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 750 community churches and social 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:
- Modern slavery
- Influencing social policy
- Older people
- Community - debt advice, unemployment, isolation
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
- Helped 1,208 people through our Employment Plus service
- Supported 2,267 victims referred to our modern slavery services
- Brought together 5,690 people at our lunch clubs
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
Or corps as we call them - and community centres 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.