The Salvation Army
Doing the Most Good
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.
The Salvation Army in Lubbock offers the following services:
Disaster Alert Response Team (DART): DART responds to various disaster situations, including, flooding, tornados, and fire, with its mobile feeding unit (Canteen).
Family Services: Clients apply to receive clothing and food vouchers, electric gas and water bill payments, prescription assistance, and rent and mortgage assistance; The Salvation Army also offers referrals to medical care, counseling, GED, employment and placement services, child care, life skills and substance abuse treatment. All cases are monitored by trained social service workers.
Community Soup Kitchen: The Salvation Army makes available nutritious breakfasts and dinners, 365 days per year, to non sheltered, low income individuals in the Lubbock Community.
Canteen Nightly: Members of the DART Team and/or staff use the mobile feeding unit (Canteen) to provide food, fluids and clothing during nightly feedings when the temperature is 32 degrees or below.
Family Stores: The Salvation Army Family Stores provide quality clothing, furniture and other goods to the community at bargain prices. Store revenue funds other services in Lubbock. The Salvation Army provides pick-up service for donated items (Call 806-741-1325).
Shelter Services: The Shelter Program provides free emergency shelter and food to homeless individuals and families 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Services also include case management.
Seasonal Services: Including providing supply-filled backpacks for back to school; Fall Harvest Carnival, a family-friendly alternative to Halloween; Holiday meals at Thanksgiving and Christmas serving over 300 meals each; Angel Tree program for children 15 and under; Red Kettle Program during Christmas; and Camping Programs which allow local, inner-city youth to attend summer camp near Dallas.
Sunday morning church services are held at 11:00 am at the Corps Community Center. For more information about church programs, please call (806) 765-9434.
The Salvation Army in Lubbock operates within the Texas Division. For more information about us, what we stand for and how you can get involved, please visit us at: www.SalvationArmyTexas.org
Corps Community Center:
1111 16th Street
Family Housing Facility and Social Services Building:
1614 Avenue J
Family Store Locations:
Redbud Shopping Center
1102 Slide Road
1420 Avenue J
For donation pick-up service, please call (806) 741-1325.
How You Can Help
100% of donations made to The Salvation Army and its Family Stores in Lubbock fund programs that benefit the Lubbock community. The Salvation Army cannot do its work without the help of contributors like you.
To learn more about how you can help, please call The Salvation Army in Lubbock at (806) 765-9434.
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