Disaster Relief Info

posted Oct 2, 2018, 5:14 AM by Leslie Morrow

Information on disaster relief in Ontario. please share with families who you know are in need, in light of the impact of the tornado and power outage.

 

1)      For clients who are on OW or ODSP, and need help to replace food lost due to the power outage should contact their worker.  The workers will assess and have access to food vouchers for clients.

 

2)      For those not on OW or ODSP, clients should call 311 and press 4 to get in the social services queue to get assessed for emergency assistance. 

 

3)      Ottawa Public Health is also distributing a Fact Sheet for those affected by the power outages related to the tornadoes (see attached).

 

4)      If families are in need of assistance beyond what is available through these programs please call 211, a social service referral program.

 

5)      Ottawa Food Banks Schedule:

  • Centertown Emergency Food: 12 PM – 2 PM
  • Lowertown Community House: 5:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Partage Vanier: 1 – 4 PM
  • Orleans-Cumberland Food Bank: 3:30 – 6:30 PM
  • Church of Nativity (Parish): 7 – 8 PM
  • Heron Rd. Emergency Food: 1:30 – 3:30 PM
  • Pavilion Food Bank: 6 – 7:45 PM
  • Britannia Woods Food Centre: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Caldwell Family Centre:  9 AM – 12 PM  & 1 PM – 4 PM
  • Debra Dynes Family House: 1 – 3 PM
  • Foster Farm Family House: 9:30 – 11:30 AM & 12 – 2 PM
  • Parkdale Food Centre: 12 – 3 PM & 6 – 8 PM
  • Pinecrest Terrace Family House: 12 – 4 PM  Emergency Food Only
  • FAMSAC Food Cupboard: 5 – 7:30 PM (drop ins and appointments available)

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call the Ottawa Food Bank at 613-745-7001

6)      Link for Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre clients to apply for funds for repairs.   http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page13744.aspx



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