Kerr Street Mission

Site: Kerr Street Mission

Service: Community Social Services

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Record #: OAK3319 Last Full Update: 25 May 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameKSM
Former NameKerr Street Ministries (April 2015)
Contact Information
Office Phone905-845-7485
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Primary ContactNadine Brown, Administrative Assistant & Community Meals Coordinator; Email:
Alternate ContactAmanda Judd James daSilva, Evening Front Line Intake; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorAlisa Ward, Volunteer & Events Coordinator; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency)An 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.
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveGary O'Neill, Executive Director; Email:
FundingCity / Town ; Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Fundraising ; Donations - corporate and individual ; Private - churches ; Foundation
Service Information
Description (Service)Provides relief to those with 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 Mission * after school programs for elementary, Jr and Sr high youth * sports, games, art & drama through partnership programs with YMCA, Art House & Street Wise Actors * evening programs for Jr and Sr high youth * summer day camp - 5-12 years; youth 12+ 
* licensed child care program 
* debt-counselling program in partnership with Christians Against Poverty through The Sanctuary Kerr Village  
* Christmas Wonders Program * uses monetary donations to purchase gift cards to be distributed amongst families to enable them to purchase presents for their own children  
* Christmas and Beyond * provides assistance during the year 
Contact Kerr Street Mission or visit website for program information. 
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-8:30 pm * Sat 9 am-12 noon
Dates* Community Meals program Monday (Family Dinner Night), Thursday (Community Dinner) Saturday (Community Breakfast) 
* Kerr Street Classic Golf Tournament June 
* Mayor's Invitational Softball Tournament July  
* Christmas Craft Show November 
* Christmas Wonder program December 
* Christmas and Beyond
Areas ServedOakville
Eligibilitymust reside in Oakville
Applicationcall or visit
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Site Information
Located In CommunityKerr Village
Address & Map
485 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C6
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IntersectionKerr St and Speers Rd
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
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 ; Personal Financial Counselling
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