The Salvation Army has opened a new residential treatment and withdrawal program in Santa Barbara.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday.
Organizers say this is a big step forward in the organized delivery service partnership between Santa Barbara County and the Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army’s facility will offer a major expansion in vital services needed in the area of addiction and recovery.
It will provide 24 new detox beds for people who have addiction issues.
The Salvation Army says it will be helpful in efforts to reduce homelessness in Santa Barbara County and in the City of Santa Barbara.
The new facility is located in the 400 block of Chapala Street in Santa Barbara.