Record #: GRE0213
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 02 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Charity wing of the Catholic Church operated by volunteers. Provides support, information and resources to individuals and families in need.

Services include:
  • Emergency food assistance
  • Christmas hampers - St Vincent de Paul and the Salvation Army prepare Christmas hampers and cross reference to avoid duplication
  • Camp Sponsorship programs
NOT able to help with housing issues

Service Details

Public Comments Regular food assistance is not available the fourth Thursday of December. Those in need of emergency food assistance should call and leave a message.
Hours Food assistance: second and fourth Thu of each month, pick up: 1:15 pm

Christmas hamper:
Register from the second last week of Oct until approximately the first weekend of Dec
Pick up day and time will be given at registration.
Areas Served Chesley ; Hanover ; Walkerton ; West Grey
Eligibility No restrictions

Residency Requirements: Must live within 18 kilometer radius of Hanover

Individuals should contact Christmas Hamper program closest to where they live.
Application Food assistance: call and leave message requesting assistance.

Christmas assistance: call ext 6 or email to request a hamper

Email for information about the Camp Sponsorship programs.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Hanover
Address & Map
Holy Family Church; 352 10th Ave
Hanover, ON
Canada N4N 2N6
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Intersection 10th Ave and 8th St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-364-1973
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Anne Rehkopf, Church Secretary
Mailing Address Holy Family Church; 352 10th Ave 
Canada N4N 2N6

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