This module was prepared by Cadet Emma LaBossiere, and presented in class on 4/22/2020. The class Power Point is attached under Aims below.
To introduce the principles, procedures and programs of SA social services programs, so that new lieutenants know what to expect in their corps, and as the foundation for the exploration of specific social issues.
Emergency Assistance: Services that meet the immediate emergency/fill in the gap; meant to be temporary assistance.
Sustaining Assistance: Services that allow the individual or family to maintain a certain level of functioning in order to meet daily life needs.
"Weekly Development Programs": Weekly Corps Programming
Supportive Social Services:
Emergency Response & Institutional Visitation
Developmental Group Programs:
Intensive Daily Care Programs:
Community Corrections Programs
Service Units: When zipcodes of service are out of the Corps range, the people are serviced by a service unit. The service unit is often run by volunteers or part-time employees who live in that specific community.
Specialized Residential Programs: Harbor Light, ARC
Summer Camp and Youth Councils
Winship, J. (2016). Faith in action: Guiding principles of The Salvation Army social services ministries: Social services direct care handbook. Hoffman Estates, IL: The Salvation Army.