Resources

Resources

Clothing

Services that arrange for free clothing, furniture, and other material aid to help clients in need. Some agencies also accept vouchers. Sharing shops offer used goods for purchase or exchange of another item. Thrift stores sell used clothing, furniture and household items for a small cost.

ANOVA

http://www.anovafuture.org/

Mine10

519-453-5550

900 Oxford St E, Unit 3 (at Gammage St)

Mon-Wed 10am-6pm,

Thu-Fri 10am-7pm,

Sat 10am- 6pm

Sun 12noon-5pm

Low-cost clothing and accessories, and thrift store items.

Arkware Clothing Outlet

https://arkaidmission.com/

519-667-0322

696 Dundas St E (at Lyle St)

Tue-Thu 1:30pm-3:30pm.

Clothing available for free or for a small donation.

Boys and Girls Club of London

https://www.bgclondon.ca/

Koats for Kids

519-434-9114

184 Horton St E (at Richmond St N)

Winter coats for children 18 years and under. Children’s identification required. Until supplies last.

Church of St Jude

https://churchofsaintjude.ca/

Nearly New Shop

519-660-6198

1537 Adelaide St N (at Fanshawe Park Rd)

Tue 10am-12noon and Sat 9am-12noon.

Sells low-cost, gently used clothing for all ages.

Goodwill Industries

https://goodwillindustries.ca/

Career Centre

Clothing Works

519-850-9000

255 Horton St E (at Wellington St)

Provides professional clothing for people with limited resources who are seeking employment and going through the interview process. Requires referral from participating agencies.

Goodwill Boutique

519-601-5460

765 Hyde Park Rd

Mon-Fri 9am-8pm,

Sat 9am-6pm

Sun 10am-5pm

Locations: Ontario Great Lakes

https://goodwillindustries.ca/

255 Horton St E (at Wellington St)

519-850-9000

1044 Adelaide St N (Goodwill Bookstore)

519-433-2665

1165 Oxford St E (west of Highbury Ave N)

519-433-2409

1225 Wonderland Rd N (Sherwood Forest Mall)

519-472-1959

979 Wellington Rd (Goodwill Bookstore) 

519-668-7509

3410 White Oak Rd (Goodwill Outlet – By the Pound) 

519-685-5389

LIFE*SPIN Free Store

https://lifespin-org.doodlekit.com/home/free_store

519-438-8676

872 Dundas St E (at Ontario St)

Mon, Wed 10am-2pm

Tue 3pm-7pm

Free clothing and household items. Backpacks and school supplies seasonally.

Mission Services of London

https://missionservices.ca/

Mission Store Voucher Program

519-438-3056

797 York St, Unit 4 (at Rectory St)

Mon-Fri 9:30am-1pm.

Clothing and household items distributed through an emergency voucher system. Goods provided at no charge to people referred through 70 local agencies and churches.

Community Centres and Libraries

Coming soon!

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Intervention and prevention services for victims and survivors of abuse. Services may include shelter and housing, health care, legal services, emotional support, counselling, system navigation, and accompaniment.

Women and Family Services

 

ANOVA

http://www.anovafuture.org/

Crisis 24-hour: 519-642-3000 or 1-800-265-1576

Office: 519-642-3003

255 Horton St E, 3rd Floor, Suite 5

Crisis line, one-on-one and group drop-in counselling, emergency shelters, and transitional housing support services for female-identified or gender non-conforming people who have experienced sexual or domestic violence and their children.

Clarke Rd Shelter

450 Clarke Rd (at Dundas St)

Second Stage Housing

1416 Ernest Ave (at Bradley Ave)

Wellington Rd Shelter

101 Wellington Rd (at McClary Ave)

Community Group Program for Children Exposed to Woman Abuse

519-642-3003 ext 2225

Group program to help children understand the abuse that happened in their family. Call to arrange transportation.

Family Court Support Worker Program

519-642-3003 ext 3225

Direct support for victims of domestic violence who are involved in the family court process.

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

https://www.awhl.org/home

Crisis / 24-hour: 1-866-863-0511

24-hour telephone crisis line for women.

Confidential and anonymous.

 

Atlohsa Native Family Healing Services - Family Support Unit 

https://atlohsa.com/

Crisis / 24-hour: 519-432-2270 or 1-800-605-7477

Office: 519-438-0068 256 Hill St (at Wellington St)

Emergency shelter for women experiencing abuse, and their children. Emergency shelter stay of up to 42 days for women and their children. 343 Richmond St, Suite 109 (at York St) Intervention and prevention of family violence for the First Nations community through one-on-one and group counselling, traditional teaching circles, and advocacy.

