Serving Our Community

Programs and ServicesThe Rhinelander Salvation Army Service Extension Unit provides emergency assistance to persons and families facing acute and unforeseen financial crisis. The work is carried out by volunteer contact persons working in and through churches and organizations of Rhinelander.

The primary task of the Extension Unit is to provide short-term support for persons and families who have nowhere else to turn for help. We are the helpers of last resort in times of deep and immediate need.

Highlights of what we are doing locally:

  • Rent Assistance
  • Utility Assistance
  • Emergency Hotel Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Back to School Program
  • Social Services, Merged with the Association of Churches for Emergency Support (ACES)
  • Christmas Presents

Along with providing emergency assistance to individuals and families, The Salvation Army has several state-wide programs available in Rhinelander:

  • Emergency Disaster Services
  • Adult Rehabilitation Center
  • Summer Camp
  • State Patrol Assistance
  • Prison Toy-Lift Program