How We Help

The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem serves families in need with a variety of programs

Our Local Programs

The Salvation Army's Winston-Salem Area Command serves Forsyth, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin Counties and offers a number of services and programs.

Social Services

Emergency Shelter. The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter is the only shelter in Forsyth County serving families and single women. The shelter serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, provides housing referrals and transportation. Full service case management is available to all residents. Eligibility is needs-based.

Food. Emergency food boxes are available by appointment. A community breakfast is served 365 days of the year. Eligibility is needs-based, applications are required. We also have a food pantry.

Emergency Assistance. We provide emergency and supplementary financial assistance for rent and utilities.

Residential Re-Entry Center (formerly Community Corrections Center). The Residential Re-Entry program is a work release program for offenders referred by the Bureau of Prisons. Applicants will undergo an interview and orientation process. Fees are pre-set by the Bureau of Prisons.

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Listing of various agencies and services

Christmas Assistance

Each year, The Salvation Army, with the help of the community, provides toys, clothes and food for those who would otherwise go without. Eligibility is based on income. (In Davie County, please apply through your local Department of Social Services.) more . . .

Emergency Disaster Services

The goals of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services are to minister through material support, physical comfort, emotional comfort and spiritual comfort. The Salvation Army provides food, clothing, shelter and other basic survival needs to victims of disasters (weather, fire, etc.). Disaster Services also supports emergency personnel with food and hydration. more . . .

Boys & Girls Clubs

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs offer a safe place for kids, provide quality after-school and summer programming designed to enable all young people, especially those in the most need, to reach their full potential and help them to become productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Salvation Army in Winston-Salem operates Boys and Girls Clubs at two locations: The Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club at 2100 Reynolds Park Road and The Lakeside Boys and Girls Club at 2850 New Walkertown Road.

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Corps Community Centers

The Salvation Army Winston-Salem Area Command operates two Centers for Worship and Service providing Sunday Services in three languages. In addition a number of after-school programs and programs for all ages are offered.

Citadel Center for Worship and Service - Worship Services in English and Spanish, ESL programs and after-school programs.

Kernersville Corps - Worship Services in Korean, ESL programs and after-school programs.

Family Store

Our store accepts donations from the public and re-sell these items at affordable prices. All proceeds generated from sales at our store benefit local Salvation Army programs. more . . .

Service Units

The Winston-Salem Area Command operates service units in Davie, Stokes and Yadkin Counties. more . . .

2014 Area Command Brochure


The Salvation Army Winston-Salem Area Command provides services in Forsyth, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin Counties. Each Christmas, The Salvation Army, with the help of hundreds of volunteers and donors,…

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Disaster Services

While each disaster creates its own unique circumstances and special needs, The Salvation Army offers several basic services to disaster victims and rescue workers. These services form the core of The…

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Senior Center

The Salvation Army Seniors Program serves as a gateway to the area’s aging network—connecting older adults to vital community services that can help them stay healthy and independent.

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Service Units

The Salvation Army Winston-Salem Area Command provides services in Davie, Stokes and Yadkin Counties. In each community, the Salvation Army provides traditional emergency assistance such as rent and…

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