Our Mission

Who we are

For 130 years The Salvation Army has served the San Antonio community through eliminating food insecurity and offering shelter for men, women, and families requiring emergency housing resulting from difficult life circumstances or natural disasters. Our Permanent Supportive and Rapid Rehousing programs have contributed to the priority of decreasing the Chronic Homeless population. The Salvation Army Homelessness Prevention programs offer additional rental; utility; and food pantry assistance. Aligning with the local commitment to reduce Veteran homelessness, various supportive services are available for Veterans and their families. Ensuring that Seniors remain active participants in the community, programs are available at several locations to encourage adequate nutrition; wellness; arts/culture and socialization activities. The Peacock Boys and Girls Club serves children with after-school care; out of school summer programs; and camp experiences. All our services are provided in a compassionate and nurturing environment to restore hope and dignity.

The Salvation Army has been serving the San Antonio community since 1889, providing emergency shelter and transitional housing for men, women, and families experiencing homelessness. The Salvation Army also provides assistance in crisis situations in order to prevent homelessness. Working to develop today’s youth The Salvation Army offers the Child Development Center for infants through school-aged children as well as the Boys and Girls Club for children ages 6-18.

Mission

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.