ABILENE, Texas -

The Salvation Army is accepting applications for its Christmas assistance program.

Newborn children up to age 12 qualify for the program.

To register, visit 1733 Poplar Street in Abilene. They are open Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last day to register is October 26.

Parents and guardians are required to bring several documents to sign up. You must present a photo ID, proof of income, proof of residence, proof of all expenses, and the social security card of the child.

The Angel Tree program provides Christmas presents for children in need.