Start Me Up Niagara

Site: Start Me Up Niagara

Service: Outreach/Drop-in Centre

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-984-5310
Fax 905-984-8949
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Susan Venditti, Executive Director; Phone: 905-984-5310 ext 502
Alternate Contact Patty Brack, Executive Assistant; Phone: 905-985-5310 ext 515; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Tony Venditti, Outreach Centre Co ordinator; Phone: 905-984-5310 ext 503; Fax: 905-984-8949; Email:
Primary Executive Robert S Hillier, Board Chair; Email:
Alternate Executive Maurice Prindiville, Vice Chair; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
17 Gale Cres E
St Catharines, ON
Canada L2R 3K8
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Intersection Geneva St and Gale Cres
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Drop-in centre for community members facing significant life challenges including addiction, mental illness, poverty, homelessness and unemployment.  
* Open daily, refreshments, access to staff, phones, restrooms 
* Hot lunches at no charge on weekends and holidays . 
* Housing assistance 
* Nursing services Tuesday's, Thursday's 
* Healthy Kitchen - courses, cooking and serving 
* Green Garden 
* Art and recreational activities 
* Assistance with applications and other paperwork 
Income Matters 
* Mail services 
* Connections to in house & other community services
Hours Main Office Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
SMUN Centre Mon, Tue,Thu, Fri 9 am-4 pm * Wed 9 am- 2 pm * Sat, Sun 11:15 am-1:15 pm * Stat holidays 9 am-2 pm 
AA Meetings Mon 8 pm 
Nursing Services Tue 9:30 am-11:30 am, Thu 12:30 pm-3 pm 
Mental Health Worker by appointment on Wed 10 am-12 noon 
Community Lunch Sat, Sun, Statutory holidays 11:15 am-1 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit
Languages English ; French - Reception, Interpretation, Programs ; Italian - Interpretation
Fees None
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Funding Project funding, donations, fundraising  
Trillium, United Way, Niagara Prosperity Initiative, NR, CSSS
Elections Annual at AGM
Meetings Bi Monthly
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Community Gardening ; Cooking Classes ; Drop In Centres ; Homeless Meals ; Housing Search Assistance ; Public Health Nursing ; Telephone Facilities ; Temporary Mailing Address
Resources Street News
Events Coldest Night of the Year Fundraiser: Saturday, February 24 Market Square 5 pm  
Pasta Suppers Third Wednesday of every month 5-7 pm $ 10 at door 

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