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Kerr Street Ministries

Site: Kerr Street Ministries

Service: Community Social Services

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Record #: OAK3319 Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameKSM
Former NameKerr Street Market
Contact Numbers
Office Phone905-845-7485
Contact Information
Address & Map
485 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C6
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Located In CommunityOakville (Kerr Village)
Nearest Main IntersectionKerr St and Speers Rd
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
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Primary ContactNadine Brown, Front Line Intake; Email:
Alternate ContactAymee Cardino, Front Line Intake; Email:
Coordinator of VolunteersAlisa Ward, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary ExecutiveGary O'Neill, Executive Director; Email:
Service Details
Areas ServedHalton Region
DescriptionAn umbrella organization which acts as a facilitator for programs sponsored by numerous community partners including over 45 Oakville churches of all denominations. While it operates from a Christian perspective and values, there are no restrictions or conditions in order to receive help.  
* provides relief to those who suffer economic, social and emotional challenges * offers holistic approach to rebuilding lives affected by poverty or crisis * builds relationships, encourages and helps those who are disadvantaged * many services provided in partnership with third parties  
Major Services:  
* food bank 
* community meals  
* drop-in centre 
* family programs including: Monday family night * Kids and Me (mom and toddlers, preschool) * Prenatal 
* youth programs including: computer lab/instructors for child/youth of Kerr St Ministries * after school programs for elementary, Jr and Sr high youth * evening programs for Jr and Sr high youth * summer day camp - 5-12 years; youth 12+ 
* licensed child care program 
Contact Kerr Street Ministries or visit website for information on programs 
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-8:30 pm * Sat 9 am-12 pm
Dates* Community Meals program Mon (Family Dinner Night), Thu (Community Dinner) Sat (Community Breakfast) 
* 5K Run/Walk annually October 
* Mayor's Invitational Softball Tournament July  
* Christmas Wonder program December
FundingCity / Town ; Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Fundraising ; Donations - corporate and individual ; Private - churches ; Foundation
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service CategoriesAdult/Child Mentoring Programs ; Community Service Orders ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Day Camps ; Drop In Centres ~ Adolescents ; Extended Day Care ; Faith Based Youth Programs ; General Counselling Services ; Holiday Donations