In the UK and Republic of Ireland

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The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian church and registered charity, which has been fighting against social inequality and transforming lives for over 150 years.

The Salvation Army expresses its faith through charitable action by working at the heart of communities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We have 650 churches and community centres where we offer friendship, practical help and support to some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities.

Motivated by our Christian faith we offer practical support and services to all who need them, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Our work includes:

Your support allows us to respond to the people who need us most. Across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, we:

  • Provide over 3,000 places every night in 82 lifehouses
  • Supported over 13,000 people through our Employment service
  • Supported over 11,000 victims referred to our modern slavery services

The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland is part of the wider international Salvation Army, which changes lives in 131 countries around the world.

Local Salvation Army churches

Our churches and community centres (or corps as they are often called) - offer a range of activities and services within local communities. People can get involved in all sorts of ways, through volunteering with fundraising initiatives, attending church services and helping with local activities within 22 territorial divisions.

Republic of Ireland

Find out about our work in the Republic of Ireland

Our history

The Salvation Army has worked for over 150 years, transforming lives all over the UK.

Our leadership

Meet the Territorial Leaders of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Our mission, vision and values

Learn more about the beliefs and values that drive us to keep helping people in need.