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.
900 Oxford St E, Unit 3 (at Gammage St)
Sat 10am- 6pm
Low-cost clothing and accessories, and thrift store items.
Arkware Clothing Outlet
696 Dundas St E (at Lyle St)
Clothing available for free or for a small donation.
Boys and Girls Club of London
Koats for Kids
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
Nearly New Shop
1537 Adelaide St N (at Fanshawe Park Rd)
Tue 10am-12noon and Sat 9am-12noon.
Sells low-cost, gently used clothing for all ages.
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.
765 Hyde Park Rd
255 Horton St E (at Wellington St)
1044 Adelaide St N (Goodwill Bookstore)
1165 Oxford St E (west of Highbury Ave N)
1225 Wonderland Rd N (Sherwood Forest Mall)
979 Wellington Rd (Goodwill Bookstore)
3410 White Oak Rd (Goodwill Outlet – By the Pound)
LIFE*SPIN Free Store
872 Dundas St E (at Ontario St)
Free clothing and household items. Backpacks and school supplies seasonally.
Mission Services of London
Mission Store Voucher Program
797 York St, Unit 4 (at Rectory St)
Clothing and household items distributed through an emergency voucher system. Goods provided at no charge to people referred through 70 local agencies and churches.
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.
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
24 Hour Crisis line:
Crisis line for women.
Confidential and anonymous.
Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline
Confidential, multi-lingual 24-hour hotline service connecting victims and survivors of human trafficking to social service, law enforcement, and emergency services.
Crisis 24-hour helpline: 519-642-3000 or 1-800-265-1576
Office: 519-642-3003255 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 Emergency Shelter
450 Clarke Rd (at Dundas St)
Second Stage Housing
1416 Ernest Ave (at Bradley Ave)
Wellington Rd Shelter101 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.
Atlohsa Native Family Healing Services - Family Support Unit
24 Hour Crisis Helpline: 519-432-2270 or 1-800-605-7477
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.
256 Hill St (at Wellington St)
Emergency shelter for women experiencing abuse, and their children for up to 42 days.
Carrefour des Femmes du Sud-Ouest de l’Ontario
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.
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.
Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program https://www.sjhc.london.on.ca/areas-of-care/sexual-assault-and-domestic-violence-treatment-program
24 Hour Helpline: 1-866-863-0511
24-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
Sat-Sun and Holidays 8am-4pm
and ask to speak to a member of the program team.
Family Service Thames Valley https://www.familyservicethamesvalley.com/
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
111 Waterloo St,
Suite 101 (at Hill St)
Family violence prevention and intervention services for Muslim and Arabic families.
Single Women in Motherhood Training Program
296 Horton St,
Suite 4 (at Wellington St)
Support and guidance to single mothers and their families.
Réseau-femmes du Sud-Ouest de l’Ontario http://rfsoo.ca/
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.
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