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Safety, Care, & Refuge

Since moving to the downtown core in June 2017, The Salvation Army has come to be recognized as a valued and welcome refuge from the weather, and from the stresses of living in often precarious circumstances. For the local street population we provide a space of safe refuge, warmth and care. We come to know our clients as individuals, and in each one we acknowledge the qualities of strength, resilience, and creative problem solving that guides their daily lives.

Community Coffee

Join us Wednesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to noon for coffee, snacks and fellowship in the front lobby.


In partnership with local elementary schools, we support the Read and Feed program that supplies breakfast to so many children in our community.

Summer Breakfast Program
Food in The Sun – During the summer, we provide continuity for the school-based Breakfast program. Twice weekly parents can come to choose breakfast and bag lunch items for their school-aged children and toddlers.

Milk for Kids Program

Families can register their children in this program, which provides one litre of milk per week, per child.


We work to meet the unique needs of seniors in various ways.

Thrift Store Vouchers for Household & Clothing

We understand that there is an occasional need for help with clothing and household items. To discuss your situation, make an appointment with our Community and Family Services Coordinator, who will assess your need and if possible, provide a voucher for use in our Thrift Store.

Good Food Box

This program has been temporarily suspended until further notice.

Order a Good Food Box before the first Thursday of every month, and pick it up the following Thursday. The cost for a box of produce is $12, and you get to take home a minimum of $20 worth of fresh produce, picked out by Leslie, our Financial Assistant, at local grocery stores that very morning.