New Hope Community Centre – Salvation Army



George Street United Church
25 Buchanan Street
St. John’s NL
A1C 0A4

Tel: (709) 739-0290     Fax: (709) 739-0288


Major Hedley Bungay, Executive Director
Tel: (709) 739-0291

Denise Miller, Community Ministries Senior Worker
Tel: (709) 726-5026

Gail Bishop, New Hope Clinic
Tel: (709) 777-5074

Jane Coombs, Employment Services Coordinator
Tel: (709) 739-5806

Danielle Chafe, Administrative Assistant
Tel: (709) 739-0290


To promote the opportunity for personal growth and empowerment by responding to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the individual in a holistic manner

Target Population:

Marginalized population (adults)

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

Support Services:
Community Navigator assists individuals in finding housing, applying for income support, making medical appointments or getting referrals to other services, etc.
Spiritual Guidance and Direction provided by onsite chaplain/executive director.
Friendship Corner held every Tues 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., providing a meal and socialization.
Wellness Drop in Group is held Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Coffee/Social Times is held Tuesday 10:00 a.m. for those who come early for lunch. The Centre provides a time to connect with a mental health social worker.
New Hope Employment Programs give individuals who are not eligible for training under employment insurance programs an opportunity to further their skills and get professional assistance to get back into the workforce. This is a 12 week program (9 in the classroom, 3 on work placement) that is offered at the Centre. Staff from the College of the North Atlantic delivers programs in Retail Skills (offered each January) and Building Service Work (offered each September).
Collaborative Services:
New Hope Clinic is a health care clinic, developed in partnership with Eastern Health, providing medical services to individuals in the downtown core who do not have a G.P. Available Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Chiropractic services held Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
New Creations (Crafts and Hobbies program) held Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Teachers on Wheels provide one-on-one tutoring with trained volunteers.
In-house clinics such as flu shot and tax preparations are held seasonally with participation by Eastern Health and the Revenue Canada Agency.
Various programs throughout the year such as Sally Ann’s Pantry, Life’s Healing Choices, Workout Wednesday, etc.