Using money from the Orange County Salvation Army thrift store as well as donations, the church based group provides the less fortunate help when they are faced with difficult financial circumstances. Whether it is a free box of food from the pantry, a Christmas gift for a kid, or school supplies during back to school season, that type of support and much more is usually available.
As noted, the assistance in New York is generally for more material needs such as clothes, hygiene items, canned groceries, etc. Anyone that needs financial help, such as for rent, medical needs, or utilities can still drop in at the Orange County Salvation Army, but the likelihood of the charity meeting those needs is much more remote.
This is one way in which the church helps, and they can excel it is. Each of these assistance programs uses donations from the public in order to assist the less fortunate. The primary ways in which the organization assists is as follows.
The main use of this is to keep families safe and secure as well as to help clients get back on track to a more stable footing. The Orange County Salvation Army center may, from time to time, have some funding available to address a crisis. But those are the main priorities of any financial aid or cash grant given out.
Since the Salvation Army will only help with short term needs, and they are always trying to end a cycle of dependency, the case workers will always stress employment, budgeting, and saving. This is another way in which the Middletown or Newburgh center steps up to help the underprivileged. The process may include some or all of the following.
The Family Center in Orange County is part of the larger network of churches in which the Salvation Army operates. Low income families, using the programs above as well as other referrals, may be able to get the support they need. Dial (845) 343-0821, or stop by 80 W Main St, Middletown, NY 10940. Another office is at 234 Van Ness St, Newburgh, New York 12550, or call (845) 562-0413.
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