Canadian Red Cross (The)
Site: Niagara Area Branches
|Record #: NIA1104||Last Modified: 09 Dec 2020||Last Full Update: 09 Dec 2020|
|Toll Free Phone||Transportation Booking 1-844-843-7331|
|Crisis Phone||Personal Disasters 1-800-850-5090 for emergency assistance following a disaster such as a fire/flood|
|Primary Executive||Conrad Sauve, President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
255 Ridley Rd W, Unit 2
St Catharines, ON L2S 0B3
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|Intersection||Ridley Rd and Vansickle Rd|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19: Help Desk for Indigenous Leadership: Provides information and referrals on:
* Planning for Health Emergencies such as guidance and training on how to protect your community.
* Health Guidance such as hand-washing, physical distancing and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC).
* Community Wellness and Protection such as online information for children and youth, suggestions for family activities while physical distancing, and Psychological First Aid.
The knowledge, resources and referrals shared through the Help Desk will help leaders in Indigenous communities in their own planning activities related to COVID-19. Help Desk available Mon-Sun 8 am-8 pm (Central Standard Time). Please call 1-833-937-1597
A volunteer based, community organization offering a range of humanitarian and emergency services.
Emergency Management - Provides short-term, personal disaster assistance such as food, clothing and lodging in small scale disasters * responds to larger scale disasters within the Niagara Region in cooperation with government and other agencies * delivers Be Ready workshops on how to be prepared to protect yourself and your family in the event of an emergency to interested groups and there are volunteer opportunities available within the Emergency Management program. Please visit https://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/help-canadians-affected-by-emergencies-and-disasters for more information and to apply.
Transportation Program - Provides transportation for older adults and people over 18 years of age with disabilities who are unable to drive or travel with conventional transit services for medical appointments, social and educational outings. Transportation available in all 12 local municipalities within Niagara. Long distance travel also possible for medical appointments in Hamilton or Toronto. Our drivers use a combination of cars, vans and accessible buses to provide transportation. Please phone to register for service or to schedule transportation Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30. If interested in becoming a volunteer driver, visit redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now.
For First Aid inquiries, visit www.redcross.ca/training-and-certification.
|Hours||COVID-19: Hours vary, call for information
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up|
|Application||Contact or visit website for information.|
|Languages||English ; French - Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications|
|Fees||Service - Transportation fees|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Donations ; Local Health Integration Network - Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand and Brant|
|Service Categories||Disability Related Transportation ; Disaster Preparedness Information ; Disaster Recovery Services ; Disaster Relief/Recovery Organizations ; Disaster Response Services ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ; Senior Ride Programs ; Volunteer Opportunities|
|Print Material||Provides booklets and courses on being prepared for emergencies, program-specific material also available.|