Salvation Army Financial Assistance Programs

By | February 29, 2020

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Salvation Army Assistance – ArizonaThe Salvation Army is a Christian international organization.  It is presently in 131 nations and has a membership of over 1.7 million workers, volunteers, soldiers, and officers. The Salvation Army is well known for its humanitarian work to help families regardless of race, religion, or creed.

Most people have known them by their red kettle volunteers during the Christmas season.  However, they are so much more.  They provide meals, shelter, food baskets, discount stores, family counseling, and immigrants’ assistance.

Salvation Army Assistance – Arizona

The Salvation Army has locations all across Arizona.  If you are having financial difficulties, are disabled, have lost a job, consider seeing help for this organization.  Arizona locations can provide financial assistance.

You can receive help with things like late or disconnected utilities, evictions, late rent, food, counseling, education, and more.  If you have experienced a disaster such as a fire or a flood, you can get help starting over with clothes, household items, or a place to stay at their temporary family shelters.

Salvation Army Assistance in Arizona

Family Emergency Services

Salvation Army family emergency assistance programs, help both families and individuals living with financial lack.  They help by paying bills like utilities, rent, and other mandatory aid to help families stay in their homes and remain stable.  Some who have never had to ask for help come to apply for household assistance.

Salvation Army Assistance provides one-time aid. However, those needing ongoing help are referred to government and community programs that offer long-term help.  You will receive help when you qualify financially, have the proper documentation that proves your financial situation, and when funding is available.  These programs help the working poor as well as the unemployed, disabled, and elderly.


Family Services 

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

  • Food Box Assistance (once a month) –  Call 602-267-4122
  • Help with SNAP – Call for an appointment at 602-267-4195
  • Utility Assistance – In the City of Phoenix –  Call 602-267-4127 
  • Referrals to partner agencies – Call 602.267.4122
  • Seasonal Programs: Christmas Angel Registration – October 21st – 26th –   Call 602.267.4195

Tuscon Family Services

  • TEFAP Food Box Distributions – Every Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 am – 11:30 am.  Call 520-622-5411
  • Utility Assistance – call 520-792-1111
  • Rental Assistance – call 520-792-1111
  • Referrals to other agencies – Call 520.792.1111
  • Seasonal Programs: Christmas Angel Tree, Adopt-A-Family, Back to School, Summer Camps – Call 520.795-9671

Youth Services

Anyone who is a parent wants the best for their children regardless of where you live or your financial status.  However, it is well known that many underserved communities do not have activities to challenge and inspire young people.  The Salvation Army offers Boy and Girl Scout programs as well as the Sunbeams program designed for children ages 5 and up.

These programs help keep children off the street, and most of all, help them learn their strengths and teach them life skills, moral values, and Christian leadership.  These programs are To provide a safe, organized, faith-based.

Homeless Program (Project Hope)

If you are experiencing homelessness, you have a friend in the Salvation Army.  The goal of Project H.O.P.E. is to offer outreach services to families experiencing homelessness by providing aid with basic needs items, such as food, hygiene, and transportation.

Project Hope is an outreach that works with Maricopa County and the Family Housing Hub (FFH) to reach out to families providing food, transportation, and referrals to other services outside the Salvation Army.  They also offer help in obtaining temporary and permanent housing and help clients needing medical and mental help assistance, including substance abuse.

For emergency shelter in Phoenix for your family, contact the Family Housing Hub at 602-595-8700.  Adults without children contact Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) located at 230 S 12th Ave,  602-256-6945, or visit

The Salvation Army Disaster Services

Along with the Red Cross, The Salvation Army is one of the first responders during any disaster.  Their volunteers or first on the scene to assess the people’s needs and provide food, water, blankets and prayers, and assurance they are not alone. Their response teams coordinate with community organizations and local authorities to provide temporary security until they can maintain stability.

The Salvation Army’s Network of Emergency Trafficking Program

Human trafficking is a worldwide blight across the world.  In the last decade or so, it has become a major problem all across the United States.  The Salvation Army works within the community to help rescue and restore the victims of this horrible crime.

The Salvation Army works with foreign and local victims to provide shelter, food, clothing, counseling, medical and dental, substance abuse, and childcare.  They provide a holistic approach to help victims become whole and self-sufficient.  If you know someone or suspect someone is a prisoner of trafficking, please contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-3737-888.