Emergency Financial Assistance
a place to turn for help

When an individual or family faces a hardship, The Salvation Army of Iredell & Wilkes counties is there to offer financial assistance for basic needs. Job loss, an unexpected medical bill or car repair, or some other type of financial challenge can happen regardless of an individual's background, religion, or income. The goal of The Salvation Army is to provide short term support, while helping individuals work towards long term self-sufficiency. 

Rent and Housing Assistance.
The Salvation Army is focused on preventing homelessness in the community.  Housing challenges are not predictable or limited to a certain type of person, and it could happen to anyone. If you are in need of assistance with rent or mortgage call 704-872-5623. Rental/mortgage applications are taken from the frist through the tenth of every month.  Any type of assistance is based on emergency need and funding availaibility.

Utililies Assistance
The Salvation Army offers crisis intervention and utility assistance to stop disconnection of utility services  for families.  Our social service caseworkers help families and individuals pay their utility bills in order to get through emergency crisis. In-person requests are received throughout the year during normal weekday hours, and referrals from other human service agencies.