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The Salvation Army (WA)

About The Salvation Army (WA)

The Salvation Army is one of the world's largest Christian social welfare organisations with more than 1,650,000 members working in over 123 countries and has been operating in Australia for almost 130 years. Currently we have more than 6,500 officers and staff delivering in excess of 600 specifically designed social programs across Australia.

The Salvation Army helps more than 1 million Australians every year – that's one person every 30 seconds!

In a typical week, across Australia, we provide*:

100,000 meals for the hungry
2,000 beds for the homeless
5,000 to 8,000 food vouchers
1,000 people with assistance in finding employment
Refuge to 500 victims of abuse
Assistance to 500 people addicted to drugs, alcohol or gambling
Several thousand people with counselling
3,000 elderly people with aged care services
40 people in the court system with chaplaincy services
Family tracing services which locate 40 missing family members


PO Box 8498
Perth Bc WA 6849

Local VRC: Volunteering WA