- Social Services
The mission of the Salvation Army Family Services of Puyallup is to fulfill the social, health, spiritual and recreational needs of low-income individuals and families in the Puyallup communities. Our social welfare program seeks to persevere the dignity and respect of these individuals and families and encourage them to become self-sufficient. To enhance the social functioning of all groups by providing help and support in a wide variety of personal and social difficulties, thereby increasing the capacity for problem-solving and coping, while helping with obtaining needed resources- facilitating interaction between individuals, their environment, and their communities.
Puyallup Salvation Army Social/Family Services provides outreach support and assistance to The Puyallup community through the following ministries:
Family Services (Social Sevices)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Tuesday, Thursday
9:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
We are closed on Wednesdays and Fridays. You do not need an appointment to receive food. However, you do need to bring the following information with you:
To receive assistance you must live in our service area (Puyallup, Sumner,Graham, South Hill) bring ID and proof of current address for everyone in the household including children.
To receive assistance you must live in Pierce County and provide:
- a "Notice for Termination" (shut off notice) from Elmhurst
- current and valid photo ID (or photocopies of the ID's) for all adults in the houshold 17 and older
- separate proof of address for adults and children in the houshold
- proof of income (pay stub, award letter, unemployment, etc.)
PUGET SOUND ENERGY – WARM HOME FUND 2013:
Funds for PSE services will again be available beginning 3 January 2013.
- Assistance is limited to $150 per household
- Assistance is available to clients who are low-income, at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines, or suffering temporary financial crisis.
- To qualify the client must have a copy of a shut-off (suspension/”final”) notice or “Assistance Provider Notice.” Customers on the Budget Payment Plan, who have received a “Budget Removal” warning on their bill, may also qualify.
- Prior to applying for Warm Home Fund assistance, the client should contact a federal energy assistance provider in order to apply for assistance.