Salvation Army (The)

Site: Woodstock - Huron St

Service: Community and Family Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 519-539-6166
After Hours Phone Emergency Housing Cell: 519-532-2649
Fax Emergency Food Bank/Housing: 519-539-8796
Primary Contact Jennifer Schafrick, Emergency Housing Advocate, The Salvation Army; Phone: 519-539-6166 * 519-532-2649; Fax: 519-539-8796; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Update: Food Bank open by appointment only Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am-3:00 pm; call ahead to provide information.

Food Bank
Food assistance program providing both perishable & non-perishable food (canned & boxed food, frozen food, meats, fruits & vegetables) * bread * Emergency Walk-in Food Bank * once every 6 weeks assistance * limited baby food, formula and diapers (when available) * food assistance can be accessed by appointment once every six weeks if required * Drop-in coffee, baked goods and bread.

Thrift Store
Sale of used clothing, furniture and household items * ensures they meet public health standards

Clothing Assistance
Supplies vouchers that can be exchanged for clothing at The Salvation Army Thrift Store * given three times a year unless otherwise discussed with Director

Furniture Assistance
Supplies vouchers that can be exchanged for household. Furniture and clothing items through The Salvation Army Thrift Store

Emergency Housing
Upon eligibility can provide single individuals with a motel voucher for a single night stay * will attempt to coordinate transport to a nearby shelter * provides families with access to an emergency house which accommodates up to 10 people for a maximum of 6 weeks stay * Woodstock Police are equipped with motel vouchers

Volunteer Program
Volunteer service and school Community Service Hours programs * drop off resume or complete The Salvation Army Volunteer Registration Form available from Salvation Army office

Wellness Program - Eyeglasses, Prescriptions and Transportation Assistance
Program offers either a grant depending on financial situations to the maximum of $200 * assists with the following: dental, prescriptions, eyeglasses, medical equipment, transportation to out of town medical appointments, identification replacement

Housing Advocacy
Assistance with documentation and advice on landlord tenant issues

Overall purpose is to serve the total personality and health needs of the camper; spiritual, educational, social, and recreational through a creative, healthful experience, in co-operative group living in outdoor settings * Holiday camps * Mum and Tots * Teens * Sleep Away camp for youth only * applications available through Woodstock branch, Tillsonburg branch, Norwich branch, Ingersoll branch
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1:30 pm-4 pm

Food Bank: Mon-Wed 9:45 am-12 noon, Thu 9:45 am-12 noon, 1:30 pm-4 pm * Drop-in coffee, baked goods and bread hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

Thrift Store & Donation Drop-off: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm Emergency Housing: 24 hour service
Areas Served Oxford County
Eligibility Food Bank
Each client must go through a needs assessment, monthly income and expense receipts must be provided by the individual

Thrift Store
No restrictions * assistance is offered to those who are experiencing financial difficulties or low income

Volunteer Program
Individuals interested in volunteer work

Wellness Program - Eyeglasses, Prescriptions and Transportation Assistance
Persons with low-income and medical requirements

Age range 0-17 years * Mom and Tot Camp children 0-7 years * Holiday Camp ( away camp) Proof of age is required

Clothing Assistance & Furniture Assistance
Low income individuals and families in need

Emergency Housing
Homeless families, single parents, couples * family members must have been living together prior to their request and plan on staying together after their stay

Housing Advocacy
Individuals who have received documentation (eviction notices) or require assistance resolving landlord/tenant issues
Application Food Bank, Furniture Assistance & Wellness Program
There is an Intake process which is by appointment only

Clothing Assistance
Intake process required

Volunteer Program
Call for information or upon completion of required documentation

Call for information

Emergency Housing
Intake process required by appointment * after hours intake facilitated by Woodstock Police

Housing Advocacy
Individuals may call for assistance and booking of appointment to meet with Housing Advocate
Languages English
Fees Service - Emergency Housing: Subsidy based on income
Agency Information
Primary Executive Noel Stern; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - Emergency Housing ; United Way
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
190 Huron St
Woodstock, ON N4S 7A1
Intersection Huron St and Knightsbridge Rd
Mailing Address N4V 1E9
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance - At side of building ; 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

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