Through programs designed to address the mind, body and soul, we meet the needs of adults of all ages.
The elderly living in poverty are a vulnerable part of our population. The Salvation Army answers the call to meet the needs of our aging population. To serve this community, we:
Weekday Fellowship Groups Conducted by Dallas County Older Adult Services - Help seniors feel a sense of connection to others and give them something to look forward to on weekday mornings. Two Salvation Army community centers have daily morning programs for seniors (Monday through Friday) that include activities such as: crafts, ceramics, sewing, dominoes, games, exercise, sing-alongs, dancing, and guest speakers.
Salvation Army representatives make personal visits to raise the spirits of lonely and sick people throughout the year.
Each September, senior citizens from North Texas travel to The Salvation Army's statewide camp facility, Camp Hoblitzelle to participate in Older Adult Camp. The three-day retreat on the outskirts of Midlothian, provides a variety of exciting activities for seniors, including crafts, BINGO, fishing, and dancing.
Over 200 apartments are available for single or married, low-income seniors.