About Us

Are you looking for a warm and safe place to stay? Do you need assistance with housing and utilities or help with an emergency food hamper? Are you looking to break free from your addictions? If this applies to you, then you’ve come to the right place. Here, at the Centre of Hope, you’ll find a caring and dedicated staff who want to help you get on your feet and find stability again.

OUR STORY

The Salvation Army Halifax Centre of Hope houses a men's shelter, addictions centre, a chapel, dining hall, half way house, as well as a family services division including clothing, a food bank, and various community programs to assist in helping bring those who struggle to an easier and more peaceful path in life.

OUR MISSION

The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada and 117 countries around the world..

Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. As a result, The Salvation Army Centre of Hope responds to the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of those within our sphere of influence, leading to self-healing and regeneration through supportive, multi-faceted programs.

ANCHORAGE PROGRAM

ARE YOU LOOKING TO BREAK FREE FROM YOUR ADDICTIONS? 
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ANCHORAGE PROGRAM

A six month residential program for males 19 years of age and older wishing to overcome chemical and other forms

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COH ANCHORAGE

Capacity consists of 7 private rooms and 3 semi-private rooms for a total capacity of 19 bed spaces. The program

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Men's Shelter

Our centre shelters males 19 years of age and older in emergency or transient situations...24/7/365. This is done on a very economical per diem basis.  We work in partnership with local community services to help those in need find a safe place to be. While we operate as a general sheltering service we can accommodate both short and long term residency and remain at or around capacity on a regular basis.

  Our sheltering capacity includes 18 dormitory style beds, 10 semi-private beds, and 12 private bed spaces for a total of 40.  We also maintain a respite capacity of 5 bed spaces, mostly for minus degree weather and other emergency purposes. For service inquiries call our Front Line Workers... (902) 422 2363 ext 235

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MEN’S SHELTER

Our services, beyond offering a safe and secure environment, include home cooked meals (3), snacks (3) on a daily basis,

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BOOTH PLACE APARTMENTS

16 new apartments, are aimed at independent living, 11 of which will be fully self-contained units and 5 semi-contained units.  We

FAMILY SERVICES

TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR TIME OF NEED. TO SUPPLY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT BUILD SELF WORTH. TO SHOW THE LOVE OF GOD IN ALL OF OUR MINISTRY. THIS IS OUR MISSION.

Senior’s Ministries

 A combined group of seniors from the downtown core and Spryfield locations.  This group is called The Wisdom Keepers (ages

Creative Hands

  3-4 various iniatives throughout the year for women (quilting/scrapbooking, etc.)

Summer Camping

The Community & Family Services sponsors three camps…Ladies Fellowship, Moms and Kids, and Holiday Camp.  This is held at The

Street Ministry/Jack Frost Program

Hot soup, hot chocolate, blankets. mits/hats are offered to the most vulnerable in the HRM core, by seeking out and

Share the Fuel

Dependent on donations, provides emergency oil to families living in HRM in immediate crisis.

Income Tax Program

During March and April we will assist those families whose income is less than $25,000 with their basic return.

Good Neighbor Energy Fund

Program is offered January – April and provides emergency fuel to families in immediate crisis.  Funded by Nova Scotia Power

Food Bank

Offers emergency assistance to clients in need, in co-operation with Feed Nova Scotia. 

Emergency Disaster Services

Offers hydration and food to first responders and evacuees when requested during a disaster.

Emergency Clothing and Furniture

assists with families affected by floods, fires, and disasters.

CONTACT

IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION, REQUIRE ASSISTANCE OR WISH TO SEND US A MESSAGE, PLEASE USE THE CONTACT FORM BELOW.

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Contact Info

If you have questions about The Salvation Army Halifax Centre of Hope, require assistance or wish to send us a message, please use the contact form below or email us at office@halifaxcentreofhope.ca

  • 2044 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS Canada B3K 3A9
  • +902 422 2363, +902 422 2065
  • office@halifaxcentreofhope.ca