If you are in need, please access supports within our community for assistance.
If you are in a position to help out during these times, we have put together a list of ways that our community could use your support (click here to jump to that section).
Resources in Brockville for Citizens Needing Support for Food
Brockville and Area Food Bank
In the coming weeks, many of our residents will need help with food. The Brockville foodbank wants you to know that they are there to help you. Whether you are a client or have never used the foodbank, just know if you need food, the foodbank wants to help you and your family. Strict precautions are being taken so you and your loved ones will not get sick, so please come make use of this resource. All you need to start getting food is ID for yourself and your family. The foodbank is also offering HOME DELIVERY for anyone (after you register) with no restrictions. They have the best, most understanding, kind volunteers who are just waiting to help you through this awful time. PLEASE DON'T GO HUNGRY.
The foodbank is located at 58 Buell Street in Brockville and is open 10am-3pm Tuesday–Friday.
Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes has teamed with the Pier Church Common Ground to provide free takeout meals Monday through Friday for pickup from 1pm-3pm.
Meals can be picked up at 25 Front Ave.
Concerned about shopping for groceries and essentials?
We have put together a reference guide of grocery stores and pharmacies offering pick up and delivery as well as dedicated shopping times for seniors and immune compromised citizens.
Need more assistance? The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau, in partnership with the United Way of Leeds & Grenville and the Rotary Clubs of Brockville and 1000 Islands are offering a volunteer grocery delivery service in Brockville and the surrounding area. This service is for essentials only, and you must have made arrangements in advance to order and pay for your supplies with the retailer.
Those in need of assistance can contact 613-499-9393 ext. 20, or email email@example.com to find out more information about this service.
CPHC Senior Services
CPHC staff are available to help deliver frozen meals and pre-packaged essentials to those in need at very reasonable prices. You do not need to be registered to take advantage of these services; they are committed to helping our community in its time of need. Their priority is to assist those who are aged 60+ and their team can be reached at 613-342-3693.
Resources for Families
Every Kid in our Communities has posted online resources to assist parents at this very difficult time. Information about organizations that provide support for children and youth and parents, can be found at http://everykid.on.ca/covid-19-links/. Click on Community Services for a complete list of agencies/organizations who can help.
Family and Children's Services of Lanark Leeds and Grenville can be reached at any time at 1-855-667-2726.
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit
Provincial Self Assessment Website Tool (please complete a self-assessment online before visiting an assessment centre)
Ontario Ministry of Health
New Ontario Dedicated COVID-19 website
Government of Canada
World Health Organization
During this unprecedented time fundraising and food drives cannot go ahead as usual and demand for service is high. If you are able, please consider donating to these worthy charities.
Brockville Food Bank:
Cheques can be mailed to 58 Buell St., P.O. Box 522, Station Main, Brockville Ontario, K6V 5V7.
Donations can be made through the website, https://operationharvestsharing.wordpress.com/donations/
Theresa Sosnowski, Manger of the Brockville & Area Food Bank, can be reached at 613-342-0605.
Loaves and Fishes:
A cheque can be dropped of 25 Front Ave #1A, Brockville, Ontario between 1:00pm - 3:00pm on any weekday or E-Transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laurie Prichard, Manager of Loaves and Fishes, can be reached at 613-345-6498.