Winter Haven Corps & Administration BuildingWinter Haven Corps Building

1898 Highway 17 North

Winter Haven, FL 33881

phone: 863.294.7493  Ext. 6

fax: 863.299.4673

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



 Winter Haven Family StoreFAmily Store1

927 6th Street NW

Winter Haven, FL 33881

Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m.

Friday – Saturday     9:30 a.m to 7:30 p.m.

Closed on Public Holidays

Phone: 863.294.7493 Ext. 1

 A variety of items can be found at The Salvation Army Family Store.  Each item sold at our Family Store has been donated by the public.  Proceeds from sales are used to support programs of The Salvation Army, including our Social Services Department’s assistance programs for residents of East Polk County experiencing a crisis.

All donated items may be used for tax deduction — ask for a receipt when donating your goods.


Most items are accepted but must be clean and in sellable condition (i.e., in working order, unbroken, free of rips, tears, holes, and stains).

To be more specific on what items can be donated:


Sporting Goods/Games/PCs/Books/Textbooks/Shoes/Furniture

Figurines/Decoration/Backpacks/School/Exercise Machines


*If you’re unsure whether your item can be accepted, call and ask for the Thrift Store:

(863) 294-7493.*



If you have no means to transport large items for donation please call the Pick Up Department at (863) 294-7493 (Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm) to schedule.

Community Service Hours

If you need hours for school, court, etc. please call the number above and request information on this subject.

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320 Avenue T NW

Winter Haven, FL 33881

phone: 863.294.7493 Ext. 5

Hours: 9AM-12PM; 1PM-5PM (Monday-Thursday)

Lunch Program for those in need: 12PM-1PM (Monday-Thursday)


The Salvation Army provides short term emergency assistance to families and individuals. Basic purposes include assisting families in the solution of problems that interfere with healthy living, to promote individual and family stability, and to assist in an awareness of God’s care and love for every individual.

We do work with United Way.  If have any questions or a desire to help through United Way click this link: http://www.uwcf.org/site/help/

Services Offered:

  1. Food
  2. Clothing
  3. Utility/Electricity Assistance (As funding will allow)
  4. Disaster (Clothing, furniture, food, etc.)
  5. Mortgage/Rent Assistance (as funding will allow)

Red Shield Lodge

Only accommodates women and children (no boys over the age of 12). Starts with a two week “Emergency Stay”.  After the two week period you may appeal for an extension.

Hours: Mon. – Fri. 4PM– 8AM; Sat. & Sun. 24 hrs.