About Us

We offer services to the community based on the needs of the community year-round. We are a not-for-
profit organization and rely on donations (Money donated in Victoria stays in Victoria).
Our programs and services have three goals:
1. Short-term emergency assistance
2. Employment skills
3. Advocacy
Alongside direct support, we often work in collaboration and cooperation with other agencies to help
people in Victoria.

Mission, Vision, Values:

The Salvation Army Stan Hagen Center for Families
To bring help, hope, and salvation in the spirit of Christ, to all persons in need of our services
without discrimination.

The Salvation Army British Columbia:
Ours is a vision to serve the people and communities of British Columbia to restore a cohesive
spiritual and physical life, creating health in individuals, and in our communities to the fullest.

The Salvation Army Canada
The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs,
and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

History of the Stan Hagen Center for Families:

The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and
has grown to become the largest non-government direct provider of social services in BC and in Canada.
The Salvation Army gives hope and support everyday in more than 120 countries. Its message is motives
by the love of God and a practical concern for the needs of humanity.
We provide practical help and compassionate care without prejudice. All clients are helped with respect,
dignity, and worth with an understanding of psychological, material, social, and spiritual needs. We work
in collaboration with other social services agencies, government services, businesses, and individuals
to meet the needs of the vulnerable members of our society. We do this directly when we are able or
through referral when we aren’t.

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