We do our best to help in the ways that we can, but we can’t do it alone. We’ve made some great community connections over the years to help those in need in different ways. If you or someone you know needs assistance in other ways, please check out this list of other nonprofits, charities, and organizations below for more helpful information. Please note that this information is subject to change. We do not manage these sites or services. This information was found through Google searches.
LOCAL AIDS (NORTHUMBERLAND)
- Northumberland Fare Share – Port Hope & Cobourg
- Port Hope Community Health Centre – Food Cupboard https://chcnorthumberland.ca/programs/food-cupboard/
- Bewdley Food Bank (Community Works) https://www.hamiltontownship.ca/en/recreation-and-leisure/community-works-of-hamilton-township.aspx#
- The Salvation Army sallyann.ca/Food%20Cupboard/FoodCupboard.html
- Bewdley Food Bank (Community Works)
- Purpose: Victim Services Thrift Shop
905-376-3307 | facebook.com/VictimServicesPN
- Cramahe Family Thrift Shop Non-Profit Inc. facebook.com/cramahefamilythrift
- The Salvation Army
Gift Cards For Grocery Shopping
- Northumberland Bridges Program (NCDC – Northumberland Child Development Centre) ncdc.ca/services-for-families/northumberland-bridges-program/
Please speak with your church to see what programs are available.
Green Wood Coalition
Medical Equipment Loans
Helping Hands Northumberland will accept a variety of items. For more information please email them at:
Health Care Connect
(Refers people without a primary family health care provider to physicians and nurses who are accepting new patients )
Cobourg and Grafton Legions
take pop can tabs
Respite Now – “Supporting Communities with all respite needs”: https://www.respite-now.com/
The Ontario Caregiver Organization – “If you care for a family member or friend and need support” – https://ontariocaregiver.ca/
Loose Ends Project – “Finishing projects loved ones left behind”
The following accept various types of donations including clothes, old blankets, etc:
Beyond the Blue Box – 4 Covert St.
Big Brothers & Big Sisters – 45 Walton St
Horizons 50 – Covert St.
Humane Society – 46 Covert St.
Petticoat Lane – 25 Munroe St.
Community Works in Hamilton Twp
Purpose Thrift Store – 32 Walton Street Port Hope
MENTAL HEALTH AIDS
Please note that this information is subject to change. We do not manage these sites or services. This information was found through Google searches.
Central East Healthline
Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre
The Walk-In Counselling Clinic
MDAO (Mood Disorders Association of Ontario)
Telephone Support Line: 1-866-363-MOOD (6663)
Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Northumberland Hills Hospital Community Mental Health Services
905-377-9891 or https://nhh.ca/Patients/PatientCareServices/OutpatientCare/CommunityMentalHealth
Port Hope Northumberland Community Health Centre
Big White Wall
Community Mental Health Centre
Campbellford Memorial Hospital
Northumberland Hills Hospital
Free counselling – 905-377-7784
Kinark Child and Family Services
Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland
Durham Mental Health Services
1-855-888-3648 ext. 3312
The Bello Project – “provides volunteer-based, in-home pet care assistance for pets of terminally ill clients at no cost”
Pre & Perinatal Hospice – “Care and support for those experiencing, or who will experience, a devastating loss before, during or after delivery”
211 service providers exist to help people who are experiencing life’s challenges access and use services they need, such as food, housing, mental health services or financial assistance, while reducing congestion caused by non-emergency calls to 911 dispatch lines.
Examples of support:
- Finding a family doctor
- Locating the closest food bank
- Counselling and mental health support
- Housing support
- Accessing a walker or wheelchair
The service is a free, easy access point for community, social, health and government assistance and is available by phone, online search, chat and text. Callers to 211 can access on-demand interpretation in over 150 languages.
AIDS and Sexual Health Info Line
Assaulted Women’s Help Line
ConnexOntario Drug & Alcohol Helpline
Health Care Connect
Kids Help Phone
Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline
Telecare Distress Centre
Youth Crisis Response Program
MCYS Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities
Northumberland County Housing Services
Ontario Disability Support Program
1-800-354-7051 ext. 2468
Shelter Benefit Program
1-800-354-7051 ext. 2468
Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Women’s Shelter
Bethesda House Shelter
24 hour 905-623-6050
Cornerstone Community Association
905-433-0254 ext. 228
Durham College, Bowmanville Site
Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation
Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre
Durham Region, Housing Services Division
Employment Ontario Durham Apprenticeship Office
Farm Line Support Service
Housing Help Durham
Joanne’s House Youth Housing and Support
Meta Vocational Services Inc.
Muslim Welfare Home
Northern Lights, Ontario Employment Services
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
(In-home services to those unable to complete tasks independently, helping clients remain in their homes for longer).
Ontario March of Dimes
(Provides funding for basic home and/or vehicle modifications for people with mobility restrictions).
Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) for First Nations and Inuit
Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative
(Assists veterans, ex-services personnel and their dependents)
- Royal Canadian Legion
1-888-207-0939 or www.on.legion.ca
- Veterans Affairs Canada
1-866-522-2122 or www.veterans.gc.ca