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March 23rd 2017
| by emily

The leader of The Salvation Army in the UK has issued a heartfelt condemnation of yesterday’s attack in London. 

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March 7th 2017
| by emily

A cross-party group of MPs were defeated this afternoon (Tuesday 7th March) as they hoped to amend the Children and Social Work Bill

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December 8th 2016
| by Anna

Under the Victim Care & Coordination Contract which The Salvation Army manages on behalf of the Government, any adult in England and Wales who is a potential victim of modern slavery is entitled to specialist support and, if needed, accommodation to help them begin their journey to recovery.

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December 2nd 2016
| by Anna

Commissioner Clive Adams, Territorial Commander for The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland said:

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November 28th 2016
| by Elly

In response to the Government’s Consultation on funding for supported housing issued on 21 November 2016, a spokesperson for The Salvation Army and Salvation Army Housing Association (Saha) said: 

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November 24th 2016
| by Anna

A Salvation Army spokesperson said: "We support older people across the country including running 13 residential care homes in the United Kingdom and Ireland. We have seen the issues created by cuts to adult social care and the huge impact these cuts have on families and individuals who are left needing to care for older parents alongside maintaining work and other family commitments. And providers are struggling to run homes on the funding provided. The cuts to adult social care are hurting now and it is sad that the government have not addressed the issue in the Autumn Statement.”

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November 9th 2016
| by Elly

Dean Juster, Director of Safeguarding for The Salvation Army, said: “We sincerely sympathise with what for many people are painful memories of adoption regulations and experiences during the post-war period until the mid-1970s. At that time we were one of a number of churches, charities and social agencies working in partnership with social services and health services. We provided the residential unit for mothers and babies but the adoptions were usually arranged by other organisations with The Salvation Army liaising between them and the mother.

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November 7th 2016
| by Elly

“We are concerned by the new cap to benefit allowance and its possible negative effects on people who are vulnerable."

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November 2nd 2016
| by admin
 
A spokesperson on behalf of The Salvation Army said,
 
“This report is damaging to our service, we recognise that the level of care has fallen below the standards expected from us, which we deeply regret, we are committed to working closely with CQC to ensure that we can return Youell Court to the ‘Good’ inspection rating we achieved in 2015.”
 
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August 2nd 2016
| by emily

The Salvation Army offered one month placements under the government’s Mandatory Work Activity programme.  The primary purpose of the placements was to offer work experience and therefore an employer reference to people who were having difficulty securing a job. The programme was one of a number of government responses to the growth in unemployment following the Global Economic Crisis of 2008. 

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