Help Yourself Through Hard Times

Program: Community Services
Organization: Salvation Army - London
Centre of Hope
Phone Numbers: 519-661-0343 ext 227
Fax: 519-432-6375
London Centre of Hope
281 Wellington St
London, ON
N6B 2L4
Intersection: Wellington St and Horton St
Location: London (Central)
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm
Dates: Food bank is closed the month of Dec
Service Description: Services to help with basic needs

Emergency Food Bank - Provides mostly canned and dry goods, with three day supply eligible nine times per year, suggested every other month * baby food available * vouchers for clothing and small household items available

Christmas Hamper Program (519-661-1359) - Provides gift card and food basket to prepare a traditional holiday dinner (children under 12 years receive toys) * identification (ID) for all household members (e.g. Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP) Card and Ontario Works drug/dental stub, and birth certificates), proof of income and proof of address required

Additional Programs and Services:
  • Baby Assistance Program
  • Chiropractor Clinic
  • Community Information Sessions
  • Community Referrals
  • Family Tracing
  • Mission Store Vouchers
  • One Sight Program (free eyeglasses)
  • Safety Work Boot Program
  • Spiritual Care
  • Summer Adventure Camp
  • Tax Clinic (March-April)
  • Winter Coat Giveaway (when available)

Volunteer Tax Preparation Clinic
March - April (select days of the week)
Call ahead to book an appointment
Fees: Free
Application: Call or drop-in * identification for each family member (e.g. drug card, birth certificate, etc.), proof of income (e.g. Ontario Works, pay stubs, etc.) and proof of residence required for material aid and Christmas hampers

Work Boot Program - Letter from employer stating the need for safety, as well as identification, proof of income and address are required
Eligibility / Population(s) Served: People and families in need
Languages (other than English): English
Area(s) Served: London
See Also: Christmas Aid
Clothing and Household Item Assistance
Food Action Projects
Food Banks

This information was last completely updated on 3/23/2015

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