United Way of Chatham-Kent

Site: Chatham - McNaughton Ave W

Service: Good Neighbours, Operation BackPacks

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-0430
After Hours Phone Voice mail
Fax 519-354-9511
E-Mail info@uwock.ca
Website www.uwock.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Mary Symons, Good Neighbours Co-Ordinator; Phone: 519-354-0430; Fax: 519-354-9511; Email: goodneighbours@uwock.ca
Alternate Contact Karyn O'Neil, Director, Community Impact; Phone: 519-354-0430 ext 274; Email: karyn@uwock.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Patricia Weiler, Manager, Volunteer and Information Chatham-Kent; Phone: 519-354-0430 ext 208; Email: patricia@uwock.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Good Neighbours operates two direct service programs through United Way and its community partners: 
 
* Operation Cover-Up Program provides an opportunity for families in need to receive warm winter coats. Working with community partners and in consultation with the Prosperity Roundtable, the Operation Cover-Up program provides gently used winter coats at no cost to men, women, and children in Chatham-Kent. 
 
* Working in partnership with school boards, churches, local workplace volunteers and employees, and retailers Operation BackPacks provides backpacks filled with grade-appropriate school supplies to school-aged children throughout the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. Children may be referred by local organizations, schools or parents may request the support themselves.
Hours Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Recipients: referral by social workers, churches, social service agencies, schools and self-referral * Walk-in, show ID for each recipient
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1999
Primary Executive Steve Pratt, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 519-354-0430 ext 230; Fax: 519-354-9511; Email: steve@uwock.ca
Alternate Executive Karyn O'Neil, Director, Community Impact; Email: karyn@uwock.ca
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Private
Site Information
Site Location Chatham - McNaughton Ave W
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
United Way Centre for Community Innovation
425 McNaughton Ave W
Chatham, ON N7L 4K4
 
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Intersection McNaughton Ave and Doverdoon Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets

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