Programs and Resources for those needing Help

Published by Marlene Lynes on Fri, Mar 27, 2020 7:19 PM
COVID-19 Response Team

If you or your family is in need, here are some resources that are currently available:

 

COVID-19 Oxford County: Programs and Resources

Basic Needs:

RESOURCE

ABOUT

HOURS OF OPERATION

CONTACT

211

211 Community Navigators can help you find a wide variety of programs that exist to help people during COVID-19. From food banks, mental health services, crisis help, legal supports, etc.

24/7

Dial 2-1-1

Good Human Project

Provides free delivery of groceries and other essentials to anyone in Woodstock who is disabled, a senior, or self-isolating.

 

Call or text 647-546-2013 to request service or volunteer.

The Refuge

Offering breakfast & lunch services

Mon-Fri

8am-4pm

425 Dundas St. Woodstock

519-537-6755

Bullwinkles Eatery

Takeout food services available for $1

Tues/Wed/Thurs

11:45am-1:30pm

22 Wilson St. Woodstock

College Ave Church

Salvation Army Woodstock

Provides food support for individuals and families in need

Mon/Wed/Fri by appointment

190 Huron St. Woodstock

519-539-6166

Helping Hands Food Bank Tillsonburg

Provides food support for individuals and families in need by appointment

Wednesdays

12-4pm

519-688-3434

55A Broadway St.

Tillsonburg

Operation Sharing Woodstock

Provides food support for individuals and families in need

Mon/Wed/Fri

9am-12pm

22 Wilson St. Woodstock

College Ave Church

Operation Sharing Ingersoll

Provides food support for individuals and families in need

Tues/Thurs

9am-12pm

118 Church St.

Trinity United Church

 

 

 

Help for Seniors:

RESOURCE

ABOUT

HOURS OF OPERATION

CONTACT

Big Brothers Big Sisters ‘Pan Pals’

Brings smiles through letters written to residents in long-term care and retirement homes.

 

https://oxford.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/project-penpals/

 

519-537-6404

A Friendly Voice

Phone line for seniors struggling with loneliness and social isolation.

 

1-855-892-9992

Regional Shoppers Drugmart Stores

First hour of operation devoted to Seniors shopping. Hours vary by store.

 

 

Zehr’s Woodstock

Early shopping available to seniors

7am-8am daily

969 Dundas St. Woodstock

Tremblett’s Independent Grocer

Early shopping available to seniors

6am-8am

daily

273 King St. W. Ingersoll

Woodstock Sobeys

Early shopping available to seniors

7am-8am daily

379 Springbank N. Woodstock

Tillsonburg Sobeys

Early shopping available to seniors

7am-8am daily

678 Broadway St. Tillsonburg

Scott’s No Frills

Early shopping available to seniors

8am-9am Tues/Wed

391 Norwich Ave. Woodstock

 

 

Mental Health Support:

RESOURCE

ABOUT

HOURS OF OPERATION

CONTACT

Reach Out

 

24/7

519-433-2023 or

1-866-933-2023

Canadian Mental Health Association

Oxford County walk-in counselling services available through pre-booked phone sessions.

Woodstock & Area- Sat. 11am-3pm Tillsonburg & Area- Mon. 12pm-7pm Ingersoll & Area- Tues. 3pm-7pm

 

1-800-859-7248 x 210 and leaving a voicemail with your name and phone number.

Woodstock Hospital

Walk-In Counselling program available by pre-booked telephone Walk-In Counselling Sessions.

Thursday

12-6pm

519-421-4233 call between 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri

Wellkin Child & Youth Mental Wellness

Tele-support service 5 days a week for children and youth in need of mental health support by appointment.

Mon-Thurs

8:30am-4:30pm

Fri 8:30am-4pm

519-539-0463

 

 

 

 

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