Salvation Army

Emergency & Practical Assistance Services (E/PAS)

The Emergency and Practical Assistance Services (E/PAS) program helps economically disadvantaged individuals and families in crisis by meeting basic needs such as obtaining food, housing, clothing and the essentials of daily living. Crisis intervention, individualized advocacy and support, and linkages to mainstream and community resources are provided in order to stabilize housing and income. E/PAS provides housing location, housing subsidies, practical assistance, transportation, household management and other life-skill training for those who are homeless, unemployed, under-employed, mentally ill and/or prior members of the armed forces.