Because housing insecurity is strongly linked to prolonged poverty, The Salvation Army works to provide short- and long-term housing assistance to displaced families and individuals. Read more here.
One of the hallmarks of poverty is the painful choice between “heating and eating.” That is, families must decide whether they’ll pay their bills or pay for food. They do not have sufficient funds to do both. Read more here.
As various crisis occur in households, sometimes paying the rent is the biggest need that can't be accomplished. The Salvation Army Case managers can help assess a households abilities and needs and detemrinie how best to assist with rental assistance.
Help With Utilities
Those individuals and familes who have gotten behind in maintaining their utility bills can often find some assistance in our locations. Case mangers will assess a families needs and identify how we can provide assistance to help with that utility need.
Pathway of Hope is a Salvation Army approach to create a path out of poverty. Read more here.