Record Details
Office Phone 905-726-1483
E-Mail welcomingarms@live.ca
Website www.welcomingarms.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/welcoming.arms
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/welcomingarms_
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/welcomingarms_
Primary Contact Julie Cruickshank, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Joy Marshall, Welcome Table Coordinator; Phone: 905-954-5107; Email: joybill2@rogers.com
Primary Executive Sarah El-Geries, Executive Director
Description (Service) Support and referral services for low-income/marginalized residents of Aurora including:

Bridging the Gap community support, information and referral * provides toiletries, York Region transit tickets, grocery food vouchers * Clothes Closet vouchers;

Income Tax prep offering income tax return preparation;
Community Garden partnership project between Welcoming Arms and the ABLE Network * Harvest from the garden is distributed to The Welcome Table and Martha's Table Community Meal programs, Bridging the Gap program visitors, The ABLE Network - for cooking classes;
Martha's table hot community meal Welcome Table community meal served by partnership of local churches;
Hours Bridging the Gap Mon and Thu 9 am-12 noon, Wed 6:30 pm-8:30 pm * Welcome Table Wed 5:30 pm-7 pm * Martha's table Thu 11:30 am
Dates income tax prep March and April * community garden April - October * Welcome Table year round * Martha's Table Sep - May
Areas Served Aurora
Boundaries Aurora
Eligibility Welcome Table no restrictions * to access other services must provide valid proof of Aurora Residency each visit * for Bridging the Gap must complete annual application form, those eligible can access once a month * Income tax prep for any visitors
Application Contact for details - complete an application annually
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Aurora
Located In Community Aurora
Address & Map
Rectory
44 Metcalfe St
Aurora, ON L4G 1E6
 
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Intersection Yonge St and Wellington St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Offices are on the main floor of the building and there is an accessible ramp leading to a door
Service Categories Food Vouchers ; Gift Card Distribution Programs ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Homeless People

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