Oklahoma Salvation Army assistance programs.
When you are facing a hardship, the Salvation Army in Oklahoma may be able to help. They are one of the nation’s largest social service providers, and tens of thousands of families across the state benefit from their resources and services each and every month. They try to address a number of human needs and offer financial assistance when possible, including funds for paying rent, electric bills, medications, gasoline, and much more.
A comprehensive number of services are administered from the locations listed below. Most of the programs focus on those faced with an unexpected emergency or crisis. For example, maybe you are faced with a utility disconnection and don’t have money to pay the bills. If you are wondering how you may be able to feed your family then many Salvation Army locations have food pantries. Or if it is around the holidays and you need gifts for your children or a holiday meal, then support may be offered for that too.
Most of the Oklahoma centers provide emergency financial assistance and social services such as electric bill and rent assistance, food, gasoline (very limited) and emergency transportation. The Salvation Army will also tend to provide homeless services through its family shelter. A number of seasonal services are offered as well such as winter coats, back-to-school supplies, clothing, Christmas gifts to children, and friendly home visits to seniors.
Soup Kitchens are located at most corps and churches that the organization partners with. These will provide free food services and meals to help the hungry. Those in need of a meal or a place to get warm (or cool) are welcome to come and take nourishment or shelter.
Housing assistance can be provided from comprehensive shelters as well as family and transitional housing. The shelters will welcome all homeless, regardless of age or sex, across the region that come to their door. Family housing will provide assistance including life and career skills enhancement, support in finding a more permanent home, case management, and more. Rent as well as security deposit assistance can be offered to those facing eviction, as the Salvation Army wants to ideally help prevent homelessness.
After using a Salvation Army shelter in Oklahoma, the next step is Transitional housing. This is generally offered for people who have been in a shelter for six months or more. But terms can vary. Programs offered for Oklahoma families includes life skills training and education. So anyone leaving a transitional housing center should also look into financial assistance to help them get established so the client can maintain their home or shelter.
Other assistance offered by the Salvation Army in Oklahoma includes:
- Electric and Utility Bill Assistance – Helping families maintain their water, utilities and electric services is offered. Demand is high, funds are limited, and usually only people with the chance to get back on track can get assistance. Find other Oklahoma energy bill assistance programs.
- General self-sufficiency includes services such as job finding, case management, and more. For example, sometimes someone may need help finding a job, or even getting to a job interview. So the Salvation Army in Oklahoma may have free gasoline for an interview, or maybe a volunteer can drive you.
- Other possible assistance can include medications, information and referrals to government aid like food stamps, section 8 vouchers, and much more.
If you don't see a Salvation Army corps center near your home in Oklahoma listed below, dial 1-800-227-2156 for more information.
Information and addresses on Salvation Army centers in Oklahoma
Altus Salvation Army Corps
Address: Location is 1100 N. Park Lane
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
Telephone number is (580) 482-8577
Location is 102 1st Avenue, SW
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401
Call (580) 223-6190
Bartlesville Salvation Army Corps
Location 101 N. Bucy Avenue
Bartlesville, OK 74003
Dial (918) 336-6454
1400 W. Washington
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
Dial (918) 615-6946
227 N. Fourth
Chickasha, OK 73018
Telephone number is (405) 224-5647
Claremore and Rogers County
Whether it is free Christmas toys, heating bill help from Share the Warmth, or a hot meal, assistance is available from the Salvation Army in Rogers County.
516 N. Independence
Enid, OK 73701
1306 S.W. "E" Avenue
Lawton, Oklahoma 73501
Call (580) 355-1802 for intake.
Adult Rehabilitation Center, a Boys Club, and emergency social services are all administered from this site. More on the Lawton Salvation Army emergency programs.
Address 400 North A Street
McAlester, OK 74501
Offers social services, advice, and support from case managers and volunteers.
Location is 615 S. Main Street
Muskogee, OK 74401
Telephone (918) 682-3384
The programs from this Salvation Army center include Angel Tree for free Christmas gifts, a thrift store, and information on grants for security deposits or energy bills from Lend a Hand. Click more information.
Norman Salvation Army office
318 E. Hayes
Norman, Oklahoma 73069
Telephone - (405) 364-9910
The centers support Cleveland County as well. Read Salvation Army assistance programs Norman.
Oklahoma City Area Command
311 S.W. 5th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73109
Call (405) 246-1100 for information
This is the main office for the region, and they partner with many of the Salvation Army centers throughout Oklahoma. Food, financial help, and other support services are offered in Oklahoma County.
Oklahoma City Citadel
2808 S.E. 44th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
Call (405) 670-187
Ponca City Corps
Location is 601 S. 3rd Street
Ponca City, Oklahoma 74601
Telephone number (580) 762-7501
Sand Springs Corps
Main address is 4403 S. 129th West Avenue
Sand Springs, OK 74063
Telephone number - (918) 245-2237
1721 S. Hickory
Sapulpa, OK 74066
200 E. 9th Street
Address of the center is Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801
Location is 1101 South Lowry
Stillwater, OK 74074
Call (405) 372-1554
Several counties are supported by the Salvation Army centers, including Payne and also Creek County. Not only can they help with basic needs such as food and housing, but employment and case management is provided. Click here.
Tulsa Area Command
Main address is 1616 South Main
Tulsa, OK 74119
Telephone number (918) 587-7801
Address - 3901 E. 28th Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114
Phone number (918) 747-8844
Call for access to the food pantry, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, information on emergency financial assistance and other aid. Hundreds of low income families and seniors get support from the agency. Continue reading more on Salvation Army Tulsa emergency assistance.