Salvation Army

Site: Centre of Hope

Service: Community and Family Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Food bank availabe Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm. 1 person per family. People can pick up food for others, must have the other people's ID and letter stating they can pick up food for them.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-661-0343 ext 227
Fax 519-432-6375
Primary Contact Nancy Kerr, Program Manager; Phone: 519-661-0343 ext 266; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services to help with basic needs

Emergency Food Bank - Provides a three-day emergency supply of food, mostly canned and dry goods * eligible for access nine times per year, no more than once per month * baby food, formula, and diapers available * proof of income and address, as well as identification for all household members, is required at first visit

Christmas Hamper Program (519-661-1359) - Provides gift card and food basket to prepare a traditional holiday dinner, plus toys for children under 12 years * identification (ID) for all household members, proof of income, and proof of address required when registering * registration and distribution are done at the same time * located at the Agriplex Arena, Western Fair District (845 Florence St) * 2019 dates are Dec 16-20

Additional Programs and Services:
  • Baby Assistance Program
  • chiropractor clinic
  • community information sessions
  • community referrals
  • family tracing
  • One Sight Program (free eyeglasses)
  • Safety Work Boot Program
  • spiritual care
  • Summer Adventure Camp
  • Tax Clinic (March-April)
  • vouchers for clothing and small household appliances, linens, and other household items
  • winter coat giveaway (when available)

Volunteer Tax Preparation Clinic
March - April (select days of the week)
Call ahead to book an appointment
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
Dates Food bank is closed the month of Dec
Areas Served London
Boundaries London
Eligibility People and families in need
Application Drop-in * identification for each family member, proof of income (e.g. Ontario Works, pay stubs, etc.), and proof of address required for Food Bank and Christmas Hamper Program

Work Boot Program - Letter from employer stating the need for safety boots, as well as identification, proof of income, and proof of address required
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1981
Funding Private
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
281 Wellington St
London, ON N6B 2L4
Intersection Wellington St and Horton St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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