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Salvation Army

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 148 North Harrison
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815.933.8421
Fax: 815.933.4142
Contact Person:

Majors Nic and Jodi Montgomery

  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Emergency Family Shelter
Description: The Emergency Family Shelter provides housing,food, and case management to homeless women and children. Temporary short term housing and emergency assistance is staffed 24 hours daily. Tutoring for school-aged children, counseling and referrals are available.
Phone: 815.933.8421

Service/program name: Emergency Food Pantry
Description: Food boxes are provided to individuals and families who need food to tide them over in emergency situations. This service is available once a month. Emergency food is available Monday-Friday from 9-4 p.m.
Phone: 815.933.8421

Service/program name: Free Lunch
Description: The Salvation Army serves a free hot lunch seven days a week from noon till 1:00 p.m. The meals are designed to provide a balanced and nutritious meal.
Phone: 815.933.8421

Service/program name: Clothing
Description: Clothing is available at their thrift store.

Service/program name: Case/ Care Managenent
Description: Case management is available for clients of the Salvation Army.

Service/program name: Disaster Services
Description: Disaster services available on call. Provides mobile unit and volunteers to assist victims and workers during a disaster.

Service/program name: Thrift Store
Description: The purpose of the Thrift Store is to provide free and low cost clothing and household items to all, regardless of their ability to pay. Provides items for sale. Clothing, furniture, and household items are available. Vouchers for those who can not pay. Store is open 9-4 Monday-Saturday. Donations are accepted during store hours.

Service/program name: Congregate Meals
Description: Free meals are available from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. seven days a week.

Service/program name: Seasonal Programs
Description: Seasonal programs provide help to those in need. Easter dinner, Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas dinner and baskets, as well as tax preparation assistance is available.

Service/program name: Volunteer Development
Description: Volunteers are appreciated to assist with serving meals, food pantry, thrift store,seasonal help, office help, janitorial help, or canteen emergency disaster relief help. Opportunities are arranged to fit schedules and interests. Volunteer ministry provides opportunities for individuals and groups to volunteer their time and talents.

Service/program name: Drop Inn Center
Description: The Drop Inn Center provides housing,food and case management to homeless men. This temporary housing program is a 24 hour a day/seven day a week/365 days a year facility designed to provide short term care for single men.

Service/program name: Community Service, Seniors
Description: The seniors meet twice a month. There is a newsletter and senior support services.

Service/program name: Tax Form Preparation
Description: The Salvation Army at 148 N. Harrison, Kankakee, IL offers free help with tax preparation to low-income people earning less than $38,000 annually. Help is available from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday in February and the same times Monday through Wednesday in March. The free help will continue through April 13. No appointments are necessary. Phone 815.933.8421 for information. Taxpayers must bring photo ID, copies of W-2s and 1098 and 1099 forms, Social Security numbers for all their dependents, and ideally a copy of last year's return.
Phone: 815.933.8421

Service/program name: Senior Services
Description: Information is available for the elderly such as Social Security, education, transportation and legal assistance. Free assistance is given for Circuit Breaker applications and other social services.
Phone: 815.933.1603
  General Information:
Description: Programs include emergency family shelter, free lunch, and emergency food pantry.

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Kankakee, IL 60901