The Salvation Army evaluates every local community and strives to meet the greatest need in each. With your help, we can turn underserved areas into thriving, flourishing communities. Whether it's providing shelter, feeding programs, domestic abuse programs, or addiction recovery: with your support, we will be there today, tomorrow, and until the healing is complete.
The Salvation Army is committed to providing the help that is needed those who need it most.
The Salvation Army stands ready to help individuals and families in every zip code in America. We’re here to help families with safe after-school activities, overcome barriers to self-sufficiency including job training and referrals, combat hunger, and more. Your support today provides hope and help to a family in despair.
Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center at 815-544-3892, call the emergency assistance hotline 773.205.3520 or learn more online.
Pathway of Hope
A comprehensive case management system to help families identify barriers to self-sufficiency (unemployment, insecure housing, lack of job skills, lack of childcare, etc), Pathway of Hope also provides guidance on how to address these barriers, and connects families with community support organizations, and more.
The Salvation Army's food pantry provides shelf-stable pantry items, breads, cereals, meat and other household necessities. The pantry is open the first Wednesday of each month, 9 a.m. - Noon.