, veterans, and families.
If you are in need of shelter and we are not currently open, we suggest you call the following resources:
The Salvation Army (256) 764-4432
The Sheffield Sunrise Center (256) 978-5903
Or call 211 from any phone and they can give you a list of additional resources.
A Daily Community Meal
Room at the Table is temporarily serving a meal every Monday and Thursday night at
Trinity Episcopal Church.
It is located in downtown Florence at 410 N. Pine Street.
The doors open at 5:15pm and the meal begins at 5:30pm.
ANYONE is welcome
Our meal is free for all.
Once we are able to move into our new space, our meal will go back to being seven days a week.
We are sorry we are only able to serve twice a week, but are working hard on solutions!
*Unfortunately, we are unable to provide
transportation to Room at the Table.
If you are in an emergency food crisis, please call
211 from any phone. You will be asked for your zip code and connected to a person who will give you a list of food pantry options.