Salvation Army (The)

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, Admin 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) COVID19 - food bank open with altered hours, weekly hot meal at Memorial Park continues * all counselling sessions are now being done via zoom conferencing or by phone * all group programs are on hold 
Community and Family Services 
Anger Management Group 
Eight week program for individuals to address anger issues in a respectful, supportive group environment * certificate and letters provided 
Children's Day Camps  
Regional summer camps and summer day camp experience at the Salvation Army at 570 Thornton Rd N 
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 
Community Garden 
Seasonal program * garden space, seeds and instruction * share experience and garden responsibilities, reap the harvest 
Counselling Services 
Life management, social skills, anti-shop theft, family and marriage, self esteem and more 
Emergency Disaster Services 
Assists with food, clothing, counselling and various resources in emergency situations * work in cooperation with Fire and Police services 
Emergency Food Services - Food Bank 
Food assistance for a 24 to 48 hour period * those in need may receive assistance once every two months 
Mobile Outreach Project (M.O.P.) 
Food to those living on the streets weekly  
Smart Recovery Program  
12 week group program for those struggling with addictions 
Tax Clinic 
No cost seasonal income tax clinic to low income individuals and families by appointment 
Thrift Store 
Low cost, high quality used clothing, furniture and household articles * pick up and delivery available
Hours COVID19 - Food Bank Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am-12 noon, service is done outside at Emergency Disaster Services Vehicle * Office hours Mon-Thurs 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon * Hot Meal at Memorial Park continues Tue 6 pm-7 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  
Volunteers can apply through website
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications ; Chinese (Cantonese) - Programs, Anger Management Course
Fees Service - Fees for some counselling services
Other Details
Social Media Facebook PodCast Twitter
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Anger Management ; Bag Lunches/Dinners ; Christmas Programs ; Community Gardens ; Day Camps ~ Children ; Disaster Response Services ; Faith Based Counselling ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; General Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups ; Holiday Donations ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Street Outreach Programs ; Tax Preparation Assistance ; Thrift Shops

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