Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions first, then call our office at 434-295-4058 or email 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” does not hold a place for you for assistance that is based on timely applications like Angel Tree.

We are so grateful for the tireless volunteers who took applications and for the families who entrusted us with their deepest hopes to provide a special Christmas celebration for their households.

Other organizations that MAY be able to assist you: We do not know the guidelines or deadlines for these groups. It’s important that YOU CONTACT THEM.

Toy Lift:

Applications are taken THROUGH THE CHILD’S SCHOOL for 8th grade and younger due back by Mid-November according to their website.

Love, Inc, The Neighbor Help Line is 434-977-7777

Greene County: Contact the GRACE Christmas Gift Coordinator via e-mail: or by telephone at 1 (434) 933-2557 (dial the whole number). All activities are held at the American Legion Hall, 636 Madison Road, Stanardsville.

United Way dial 211

IF ALL ELSE ARE ALL CLOSED OR FULL, AND YOU HAVE NOTHING for Christmas. ON CHRISTMAS DAY there will be a celebration here with a bountiful meal from 11 to 1, something small for every child to take home and a jolly visitor to present it personally.

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.

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.

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.