Local History

The Salvation Army was first established in Orlando in 1920. It was first located in downtown Orlando at Central and Magnolia. From this location, the Salvation Army continued to operate and meet the varied needs of the community through 1968 when it relocated it’s facilities to its current location on West Colonial Drive. The Salvation Army of Orange County continues to serve the citizens of greater Orlando with its varied programs and strives to make a difference in the 21st century.

Call or Email Us

We invite you to see for yourself what The Salvation Army is doing in Orlando. To arrange a tour of one of our programs, please contact:

Captain Ken Chapman, Area Commander

Email: Ken.Chapman@uss.salvationarmy.org

Phone: 407-423-8581


Kyle McNeil, Director of Development

Email: Kyle.McNeil@uss.salvationarmy.org

Phone: 407-423-8581

Write us a letter

Administrative Offices

416 West Colonial Drive

Orlando, Florida


Phone: 407-423-8581

Mailing Address

PO BOX 540657

Orlando, Florida


The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.