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Contact Information

Office Phone 519-853-3310 or 905-873-6502
Toll Free Phone 1-866-844-0252
Fax 519-853-3530
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Primary Contact Deirdre Hogan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator; Phone: 905-873-6502; Email:
Contact Form

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Lisa Brading, Chief Executive Offficer; Phone: 905-844-0252 ext 101; Email:
Alternate Executive Fabienne Prior, Director, Quality and Performance; Email:
Funding United Way of Halton and Hamilton; Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Community support programs:

  • information and referral regarding health and social service agencies, community groups and organizations, government resources
  • assistance and advocacy for individuals and families experiencing difficulties, especially those who have no other place to go or those who are unable to access services without assistance
  • income tax clinics for low income clients
  • needs coordination matches those in need of household items with those who can provide them
  • agency accessibility provides office space and an answering service to agencies like counselling agencies - family, teen, addiction, legal, financial
  • transitional housing is available for families who are homeless * families can stay for a period of two months
  • a community support coordinator provides family support 
  • Holiday Hampers Program * provides hampers of children's clothing and toys for families who are experiencing financial difficulties in Halton Hills

Winter Warmth Program:

  • one time financial assistance for eligible low income people who are at risk of going into arrears on their gas bill

Backpack Program:

  • provides backpacks with school supplies for lower income families in Halton Hills

Services for older adults:

  • Meals on Wheels, Meals on Ice, Wheels to Meals, congregate dining
  • home maintenance and repair * may include yard maintenance, snow shoveling, window washing, seasonal house cleaning, odd jobs and minor repairs
  • telephone assurance * call older adults regularly to provide a safety check and social contact
  • friendly visiting * volunteer who will visit once a week to provide companionship and conversation
  • letter carriers alert * provides reassurance and a check on the well-being of those living alone who receive mail delivery to their door * a joint effort between Acton postal workers and Links2Care
  • client intervention and assistance * provides support for older adults and adults with disabilities who may be at risk due to a critical change in their life situation such as an upcoming eviction, facing homelessness, loss of financial income, or experiencing difficulties within their home setting such as abuse and isolation * contact Seniors Coordinator, (mobile) 905-699-2010 or (office) 905-844-0252
  • Connection in Action Halton Initiative * focusing on helping adults aged 55 and older who are at risk of or currently experiencing social isolation
  • supportive housing program * provides essential supports for daily living services to eligible older adults living at Lakeview Villa, 17 Elizabeth Dr, Acton * services may include bathing, dressing, medication reminders, light housekeeping and laundry * contact Marianne, Seniors Coordinator, Supportive Housing at 519-853-9916

Youth programs:
Off the Wall - Acton
Open Door - Georgetown

Children's programs:
Ontario Early Years- Acton Satellite
Ontario Early Years - Georgetown Satellite

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Volunteers prepare income tax and benefit returns for eligible Halton Hills residents who have a modest income and a simple tax situation * call for more information

Care In The Community - Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) trained volunteers to complete income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals for free * total family income for 1 person should be less than $35,000 and $45,000 for 2 persons * tax situation must be simple and is not for a deceased person

Care In The Community - Shop and Drop Support Program - Assists isolated Halton Hills residents who are unable to shop independently and who have no family/friend supports available, with pick-up and delivery of groceries and pharmacy items * clients should order and pay in advance directly to the store, but agency also accepts cash/gift card with a shopping list and return change as required

Services and Programs:

  • Supportive Housing
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30am-3pm
Areas Served Halton Hills
Boundaries Halton Hills and area
Eligibility Persons with permanent disabilities and older adults who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Varies per program

Site Information

Site Location Acton
Located In Community Acton
Address & Map
69 Acton Blvd
Acton, ON L7J 2H4
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Intersection Churchill Rd N and Hwy 7
Physical Access Fully Accessible


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