Programs & Services

Camp Registration is NOW OPEN!

Do you have a 7 – 12 year old who would love to go to camp? If so, they can! Dates: Monday, July 29th to Friday, Aug 2nd (overnight camp)Ages: 7 to 12 years old (when the camp is happening)Fees: $320/camper. Location: Gibsons, Sunshine Coast. The transportation will be provided from Vancouver to the camp.   Deadline: We will aim to fill up…

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Kettle Host Luncheon

We were delighted to re-connect and share a lunch with past kettle hosts from our 2016 Christmas campaign. The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services is appreciative and grateful for such wonderful kettle hosts who braved our cold winter and warmed the hearts of many people with their smiles and cheerful bell-ringing. Thank you…

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This Christmas, Volunteer your Time and be a Bell Ringer for The Salvation Army!

We welcome individuals, groups, corporations, businesses, clubs, organizations and teams to support Salvation Army programs and services by giving your time to host a kettle in your community throughout the duration of the campaign or just for a day.  A sign can even be created for the Kettle stand recognizing your group’s partnership with The…

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Wishing You a Happy New Year!

Dear Friends, The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services thanks you for your generous contributions this past Christmas and throughout 2015.  Your ongoing commitment allows us to reach out to those in our community who need it most.  Click here to learn more about our programs and services! We look forward to a continued…

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Ways To Help This Christmas

Dear friend, Generations of Canadians have made donating to The Salvation Army their favourite way to help suffering individuals and families during the holidays. And it’s a wonderful Christmas tradition… Children who would otherwise be overlooked get to experience the wonder of opening gifts of toys and clothes on Christmas Day. Families who are struggling…

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Kensington-Cedar Cottage Homelessness Action Week Event

*Please note that our Community Drop-In Breakfast will be cancelled on this day*

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HAW 2015 Kensington-Cedar Cottage Connect

The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services, John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland, Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House, and the Vancouver Public Library-Kensington Branch invite you to the 2015 Cedar Cottage Connect as part of The City of Vancouver’s Homeless Action Week. The event takes place on October 16, 2015 from 11:00AM-2:00PM at McAuley…

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NOWBC – Empowering Newcomer Families with Information and Resources

August 31, 2015 – The Vancouver School Board (VSB) Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) Program  invited The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services to participate in its Newcomer Orientation and Welcome to British Columbia (NOWBC) event which featured informative and educational activities for immigrant and refugee parents, students, and caregivers who have immigrated to…

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Farewell To Summer Student Employee

A BIG thank-you to summer student employee, Rachel Martens, for her hard work and dedication over the past few months.  Rachel’s efforts led to the success of the 2015 Back-to-School Supplies Program and further development of the ‘Growing Your Own Food Bank’ Community Gardening Club.  We wish her all the best as she continues her…

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Zipline Rides at QE Park Raise Funds for Toy Mountain

Tuesday, August 18th – In support of Toy Mountain 2015, CTV Vancouver teamed with Greenheart International Development Corporation FlightLinez Vancouver.  100% of the proceeds from the zipline rides through Queen Elizabeth Park were generously donated to The Salvation Army to provide aid to families facing serious life challenges. (Photo: Executive Director, Major Russ Holland, takes…

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Partners For Change

This year, resolve to partner with The Salvation Army and be a force for good for those in most need.