About Us

DM_0560Mission Statement

The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services seeks to provide a community of faith and service to others through the development of caring relationships in all its activities.

Our Vision

“I will pour out my Spirit and blessings on your children.  They shall thrive.”

Inspired by Isaiah 44:3-4

The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services has been serving individuals and families in Vancouver and Burnaby for more than 40 years.  Our mandate is to provide services to members of the community, children and families facing serious life challenges such as poverty, isolation, abuse, neglect, homelessness, addiction, hunger and mental illness.  We strive to do this with a continuum of care model focusing on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of our clients.  Through our programs and services we aim to support the whole person and entire communities.

Core Values

Salvation – We proclaim the Gospel of Jesus in all our ministries.

Holiness – We are shaped by the Bible and the example of Jesus through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit.

Intimacy With God – We commune with God through worship and prayer.

Compassion – We embody God’s love, reaching out to others and caring for them.

Respect – We promote the dignity of all persons.

Excellence – We are innovative and effective.

Integrity – We are honest and trustworthy, accountable to God and to each other.

Relevance – We seek to understand and meet the needs of people in our communities.

Cooperation – We encourage and foster teamwork and partnerships.

Celebration – We are thankful to God for blessing The Salvation Army.

How great you are, Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears.
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