The Salvation Army of Augusta

Next Auction Date

Saturday Feb 3, 2018

Preview Days:
Jan 31, Feb 1 and 2

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Salvation Army
Augusta Main Site

Our Programs

An extensive range of programs and services includes:

  • Homeless and Emergency Shelter

    The Salvation Army is the largest and most comprehensive homeless shelter in the area serving eight counties including Richmond, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, Warren, Glascock, Burke and Jefferson. The Salvation Army provides shelter for men, women and children in need. The Emergency Lodge for transient men is open nightly with check-in from 6:30-8:30 p.m. With 42 beds, it sleeps an average of 65 men per night. Beds are first-come, first-served and others receive mats. The Family and Women's Shelters are short-term residency shelters. The average stay for these two shelters is 30 days. The family shelter sleeps 30 and the women's shelter sleeps 10. Residents in the family and women's shelters work with our Social Services Supervisor on a daily basis to address their needs.

  • Substance Abuse Rehabilitation

    The Salvation Army's Corps Salvage and Rehabilitation Center (CSRC), a substance abuse rehab program, helps men recovering from alcohol or substance abuse regain a productive lifestyle. The program involves counseling, work therapy, religious instruction and custom rehabilitation assistance designed to meet individual needs at no cost to the participant. This program is a long-term residency program with 35 beds. Men who successfully complete the program are in residence for up to 9 months. The CSRC program also has a probation and parole referral component; an average of 10 to 15 beds are used for men referred from the Department of Corrections.

  • Meals

    The Salvation Army's kitchen serves an average of 373 meals a day, 365 days a year. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served to all individuals and families residing in the shelter during their stay, and our soup line/dinner is open to the community every day at 5:30 p.m. We also serve breakfast every morning to the men who stay in the transient lodge.

  • Food Assistance

    The Salvation Army Food Pantry allows low-income families in need to receive groceries every three months, as a supplement, if they are not receiving Food Stamps.

  • Clothing Assistance

    Every Thursday during normal office hours, clothing assistance is available to low-income families or individuals in need through vouchers redeemable at any Salvation Army Thrift Store. In addition, emergency clothing needs can be met at any time Monday-Friday.

  • Home Search

    Transportation and search services are available to aid in finding affordable housing for anyone in emergency shelter.

  • Project Share

    A partnership between The Salvation Army and Georgia Power allows neighbors to help neighbors by matching community contributions dollar for dollar. Funds are utilized by local individuals and families for rent and utility assistance. Project Share applications are taken by phone at 706-826-7937 Monday-Friday from 9-11 a.m. Cases are served during regular business hours.

  • GED Classes

    High School Equivalency Diploma training is provided Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at our Social Service Center. Classroom and customized instruction is free. Tutorial services for homework assistance are also available for children staying in shelter.

  • Health Center

    A free health clinic with full services for the homeless and uninsured, The St. Vincent De Paul Health Center operates Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Health services are provided by a nurse practitioner, an outreach nurse and a clinical assistant. On Thursdays from 6:30-9 p.m., services are provided by the Medical College of Georgia. Follow-up visits and prescriptions are available with referrals for more serious medical conditions.

  • Prescriptions

    In coordination with the Health Center, emergency prescription services are provided for individuals in need of items such as insulin, cardiac medications and other critical drugs.

  • Disaster Aid and Emergency Relief

    These services are available to assist families who have experienced a loss of their home due to fire, flood or other natural disasters, The Salvation Army provides temporary food and shelter, as well as replacement household furnishings, appliances, clothing and food. During emergencies, The Salvation Army provides on-site relief through mobile kitchens, distribution centers (food, cleaning supplies, clothing, etc.), social services (emergency housing), and counseling for victims.

  • Christmas Assistance

    Each year, The Salvation Army helps people in need by providing toys, coats, groceries, stocking stuffers and gift bags at its annual Christmas Toy Shop. We also provide gifts and groceries, to several other service agencies to help their clients, while the League of Mercy team visits and delivers gifts to thousands of hospital and nursing home patients, shut-ins and in-mates. The Salvation Army assisted 2,692 families and 17,663 individuals in 2003.

  • Summer Camp Program

    The Salvation Army offers local, underprivileged youths the opportunity to attend camp. Through education, recreation, music and service activities, kids get a chance to break out of a cycle of hardship and despair. Located in Jasper, Ga., camp is an experience that most carry with them the rest of their lives. The Augusta Corps sends 30 children to camp each year at no expense to their families.

  • Nursing Home and Institutional Visitation

    The Salvation Army's League of Mercy visits sick and hospitalized patients, elderly shut-ins, incarcerated and other institutionalized individuals to provide comfort and cheer. Over 670 people at 16 various institutions are visited every month.

  • Feeding Spiritual Needs

    Not only does The Salvation Army care for the physical needs of individuals, we also stand ready to assist with their spiritual needs. The Salvation Army is a church with a full range of ministries and activities designed to develop spiritual well being and Christian maturity. Our Worship Center is located at 2020 Gardner St., Augusta, Ga.

  • Our Mission Statement

    "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." Approved by the Commissioners' Conference, U.S.A. - May 1991

  • Support

    Support can be provided several ways, including monetary donations, in-kind donation of products or services, vehicle donations, household donations to anyone of our four area Thrift Stores, or volunteering.

  • Thrift Store Locations

    1507 North Leg Augusta, Ga. 706-733-3219
    1803 Knox Avenue N. Augusta, S.C. 803-441-8290
    910 Augusta Hwy Thomson, Ga. 706-595-9283

For more information contact:
Auction Coordinator
The Salvation Army
1384 Greene Street Augusta GA 30901
706-826-7933 Phone 706-826-1801 Fax