Jewish Family & Child

Site: Family Resource Centre

Service: Family Resource Centre and Clothing Cupboard

Record Details
Office Phone 905-882-8509
E-Mail shawna@thefamilyresourcecentre.ca
Website www.jfandcs.com/frc
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/thefrc
Primary Contact Shawna Ferguson, Centre Supervisor, Family Resource Centre; Phone: 905-882-8509; Fax: 905-609-0157; Email: sferguson@jfandcs.com
Volunteer Coordinator Andrea Pines, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; Phone: 416-638-7800 ext 6266; Email: apines@jfandcs.com
Funding Regional / Municipal - York Region ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - The Ontario Trillium Foundation, UJA Federation
Description (Service) Programs and services include: Daily circle program * Support and referral to parents and caregivers * Parenting workshops * bereavement, settlement, divorce supports * Settlement services * Women and children's free clothing bank * Weekly Conversation cafe for newcomers 
 
Homelessness Prevention Centre & Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative: Assistance paying for rent and utility arrears, moving costs and mortgage payment arrears  
Rent and utilities arrears
Hours Mon & Tue 9:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Wed 9:30 am-12 noon, 2 pm-4 pm * Thu 9:30 am-12 noon, 3 pm-4 pm * Fri 9:30 am-2 pm * Sun 10 am-4 pm (fall and winter only - please call or check the website to confirm) 
 
Newcomer Support Tuesdays 10-11:30
Areas Served Richmond Hill ; Thornhill East ; Vaughan
Eligibility for Homelessness Prevention program - live in York Region and do not receive ODSP or Ontario Works; are at risk of eviction, foreclosure, homelessness, or are living in a temporary shelter
Application for Homelessness Prevention program Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan contact 416-638-7800 ext 6234 
if receiving ODSP or Ontario Works already contact Access York for Housing Stability Program 1-888-256-1112 
No application required for other programs\services
Languages English ; Hebrew ; Russian ; Tagalog
Fees Membership ; Annual family membership: $ 75 per family includes unlimited drop-in programs * non-members pay $5.00 /day (1 child & 1 adult) and $2 for each additional child 
 
no fees, no membership required for homelessness prevention program * Fee assistance available for Contact Shawna Ferguson for information.
Located In Community Thornhill East
Address & Map
Promenade Mall
1 Promenade Circle, Ste 313 B
Thornhill, ON L4J 4P8
Intersection Bathurst St and Centre St
Accessibility Designated parking at entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible, elevators, disability parking
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ~ Children ~ Women ; English as a Second Language ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Parent Support Groups

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