Inn of the Good Shepherd

Site: Sarnia - John St

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Record #: SAR1268 Last Modified: 22 Jan 2015 Last Full Update: 03 Oct 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-344-1746
After Hours PhoneHomelessness contact for The Lodge: 519-344-1679
Social MediaFacebook
Primary ContactMyles Vanni, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate ContactAdelle Richards, Operations Manager; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)A Food Bank that can be accessed once every 21 days
Soup Kitchen serving a hot meal daily. A Homelessness Prevention Program including:
- Rent/Utility Bank for assistance with utility bills and rent arrears
- Emergency Shelter placement

A Youth Shelter: The Haven provides 30 - 60 days accommodation and facilitates independent living for up to 5 males and 4 females between 16 and 21 years of age.
Genesis program - free clothing & household items
Income Tax Clinics - assists clients by filing their tax returns for low income families.
Redpath Living Without Violence Program - Aboriginal holistic approach to healing and self wellness.
Also runs Mobile Market, fresh vegetables around the county. Hands out Back to School kits in August and Winter coats in October.
HoursFood bank: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-11:15 am * Soup Kitchen Mon-Fri 1 pm - 2:30 pm, Sat and Sun 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm * Genesis (Free clothing & household items) Tue 12 noon - 2 pm
Areas ServedLambton County
EligibilityFor food bank bring with you: food bank card if you have one * photo ID for yourself * proof of income * proof of paid expenses like a rent receipt
ApplicationFill out application form in person or visit our administration building at 115 John St.
Agency Information
Description (Agency)Mission Statement - To provide services with dignity to those who are in need of food and shelter.
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In CommunitySarnia
Address & Map
115 John St
Sarnia, ON N7T 2Z1
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IntersectionJohn St and Devine St
Bus RoutesRoute 2 - Devine
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Service CategoriesFamily Support Centres/Outreach ; Fresh Food ; Homeless Meals ; School Supplies ; Wellness Programs ~ Aboriginal Communities ; Winter Clothing