INSTEAD OF USING “CONTACT US”, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions first, then call our office at 434-295-4058. Helping you find a solution for your need is important to us and is best done by telephone rather than by an internet inquiry. Using “Contact Us” here does not hold a place for you for assistance that is based on timely applications like Angel Tree. The best method to contact us is by telephone or by coming into the office.
Emergency Food Closet
Non-perishable food items are stored in the Emergency Services office. They are available to individuals or families in need during regular ESP hours.
Homeless Intervention Program (HPP)
SHARE/Homeless Prevention Program (HPP) is no longer at the The Salvation Army, we do make the proper referrals to AIM, The Haven Rapid Re-housing, The Crossing, Section, County and City Housing Authority.
Guest entering the Salvation Army Emergency Shelter must have a financial screening and assessment intake to determine the necessary action to provide the guest with the ability to regain self-sufficiency. Verification of information is obtained and the crisis is evaluated.
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS ADVOCACY:
Coordination of services for recently released individuals to assist with regaining self-sufficiency. We work hand in hand with all aspects of the Probation and Parole, OAR and DRS to give our guest the resources they need to be successful.
Coordinating services for individuals in need of job training through DRS as well as computer software training through Technology Tamers.
SOCIAL SERVICES ADVOCACY:
Provides clients with assistance, and follow-up with preparing state and local government applications for benefits (including Social Security Disability/SSI, TANF, Medicaid, FAMIS, General Relief, State and Local Hospitalization (SLH). We make referrals accordingly at intake.
Winter Warmth for Everyone
In an effort to help bring warmth to those in need the Salvation Army conducts an Annual Winter Warmth for Everyone Drive in October. We ask members of community, churches, schools and agencies to donate clean and gently used coats, hats, scarves, and gloves. All coats are needed: women, children and men especially men and larger men and women coats. WWFE meets the needs of homeless and low-income men, women and children who cannot afford the basics of winter outerwear. Distribution site will be at The Salvation Army. Individuals may drop off Winter Warmth items at the Salvation Army on 207 Ridge St, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Churches and other organizations that wish to collect items may contact The Salvation Army Family Store at 434-979-5230 for a pickup. Distribution starts at the end of October and continues through the winter. Contact Emergency Services Offices, TSA at (434) 295-4058.