211 Information to Support Syrian Refugees



2-1-1 is a telephone helpline and website that connects people to information and services in Canada. In Ontario, Syrian refugees can contact 211 to learn about available supports. The data base is frequently being updated to include up-to-date information about local services. 211 provides information in more than 100 languages and is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The 211 brochure is available in English, Arabic and French and can be downloaded at 211 brochures.

Help for the holidays


Although the holidays are a time for celebration they can be a difficult for families in need. If you need toys, warm winter clothing or food for your family contact the following agencies in Grey and Bruce County to apply for help.

Christmas Hampers Beaver Valley Outreach

Durham and District Food Bank

Meaford Food Bank Golden Town Outreach

Christmas Assistance Program Salvation Army Hanover

Christmas Assistance Program Salvation Army Owen Sound

Christmas Hamper Program Kincardine Community Services

Lion’s Head and District Food Bank

Paisley and Community Food Bank

Christmas Assistance Program Salvation Army Port Elgin

Christmas Hamper Program Salvation Army Wiarton

Tara Area Food Bank

Tobermory Food Bank