The Salvation Army Hope House is operated under the leadership of Mary Moore, a longtime Nassau County resident, with an extensive social services background. Mary invites everyone to drop by and see the facility and learn about ways to become involved as a volunteer or donor.

Please visit us at:
410 South 9th Street
(corner of 9th and Date)
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 321-0435

The Salvation Army Hope House is dedicated to restoring those in need to a place of productivity and self-sufficiency- values that are necessary for a community to grow and prosper.

We offer a number of services for those who need help:

Free Clothing & Emergency Food

Our free clothes closet and emergency food pantry are open Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm for anyone in need. Clothing is provided by individual donors & local consignment shops. Food is provided by individuals, grocery stores, restaurants, businesses & churches.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available for qualified individuals & families through federal, state, local and private grants, as well as through private donations. Availability and levels of assistance vary based on grant or program requirements.

Emergency Travel & Gas

We are the only agency or ministry in northeast Florida that routinely assists families and individuals who are in crisis with transportation funding. In 2014, 235 families received gasoline, Care-A-Van or Nassau Transit vouchers, bus tickets, bicycle tires & inner tubes helping them get to work, the doctor, obtain IDs, go home to far-away family & more. Funding is provided by private donors & occasional grants.

Weekly Worship Service

People from numerous churches come together on Tuesdays at 12:00 Noon to worship the Lord, as well as to encourage & enjoy each other. The Preachers & Teachers come from within our local community and The Salvation Army’s Area Command.

Counseling & Periodic Classes

Misdemeanor offenders meet with their probation officer at The Salvation Army Hope House on Fridays, keeping them from having to travel to Yulee to do so, & providing a warm, friendly, loving & uplifting atmosphere.

Interfaith Dinner Network (IDN)

The Salvation Army Hope House provides the facility IDN uses to serve dinner to anyone who is hungry 4 evenings a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 5:00-7:00 PM, excluding holidays.

Veteran’s Affairs

We provide the Jacksonville Office of the VA with a place to minister to the needs of our local veterans the first Wednesday of each month or as the need arises.