Zhaawanong Shelter

https://atlohsa.com/zhaawanong-2/

519-432-2270

256 Hill St (at Wellington St)

Emergency shelter for women experiencing abuse, and their children. Emergency shelter stay of up to 42 days for women and their children.

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline

https://www.canadianhumantraffickinghotline.ca/

1-833-900-1010

Confidential, multi-lingual 24-hour hotline service connecting victims and survivors of human trafficking to social service, law enforcement, and emergency services.

 

Carrefour des Femmes du Sud-Ouest de l’Ontario

https://www.carrefourfemmes.on.ca/

Crisis/24-hour Helpline: 1-877-336-2433

Office: 519-858-0954

285 King St, 2nd Floor (at Wellington St)

Confidential support, awareness, programs, and referrals to community services for Francophone women dealing with violence and sexual assault.

 

Changing Ways

https://www.changingways.on.ca/

519-438-9869

825 Bradley Ave, 2nd Fl (east of Wellington Rd)

Family violence control programs, including group counselling for men 18 years and older, and their families. Women as Partner program for women affected by abuse.

 

Family Service Thames Valley

https://www.familyservicethamesvalley.com/

519-433-0183

125 Woodward Ave (between Oxford St W and Riverside Dr) Short-term strengths-based counselling for women who have experienced sexual abuse or sexual assault.

Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration

https://mrcssi.com/

519-672-6000

111 Waterloo St, Suite 101 (at Hill St)

Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Family violence prevention and intervention services for Muslim and Arabic families.

Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program

https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/areas-of-care/sexual-assault-and-domestic-violence-treatment-program

Crisis/24-hour Helpline: 1-866-863-0511

Office: 519-432-2204 2

4-hour emergency services and follow-up care for women, children, or men experiencing sexual assault or domestic violence.

If you have been physically or sexually assaulted, go to the closest emergency room, or visit the Urgent Care Centre at St Joseph’s Hospital, 268 Grosvenor St (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat-Sun and Holidays 8am-4pm), and ask to speak to a member of the program team.

 

Réseau-femmes du Sud-Ouest de l’Ontario

http://rfsoo.ca/

519-964-2892

380 Wellington St, Tower B, 6th Fl (at Barker St)

Support services for French-speaking women who are victims of violence or at risk of experiencing violence or abuse. Prevention work related to all forms of violence against women and their children.

Single Women in Motherhood Training Program

https://singlewomeninmotherhood.com/

519-432-5454

296 Horton St, Suite 4 (at Wellington St)

Support and guidance to single mothers and their families.

Children's Services

 

Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex

https://www.caslondon.on.ca/

Office: 519-455-900

Emergency After Hours: 519-858-5998

1680 Oxford St E (at Second St)

Protects and cares for children at risk of abuse and neglect, and promotes the healthy development of children, families, and communities.

Good2Talk

https://good2talk.ca/

1-866-925-5454

Daily 24 hours.

Confidential, anonymous telephone counselling service for mental health and addiction information, serving postsecondary students.

Kids Help Phone

https://kidshelpphone.ca/

1-800-668-6868 | Text ‘CONNECT” to 686868

Provides confidential anonymous call and text counselling and referrals to troubled or abused children and youth.

Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre

https://www.merrymount.on.ca/

24-hour: 519-434-6848

1064 Colborne St (at Huron St)

Immediate response to families with young children in an emergency or crisis situation. Overnight and flexcare for children birth to 13 years.

Seniors' Services

 

Elder Abuse London Middlesex

https://www.ealm.ca/

519-685-8500 ext 75511

Promotes awareness of elder abuse, assists with ongoing research, and supports the development of an overall community response to elder abuse.

Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario

http://www.eapon.ca/

1-866-299-1011

Promotes awareness of elder abuse, assists with ongoing research, and supports the development of an overall community response to elder abuse.

http://www.eapon.ca/

Employment

Coming soon!

Food

Coming soon!

Immigrant, Newcomer, and Refugee Services

Coming soon!

Health Care

Coming soon!

Housing and Shelters

Affordable housing provides people with housing that meets their needs and that they can afford. 

Drop-In Centres, Street Reach, and Resting Spaces

Drop-in centres provide social and recreational activities, snacks, information, support and in some cases, counselling. Showers and laundry facilities may be available. Street outreach programs provide relief and transitional support to people living on the street. Resting Spaces provide a place to stay overnight as an alternative to emergency shelters.

Ark Aid Street Mission

https://arkaidmission.com/

519-667-0322

696 Dundas St E (at Lyle St)

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 6:45pm-9pm and Sun 5:15pm-7:30pm

Drop-in centre that offers counselling, job support, computer literacy and basic skills, social activities, and outreach.

