Salvation Army (The)

Service: Community & Family Services, Emergency Christmas Assistance Program, Hanover - 12th St

Record #: GRE0171
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2023


Description (Service) The Emergency Christmas Assistance Program will consist of a turkey, gift card for extra groceries that will be needed for a Christmas meal and for those with children, toys or gift cards with be provided for children up to the age of 17 years of age.

If someone can not pick up hamper themselves, they can make arrangements for a family member or friend to pick it up on their behalf, but must let The Salvation Army know of the arrangements so they will release the hamper to their friend/family with the proof of proper ID.

All donations are welcomed and can be dropped off at The Salvation Army Family Services/Church at 581 12th street in Hanover Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4 pm. Please call before drop off to make sure someone is on site and available to accept your donation, or call to arrange another drop off time. Money donations made by cheque are to be made payable to The Salvation Army Hanover (please specify Food Bank, Christmas Assistance Program or other). For Chesley, please call to set up a time for Wednesday mornings for drop off of donations.

Volunteer opportunities with Christmas Kettles available starting after November 11th. Call or walk-in to office and speak with Cindy, for more information or to complete an application. In high demand for kettle volunteers.

Service Details

Hours Emergency Christmas Assistance Program Registration: by appointment only, Tue, Thu 9:30 am-11:30 am and 12:30 pm-2 pm

Drop-in for registration is also available during the following time periods:
  • 1 pm-3 pm on Nov 20, 2023, Nov 27, 2023
  • 10 am-1 pm on Dec 4, 2023 * Dec 8, 2023 * Dec 11, 2023 * Dec 15, 2023
Dates: Registration: Nov 7, 2023- Dec 15, 2023. Please make the deadline.
Areas Served Hanover ; and surrounding area
Eligibility Anyone in need, but program is limited to those who are not already receiving assistance from another organization.
Application To apply, call 519-364-3450 or 226-230-1447 to make an appointment.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Hanover
Address & Map
The Salvation Army Church/Community and Family Services; 581 12th St
Hanover, ON
Canada N4N 1W5
Intersection 10th St and 16th Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-364-3450, or 226-230-1447
Fax 519-364-2251
Social Media Facebook:
Primary Contact Cindy Steadman, Community and Family Service Worker
Mailing Address c/o Corps Officer, The Salvation Army Church/Community and Family Services; 581 12th St 
Canada N4N 1W5

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