Both a place of worship and a community center, Temple provides a full range of spiritual, educational, and recreational activities for children, adults and senior citizens who live in the area.
In its current location since 1968, Temple’s two main community center programs are The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, where youth character-building and sports activities are offered to school-aged children, and Prime Time Seniors day center for senior citizens, where older adults are able to enjoy breakfast and lunch as well as extracurricular activities.
The Corps (church) offers worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m. Other religious programs offered at Temple are Sunday School, Home League and Men’s Fellowship Club.
In 1995, The Salvation Army expanded its senior programs to include affordable living for low-income seniors with the opening of the William Booth Garden Apartments, located next door to Temple Corps Community Center.
William Booth Garden Apartments, named after the founder of The Salvation Army, is a 64-unit apartment complex that provides a comfortable and affordable “place of their own” for senior citizens.
Residents live independently, but benefit from lower rents subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.