About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is one of the UK largest providers of support to people suffering from poverty C disadvantage C and social exclusion. As part of this provision we offer supported housing for people with experience of homelessness C residential care homes for older people with support needs C safehouses for victims of modern slavery C employment services for those who are economically inactive C debt counselling services C and run foodbanks and other community services.
To achieve this aim C we need compelling and well researched arguments C drawing on the experience of Salvation Army services and those who use them across the UK.
In addition to running operational services C The Salvation Army aims to challenge the underlying structural forces that cause and intensify poverty and inequality. Our Public Affairs & Social Policy Unit campaigns at a national level to ensure that decision makers C including members of parliament C government ministers and civil servants C embrace policies that will make a positive difference to the lives of those with whom we work.To achieve this aim C we need compelling and well researched arguments C drawing on the experience of Salvation Army services and those who use them across the UK.