Salvation Army undergoes renovations at domestic violence shelter

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) The Salvation Army in Roanoke is in the midst of an almost half a million dollar renovation at one of its locations.

It's for the Turning Point. It's a domestic violence, sexual explotation and human trafficing shelter. They just wrapped up the first phase of work, which includes renovated bathrooms, and open living spaces. The captain says the goal is to make it feel more like home for people who are there.

Monica Seiler, The Salvation Army Captain, said, “So this is a nice encouragement fo rhte staff as well as to the people who use the serices that we provide that you deserve something nice and you are worth the investment”

Phase two of the work is expected to start soon and wrap up by February or March. The work was funded by the Roanoke Women’s Organization and a private donor.