|Category Links to Other Records|
|Older Adult Categories - Niagara||ABUSE & CRISIS INTERVENTION (ALL) ; ACI - Crisis Intervention ; ACI - Food Banks/Emergency Food ; ACI - Homeless Supports/Shelters ; Financial - Assistance Programs ; FINANCIAL (ALL)|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
4129 Stanley Ave, Unit 2
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 7H3
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|Located In Community||Niagara Falls|
|Intersection||Stanley Ave and Thorold Stone Rd|
|After Hours Phone||Answering Machine|
|Primary Contact||Pam Sharpe, Resource Development/Communication Coordinator; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 33; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Diane Corkum, Assistant Executive Director; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 22; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Joanne Low, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 24; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Elaine Pihach, Executive Director; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 23; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Executive||Brian Pellow, Chair; Phone: 905-357-6577; Email: email@example.com|
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Falls|
|Description||Provides emergency assistance to individuals and their families in Niagara Falls whose income is under the poverty line. |
SUPPORT: volunteer work experience is available to develop existing skills, extension of personal networks, goal setting and advocacy.
AWARENESS: offers public education to enhance community awareness of poverty in Niagara Falls and direct client service to enable members to utilize services available to assist them.
RESOURCES: operates a food cooperative enabling qualifying families to receive supplementary groceries once per month.
EMERGENCY: assistance and referrals for residents of Niagara Falls for food, food vouchers, transportation, some prescription drugs (ie antibiotics), glasses and utilities is provided. Project Share does NOT help with dental needs.
UTILITY SUBSIDY PROGRAM(funded by United Way of Niagara Falls): Should those in need in Niagara Falls receive a disconnection notice from a utility (gas/water/hydro) they can apply to see if they qualify for a subsidy to pay 1/2 of the reconnection fee, up to $100 - limited to one reconnection per year. For further details call 905-357-5121.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: make a difference and sponsor a needy family at Christmas. Contact Pat Inneo, Emergency Food Coordinator.
COMMUNITY GARDEN: People can grow nutritious produce in their own garden plots, from seeds and plants donated by local businesses.
SAVOURY SAMPLINGS AND CANNING PROGRAM: Heart healthy recipes are provided to families along with a sample of a dish using food commonly donated to food banks along with the recipe ingredients and instructions. Family members are taught in group sessions to can produce donated by local growers in season.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program - provides funding for children who would be financially unable to participate in organized sports. Project SHARE administers the Jumpstart Program. For more information call 905-357-5121 ext 25.
|Hours||Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Client Services Mon-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm|
|Eligibility||All, Living below poverty line stated by Statistics Canada and a resident of Niagara Falls.|
|Application||Proof of income & identification|
|Fees||None ; None for programs|
|Funding||Municipal ; Regional - Municipality of Niagara ; Federal - HRSDC; National Homelessness Initiative - Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (funding for renovating the new building 07/02); Trillium Foundation ; United Way - Niagara Falls|
|Other Links for Searching|
|Service Categories||Bus Fare ; Christmas Baskets ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Food Banks ; Food Cooperatives ; Food Vouchers ; Homeless Advocacy Groups ; Individual Advocacy ; Prescription Expense Assistance ; Recreation Related Subsidies ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Poverty Issues ; Utility Assistance|
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