Kerr Street Mission

Site: Kerr Street Mission

Service: Community Social Services

Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name KSM
Former Name Kerr Street Ministries (April 2015)
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-7485
Fax 905-845-5871
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Nadine Brown, Administrative Assistant and Community Meals Coordinator
Alternate Contact Amanda Judd James daSilva, Evening Front Line Intake
Volunteer Coordinator Alisa Ward, Volunteer and 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 Executive Gary O'Neill, Executive Director; Email:
Funding City / 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.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-8:30 pm * Sat 9 am-12 noon
Dates * Community Meals program Monday (Family Dinner Night), Thu (Community Dinner) Sat (Community Breakfast) 
* Kerr Street Classic Golf Tournament, Jun 
* Mayor's Invitational Softball Tournament, Jul 
* Christmas Craft Show, Nov 
* Christmas Wonder program, Dec 
* Christmas and Beyond
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility must reside in Oakville
Application call or visit
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Kerr Village
Address & Map
485 Kerr St
Oakville, ON L6K 3C6
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Intersection Kerr St and Speers Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Adult/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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