Niagara Furniture Bank

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-682-8371
Fax 905-682-1730
E-Mail office@niagarafurniturebank.com
Website niagarafurniturebank.com/
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Primary Contact Barbara Walsworth, Office Manager; Email: bwalsworth@niagarafurniturebank.com
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
53 Ontario St
St Catharines, ON L2R 5J3
 
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Intersection Ontario St and Trafalgar St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A registered, non-profit, charitable organization providing gently-used home furnishings to eligible families throughout the Niagara Region. Accepts donations from the public, hotels, residences and furniture stores. 
 
Donated items must be in reusable condition and items deemed unsuitable cannot be picked up nor receipted. Charitable receipts will be provided for suitable furnishings. Receipts are based on current market value at a set price and are non-negotiable unless a copy of a valid appraisal (done at own expense) is provided to the driver at the time of item collection. 
 
Visit website for a full list of needs and for market values of items 
 
Items that cannot be collected include: 
* Broken or stained items  
* Office furniture  
* Clothing  
* Baby furniture  
* Decorative items/knickknacks  
* Entertainment units  
* Electronics  
 
Redistributes donated items to families and individuals who apply for service through partnered social service agencies including Ontario Works, Ontario Disability, Community Mental Health, Canadian Mental Health Association, YWCA Shelters, Gillians Place, Hannah House, Southridge Shelter, Family and Childrens Services, NCIL, Port Cares, Hope Centre, Community Cares, Housing Help Centre, Gateway Niagara.
Hours Warehouse drop off Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm * Office Coordinator Mon-Fri 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
No restrictions
Application To access donations, individuals/families must be referred by a partnered social agency such as: Ontario Works (OW), Family and Children's Services (FACS), Community Mental Health, Gateway Niagara, YWCA, South Ridge Shelter and Community Care - Housing Help Centre. 
 
Individual should speak with their caseworker or advocate about the referral process. Organizations in the Niagara Region wanting to apply to be a referring partner can call or email office and arrange a meeting, to discuss becoming a referring agency.  
 
Individuals/families not registered to any of the above agencies can call the office to further discuss options on how they may still be able to receive furnishings.
Languages English ; Polish - Reception
Fees Service - Outdoor Pick Up - (includes garage, driveway, porch, sun room) starts at $50; Indoor Pick Up - starts at $60; Apartment Pick Up - starts at $80; Delivery - call for information ; Donation - Charitable tax receipt issued to donor for all items donated ; Fee includes up to 5 large items and several small bags or boxes * Set price of $10 per item for anything above the 5 items
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007, charitable status 2008
Funding United Way - of Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie ; Niagara Community Foundation; BEC 2011 Prosperity Initiative; Trillium
Service Categories Donation Pickups ; Furniture ; Household Goods Donation Programs