The Salvation Army operates food pantries across Indiana in both the hearts of cities and rural communities. Food boxes may include shelf-stable pantry items, breads, cereals, meat and other household necessities like diapers and bathroom supplies. For more information, contact a community and worship center near you.
When crisis strikes, it may be the result of unexpected medical expenses, job loss, or a fire or flood. The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage, rent, and utility bills, as well as prescription costs and other household expenses in order to keep families in their homes when the threat of homelessness looms. To get connected with services in your county, call 1-800-589-1037.
This state-wide comprehensive case management system helps families identify barriers to self-sufficiency like unemployment, insecure housing, lack of job skills, and lack of childcare, then finds ways to address these barriers by connecting with community support organizations and more.
The Salvation Army offers job skills training and employment referrals for interested adults. This service is also a key part of the programs at locations like Harbor Light Center, a full-service addiction treatment center in Indianapolis, and the Ruth Lilly Women & Children?s Center, which helps homeless women from across the state get back on their feet.
This shelter offers a place of safety refuge for women and their children fleeing domestic violence or facing homelessness. Open 24/7/365, the center helps women rebuild their lives through counseling, training, assistance with employment, and development of the soft skills needed to be self-sufficient.
The Salvation Army operates several low-income housing properties, like the Barton Center and Carpenter Apartments on the Block of Hope in downtown Indianapolis. Housing and supportive services for low-income seniors is available at Booth Manor senior living centers in Columbus and Indianapolis.
The Salvation Army partners with community organizations and agencies across Indiana to assist those who are living on the streets. This includes the operation of soup kitchens, on-site case management, and participation in multi-agency homeless outreach teams. We are ready to assist those interested in finding shelter and help.
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