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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-539-3361
Fax 519-539-9648
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Primary Contact Bonnie Cannell-Eby, Public Relations Administrator Woodstock & Ingersoll locations, Operation Sharing; Phone: 519-320-1372 * 519-539-3361; Fax: 519-539-9648; Email:
Alternate Contact Stephen Giuliano, Executive Director/Chaplain; Phone: 519-539-3361; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Regular services/programs include
The Meeting Place Drop in Centres * Foods for Friends * Extended Family Project * Coats for Kids * Knapsacks for Kids * Inn out of the Cold * Cynthia Anne Centre for Addictions (The) * Christmas Place Store * First Baptist Church, Woodstock - Adelaide Soup Bowl;

Services offered through Operation Sharing, Woodstock include but are not limited to
Chaplaincy: crisis counseling, home and hospital visits, advocacy, bible study, and spiritual support * secular and non-secular services offered * contact Chaplain Steve Giuliano for more information
Disability Support: assistance with applications * case management and budgeting * contact Steve Giuliano at the meeting place for more information
Soup Kitchen: offered through the First Baptist Church * Oct-May, Mon-Fri 12 noon-12:45 pm and Jun-Sep, Tue, Thu, Fri 12 noon-12:45 pm
Books for Birthdays: new book on birthday for children 1 to 12 years old
Christmas Day Gathering: music, games and food from 10:30 am-3 pm approx., location to be announced
Creative Concept Training Centre (CCTC): geared towards assisting individuals who presently work, are planning to work, or are considering working with the impoverished and want to break the cycle of poverty in Canada. * contact Steve Giuliano for more information.
Expense Planning: One-on-one assistance is designed to help our patrons learn to create an expense plan which will allow them to pay bills on time and save for things they want.
Writers Cafe: Appeals to job seekers, budding writers and those who wish to socialize with other like-minded people. The program jointly with Canadian Mental Health Association also takes place at CMHA, runs weekly on Wednesdays Sep-Jun @ 10 am-12 noon contact:
Hours Meeting Place - Food for Friends Mon, Wed & Fridays 9 am-12 noon * Closed Tue & Thu
Areas Served Ingersoll ; Woodstock
Eligibility Individuals and families in the Oxford County area of low income or experiencing financial difficulties
Application Walk in
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Operation Sharing is a Christ focused community who work with the impoverished of Oxford County * the organization has been in existence for over 31 years * services offer support to roughly 2500 people monthly * services provided on an on-going basis or seasonally
Primary Executive Stephen Giuliano, Executive Director/Chaplain, Operation Sharing; Phone: 519-539-3361 * 519-281-6077; Fax: 519-539-9648; Email:
Alternate Executive Bonnie Cannell-Eby, Public Relations Administrator Woodstock & Ingersoll locations, Operation Sharing; Phone: 519-320-1372 * 519-539-3361; Fax: 519-539-9648; Email:
Funding Grants - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Fundraising ; Donations - Monetary or in-kind
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
College Avenue United Church
22 Wilson St
Woodstock, ON N4S 3N4
Intersection Wilson St and Peel St
Mailing Address c/o Operation Sharing 
PO Box 20081 
Woodstock, ON N4S 8X8
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; There may be some steps inside

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