Site: St Catharines - North St
|Record #: NIA0176||Last Modified: 24 Sep 2018||Last Full Update: 12 Jun 2018|
|Primary Contact||Eden Ewert, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-685-1349 ext 225; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Betty-Lou Souter, Chief Executive Officer|
|Alternate Executive||Marion Lichty, Chair|
|Areas Served||St Catharines ; Thorold|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
12 North St
St Catharines, ON L2R 6W8
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|Intersection||North St off of Court St|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 575
St Catharines, ON L2R 6W8
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Accepts donations of and distributes food, good used clothing (including winter clothing), small household articles to residents facing financial challenges
Emergency medical/dental vision care assistance available on case by case basis dependant on available funds (dental cleaning/scaling not applicable)
Laundry Program provides vouchers to registered clients giving them the ability to wash and dry their clothing a centrally located laundromat.
The Christmas Bureau provides new toys and grocery vouchers. Life skills training includes Savoury Samplings Program & Community Gardens. Back to School Snacks & Sneakers program in late August (backpacks and school supplies while supplies last)
Shelter issues are addressed through the Housing Help Program. Trusteeships are provided to those experiencing money management issues. Assistance with replacing ID for registered clients is available through the housing program.
Administers the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program for St Catharines residents. Jumpstart provides financially disadvantaged children, aged 4-18 years, with the opportunity to participate in sports and recreational activities. Call 905-685-1349 ext 228 for more information.
|Hours||Client Services Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm * Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||Low income or demonstrated need|
|Application||ID required, proof of address and proof of income required to register for services and programs.|
|Languages||English ; Translations in other languages available|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Christmas Programs ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Community Gardening ; Food Banks ; General Clothing Provision ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Laundry Vouchers ; Life Skills Education ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Personal Finances Administration ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; School Supplies ; School Supplies Donation Programs ; Winter Clothing|
|Resources||Annual Report, Brochures available|
|Events||Pennies for Community Care: We continue to collect pennies to help with food purchases. Pennies can be dropped off at both St. Catharines & Thorold locations. Visit Community Care website at www.communitycarestca.ca for events.
Harvest Days - Aug/Sep; Raise the Roof Campaign (Toque Tuesday) - Feb; Easter Egg Hunt - March/April - Tax Clinics, April; Food Drives - May, Sep. Call the office or visit the website for more information.