Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre

Service: Low Income Supports

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-257-6029
Fax 289-430-5068
E-Mail support@opnc.ca
Website opnc.ca/programs/low-income-supports-2/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Michelle Knoll, Executive Director; Phone: 905-257-6029 ext 101

Agency Information

Funding Regional / Municipal ; Federal ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Hamilton-Halton ; Fees ; Private ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium ; Sale of Goods ; Oakville Hydro

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Objectives are to relieve poverty for people of all abilities, through programs like: 
Food Bank

Household Goods and Clothing

  • when made aware of individual needs for clothing and household goods, OPNC post's those specific needs on Facebook page
  • if you have items that you would like to donate, please contact in advance (do not drop off unless need is confirmed)
  • annual winter coat drive 

Finding Hope in Poverty Support Group

  • free counselling and peer to peer support group
  • Wed 10 am–11:30 am
  • contact hope@opnc.ca 

Year Round Income Tax Clinics

Micro Finance Loans

  • can assist with low interest loans for those who would not otherwise qualify (subject to approval)
  • contact support@opnc.ca for appointments 

Canada Learning Bond

  • Free Government Money for your child’s education
  • visit smartsaver.org for more details 

Utility Bill Payment Assistance

  • for more information see, Gas & Hydro Bill Assistance - Oakville
  • contact community@opnc.ca or phone 905 257 6029 ext 105 for assistance
  • Leap provides a one-time emergency payment for hydro and gas low-income customers who are in areears
  • In addition, The Ontario Energy support Proram provides a monthly grant on your hydro bill of up to $80 / month

Financial Management Support

  • budgeting, information and referral for support
  • Wed & Thu 11:30 am-2:30 pm 

Assistive Devices

  • small inventory of items to give those in need
  • ability to provide funding to purchase items
  • contact hello@opnc.ca

Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Varies by program, contact for details

Call or email

Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Urdu
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address c/o Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre 
2200 Sawgrass Dr 
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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