Salvation Army

Site: Oshawa Family Services

Service: Community and Family Services

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-723-7422
Fax 905-723-8276
Site Location 2nd floor, Albert St entrance
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
45 King St E
Oshawa, ON L1H 1B2
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Intersection Albert St and King St E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Lori Armstrong, Administrative Assistant; Phone: ext 222; Email:
Alternate Contact Denise Handy, Counselling Supervisor; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Heather Smith, Volunteer Coordinator/Food Bank Supervisor; Phone: ext 221; Email:
Primary Executive Leigh Rowney, Director; Phone: ext 223; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community and Family Services 
Community Garden 
Seasonal program * garden space, seeds and instruction * share experience and garden responsibilities, reap the harvest 
Anger Management Group 
Eight week program for individuals to address anger issues in a respectful, supportive group environment * certificate and letters provided 
Emergency Food Services - Food Bank 
Food assistance for a 24 to 48 hour period * those in need may receive assistance once every two months 
Counselling Services 
Life management, social skills, anti-shop theft, family and marriage, self esteem and more 
Thrift Store 
Low cost, high quality used clothing, furniture and household articles * pick up and delivery available 
Children's Day Camps  
Regional summer camps and summer day camp experience at the Salvation Army at 570 Thornton Rd N 
Emergency Disaster Services 
Assists with food, clothing, counselling and various resources in emergency situations * work in cooperation with Fire and Police services 
Mobile Outreach Project (M.O.P.) 
Food to those living on the streets twice weekly  
Christmas Assistance Program 
"Sharing is Caring" Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Programs * red kettles, toy drives, canned food collections and Angel Tree programs provide those in need with holiday gifts 
Tax Clinic 
No cost seasonal income tax clinic to low income individuals and families by appointment
Hours Office hours Mon-Thurs 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon* Food Bank hours drop in Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am-12 noon (clients should arrive by 11:30 am, first 25 households) * By appointment Tue 3 pm-6 pm
Areas Served Oshawa ; Port Perry
Eligibility Those in need
Application Community Gardening - register in the spring * Anger Management Group - make an appointment through the office * Food Bank and Emergency Food Services - Need photo identification for adults and identification for each family member, proof of address, income and rent required, bring grocery bags * Children's Summer Camp - fill out an application
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications ; Chinese (Cantonese) - Programs, Anger Management Course
Fees Service - Fees for some counselling services
Other Details
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Anger Management ; Christmas Programs ; Community Gardening ; Day Camps ; Disaster Response Services ; Faith Based Counselling ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; Holiday Donations ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Street Outreach Programs ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Thrift Shops

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