Caring for People

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Gympie Salvos are dedicated to sharing to love of Jesus and one of the ways we do this is by caring for people. We strive to be there for our community when they need us most. The care and compassion we offer is a sacred encounter with transformative potential. Below is a list of ways that we care for the people of Gympie. If you need help in a way not listed below, please contact us.

How can we care for you?

Emergency Relief - If you find yourself in crisis and are in need of material or financial assistance, please call the Salvos on 1300 371 288 (9am-5pm Monday to Friday). Your situation will be assessed by qualified staff via our centralised call centre.

We believe that Prayer changes things! By deepening our relationship with the Father we can bring to Him all of our pains, struggles and needs. We would love the oppertunity to pray with you and you can access this service by coming into our Church. Alternatively, if you would prefer for us to prayer for you at our weekly prayer meeting you can send your request through to us here.

All are welcome to come along and enjoy a free breakfast. Usually on offer is Hot tea and coffee, along with a selection of cereals and spreads for toast.

Our Community Lunch is a free meal offered on the first Wednesday of each month. If you are feeling like you need some company or a good meal come along and join us. Everyone is welcome.

Our Laundry facility includes washing machines and dryers that are available for community use. It cost $2 per wash/dry and Laundry Powder is available for an additional $1.

Need a hot shower? Our Shower is available for community use. We supply towels, body wash and shampoo. If you need other toiletries please see our Team in the office.

The Salvation Army is qualified to conduct Funerals, Weddings and Dedications of Children. Contact us if you would like more information.

The Positive Lifestyle Program (PLP) has been designed to enhance a participant's self-awareness, and to enable them to gain a better understanding of their personal life strengths. The program has been created to benefit those people experiencing difficulties in life, with lowered self esteem, struggling with issues around anger, grief and loss. Contact us for more information.