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Social Services

Throughout the year, we offer a variety of assistance, without discrimination at our Salvation Army.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 215.474.1010

The Salvation Army West Philadelphia

serves the following zip codes: 

19104, 19131, 19139, 19151

Don't see your zip code? The Salvation Army is active in every zip code in America.

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Meal Assistance

  • Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) every day, based on appointment.

Many families and individuals facing poverty often must make the painful choice between paying bills and buying food. Without sufficient funds, many are forced to go without a warm, nutritious meal in order to keep a roof over their head.

Rental/utilities Assistance

  • Rental Assistance Program (EFAP) every day, based on appointment.
  • Utility Assistance every day based on appointment.

Many families and individuals are one bill away from being evicted or losing their water/light. Without sufficient funds, some even become homeless. 

Free Legal Consult and help

  • Legal Services every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 4 PM to 8 PM, based on appointment.


  • Clothing 
  • Shoes
  • Furniture

Vouchers are provided based on need and residency in the Philadelphia community. They are redeemable at The Salvation Army Thrift store nearest to us. To apply you will need to set an appointment and, bring photo identification and proof of residency. This service is only available once a year per person.