In the community

Discover our work at the heart of communities

We believe that everyone has a place in The Salvation Army community.

In your community

We have 650 churches and community centres, as well as charity shops (some of which are run by our churches) which work at the heart of communities, serving the most vulnerable people, across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Find your local Salvation Army

Budget and debt advice

We provide tailored support to help you with your finances.


Our cafes are found in the heart of communities across the UK - and they do more than just serve tea.

Domestic abuse

Offering safety and support to those who have experienced domestic abuse.

Early years

Support and activities for children to aid in their development

Employment Plus

We offer tailored support to help people become job-ready


Having faith in the family

Food banks

We run year-round food banks from a number of our centres, delivering boxes of essential food items to those who need it most.


Find out more about what we do, and how you can help us break the cycle of homelessness.

Inclusion and Disability

Providing opportunities for everyone regardless of background and ability

Lunch clubs

Find a lunch club and new friendships

Music and creative arts

Empowering and supporting ministry and mission through the arts

Older people

Residential care homes and older people's activities in your community


From its earliest days, The Salvation Army has been involved in a prison ministry of practical, non-judgemental caring.


Educational resources for officers, teachers, and pupils.

Sport and exercise

Sport and exercise aren’t only game changers, but life changers.

Supporting emergency services

Providing support to the emergency services and helping those affected.

Supporting refugees

Helping to support and give opportunities to people fleeing conflict

Youth and children

We raise leaders and young people in the tradition of social change and justice.

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Hadleigh Farm Estate

Hadleigh Farm is a farm and training centre based in Essex. It is committed to environmental and social progress.

Get involved

Want to find out more about getting involved in your community?

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