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Adults in need make up the biggest group we serve Image

Adults in need make up the biggest group we serve

Through programs designed to address the mind, body and soul,
The Salvation Army meets the needs of adults of all ages.

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The Salvation Army helps adults in every stage of life
address crises and identify pathways to success
while providing them with love and hope.

Last year we assisted 1,241 people in programs designed to facilitate recovery.

We help adults overcome substance abuse, re-enter society after serving time in prison, get out of poverty, and start over.

The Salvation Army provides resources and support for adults in our community through: 

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, 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.) and ways to address them by connecting with community support organizations and more.  

Job Training
The Salvation Army offers job skills training and employment referrals for adults. At the Freedom Center, this program is included in the Harbor Light substance rehabilitation program and the Fatherhood in Action program. 

Shield of Hope
The nation's first Emergency Homeless Assessment and Response Center to address the needs of families in crisis, the Shield of Hope can provide shelter for up to 75 people. The Salvation Army staff help families identify more stable living situations within 14 days. Upon their move, families are connected with community support services to better navigate their futures.

Harbor Light
The Harbor Light program at The Salvation Army Freedom Center is an intense, inpatient substance abuse treatment program. The program - one of the most respected in the country - also provides transitional services and employment training to help clients overcome their addiction and successfully transition back into their communities.

Pathway Forward
The Salvation Army assists incarcerated men and women transitioning from prison to the community. Clients undergo counseling, access training programs and learn to reconnect with their families and communities. 

Fatherhood in Action
The Salvation Army assists father figures with building stronger relationships with their children and their children's mothers. The program offers supportive and interactive group discussions while fathers develop skills for dealing with family and life issues.

Mobile Feeding & Homeless Outreach
The Salvation Army makes more than 25 stops every day to provide hot meals, case management, and mental health and substance abuse services to the homeless. We are ready to assist those interested in leaving the streets. Download the Mobile Unit's schedule.

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