Christmas Assistance 2023

Owen Sound

Christmas Assistance 2023

Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year as we celebrate the birth of the Christ Child with family, friends, food and gift giving. But Christmas can also be a difficult time of the year, if you find yourself alone or unable to afford all the extras the Christmas season includes.

Through the generous support of many individuals, businesses, and community groups, The Salvation Army is able to provide Christmas assistance.

To receive Christmas assistance, individuals and families need to complete an approved Christmas application. Please stop by Community Family Services at 365 14th St. W. to complete your Christmas Assistance Application. The Christmas Assistance applications dates for 2022 are as follows: Thursday November 7 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Tuesday November 21 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Tuesday December 5 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Please call 519-371-0957 for more information.

Applicants will need to supply the following documents when they apply:

  • Identification for each member of the household;

Applicants have the option to provide the following information for statistical purposes:

  • Source of Income; and
  • Cost of rent or housing expenses

Owen Sound Christmas Toys

In partnership with the Owen Sound and the Intertownship Fire Fighters, children up to 16 years of age receive new unwrapped toys. Appointments for toy pick up will be provided when the Christmas application has been accepted.

Please call 519-371-0957 for more information.


Christmas Day Meal

A meal is offered to those who will be alone on Christmas Day through The Salvation Army Family Services. Please call 519-371-0957 for more information on how to apply.