The Salvation Army in Greater Waterbury continues to express compassionate aid through emergency relief assistance to natural and man-made disasters, emergency welfare assistance, social and character building programs, visitation and pastoral care, residential summer camps for youth and seniors, missing persons bureau services, holiday assistance, and its Family Emergency Shelter.
9:30 a.m. – Coffee
10:00 a.m. – Sunday School
11:00 a.m. – Holiness Meeting
6:00 p.m. – Bible Study
The Salvation Army is the lead portal for the Flex Fund Program provided by The United Way of Greater Waterbury. This program provides a one-time emergency assistance to households experiencing a financial crisis to prevent them from entering into homelessness.
Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00-11:00. It is Consumer Choice giving the consumers the right to choose the food of their choice.
Provides energy assistance for households experiencing hardships. It runs from October through April.
Food assistance is given for Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner. Christmas gifts are provided to children in over 300 households. This program utilizes many corporate sponsors to purchase gifts from our Angel Tags and/or “Adopt-a-Family” option.
Partnered with United Way of Greater Waterbury, this program sends children to a weeklong overnight Salvation Army camp in Ashford, CT. The children are able to enjoy many different activities for the week at no cost to the parents.
The Salvation Army provides emergency case management to anyone experiencing a difficult time. The case manager will make referrals to other providers to ensure that the client’s emergency needs are met.
This housing program receives referrals from individuals and families currently experiencing homelessness. The program provides 6-12 months of rental assistance while providing case management to the household to ensure they are being prepared to live independently when the household graduates from the program. This program has on-going seminars and classes available on budget and employment, tenant responsibilities and more.
This housing program provides family and individual housing units to people who are diagnosed with a disability that that makes them unable to work independently and therefore can never pay rent. These households are scattered throughout Waterbury and all have intense case management services to ensure that the residents are able to live independently and safely.
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Whether it's embracing the homeless, uplifting the abused or abandoned, training and mentoring the disadvantaged, providing character building programs for youth, or assisting the displaced or elderly, The Salvation Army's goal remains the same: serving the most people, meeting the most needs, DOING THE MOST GOOD!
Whether you contribute financially, donate goods, give your time, or support us through social media, with your help, The Salvation Army in Greater Waterbury can continue to reach out to individuals and families to offer a hand-up, not a hand-out. Please contact us if interested in supporting our efforts or if you are in need of assistance.