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Program: Community Services
Organizations: Salvation Army (The) - London - Ontario Great Lakes Division
Centre of Hope
Description of Services: Services to help with basic needs

Emergency Food Bank - Provides a three-day emergency supply of food, mostly canned and dry goods * eligible for access nine times per year, no more than once per month * baby food, formula, and diapers available * proof of income and address, as well as identification for all household members, is required at first visit

Christmas Hamper Program (519-661-1359) - Provides gift card and food basket to prepare a traditional holiday dinner, plus toys for children under 12 years * identification (ID) for all household members, proof of income, and proof of address required when registering * registration and distribution are done at the same time * located at the Progress Building, Western Fair District (900 King St at Dundas St) * 2017 dates are Dec 13-15, 18-19

Additional Programs and Services:
  • Baby Assistance Program
  • chiropractor clinic
  • community information sessions
  • community referrals
  • family tracing
  • One Sight Program (free eyeglasses)
  • Safety Work Boot Program
  • spiritual care
  • Summer Adventure Camp
  • Tax Clinic (March-April)
  • vouchers for clothing and small household appliances, linens, and other household items
  • winter coat giveaway (when available)

Volunteer Tax Preparation Clinic
March - April (select days of the week)
Call ahead to book an appointment

Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People and families in need
Application: Drop-in * identification for each family member, proof of income (e.g. Ontario Works, pay stubs, etc.), and proof of address required for Food Bank and Christmas Hamper Program

Work Boot Program - Letter from employer stating the need for safety boots, as well as identification, proof of income, and proof of address required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: London

Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-661-0343 ext 227
Fax: 519-432-6375
Email: enquiries@centreofhope.ca
Website: www.centreofhope.ca
Address: London Centre of Hope
281 Wellington St
London, ON
N6B 2L4
Intersection: Wellington St and Horton St
Location: London (Central)
Hours: Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9am-4:30pm * Wed 9am-6:30pm
Dates: Food bank is closed the month of Dec
 
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