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The Salvation Army of Elmira, NY
414 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 732-0314


Life-Sustaining Programs

The Salvation Army Elmira Citadel Corps provides individuals, seniors, veterans, families who do not have enough funds to put nutritional meals on their table. We provide food packages to help make ends meet. We offer nutritional classes, budgeting classes, SNAP benefits registration, health care registration and more. Food Security is our goal.

 Life-Changing Programs

Safehouse Domestic Violence Shelter

The Salvation Army has operated a Domestic Violence program since our beginnings in the late 1800s. Currently, our Safehouse Domestic Violence Shelter offers a safe place for all walks of life. We offer no judgment about whether a victim should stay or leave the relationship. Our role is to empower those we serve. We provide 24 hour crisis and support Call (607) 732-1979, counseling, safety planning, assistance in preparing petitions for Court, accompanying through the criminal justice proceedings, community education, informaton and referral. Services are fre and confidential. Safety is our goal.

Our House Community Residence

The Salvation Army Our House Community Residence is a halfway house for those battling addiction under the direction of the Office of Alcohol ism and Substance Abuse Services. We offer a Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) which is person-centered and builds on the strengths and resilience of individuals, families, and communities to achieve abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life for those in need of recovery. Our House links people to services and supports helps sustain long-term recovery. The Salvation Army Our House Community Residence services include:

  • 27-bed recovery housing for men and women;
  • recovery activities; · peer support;
  • mutual help groups;
  • faith based supports;
  • transportation;
  • education and vocational;
  • mental health service referrals;
  • medical care, including HIV Service referrals
  • financial and budget counseling;
  • advocacy and counseling;
  • parenting and family services referrals
  • alcohol/drug and gambling services

Contact the Our House Community Residence at (607) 734-0032 for additional information. Or look for a provider near you.

Life-Fulfilling Programs

The Salvation Army is a church. We offer other services which bring hope and joy. Sunday School and Worship Services on Sunday mornings. Bible Studies during the week. Adult and youth programs for education, character building and a safe place to socialize and have fun together. Positive Interaction is our goal.

Details about additional scheduled programming:

Super Sunday for Kids provides lunch, crafts, movies, singing, Bible lessons, games, prizes snack and more!
NA and AA Meetings are held at our Corps as part of the Our House Community Residence Program, call (607)734-0032 for more information.
Women's Ministries Group includes education, fellowship, worship and service for women of all ages. Come and find friendship, kindness and support from other women from the community.
Men's Ministries Group has special outings that are scheduled. Please call (607)732-0314 for more information.
Under the Bridge feeds the homeless where they call home.
Emergency Disaster Services uses our mobile canteen to cater to those in need from natural disasters (local, regional, state and country) by serving food, cleaning supplies, and other services.
Food for Kids Program feeds at-risk children in the community.


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Weekly Schedule

Daily (Monday-Friday)  
Emergency Food Pantry, SNAP 9:00AM-3:00PM
Community Resource Tables 9:00AM-3:00PM
Healthcare, Volunteer Opps 9:00AM-3:00PM
Non-Residential Safehouse Domestic Violence Programs 8:00AM-4:00PM
Sunday School (All Ages) 10:00AM
Holiness Meeting Worship 11:00AM
Super Sunday for Kids 12:00PM
NA and AA Meetings 7:00PM
NA and AA Meetings 7:00PM
Women's Ministries Group 11:00AM
Saturday, Varying Times  
Men's Ministries
Under the Bridge
Emergency Disaster Services
Food for Kids Program
Local Youth and Senior Events