Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region and Worship Center
Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region Worship and Service Center - Christmas Assistance
Provides toys and clothing for children up to age 17, senior adoptions and holiday food assistance for adult households who qualify in our service area.
506 South 29th Street
Harrisburg , PA 17104
Eligibility: Pre-tax income does not exceed 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (click here for details).

- Household = all individuals living at the same address

- Documentation uploads of identification, residency, and income will be required

1. Identification for each member of the household (Social Security cards NOT accepted):
- Adults (age 18+): Photo ID or Birth Certificate
- Children (age 0-17): Birth Certificate or Medical Card

2. Official Proof of Head of Household & Residency: Choose one of the following:

Current lease, utility bill (not older than 60 days or a Compass print-out (not older than 60 days), with the head of household’s name and current address

3. Income Verification: for each individual in the household with income for the past 30 days

- Pay stubs, bank statements, unemployment, retirement, pension, child support, Social Security benefits, Welfare benefits, Compass print-out, etc.

4. Gift Information for each child (ages 0-17 yrs. at time of application):

- 1 want, 1 need – gift/need ideas approximately $30 - $50 each in value

- Correct Clothing Sizes – shoe, shirt, pant
Hours: Call for information. See schedule above.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 233-6755 Main
  • (717) 231-3650 Fax
Intake Procedure: FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18: This year, the family application process will be hybrid with On-Line Applications and In-Person Document Review. Please, review eligibility criteria in this flyer, then if you are eligible, visit to begin the process by scheduling an in person appointment. The appointment schedule will open on Wednesday, September 15th, for appointments to be held October 4th – October 26th. Please only complete this form ONE TIME per household.

Once your appointment is scheduled, we will email you separately a link to complete the on-line application. In this email, you will receive a one-time use code that you will need to start the on-line application along with detailed instructions. Please allow 2 full business days to receive your code before calling our office. The Online Applications open Wednesday, September 15th. Please complete the on-line application prior to your in-person appointment.

SENIORS, 60+, with no children in the household: Call our office beginning September 15th to schedule a phone application or an in-person interview (717.233.6755). The on-line application will not work. Appointments begin October 4th and are first-come, first-served.

ADULTS (18 - 59), with no children in the household: Call our office beginning December 1st to schedule an appointment for holiday food assistance (717.233.6755). The on-line application will not work. Appointments are first come, first served.
Fee Amounts: None
Helpful Tips: Please do not apply for Christmas Assistance with more than one community organization.
Facility/ADA access: Wheelchair accessible
Service Contact: 717-233-6755
  • Christmas Baskets
  • Holiday Gifts/Toys
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Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region and Worship Center
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