About The Salvation Army of Durham

Serving Durham, Orange, and Person counties since 1910.

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.

READ MORE Core Values

The Salvation Army operates on FIVE major core values. We aim to be Passionate, Compassionate, Brave, Uplifting, and Trustworthy. These core values sum up what we are about here at The Salvation Army of Durham. They are the ultimate motivation behind our service!

READ MORE Our History

The Durham Area Command of The Salvation Army, serving Durham, Orange and Person Counties, was established over one hundred years ago. Based today at Liberty and Alston Streets, in the heart of Durham’s most troubled neighborhoods, the Durham Corps provides job and agency referrals, food, clothing, financial assistance and counseling to more than 5,000 citizens per year.

CONTACT US Local Staff

The Salvation Army of Durham is built of a hardworking team that is passionate about serving the communities of Durham, Orange, and Person counties.

READ MORE Advisory Board

The Salvation Army operates under the guidance, expertise, and dedication of our Advisory Board. Without our Board, we would not be able to Do The Most Good!If you are interested in joining our Advisory Board, please fill out this form.

READ MORE Annual Reports

We post our Annual Reports each year for your convenience. We hope that these reports give you an accurate idea of what we, The Salvation Army of Durham, accomplish each year with your help. Thank you for partnering with us on this journey.


The Salvation Army of Durham is represented in Durham, Orange, and Person counties. Call our main office if you have any questions about these locations!

Corps Office, Durham County Social Services, & Chapel909 Liberty Street, Durham NC 27702(919) 688-7306
Family Thrift Store & Donation Center3167 Hillsborough Road, Durham NC 27705(919) 384-7130
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club810 N. Alston Avenue, Durham NC 27702(919) 682-7842
Person County Social Services Office355 Madison Boulevard, Roxboro NC 27573(336) 599-8361
Orange County Social Services Office113 Mayo Street, Hillsborough NC 27278(919) 245-2800
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 1330, Durham NC 27702You can't call our mailbox!