Jewish Family & Child

Site: Family Resource Centre and Clothing Cupboard

Service: Family Programs and Clothing Cupboard

Record Details
Alternate Name Clothing Cupboard
Office Phone 905-882-8509
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Shawna Ferguson, Centre Supervisor, Family Resource Centre; Phone: 905-882-8509; Fax: 905-609-0157; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Andrea Pines, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; Phone: 416-638-7800 ext 6266; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal - York Region ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - The Ontario Trillium Foundation, UJA Federation
Description (Service) Programs and services include: Daily circle program * Support and referral to parents and caregivers * Parenting workshops * borrow bag of books and parenting books* bereavement, settlement, divorce supports * Settlement services * Women and children's free clothing bank * Weekly Conversation cafe for newcomers * can provide Nippising or E.R.I.K. Developmental Screen for parents who have concerns about child's development * homework club for students with tutor and pizza provided

Family Programs include Parenting a Child/Teen with ADHD, Navigating Social Media & Technology for Youth with Disabilities, Living with Teens, Effective Parenting * drop-in program also provided at Schwartz Reisman - Lebovic Campus * Homelessness Prevention Centre & Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative: Assistance paying for rent and utility arrears, moving costs and mortgage payment arrears Rent and utilities arrears

Clothing Cupboard accepts donations of seasonal women's clothing and seasonal children's and teen's clothing and footwear * offers clothing to women, children and teens at no cost in private

Just a Second Shop offers new and gently used clothing and small household items at very reasonable prices * Proceeds from shop support sending children to Jewish day and overnight camps
Hours Mon and Tue 9:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Wed 9:30 am-12 noon, 2 pm-4 pm * Thu 9:30 am-12 noon, 3 pm-4 pm * Fri 9:30 am-2 pm * Sun 10 am-4 pm (fall and winter only - please call or check the website to confirm) 
Newcomer Support Tuesdays 10-11:30 * clothing cupboard Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am to 4pm
Areas Served Richmond Hill ; Thornhill East ; Vaughan
Eligibility for Homelessness Prevention program - live in York Region and do not receive ODSP or Ontario Works; are at risk of eviction, foreclosure, homelessness, or are living in a temporary shelter * homework club Grade 4 and up
Application for Homelessness Prevention program Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan contact 416-638-7800 ext 6234 
if receiving ODSP or Ontario Works already contact Access York for Housing Stability Program 1-888-256-1112 
No application required for other programs\services * for clothing cupboard donations 905-882-8509
Languages English ; Hebrew ; Russian ; Tagalog
Fees Membership ; Annual family membership: $ 75 per family includes unlimited drop-in programs * non-members pay $5.00 /day (1 child & 1 adult) and $2 for each additional child 
no fees, no membership required for homelessness prevention program * Fee assistance available for Contact Shawna Ferguson for information.
Located In Community Thornhill East
Address & Map
Promenade Mall
1 Promenade Circle, Ste 313 B
Thornhill, ON L4J 4P8
Intersection Bathurst St and Centre St
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible, elevators, disability parking
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ~ Children ~ Women ; English as a Second Language ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Parent Support Groups


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