Salvation Army

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Wesleyan Christian denomination. The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. The Army’s doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God’s saving purposes. Its objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.  The charitable religious social services organization engendered to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless

Contact Information

Address: 3 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10
Phone: (876) 929-6190-2
Fax: (876) 929-7560
Email: gerrit_marseille@car.salvationarmy.org
Website:
Open: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contact: Colonel Onal Castor,Territorial Commander
Phone: (876) 929-6190-2
Fax: (876) 929-7560
Email: gerrit_marseille@car.salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army disaster response teams, coordinated and directed by commissioned officers and trained personnel, supported by volunteers, are on call to serve at all disasters and civil disorders which place a community or its populace at risk or which may disrupt or destroy family security and well-being. Services offered include:

  1. Spiritual Ministry. Counseling victims, consoling the injured and distressed, comforting the bereaved, conducting funeral and memorial services, chaplaincy services to staff and volunteers.

  2. Counseling. Individual and family trauma counseling and emotional support.

  3. Identification/Registration. Locating victims and providing information and communication to inquiring family and friends.

  4. Mobile Feeding. Where needed, mobile feeding units serve hot meals to victims and relief personnel on site.

  5. Congregate Feeding. Salvation Army buildings and other sites are used for preparation and service of meals to victims and relief personnel.

  6. Financial Assistance. Financial grants for immediate needs are made to victims who demonstrate need. No repayment of grants is sought or required.

  7. Shelter. Shelters may be established and maintained in Salvation Army facilities or other sites. Programs include child care to allow adult family members to salvage personal effects, apply for long-term assistance, schedule reconstruction and undertake other necessary tasks.

  8. Donated Materials.The generosity of persons enables The Salvation Army to solicit and distribute water, non-perishable foods, furniture, house-keeping supplies, building materials, and other basic necessities.

  9. The Salvation Army will, where appropriate and necessary, establish and maintain depots to facilitate the program.

  10. Basic Commodities.The Salvation Army may elect to purchase and distribute basic commodities not readily available at the time of need. These may include, but not be limited to, food, water, health and sanitary needs, baby and child care products, medicines, bedding and other items for which an immediate need exists.

  11. Reconstruction. In major disasters, The Salvation Army may accept responsibility to coordinate or assist with reconstruction efforts. The Salvation Army may establish depots for distribution of donated building supplies and may establish a financial aid office.

  12. Support programs may be established including child care centers, educational and after school programs, recreation, leisure activities, individual/family counseling and other support programs.

  13. Support programs allow adults to focus on rebuilding efforts with the assurance that children are receiving quality care in a safe environment.

  14. Advocacy. Certified social workers, human services aides and officers are assigned to provide a professional level of assistance including advocacy and referral to private and public assistance programs.

Depends on the programme.

Drug rehabilitation programme.

  1. Referred to the center

Early child hood education

  1. Children must be registered

 

  1. Social Services. Salvation Army social service programs meet the basic needs of daily life for those without the resources to do so themselves. Often, the programs provide food, shelter, clothing, financial assistance to pay utilities, and other necessities based on the need.

  2. Casework and Counseling.Casework and Counseling are components of many Salvation Army programs.

  3. Youth Services. Centers have religious and character building programmes for young people.

  4. Feeding programme

  5. School for the Blind – Government aided.

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