The Salvation Army, an international non-profit Christian organization whose mission is to meet human needs without discrimination, was founded in 1865 and has been operating in the greater Grand Rapids/ Kent County area since 1883.

The Salvation Army Social Services  supports more than 10,000 Kent County households each year to meet their urgent needs and improve their well-being.

Our Values

We encourage and support the strengths of all people. 
We believe in cooperation and collaboration to achieve system change.   
We believe in strong and mutual partnerships.
We value diversity and  equal access.
We are mission driven and data informed. 

These values are exemplified in our efforts to end homelessness, support housing stability, promote food security, maintain energy services, and improve the health of pregnant women and their babies.

Please call us at 616.459.9468 if you have any questions or if you wish to participate in any way. We appreciate and welcome volunteers in various program initiatives.

 Monday-Friday from 8:30am-noon and 1pm - 4:30pm at:

                Housing & Homeless Services                Emergency Food Pantry & Energy Assistance

1120 Monroe NW                                                        1215 Fulton E 
Grand Rapids, MI 49503                                       Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-454-5840                                            Phone: 616-459-9468
Fax: 616-459-8444                                                Fax: 616-459-5372


Funding Sources Include: City of Grand Rapids • *City of Wyoming • County of Kent • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) • Heart of West Michigan United Way Michigan Energy Assistance Program • Michigan State Housing Development Authority • US Department of Housing and Urban Development • Individual and corporate donors • Local private and community foundations

*$15,000 from City of Wyoming CDBG funds for short term rental assistance