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.

Get Help

If you need assistance, we are here to help you. We serve those in need without discrimination. Spanish-speaking staff are available. Please call to inquire about services.
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Housing and Homeless Assistance

The Housing Assessment Program (HAP) is Kent County's Coordinated Entry for people experiencing homelessness. Through fair and equitable access, HAP screens, assesses, prioritizes and matches households experiencing homelessness with housing resources that align with their needs and choices.
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Saying Grace

Energy Assistance

Energy assistance may be available for households facing shut off or are already disconnected. Learn more >>

Emergency Food Pantry

Our pantry serves the entire Kent County area. Holiday Assistance services are also available October - December. Learn more >>

Get Involved

We are able to help those in need because of the financial and volunteer support of many friends and neighbors. Find out how you can be involved as an individual or with your civic or church group. There are many ways to help.

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1215 E Fulton 
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm



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​This month, we are checking back in on the status of a family that was partnered with Messiah Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids.
Americorps Highlight
13 March 2015
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Partner Spotlight: Messiah Lutheran Church and Partner, Melissa
19 February 2015
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