Salvation Army USA Eastern Territory


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General Information
Description of AgencyThe Eastern Territory is divided into 11 Divisions, comprised of corps community centers (Salvation Army churches) and other specialized service centers. Corps community centers providing religious and social services adapted to the needs of their communities. Services include:
<ul><li>Adult Rehabilitation Centers</li><li>Disaster Services</li><li>Holiday Assistance</li><li>Homeless Services</li><li>Senior Services</li><li>Soup Kitchens</li><li>Worship Opportunities</li><li>Youth Services</li><li>Disaster Services</li></ul>
The Salvation Army USA Eastern Territorial Headquarters Building contains administrative offices that assist in coordinating our many services and programs. This location does not directly provide these programs nor services.
MissionMotivated by the love of God, as a leader in Christian faith-based human services, The Salvation Army is committed to serving the whole person, body, mind and spirit, with integrity and respect, using creative solutions to positively transform lives.
HistoryFounded in 1865 in London, England by William Booth, who desired to teach the Gospel to the homeless,hungry, and destitute. By 1874, Booth’s followers had grown to 1,000 volunteers and 42 evangelists. At this time, the group was serving under the name “The Christian Mission.” The group officially adopted the title of “The Salvation Army” in August of 1878.
The ministry migrated to America in 1885, where The Salvation Army’s first meeting took place in Philadelphia. After receiving a warm welcome, The Salvation Army expanded its operation throughout the United States. Today, there are more than 9,000 Salvation Army centers and local neighborhood units in the United States.
Geographic AreaAdams County, Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Bedford County, Berks County, Blair County, Bradford County, Bucks County, Butler County, Cambria County, Cameron County, Carbon County, Centre County, Chester County, Clarion County, Clearfield County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Crawford County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, Elk County, Erie County, Fayette County, Forest County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Greene County, Huntingdon County, Indiana County, Jefferson County, Juniata County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lawrence County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, McKean County, Mercer County, Mifflin County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Montour County, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Perry County, Philadelphia County, Pike County, Potter County, Schuylkill County, Snyder County, Somerset County, Sullivan County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Union County, Venango County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Westmoreland County, Wyoming County, York County
TerritoryThe Salvation Army USA Eastern Territory includes the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and certain counties in Kentucky. Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are also included within this territory.
AffiliationsAn evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church.
Agency TypeNon-profit
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameR. Steven Hedgren
Contact's PositionCommissioner, USA Eastern Territory
Physical Site Address 1440 West Nyack Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipWest Nyack, New York 10994-1739
Mailing Address 1440 West Nyack Road
Mailing City, State, ZipWest Nyack, New York 10994-1739
Main Phone845-620-7200
Fax845-620-7755
Web Addresswww.use.salvationarmy.org/
 
Director Information
Director's NameR. Steven Hedgren
Director's PositionCommissioner, USA Eastern Territory
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Salvation Army USA Eastern Territory
Affiliated Programs: Salvation Army Forest City Service Extension Unit
Salvation Army Montrose Service Extension Unit
Salvation Army Tioga County
Salvation Army USA / Lock Haven Corps
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps
Affiliated Services: Emergency Food - Salvation Army Tioga County
Emergency Relief Assistance - Salvation Army Forest City
Emergency Relief Assistance - Salvation Army Montrose
Salvation Army Angel Tree Christmas Toy Program
Salvation Army Emergency Financial Assistance
Salvation Army Food Pantry
Salvation Army Rent Payment Assistance
Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
Salvation Army Store Vouchers
Salvation Army Thrift Store
Salvation Army Thrift Store - Pennsdale
Salvation Army Thrift Store - Williamsport
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps Case Management - Project Break Through
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Clothing/Furniture Vouchers for Flood, Fire, and Disaster Victims - Williamsport
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Disaster Response
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Emergency Financial Assistance
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Family Support Classes
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Food Pantry
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Fuel Payment Assistance
Salvation Army USA/Williamsport Corps - Golden Agers Club
Salvation Army USA/Williamsport Corps - Red Shield Community Garden
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Rent Payment Assistance
Salvation Army USA / Williamsport Corps - Utility Payment Assistance
Salvation Army Utility Payment Assistance
Salvation Army Work Clothing Assistance
Salvation Army Youth Program