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St Christophers Anglican Church

Site: Burlington

Service: Open Doors @ St Christophers

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Parish Centre is currently closed * all regular Open Doors programming has been suspended until further notice 
 
Emergency Food Resources: working in partnership with the Burlington Food Bank to deliver food to those most vulnerable in our community 
* call 905-637-2273 to access to emergency food supplies 
 
Mental Health: unable to offer walk-in counselling until further notice 
* to speak to a Canadian Mental Health Association Counsellor call 289-291-5396 (leave a message with your contact information * call will be returned within 24 hrs except on Sat-Sun)
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-634-1809
E-Mail opendoorsprograms@stcb.ca
Website https://stcb.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/opendoorsatstchristophers/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OpenDoorsBurl
Primary Contact Christina Mulder, Volunteer & Program Coordinator; Email: opendoorsprograms@stcb.ca
Website Contact Form https://stcb.ca/contact-us/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Primary Executive Rev Michelle Boomgaard, Rector
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Parish Centre is currently closed * all regular Open Doors programming has been suspended until further notice 
 
Emergency Food Resources: working in partnership with the Burlington Food Bank to deliver food to those most vulnerable in our community 
* call 905-637-2273 to access to emergency food supplies 
 
Mental Health: unable to offer walk-in counselling until further notice 
* to speak to a Canadian Mental Health Association Counsellor call 289-291-5396 (leave a message with your contact information * call will be returned within 24 hrs except on Sat-Sun) 
 
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A group of 15 community-based volunteer driven programs to help people build relationships across the diversity of income, education, age, ability and health to enhance their capacity for meaningful lives 
 
Offers programs (all are drop-in unless otherwise mentioned) related to: 
 
Food 
* Community Dinner: Tue 6 pm  
* Food Bank: Tue 4 pm-6:30 pm, Thu 12:45 pm-2 pm, Sat 10 am-12 noon 
* Community Lunch: Thu 12 noon-1 pm (seniors-focused but open to everyone) 
* Community Kitchen: seasonally and program based, contact office for information  
* Farmers Market (Jun-Oct each year), contact office for dates 
* Community Garden (growing season)  
* Halton Fresh Food Box: third Tuesday of each month  
 
Children and Youth 
* Active Tots: Wed 10 am-11:30 am (fun activities, story time and healthy snack)  
* Kids' Club: Tue 4 pm-6 pm 
* Tween Club: Tue 4 pm-6 pm  
* Calling All Parents: Tue 7 pm-8:30 pm  
* Recess Respite: last Saturday night of each month, registration required (allows registered caregivers to drop off children with special needs and their siblings, who are provided one-on-one volunteer support, medical supervision and structured activity to allow caregivers an evening out)  
 
Resources 
* Free Clothing Store: Tue 4 pm-6 pm, Thu 12:45 pm-2 pm, Sat 10 am-12 noon 
* Christmas Families: registration required in November of each year 
* OESP (Ontario Electricity Support Program), by appointment only 
* Walk-in mental health counselling (partnership with CMHA): Tue 1 pm-7 pm, first come first served  
* Visiting services  
* Community Nurse (various programs)  
 
Volunteers always needed, contact Christina Mulder through church office 905-634-1809
Hours Refer to description field for hours of specific programs
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application None for most programs 
* Open Doors Food Bank has an intake process and computer registration system, requiring ID for all family members 
* Christmas Families has a registration process 
* Respite Program has a registration process to ensure safety of participants
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location west side of Guelph Line, south of Prospect St
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
St Christopher's Church
662 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M8
 
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Intersection Guelph Line and Prospect St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Food ; Health Care ; Older Adults ; Sports / Recreation ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Food Banks ; Free / Low-Cost Meals ; Fresh Food Programs ; Home Support Programs ; Meals for People with Disabilities ; Meals for Seniors ; Meals for Seniors / People with Disabilities ; Parent / Child Programs ; Programs for Home Support ; Recreation for Children / Families ; Recreation for Youth ; Youth Recreation Resources
Service Categories Children's Out of Home Respite Care ; Christmas Programs ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Community Gardens ; Community Meals ; Food Banks ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Clothing Provision ; General Counselling Services ; Good Food Boxes ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Senior Meals ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Youth Enrichment Programs

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