The motivation of The Salvation Army is the love of God and practical concern for the needs of humanity. This is expressed by a spiritual ministry, the purpose of which are to preach the gospel, disseminate Christian truths, provide personal counseling and undertake the spiritual, moral and physical rehabilitation of all persons in need who come within its sphere of influence without discrimination.

The Salvation Army offers a wide variety of social services programs, from soup kitchens and emergency shelter to utility assistance and Christmas programs. Programs vary from location to location, so please contact your local Salvation Army for a complete listing of social services programs available in your area.