Compassion Society of Halton

Site: Burlington

Record #: BTN4511
Last Full Update: 14 Feb 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-592-3722
E-Mail general.compassion@gmail.com
Website compassionsocietyofhalton.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Kay Boyd, Office Administrator; Email: kay.compassion@gmail.com
Contact Form compassionsocietyofhalton.com/contact

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Supports the local community by providing free clothing, food, and referrals to local resources

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Primary Executive O'neil Edwards, Executive Director; Email: oneill.compassion@gmail.com
Alternate Executive Chair, Board of Directors; Email: compassionsocietyboardmember@gmail.com
Funding Grants ; Fundraising - Annual Appeal, Elvis and Friends in Apr ; Donations - from individuals, corporations, churches, and service clubs (financial, food and food vouchers)

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Provides, as available:  

  • clothing, shoes, and small household goods, personal and hygiene supplies such as toothpaste, toiletries, adult incontinence products, feminine products, cleaning supplies such as toilet paper, cleaning cloths and sprays
  • seasonal programs for clients including jammies for families, back-to-school backpacks and holiday supplies
  • Food Market with staple items, frozen, ready to go meals and fresh produce
  • on-site information booths from service providers about services and referrals to local resources on assigned days

Donations accepted on site only

Hours

For individuals and families seeking assistance Mon and Fri 12 noon-3:30 pm and Wed 4 pm-7 pm

For donations Mon and Fri 9 am-3:30 pm and Wed 9 am-7 pm

  • closed on statutory holidays
  • in case of inclement weather, call to see if open
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility For programs: 18 year(s) and up  
* proof of income * photo identification showing residency in Halton, Notice of Assessment or proof of income (ODSP, OW, etc.) for the last 3 months 
 
To volunteer: 16 year(s) and up 
* volunteers over 18 require an up-to-date police check
Application

Contact for information

Languages English ; French ; Farsi ; German ; Hindi ; Spanish ; Urdu
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
1881 Fairview St, Units 4 and 5
Burlington, ON L7S 2K4
Intersection Brant St and Fairview St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Agency Facility Space ; Bedding/Linen ; Clothing Donation Programs ; General Clothing Provision ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Kitchenware ; Laundry Products ; Menstruation Supplies ; Menstruation Supplies Donations ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Personal/Grooming Supplies Donation Programs ; School Supplies ; School Supplies Donation Programs

Agency Overview

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