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We serve a client base of about 300 families made up of roughly 496 adults and 335 children.
The monthly allowance of food items is distributed based on the number of people in a family.
When stock is available, there is a monthly allowance per family of 4 toiletry items (shampoo, body wash, deodorant, etc) and 2 bars of soap.
Baby Care Allowance
When stock is available, families with babies 0-12 months can receive diapers, formula and cereal. Families with babies 7-12 months can receive diapers and cereal. There is also a separate program that provides a grocery voucher for baby formula or baby food.
Monthly allowance of $25.00 per child & adults every 3 months. All limits will be enforced when stock is low.
Kid's Lunch Programme
Provides a monthly lunch allotment based on the number of school-aged childen.
Provides school items year-round based on availability.
Special Needs Items
Provides specific clothing, household items or other special item when available. Please let our staff know what you need and we will record it in our Special Needs book. When the item arrives, we will hold it for a limit of 48 hours after we contact you. All requests are handled on a first come first serve basis.
Other Forms of Support
Pastoral, financial and crisis counselling
A Pastoral care person is available on site most times to meet with you and discuss your concerns and explore some possiblesolutions with you. All information is strictly confidential.
Advocacy and Referral Assistance
We have an extensive list of service providers and agencies available. You can ask for a referral or we can advocate on your behalf at your request with a signed release of information form.
Development of relationships
We are continually seeking and developing relationships wih other community members, service providers and educational facilities in order to build a network of support for those we serve.
We work to add our voice to those who feel unheard or powerless to effect change in their own lives.