COVID-19 Updates - Salvation Army Canada

Salvation Army Opens Child Care to Support Essential Workers

Providing a safe and caring environment in challenging times.

When licensed child care centres closed as the result of the pandemic, The Salvation Army’s child care programs ceased. In partnership with The Region of Peel, Linda Gilbert, director of child care services, and her team are providing a safe and caring environment for the COVID-19 front-line workers’ children.

Orillia Food Bank Offers Spiritual Care

Sharing hope with the community during the pandemic.

“We are so grateful that we can share the love of Jesus Christ with those who are looking for hope in the midst of this chaos,” says Lieutenant Lynnette Trottier, corps officer and community ministries officer. “It is our privilege to walk alongside people and pray with them, so they know that there is someone who cares on the other end of phone.”

Coronavirus Pandemic: The Salvation Army’s "Newest" Countries Join The Fight Against COVID-19

Three more countries officially join the Salvation Army's worldwide effort.

The Salvation Army's response is culturally appropriate and carefully designed to meet the specific needs of communities in these days of great need, in coordination with relevant governments, local authorities and other agencies, to ensure that nobody is missed.

Reuniting Families at Golden West Centennial Lodge

Window visitation program helps combat loneliness during a time of physical distancing.

Restricted by COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines, The Salvation Army’s Golden West Centennial Lodge in Winnipeg is running a visitation program whimsically titled “Through the Looking Glass,” where residents can meet with their loved ones through a window.

COVID-19 Updates