Project SHARE

Site: Project Share

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-357-5121
Fax 905-357-0143
E-Mail info@projectshare.ca
Website www.projectshare.ca
Primary Contact Diane Corkum, Executive Director; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 22; Email: diane.co@projectshare.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Janet Morettie, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 24; Email: volunteer@projectshare.ca
Alternate Executive Brian Pellow, Chair; Phone: 905-357-6577; Email: bpellow@cogeco.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Falls
Located In Community Niagara Falls
Address & Map
4129 Stanley Ave, Unit 2
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 7H3
 
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Intersection Stanley Ave and Thorold Stone Rd
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) 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. 
HOUSING: offers assistance with housing searches. Maintains housing listings, offers advocacy and provides referrals for landlord/tenant legal issues. Niagara Regional Housing applications are available. Can arrange for transportation to shelters. 
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: partners with other agencies to ensure families have clothing and baby supplies. 
EMERGENCY: assistance and referrals for residents of Niagara Falls for food, food vouchers, transportation, some prescription drugs, glasses and utilities is provided. Limited dental assistance program available. Call for details. 
UTILITY SUBSIDY PROGRAM 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 the arrears.  
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: To sponsor a needy family at Christmas. Contact Pat Inneo, Christmas Coordinator. 
COMMUNITY GARDEN: People can grow nutritious produce in their own garden plots, from seeds and plants donated by local businesses. Local children are taught to plan and plant their own community gardens at local schools and community organizations. 
ONTARIO ELECTRICITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (OESP): applications will be filled out for a discount on hydro bills for people living on a low income. 
DENTAL ASSISTANCE: teeth cleaning may be paid for adults who qualify.  
 
 
Canadian Tire Jumpstart and Bob Gale Recreation Fund - provides funding for children and adults who would be financially unable to participate in organized sports and culture. For more information call Cathy at 905-357-5121 ext 23.
Hours Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Eligibility All, Living below poverty line stated by Statistics Canada and a resident of Niagara Falls.
Application Proof of income & identification
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Community Gardening ; Food Banks ; Food Vouchers ; General Clothing Provision ; Housing Search Assistance ; Individual Advocacy ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ~ Youth ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Poverty Issues ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Utility Assistance