|Record #: CHK0773||Last Modified: 28 Apr 2016||Last Full Update: 18 Aug 2015|
|Primary Contact||Captain Stephanie Watkinson, Family Services Director; Phone: 519-354-8353|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Food, Clothing and Furniture assistance to those in need based on financial need, and current situation. At Christmas the program provides food and toys to children
Budget (Trustee) Management program - assisting clients with financial matters. Service provided free of charge to clients. Waiting list for clients.
Youth Support Program - offering support to youth in all areas (budget management, life skills, housing needs, family support and crisis management. Advocacy and mentoring also available to youth ages 16-21.
Housing support program - provides assistance in matters relating to housing (rental lists, utilities crisis assistance, landlord/tenant.) Winter Warmth and Hydro LEAP program administered through this program.
UGEAP program provides financial assistance for families, seniors, terminally ill and disabled who have had or are in danger of having their utilities disconnected. One time payment made per year depending on eligibility *
If you do not qualify, the caseworker may be able to contact your utility provider on your behalf and work out payment arrangements to avoid disconnection
During the summer months the organization assists with sending children to camp. Day camps located in Chatham as well as residential camps located in Jackson's Point/Huntsville.
Christmas assistance provided with food hampers and toy hampers (children up to age 16). Application required in November at any Salvation Army family services offices. ID, proof of income & expenses required.
Budget Management Services - Terrie Horvath
Youth Support Worker - Tim Brown
Housing support - Rhonda Dickson
Family Services Caseworker - Beth Reeve
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-noon; 1 pm-4 pm|
|Eligibility||Adults and families|
|Application||Walk-in; Call for information; fill out applications for financial assistance * Winter Warmth requires rent, hydro, gas and childcare receipts as well as income statements for the month of application * Identification is required for all members of the household|
|Fees||None ; No fees for service|
|Description (Agency)||The Salvation Army is a Christian organization that helps those in need and the vulnerable in our community. It has been a part of the Chatham-Kent community for over 130 years.|
|Primary Executive||Captain Andrew Watkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 519-354-8353|
|Located In Community||Chatham|
|Address & Map||
19 Raleigh St
Chatham, ON N7M 2M6
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|Intersection||Raleigh St and Richmond St|
|Mailing Address||Salvation Army Citadel
46 Orangewood Blvd
Chatham, ON N7L 5H1