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Dover Corps

The Salvation Army Dover Corps
76 North Bergen Street
PO Box 895
Dover, NJ 07801

Phone: (973) 366-0764
Secondary Phone: (973) 366-0875
Fax: (973) 366-8631


We are an inclusive community offering both church and social services. Anyone is welcome to attend our church services, we extend our hand of service to those in need who live in Arrowhead Lake, Baker Mill Pond, Beach Glen, Boonton, Budd Lake, Denville, Dover, Flanders, Hibernia, Hopatcong, Kenvil, Lake Hiawatha, Lake Hopatcong, Landing, Ledgewood, Mine Hill, Montville, Mountain Lakes, Mount Arlington, Mount Olive, Mount Tabor, Netcong, Newton, Picatinny Arsenal, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury, Sparta, Stanhope, Succasunna, Towaco, Victory Gardens, Wharton and Youngstown.


Majors Nestor and Teresa Valverde - Corps Officers
Lieutenant Danielle Bender - Assistant Corps Officer


Volunteer opportunities are made available during the summer day camp and during our Red Kettle Campaign.

Click the image above to apply to volunteer with us in Dover!


For upcoming events, like our Facebook page!

10:00am Sunday School (Kids, Teens and Adults)
11:00am Holiness Meeting
1:00pm - 2:00pm Soup Kitchen (Available to the hungry)
Open Patoral Care
Open Home visitations
7:00pm - 8:00pm Prayer meeting
8:00pm - 9:00pm Bible Study
7:00pm - 8:00pm Prayer and Worship meeting
8:00pm - 9:00pm Discipleship
7:00pm - 8:00pm Women's Ministries
7:00pm - 8:00pm Men's Group
7:00pm - 8:00pm Youth Night
7:00pm - 8:00pm Corps Cadet
8:00pm - 9:00pm Music Class
Last Friday of each month Family Night
Last Saturday of each month Prayer & Fasting meeting
Seasonal Schedule  
June - September  

Tuesdays: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Food Pantry, Diaper Bank & Social Services
Standard Hours  
October - May  

Mondays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Fridays: 9:00am - 11:00am

Food Pantry, Diaper Bank & Social Services


Social Services

The Salvation Army of Dover offers a variety of services to our community. Our social service program helps meet the basic needs of daily life. We have a food pantry, diaper bank and soup kitchen; we help with financial assistance for rent and utilities, temporary emergency lodging and emergency vouchers for clothing, furniture and prescriptions. Referrals will be given for services that The Salvation Army Dover Corps does not provide. For assistance, please schedule an appointment with our case manager, Fanny Torres at (973)-366-0764.

Food Pantry

Our food pantry is accessible once a month. Hygiene kits are provided upon request. Emergency food assistance is made available as per need.

Diaper Bank

Our diaper bank is provided through the Morris County Diaper Bank. It is accessible once a month. The sizes range from newborn to adult diapers. Please call ahead to make sure that we have the size you need available.

Community Soup Kitchen

Our soup kitchen is accessible every Sunday after service from 1:00pm to 2:00PM for those looking for a home cooked meal.

Mobile Feeding Program

Feeding the hungry warm meals on Fridays from 5:00pm to 6:00pm from our canteen. Weather permitting.

Saint Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center

For help with pet food, the food bank provided through Saint Hubert’s is available at our location on the third Friday morning of the month.Schedule and weather permitting.

Seasonal Programs

Summer Day Camp

The Dover Corps offers a camp program of 6 weeks. This program includes breakfast, lunch and fun trips weekly! Slots are limited. For details on cost or dates please call the office in April. Employment opportunities as a supervisor and counselors are available for this program.

Overnight Camp at Camp Tecumseh

The Dover Corps offers three different camp sessions: Music and Arts, Time Travel Champions and Sports and Fitness camps. Spots are limited!

Back-To-School Back-Pack Distribution

Distribution of back-packs with school supplies. To register call the office during the first week of August. Any donations would greatly help us in our effort.

Thanksgiving Breakfast

Breakfast is open to all those in need of a warm plate on Thanksgiving morning.

Thanksgiving Food Basket  

Clients active in our Food Pantry can sign-up to receive a turkey and Thanksgiving fixings. Please call our office to inquire about registration during the month of September or alternatively check our Facebook page. Spots are limited.

Red Kettle Effort

The Red Kettle Campaign is our biggest fundraiser in which we raise money for all of our programs through our bell ringers who can be found at various shopping locations. Show your support of The Salvation Army by volunteering or donating during this season. Employment opportunities are also available from November to December. Stop by our office to pick up an application!

Angel Tree Program

Our Christmas program helps children in need of gifts during the holiday season. Registration is held the first two weeks of September as spots are available. The Salvation Army is always looking for new partnerships! If you would like to support us in our effort, please contact our office.

How to register for the above programs?

Programs that require an application process include: Food Pantry, Diaper Bank, Back-to-school, Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Client must provide copies of the following documents:

  • Photo ID of all adults (18+) in the household (license oe passport, etc.)
  • Birth certificates for all children
  • Proof of address (lease/rental agreement, utility bill and/or notarized letter)
  • Proof of income (award letter, letter from employer, 1 month of pay stubs or notarized letter)


Major Nestor Valverde, Corps Officer

Major Teresa Valverde, Corps Officer

Lieutenant Danielle Bender, Assistant Corps Officer

Fanny Torres, Case Manager

Jennifer Sanchez, Secretary