The Salvation Army of Sarasota CountyThe Salvation Army of Sarasota County
The Salvation Army Mission Statement 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 th... Read more
The Salvation Army Mission Statement 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.
The Salvation Army of Sarasota County provides:
Emergency Shelter- temporary lodging provided for homeless families and individuals in our family dorm, women's dorm and men's dorm.
Community Feeding- serving breakfast, lunch and dinner 365 days a year (approximately 600-700 meals per day).
Voluntary Interim Placement- Enhanced Recovery (VIP-ER) Program- a ten-week intensive residential drug and alcohol treatment program.
Community Rehabilitation Program - Faith based substance abuse treatment, residential counseling, health care and prevention programs.
Family Resident Service Apartments - a program for homeless families where they receive free housing while they rebuild their lives.
Emergency Financial Assistance - Social Services- rental assistance, utility assistance, food pantry, clothing closet. This is designed to assist families in crisis before they reach the homeless stage.
After School Programs - Venice community center offers low cost after school programming and homework help.
Family Store: Our Venice Family Store is a thrift store that provides income for our programs and also allows clients to shop for their needs using a voucher system.