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The Salvation Army Denton is an Emergency Night Shelter, Food Pantry, Social Service Center, KARE Kitchen (soup kitchen), and Church. Located North East of The University of North Texas and South East of Texas Woman's University, The Salvation Army Denton addresses the needs of individuals experiencing homeless and/or food insecurity, and working poor of Denton County.

To schedule a donation pick-up, please call: 817-834-6271

Our Emergency Night Shelter and KARE Kitchen are open 365-days a year regardless of rain, sleet, snow, sunshine, or holiday. The shelter opens at 5:00 p.m. and new intakes are registered on a first come-first serve basis. Our KARE Kitchen offers a free dinner to the community at 6:30 p.m.

Through our Social Service Office, our Food Pantry is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Eligible recipients are able to come once a month to receive food items, hygiene products, and cleaning supplies.

Our Case Worker is available to meet with individuals by appointment (walk-in appointments are granted so long as space is available on the schedule) Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m until 3:30 p.m. Individuals meet with our Case Worker to discuss resources that are available to help meet the current need.

We offer opportunities for people to complete volunteer and community service hours. (Please call and speak with Amanda Guerrero for more information on how to sign-up.)

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, the Denton location does NOT have a Salvation Army Thrift Store. For information on other thrift stores in the area operated by non-profits we partner with, please call our office.

To schedule a donation pick-up, please call: 817-834-6271


Corps Officer
Lieutenant Linda Choi
Assistant Corps Officer
Lieutenant Whitney Houston
Program Supervisor
Ruby DeJesus
Volunteer Coordinator & Community Liaison
Nancy Ann Pace
Case Workers
Damita Harris
Chrystal Tanner

Social Services & Shelter
1508 East McKinney St.
Denton,TX 76209

Social Service Hours:
Mondays - Fridays from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
***Please note: We are closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Food Pantry: Wednesdays & Friday 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Shelter Hours:
Daily 5:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m
(Check-in begins at 5:00 p.m. and is on a first come-first serve basis)
Case Management Services:
Monday - Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (by appointment only)

K.A.R.E Kitchen (Kindness, Acceptance, Respect, Encouragement)
Daily Dinner @ 6:30 p.m.

2801 N. Elm Street, Denton,TX 76209
(940) 566-3800

Sunday School held every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Worship services begin at 11:00 a.m.

Programs & Services

  • Emergency Night Shelter (men & women)
  • Food Pantry (Wednesdays & Fridays 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.)
  • Life Skills/Case Management
  • Worship Programs
  • Music Classes
  • College Ministry Program
  • ESL Classes
Seasonal Programs
  • Christmas Assistance (Registration usually begins in September and ends the beginning of November.)
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Cooling/Warming Stations
  • Vacation Bible School

2018 Angel Tree Progam

Registration for our 2018 Angel Tree Program will begin September 24th and close November 2nd. Appointments can be made starting 09/04/2018. There will be no makeup appointments and Distribution Day is a 1-Day only event. If you miss your appointments to pickup your award letter or your appointment to pickup your toys, you will lose your spot in the program.
See below for information on what to bring to your appointment. Please bring all necessary paperwork to your appointment. If there are items you do not have, speak with the Program Supervisor for information on alternate documentation.


La inscripción para nuestro Programa Angel Tree 2018 comenzará el 24 de septiembre y finalizará el 2 de noviembre. Las citas pueden hacerse a partir del 09/04/2018. No habrá citas de maquillaje y el Día de distribución es un evento de solo un día. Si pierde sus citas para recoger su carta de adjudicación o su cita para recoger sus juguetes, perderá su lugar en el programa.
Consulte a continuación para obtener información sobre lo que debe traer a su cita. Por favor traiga toda la documentación necesaria a su cita. Si hay artículos que no tiene, hable con el Supervisor del programa para obtener información sobre la documentación alternativa.


Applicant must be the head of household, the spouse of the head of household, or must be an adult of the household and present a notarized letter from the head of household authorizing application for the family with that person’s ID. All individuals living at the address should be listed on a single application. (Proof of citizenship is not required.)

Applicant must present documentation of all individuals (children and adults, spouse, grandparents, relatives, etc.) residing at the address. Applicant MUST present the following documents:
*Valid personal identification with photo
*Proof of income:
Pay stubs, SSI, child support, TANF
*Electric, Water, & Gas Bill
*Food Stamp Award Letter
*Email address

For children ages 14 or younger: applicant needs to show birth dates and proof that children live with the applicant:
*School Records
*Food Stamp Award Letter
*Medicaid Award Letter
*Exact sizes for each child for shirts, pants, coat, shoes, underwear, etc. (Not small, medium or large.)

***If you do not have all of your documents, you will not be seen.


Solicitante debe ser el cabeza de familia, el cónyuge del jefe del hogar, o ser un adulto de la casa y presentar una carta notariada de la cabeza de hogar que autorizan solicitud de la familia con el ID de esa persona. Todos los individuos que viven en la dirección que deben incluirse en una sola aplicación . (No se requiere prueba de ciudadanía.)

Solicitante deberá presentar documentación de todas las personas (niños y adultos, cónyuge, abuelos, familiares, etc.) que residen en la dirección. Solicitante deberá presentar los siguientes documentos:
*Identificación personal válida con foto
*Prueba de sueldo:
SSI, manutención, TANF
*Bill de Eléctrica, Agua y Gas
*Carta de adjudicación de estampillas para comida
*Dirección de correo electrónico

Para los niños edades 14 o menor: el alicante necesita mostrar las fechas de nacimiento y prueba los niños viven con el solicitante:
*Registros escolares
*Carta de adjudicación de estampillas para comida o Del Medicad
*Debe tener tamaños exactos para cada niño para camisas, pantalones, abrigo, zapatos, ropa interior, etc... (No pequeño, mediano o grande.)

***Si no tienes todos tus documentos No se verá....



Search Employment Opportunities
To search/apply for jobs at our Denton location, click on the above link and select: Apply Now or search the link under Texas Division. Doing so will pull up a list of all active positions we are looking to fill. (Please note: There is no option for paper applications.) To apply, please complete our on-line application using the apply button at the bottom of the desired posting.

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