Community Programs

Our list of programs is always growing! For a PDF brochure version of the information below, please click here. For brochures from the Haldimand & Norfolk Health Unit, click here for Simcoe and here for Dunnville. See below for what we (and our community partners) are able to offer you:

     
Anger Management Program:
Call (519) 426-3640 for course dates and availability.
     • 8 week certificate course
     • One night per week (2 hours per night)
     • Provides education to understand and express anger in a healthy manner
     • Registration fee: $100.00
     • $20.00 as non-refundable interview fee; balance of $80.00 due before start of course
     • New dates: Wednesdays from September 5th to October 24th, 2018 from 7:00-9:00pm

Red Cap Program:
Geared for 8-12 Year Olds
     • Run as a school club for about 1 ½ hours during a lunch period over 8 to 12 weeks
     • Each lesson centres on one of these areas: Stopping, Thinking, and Problem Solving
     • Goal is to have participants automatically STOP, THINK, and PROBLEM SOLVE as they learn to positively deal with their anger.

TASK Program:
Teen Anger Management Skills
     • Each lesson centres on one of these areas: Stopping, Thinking, and Problem Solving
     • Goal is to have participants automatically STOP, THINK, and PROBLEM SOLVE as they learn to positively deal with their anger.

Community Lunch:
at Simcoe Community Church
     • A community meal served on Tuesdays from May to September
     • Meal served at 11:30am

Ontario Elecricity Support Program:
Help for Low-Income Ontarians
     • OESP helps with bill credits between $45.00 (min) to $113.00 (max) per month
     • By appointment or drop-in during regular business hours (Monday-Friday from 1:00-4:00pm)
     • Excludes statutory holidays and first Thursday of each month
     • Call (519) 426-3640

Salvation Army Camps:
At Jackson's Point
     • Adventure Summer Camp for children aged 6-15 years
     • Moms & Kids Summer Campfor mothers and their children aged 0-10 years
     • For more information, call (519) 426-3640

Christmas Hamper & Toy Program:
     • Food hamper to assist with Christmas and a few days afterwards
     • For families and individuals
     • Toys for children aged 14 years and under

Community Christmas Program:
at Simcoe Community Church
Our 2018 Christmas Registration dates and locations are, as of now:

Simcoe (184 Colborne St North):
          • Monday, November 5th to Friday, November 16th, 2018
          • Drop-in 10:00am-12:30 pm and 1:00-4:00pm, Monday to Friday
          • PLUS Thursday, November 8th from 5:30-7:30pm
          • For any questions, call (519) 426-3640 or (226) 567-0255

Port Dover (Life Line Food Bank, 215 Market Street East):
          • Tuesday, October 23rd and Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
          • Drop-in 9:00-11:45am

Delhi (Delhi United Church, 105 Church Street West):
          • Wednesday October 24th and Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
          • Drop-in 9:30am–12:00pm

Waterford United Church, 135 Main Street West:
          • Thursday, October 25th, 2018
          • Drop-in 9:00am-12:00pm

Waterford Food Bank, 61 James Street South:
          • Wednesday, October 24th, and Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
          • Wednesday, November 7th, and Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
          • Drop-in 7:00-8:30pm

The following MUST be brought when registering:
          • Rent receipt
          • Proof of income (any and all stubs from assistance and/or jobs, support payments, etc.)
          • Identification for every member of the family (birth certificate, drug card, etc.)
          • You MUST apply in person


For more information on any of the above community programs, please call Family Services at (519) 426-3640 or e-mail famserv.simcoe@eastlink.ca.