Port Cares

Site: Port Colborne - Charlotte St

Service: Client Services

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-834-3629
Fax 905-835-6600
E-Mail portcares@portcares.ca
Website www.portcares.ca
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Primary Contact Sarah Eller, Manager, Client Services and Reach Out Centre; Phone: 905-834-3629 ext 296; Email: sarah.eller@portcares.ca
Alternate Contact Amanda Upper, Supervisor, Reach Out Centre; Phone: 905-835-1914; Email: amanda.upper@portcares.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Shelby Hemingway, Supervisor, Fundraising and Development; Phone: 905-834-3629 ext 245; Email: shelby.hemingway@portcares.ca
Primary Executive Christine Clark Lafleur, Executive Director; Phone: 905-834-3629 ext 248; Email: christine.clarklafleur@portcares.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Port Colborne ; Wainfleet ; surrounding areas
Located In Community Port Colborne
Address & Map
92 Charlotte St
Port Colborne, ON L3K 3E1
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Intersection Catharine St and Charlotte St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provide a wide range of services on an individual case basis including:  
* advocacy 
* assistance with domestic abuse situations 
* addictions 
* emergency food 
* crisis situations 
* transportation 
* may offer financial assistance for emergency medical need 
* offer referrals for education and employment 
* Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program 
The Housing Help services includes: 
* information for landlords and tenants 
* assisting clients and landlords with housing clients 
* supports in maintaining housing and Transitional Housing Moving Forward  
* Program and information on Rights and Responsibilities of landlords and tenants.  
Client Services:  
* Koats for Kids 
* Give a Gift, Adopt-A-Family at Christmas 
* Back Packs for Back to School.  
Utility Assistance: Provides intake for the Niagara Emergency Energy Fund (NEEF) and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) for emergency financial assistance for low income households facing disconnection (gas or hydro).  
Offers confidential one-on-one service to clients and refer when required. All services are free of charge.
Hours Mon-Wed 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 8:30 am-7 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Registration or application for some services * Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Region of Niagara ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - South Niagara
Service Categories Food Banks ; Holiday Adoption Programs ; Housing Search Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ; Individual Advocacy ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ~ Youth ; School Supplies Donation Programs ; Tenant Readiness Education Programs ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Utility Assistance ; Winter Clothing ~ Children
Events Back to School: Each August the agency collects and distributes donated school supplies to children in need. Contact 905-835-1914 for details.  
Koats for Kids (And Adults too!) 
To Donate a Coat: Drop off gently used coats contact 905-835-1914. 
To Receive a Coat: Coats and winter clothing are distributed through our Reach Out Centre at 61 Nickel St.in the fall and winter. call 905-835-1914 for more information.

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