The Salvation Army is a Bible-believing Christian church in Oshawa. We seek to be inclusive, loving, and compassionate, giving hope  to hurting and needy people struggling in a world that is sometimes unloving, apathetic, and unjust. We exist to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in our neighbourhoods. The Salvation Army Oshawa Community Church & Family Services began in 1884 and since then, we’ve witnessed a lot of change!

Your life has meaning and purpose, and there’s a place for you here. Connect with us anytime, whether online or in person.

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Life Groups

Small groups can help people cope with the stresses of life, providing a safe, caring environment to explore and discuss life’s many questions.



People volunteer for a variety of reasons. Give hope back to the community in Oshawa and make a difference in the life of others.



As the largest non-governmental provider of social services in Canada, The Salvation Army supports society’s most vulnerable people. You can help!

Body Mind & Soul

The Thrift Store in Oshawa provides low cost goods to those with limited resources. There are free options to help fire victims, single moms moving to avoid abuse, and others, as needs arise.

Profits from our The Thrift Store stay in Oshawa to subsidize our counselling & other services

Counselling for depression, anger, grief, abuse, marital, budgeting, taxes & other services are available to help those in need.

Ask about our voucher program to help with household items at critial times.

Life is hard, so let us help you in your journey.

Looking for purpose? Connect with us anytime, online or in person. Your life has meaning and purpose and there’s a place for you here.

Explore the questions of life: how can I lessen my worries, how can I know I’ll spend eternity in heaven… and more.

Church in Oshawa

Who We Are

The Salvation Army Oshawa has shared the good news of the gospel and have made a social impact for over 135 years. We exist to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in Oshawa. The Salvation Army is a Christian organization that gives hope and support to vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada and in 132 countries. 

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