This is the last chance for families living in Genesee County needing Christmas assistance with toys and food, to ensure a blessed Christmas holiday for their children, should come and apply for The Salvation Army’s 2017 Christmas Assistance program.  The last sign-up days will be held Tuesday, November 14, Wednesday, November 15 and November 16th at the Flint Citadel Corps in downtown Flint.


2017 Late Christmas Assistance 3- Day Sign-Up

Tuesday, November 14 from 9:00am to 7:00pm

Wednesday, November 15 from 9:00am to 7:00pm

Thursday, November 16 from 9:00am to 2:00pm

The Salvation Army Flint, Michigan, Genesee County

Required Documentation for 2017 Christmas Assistance

The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance program is intended to help Genesee County residents who would otherwise be unable to celebrate Christmas.  Children over 14 years of age are not eligible for toys.  Families may apply to only one agency for Christmas Assistance. 

To sign up for assistance you must have the following documents with you.

  • Michigan I.D. and Social Security Cards for ALL adults in the household. CASE SUMMARY FROM DHHS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS PROOF OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
  • Proof of dependents in the home - Birth Certificates and Social Security Cards. Must be parents or provide proof of legal guardianship. CASE SUMMARY FROM DHHS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS BIRTH RECORD AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD
  • Current Bills for the last 30 days – Bills must contain the name and address of the individual applying for assistance. Current bills include Rent, Mortgage, Water, Gas, Electric, Telephone, Cable, etc. SALVATION ARMY WILL PRINT WATER OR CONSUMERS ENERGY BILLS ON SITE, IF NEEDED
  • Proof of Income for the last 30 days - Pay stubs, Child Support Statement, Social Security, SSI, SSDI, Unemployment/Workman’s Comp, etc. NOTICE OF CASE ACTION (from DHHS) WILL BE ACCEPTED AS INCOME STATEMENT (statement cannot be more than 6 months old)

Flint Citadel Corps

211 W. Kearsley Street

(810) 232-2196