Salvation Army

Service: Christmas Food Assistance and Toy Shop, Peterborough - Simcoe St

Record #: PET1111
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 03 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Provides Christmas assistance for families in need and single households in Peterborough and the surrounding area.
  • Provides grocery gift cards for holiday meals.
  • Provides toys and gifts for children (ages 0-13) and teens (14-17).
  • Volunteers are always required to ensure the proper delivery of programming.
  • Donations of food, money or toys can be dropped off at the Salvation Army located at the corner of Simcoe and Aylmer Streets, during operating hours.
  • Monetary donations can be received at the Community and Family Services office at 219 Simcoe St in the gray part of the building.
  • Donations of food and toys can be dropped off at the first door of the Church at 219 Simcoe St, next to the gray part of the building. Please ring the doorbell and someone will be with you as soon as they are available.

Service Details

  • Food Assistance and Toy Registration: Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm By appointment only
  • Christmas Assistance Registration: Nov 6-Dec 14, 2023
  • Toy Shop and Grocery Card Pick Up: Nov 20-Dec 15, 2023. Pick up at the marked door on Simcoe St, entering the main lobby of the church closest to the intersection of Simcoe and Aylmer St.
  • Areas Served Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
    Eligibility Anyone with low income in need of assistance
  • By appointment only. Call 705-742-4391. Do not leave messages on other extensions for Christmas Assistance
  • Applicants must apply by phone for an appointment
  • When applicants arrive for their appointment, they must have personal identification, identification for all family members, proof of current address and income verification for all adults living in the household
  • Due to limited space, missed appointments may not be rebooked
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  • Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Peterborough
    Address & Map
    219 Simcoe St
    Peterborough, ON
    Canada K9H 2H6
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-742-4391
    Fax 705-749-1888
    Primary Contact Billie Balment, Community and Family Services Manager; Phone: ext 224; Email:
    Mailing Address 219 Simcoe St 
    Canada K9H 2H6

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