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Christmas Assistance Sign-up

Christmas assistance sign-up interviews begin Thursday, Nov. 1, and continue Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 4, in Omaha. These interviews help The Salvation Army identify the families who are most in need of assistance this holiday season.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Apply in person
  • Photo identification
  • Proof of income for Health & Human Services poverty guidelines 
  • Verification of address dated within 30 days
  • If applying for the Adopt-a-Family program, a current phone bill 

Christmas Assistance In-person Interviews


  • Thursday, Nov. 1, from noon-3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m.-noon 


  • Omaha Kroc Center, located at 2825 Y St.
  • North Corps Community Center, located at 2424 Pratt
  • Citadel Corps Community Center, located at 3738 Cuming St.

For more information on how to receive help from our holiday assistance programs, please call 402-898-6031.

The Salvation Army Christmas programs are supported by donations to the Tree of Lights Campaign, which begins Friday, Nov. 9. The familiar red kettles will appear across the greater Omaha metro from Nov. 9 through Dec. 24.  

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