Community Care of West Niagara

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-563-5822
Fax 905-563-1401
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Primary Contact Carole Fuhrer, Executive Director; Phone: 905-563-5822 ext 228; Email:
Alternate Contact Lynda O'Donnell, Administration & Fundraising Coordinator; Phone: 905-563-5822 ext 223; Email:
Primary Executive John Kralt, President, Board of Directors
Site Details
Areas Served Lincoln ; and surrounding area.
Located In Community Beamsville
Address & Map
4309 Central Ave
Beamsville, ON L0R 1B6
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Intersection Central Ave and King St
Mailing Address PO Box 171 
4309 Central Ave 
Beamsville, ON L0R 1B6
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides emergency hunger relief and housing stability programs. Programs include: 
Food Bank: Available once per month for perishable and non-perishable grocery pickup, and once per week for perishable items such as fresh produce and bread.  
Dental Assistance: Brushed Aside partner agency. Provides access to dental care for adults in need of dental treatment for pain/infection or dentures. 
Housing: Provides support in completion of Niagara Regional Housing applications. Assesses the need for and makes referrals to partners and emergency shelters. 
Utility Assistance: Families receive help with their utilities when notice is given for disconnection through the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) or Niagara Emergency Energy Fund (NEEF). Also assists clients with registering for the  
Ontario Energy Support Program (OESP) for a reduction on their hydro bill.  
Identification Clinic: In partnership with Community Care St Catharines, assists clients with replacing birth certificates, citizenship cards, records of landing, marriage certificates, health cards, and delayed statements of birth. Clients can also access safe storage of identifications.  
Trusteeship: In partnership with Community Care St Catharines, provides money management and direct distribution of funds to eligible clients. 
Canadian Tire Jumpstart: Provides financially disadvantaged children, aged 4-18 years, with the opportunity to participate in sports and recreational activities. 
Back to School Program: Provides a backpack filled with school supplies to children and youth from low-income families. Works in partnership with the Jumpstart Sneaker Program in providing a new pair of sneakers. 
Holiday Assistance: Christmas Hampers - Provides low income families with gifts, perishable and non-perishable foods, grocery store gift cards and personal care items for the holidays. Angel Wish Program - Grants specific Christmas wishes for clients' children.  
Birthday Program: Registered clients can select gifts for their children's birthdays.  
CCWN gratefully accepts donations of fresh perishable and nonperishable food items. Please drop off donations at receiving area (rear of building) Mon-Fri.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * Food Room Tue-Wed 9 am-3 pm, Thu 11 am-3 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Eligibility Low income or demonstrated need
Application Contact for information about becoming a registered client.
Languages English ; French - Publications
Fees None
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Elections Nov
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Food Banks ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Dental Problems ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ~ Youth ; School Supplies Donation Programs ; Utility Assistance
Events Sep Annual Food Drive * Dec Miracle on King Street * May Every Bowl Full fundraising dinner * Visit website for details