The Salvation Army helps children and adults from our community every day without discrimination. We offer emergency social services support, and homeless outreach services at two locations in the District of Columbia. This includes

  • Providing a safe space and compassionate support;
  • Addressing a family or individual’s immediate needs;
  • Respecting the dignity of everyone we serve;
  • Caring for the whole person; and,
  • Offering long-term solutions to break the cycle of chronic crises.

Services Provided

  • Eviction Prevention (rental or mortgage assistance)
  • Utility Shut-off Prevention (electric, gas and heating)
  • Food and Nutrition Assistance (pantry/non perishable food)

District Social Services

For residents of DC Wards 1-6

1434 Harvard Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-332-5000

For residents of DC Wards 7 and 8

2300 Martin Luther King Jr Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20032
202-678-9770

Social Services Office Hours

Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Get Help in Washington, DC

Salvation Army Social Services assistance is a few clicks away. Simply click on the assistance you need, download, print, and complete the form. Then, email to:

Wards 1-5 (Harvard St.): vikki.white@uss.salvationarmy.org
Wards 7 and 8 (SGB): candra.bennett@uss.salvationarmy.org