New shelter for men opening Tuesday, Aug. 31

Safe Landing, a shelter for men who are transitioning back into society following incarceration, will hold an open house at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at 1430 Enterprise Road in Alexandria.

The public is invited to attend the event, which is sponsored by Re-Entry Solutions Center of Alexandria.

Tuesday’s activities will include a dedication ceremony and a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Safe Landing will house up to 12 men who are working their way back into society, according to Re-Entry Solutions field liaison Victor Carstarphen. The shelter will offer job training as well as spiritual counseling, he said.

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