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|Record #: NIA0416||Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017||Last Full Update: 01 Jun 2017|
|Primary Contact||Pam Sharp, Community Development Coordinator; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 33; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Diane Corkum, Executive Director; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 22; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Janet Morettie, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-357-5121 ext 24; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Executive||Brian Pellow, Chair; Phone: 905-357-6577; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Eligibility||All, Living below poverty line stated by Statistics Canada and a resident of Niagara Falls.|
|Application||Proof of income & identification|
|Fees||Program - none|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Christmas Programs ; Community Gardening ; Food Banks ; Food Vouchers ; General Clothing Provision ; Homelessness Advocacy Groups ; Housing Search and Information ; Individual Advocacy ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ~ Youth ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Poverty Issues ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Utility Assistance|