Services/Programs

What is Community Social Ministries?

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The primary goal of The Salvation Army of Waukegan is to show Jesus to the people of Lake County. We serve people without discrimination.  We are here to give families a hand up and not a hand out.

The Salvation Army of Waukegan serves families and individuals living in the Waukegan, North Chicago, Park City, Beach Park,  and Gurnee communities and provides assistance with:

  • Housing ( Past due Emergency Rent)
  • Utilities ( Gas, Electric, Water-no disconnect or final notice )
  • Medical  Prescription Vouchers
  • Clothing Vouchers (Fire or Flood Victims)
  • Furniture Vouchers ( Fire or Flood Victims )
  • Referrals
  • Rehabilitation ( Drugs or Alcohol )
  • Disaster Services ( Clean Up kits )
  • Summer Camp

Applicants must meet income requirements and hardship criteria to qualify for assistance. Applicants can call 874-336-1880 ( Friday only 9am-12pm) to determine if they qualify and to schedule an appointment.

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After School Program

The Salvation Army of Waukegan offers After School Care for children 5 and older in the Waukegan area. Children are assisted with their homework, receive an after school snack, and have play time until their guardian arrives. The After School Program runs Monday through Friday until 6 p.m. The Salvation Army of Waukegan follow the Waukegan School District Calendar. The cost is $25 per week per child and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. The Salvation Army of Waukegan does offer school pick-up of participants from certain local schools. For more information on The Salvation Army of Waukegan After School Program please contact Jake Turner at 847-336-1880 or Jacob_Turner@usc.salvationarmy.org


The Salvation Army Service Exension units provide Emergency Assistance to families and individuals living in suburban Lake County.  These volunteers serve as an extension to The Salvation Army in Waukegan.  If you live in one of the following communities call your local SE unit for assistance.

Country/Region Phone Number Organization
Antioch (847) 395-3378 Antioch Township
Bannockburn (847) 945-0614 West Deerfield Township
Barrington (847) 381-5632 Barrington Township
Barrington Hills (847) 381-5632 Barrington Township
Deerfield (847) 945-0614 West Deerfield Township
Fox Lake (847) 740-2233 Lake Villa Township
Grayslake (847) 546-1446 Avon Township
Half Day (847) 634-4600 Vernon Township
Highland Park (847) 432-3240 West Deerfield Township
Highwood (847) 432-3240 West Deerfield Township
Ingleside (847) 740-2233 Lake Villa Township
Lake Barringtion (847) 381-1924 Cuba Township
Lake Bluff (847) 234-0802 Shields Township
Lake Forest (847) 234-0802 Shields Township
Lake Villa (847) 356-2116 Lake Villa Township
Lake Zurich (847) 540-8380 Ela Township
Libertyville (847) 816-5989 Libertyville Township
Lincolnshire (847) 634-4600 Vernon Township
Lindenhurst (847) 356-2116 Lake Villa Township
Mundelein (847) 223-2847 Fremont Township
North Barrington (847) 381-1924 Cuba Township
Old Mill Creek (847) 740-2233 Lake Villa Township
Prairie View (847) 634-4600 Vernon Township
Round Lake (847) 546-1446 Avon Township
Round Lake Beach (847) 546-1446 Avon Township
Round Lake Heights (847) 546-1446 Avon Township
Round Lake Park (847) 546-1446 Avon Township
South Barrington (847) 381-5632 Barrington Township
Vernon Hills (847) 634-4600 Vernon Township
Wauconda (847) 526-2653 Wauconda Township
Wadsworth (847) 740-2233 Lake Villa Township
Winthrop Harbor (847) 872-5312 First Baptist Church
Zion (847) 872-5312 First Baptist Church