Familes in Crisis
The Salvation Army is known for helping people in times of disaster.
But everyday, families in the National Capital Area face a variety of crises:
- Single, working-poor parents can't find affordable child-care.
- Domestic violence tears families apart and inflicts emotional scars on its victims.
- Lack of adequate income prevents many families from providing school supplies and Christmas gifts for their children.
The Salvation Army believes the core unit of a society is the
family. For the thousands of families living in poverty, we provide a
range of emergency assistance to help them through crisis situations.
This includes not only financial assistance but a range of other
support opportunities, including a homelessness-prevention program that
helps those on the verge of losing everything to stay in their homes
and to improve the way they handle their finances in order to prevent