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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-539-3851
Toll Free Phone Oxford County: 1-877-280-1391
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Primary Contact Kelly Gilson, Executive Director, United Way Oxford; Phone: 519-539-3851 ext 301; Email:
Alternate Contact Anne Wismer, Operations Manager, United Way Oxford; Phone: 519-539-3851 ext 312; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Mike Crabbe, Resource Development Coordinator, United Way Oxford; Phone: (519) 539-3851 ext 314; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community capacity building and fundraising organization addressing the social service needs of people in the area * managed and governed by a Board of Directors * community impact organization providing leadership, funding, support and services.

Community Initiative Fund
Created to assist local Oxford non-profits implement new programs and services, specifically focused on areas that have been identified as priorities during our “Community Matters” project * areas of concentration include tackling poverty, reducing violence, supporting seniors, mental health services, supporting persons with disabilities, helping families and individuals in crisis, assisting youth, volunteer leadership/information services and transportation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Jul-Aug (summer hours) Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Oxford County
Boundaries Oxford County
Eligibility Non profit organizations

Community Initiative Fund
Registered Canadian charities who provide social service programs to residents in Oxford County
Application Registration process required

Community Initiative Fund
Must meet eligibility criteria * committee reviews application
Languages English
Fees Program - Some fees for training programs ; None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) United Way invests in targeted opportunities that focus on moving people out of poverty, creating strong communities, and ensuring that children and youth have the supports they need to put them on the path to be all that they can be. We mobilize stakeholders to help change social conditions and to leverage opportunities that create positive change. We support the charitable and volunteer sector through grants and funding opportunities, capacity building programs, leveraging and connecting partners, and providing back-office supports.
Established 1964
Primary Executive Kelly Gilson, Executive Director, United Way Oxford; Phone: 519-539-3851 ext 301; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Sponsorship ; Grants; special events; workplace campaigns
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
United Way Oxford
447 Hunter St
Woodstock, ON
Canada N4S 4G7
Intersection Hunter St and Graham St
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Washroom facility may not be accessible; Second floor not accessible.

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