 

Atlohsa Family Healing Services

https://atlohsa.com/

519-438-0068

343 Richmond St, Unit 109 (at King St)

Daily 9pm-8am

Emergency shelter for the Indigenous community and others who are homeless, to obtain rest.

 

Canadian Mental Health Association

https://cmha.ca/

https://ontario.cmha.ca/

The Resting Space Coffee House Program

519-204-4719

371 Hamilton Rd (at Redan St)

Mon-Fri 9am-11am and 5:30pm-7:30pm. Sat-Sun 11am-2pm.

Drop-in centre for adults 16 years and older with limited social and financial resources, including adults with mental health issues.

My Sisters’ Place

519-679-9570

566 Dundas St (at Adelaide St N)

Tue-Thu 9:30am-4:30pm

Drop-in support centre for women 16 years and older. Services include information and referral, a nutritious meal, shower and laundry services, counselling, computer and phone access, day beds, harm reduction, a CounterPoint needle exchange program, case management, Indigenous women’s program, and a nurse practitioner-led clinic.

LIFE*SPIN - Living Room Resource Centre

http://lifespin.org/

519-438-8676

866A Dundas St E (at Ontario St)

Mon-Wed 9:30am-12noon and 1pm-4:30pm

Services and programming for people living with low income or affected by poverty.

London Cares Homeless Response Services

https://londoncares.ca/

519-667-2273

Services available daily 24 hours, 365 days per year. Works to improve health and housing outcomes for people experiencing homelessness.

London InterCommunity Health Centre

https://lihc.on.ca/

Outreach and health programming for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness and people affected by substance use.

Dundas Street Site

519-660-0874 659

Dundas St E (at Lyle St)

Mon and Fri 9am-5pm, Tue and Wed 9am-9pm and Thu 10:30am5pm. Closed the fourth Thursday of each month from 9am-12noon.

Huron Street Site

519-659-6399

1355 Huron St, Unit 7

Mon and Fri 9am-5pm, Tue and Wed 9am-9pm and Thu 10:30am5pm. Closed the fourth Thursday of each month from 9am-12noon.

Argyle Site

519-660-5853

1700 Dundas St, Unit 1(at Third St)

Mon-Wed, Fri 9am-5pm and Thu 10:30am-5pm

Réseau-femmes du sud-ouest de l’Ontario

http://rfsoo.ca/

1-888-946-3029 or 519-964-2892

380 Wellington St, Tower B, 6th Floor

Confidential support and outreach for French-speaking women who are victims of violence, or at risk of experiencing violence or abuse. Prevention work related to all forms of violence against women and their children.

Emergency Shelters and Transitional Housing

Shelters offer emergency short-term accommodation and meals. Transitional housing provides longer-term accommodation for residents with supports to assist them with independent living.

 For PET-FRIENDLY SHELTERS, please visit: safeplaceforpets.org.

ANOVA

http://www.anovafuture.org/

Crisis 24-hour: 519-642-3000 or 1-800-265-1576

Office: 519-642-3003

255 Horton St E, 3rd Floor, Suite 5

Emergency shelters and transitional housing support services for female-identified or gender non-conforming people who have experienced sexual or domestic violence and their children.

Clarke Rd Shelter

450 Clarke Rd (at Dundas St)

Second Stage Housing

1416 Ernest Ave (at Bradley Ave)

Wellington Rd Shelter

101 Wellington Rd (at McClary Ave)

Mission Services of London

https://missionservices.ca/

Men’s Mission

https://missionservices.ca/help/mensmission/

519-672-8500

459 York St (at Maitland St)

Emergency shelter and transitional housing for homeless men 16 years and older. Daily registration begins at 3:30pm. Daily 24-hour emergency admission.

Rotholme Women’s and Family Shelter

https://missionservices.ca/help/rotholme/

519-673-4114

42 Stanley St (at Wharncliffe Rd S)

Emergency shelter for parents and their children, and single women who are homeless with no other shelter options. Daily 24-hour emergency admission.

The Salvation Army, Centre of Hope

https://centreofhope.ca/

519-661-0343

281 Wellington St (at Horton St)

Shelter and short-term housing of up to one year (reviewed on a case-by-case basis) for single men and women 16 years and older. Services for residents include clinic, medication distribution, referrals, counselling, outreach, spiritual care, and case management. Food, clothing, and other material aid provided as necessary.

Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness in London

https://unityproject.ca/

519-433-8700 ext 0

717 Dundas St E (at Lyle St)

Emergency shelter and transitional housing for people 18 years and older. Services include food, clothing, crisis intervention, advocacy, and housing support. Daily 24-hour emergency admission.

Legal Services

Coming soon!

LGBTQ2+ Services

Coming soon!

Mental Health and Addictions

Coming soon!