Senior Assistance

The Salvation Army endeavors to bring spiritual light and love to our cherished senior population by providing a listening ear, a caring heart and a helping hand. We strive to ease the loneliness and isolation that envounter many in their twilight years.

The Salvation Army offers monthly programs for senior citizens at each of the eight Corps Community Centers, including: social, volunteer and worship groups. For a complete list and schedule, contact the corps in your area. In addition, the following are city facilities and services offered exclusively for seniors.

  • Booth Manor in Grandview is a seven-story high-rise that provides affordable housing in a stimulating environment for seniors who are capable of independent living. Rent is based on income.For more information, please call 816.966.0303.
  • Booth Manor in Kansas City, Kansas: These 35 ranch-style apartments also offer seniors who are capable of independent living safe and affordable housing. In addition, it allows them to be part of an organized community.For more information, please call 913.299.4822.
  • Senior Camp: This week of fun is held each summer and allows senior citizens to engage in many of the same exciting activities that younger campers experience, such as, swimming, crafts, fellowship, cookouts, Bible Study and field trips.
  • Telephone Reassurance: This program puts volunteers in touch with homebound or elderly folks who have no one to look after them. Phone calls are made in extreme heat and cold to ensures that all is well. Follow-ups are made as necessary.
  • Dial-A-Ride: An invaluable service offered to handicapped and elderly in the area, unable to drive. The van takes people on trips to the doctor, shopping and other necessary errands. For more information, please call 816.966.8300. 
  • Holiday Meals: Thanksgiving and Christmas meals are delivered to seniors who are shut-in.

Additional Service Areas


At Risk Children

Every at-risk child has a common thread – each bear the scars of their own unfortunate circumstances. But with guidance and love, they can overcome the challenges they face in life.

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Struggling Families

Mitigating poverty, abuse, addiction and other family stressors does not happen overnight. Long-term, sustainable holistic solutions such as the Pathway of Hope program help break the cycles hindering the success of our communities and families.

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Emergency & Disaster

Emergency Assistance is an integral part of who we are. We provide aid for the needs of families when resources are devastated by unexpected events.

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