Salvation Army

Site: Oshawa Family Services

Service: Community and Family Services

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-723-7422
Fax 905-723-8276
E-Mail cfs@oshawa-temple.org
Website www.oshawa-temple.org
Site Location 2nd floor, Albert St entrance
Located In Community Oshawa
Address 45 King St E
Oshawa, ON L1H 1B2
 
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Intersection Albert St and King St E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Lori Armstrong, Administrative Assistant; Phone: ext 222; Email: larmstrong@oshawa-temple.org
Alternate Contact Denise Handy, Counselling Supervisor; Phone: ext 224; Email: dhandy@oshawa-temple.org
Volunteer Coordinator Heather Smith, Volunteer Coordinator/Food Bank Supervisor; Phone: ext 221; Email: hsmith@oshawa-temple.org
Primary Executive Leigh Rowney, Director; Phone: ext 223; Email: leigh_rowney@can.salvationarmy.org
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community and Family Services 
 
Community Garden 
Seasonal program * garden space, seeds and instruction * share experience and garden responsibilities, reap the harvest 
 
Anger Management Group 
Eight week program for individuals to address anger issues in a respectful, supportive group environment * certificate and letters provided 
 
Emergency Food Services - Food Bank 
Food assistance for a 24 to 48 hour period * those in need may receive assistance once every two months 
 
Counselling Services 
Life management, social skills, anti-shop theft, family and marriage, self esteem and more 
 
Thrift Store 
Low cost, high quality used clothing, furniture and household articles * pick up and delivery available 
 
Children's Day Camps  
Regional summer camps and summer day camp experience at the Salvation Army at 570 Thornton Rd N 
 
Emergency Disaster Services 
Assists with food, clothing, counselling and various resources in emergency situations * work in cooperation with Fire and Police services 
 
Mobile Outreach Project (M.O.P.) 
Food to those living on the streets twice weekly  
 
Christmas Cheer Program 
"Sharing is Caring" Salvation Army's Christmas Cheer Programs * red kettles, toy drives, canned food collections and Angel Tree programs provide those in need with holiday gifts 
 
Tax Clinic 
No cost seasonal income tax clinic to low income individuals and families by appointment
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Food Bank hours drop in Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am-12 noon (clients should arrive by 11:30 am, first 25 households) * By appointment Tue 3 pm-6 pm
Areas Served Oshawa
Boundaries City of Oshawa
Eligibility Those in need
Application Community Gardening - register in the spring * Anger Management Group - make an appointment through the office * Food Bank and Emergency Food Services - Need photo identification for adults and identification for each family member, proof of address, income and rent required, bring grocery bags * Children's Summer Camp - fill out an application
Languages English
Fees Service - Fees for some counselling services
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Subjects
Service Categories Anger Management ; Christmas Programs ; Community Gardening ; Day Camps ; Disaster Response Services ; Faith Based Counselling ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; Holiday Donations ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Street Outreach Programs ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Thrift Shops

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