Links to resources available in the local community


Please remember that you can always use 2-1-1 and 3-1-1 services, these are non-emergency numbers that you can call for information on local services.


2-1-1

Call 2-1-1 for information and referral to community and social services, such as employment, training, health clinics, ESL classes, financial assistance programs or counselling services. 211 is free, confidential, multilingual and available 24-hours a day. You do not have to give your name or personal details to get information.

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3-1-1

Dial 3-1-1 for information about municipal programs and services, such as recreational programs, library system, snow removal, and transit. It is a multilingual, free service available during business hours. Call 3-1-1 between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, and a Customer Service Advisor will assist with your call.

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HEALTH


seniordental
Senior Dental Program

for seniors 65 years or older, who have no dental insurance and cannot afford the cost of dental care

healthysmiles
Healthy Smiles Ontario

for children and youth 17 years old and under from low-income households

cinot
Children in Need of Treatment

no longer in effect, use Healthy Smiles instead


FINANCIAL


taxclinics
Free Tax Clinics

keep your taxes up-to-date to ensure you qualify for many government programs

oesp
Ontario Energy Support Program

monthly credit for Alectra electricity bill

leap
Low Income Energy Assistance Program

if you are behind on your natural gas or electricity bill, you may qualify for emergency financial help

clb
Canada Learning Bond

free funds towards your child post-secondary education, up to $2000

clb
Canada Education Savings Grant

government top-up to your RESP contributions, up to 40%

active
Active Assist

$275 credit for recreation programs and activities

freedompass
Freedom Pass

youth 12-14 ride MiWay and swim at community pools for free

rctech
RCTech Outreach Program

affordable computers


FOOD


eden
Eden Food Bank

local food bank

kitchen
Food Kitchen

places serving meals

saidham
Sai Dham Food Bank

emergency food delivery


OTHER


safetynet
Safetynet Services

clothing, furniture, diapers, kitchen items, bicycles, tutoring, music lessons

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Costi

employment counselling, training

Can't find what you are looking for?

MORE ABOUT 2-1-1 SERVICE


  • open 24 hours, seven days a week

  • available in over 150 languages

  • connects people to the right information and services

  • can help you understand what services and government benefits exist and explain how to apply

  • list over 60,000 community and government programs and services

  • provides information on and referrals to Ontario’s community, social, health-related and government services

  • the source of information and services to deal with life’s challenges

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