Additional Services Offered
> Financial Assistance
When funds are available, the Salvation Army is able to help with Utility Payments, Home Heating Fuel, Electricity, etc. Also, when funds are available, clients may receive up to one month of rent assistance, providing they meet eligibility guidelines. The social work office is open Monday through Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm.
> Emergency Shelter
The Salvation Army operates a Single Adult Shelter for up to 12 men and 8 women and 3 Townhouse units for 3 families. Residents are permitted to stay for up to 30 days and will receive needed assistance to secure more permanent housing. Fiscal Management and budget control counseling is offered to help any client keep their present home.
> Food Bank
Distributes food (groceries) and personal items on an emergency basis, Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 2:00pm and does monthly mass distributions to those who have pre-qualified. Distributions are available to residents of Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, Delaware Water Gap, Stroud and Smithfield Townships. Clients must be registered in advance for the distribution. Emergency cases are also considered. For residents of other county areas, referrals are made to the appropriate pantry. For more information, CLICK HERE.
> Soup Kitchen
Operates Monday through Friday from 7:00am - 9:00am and 11:00am - 12:00pm. Open to anyone.
> Christmas Assistance
Holiday food distributions, Christmas and Thanksgiving, are coordinated with other Monroe County pantries. The Salvation Army's Christmas program also provides eligible clients with toys and clothing.