Christmas Assistance 2023

Saugeen Shores

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 614 Barnes Ave, Port Elgin, to complete your Christmas Assistance Application. The Christmas Assistance applications dates are: Thursday November 23rd from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Thursday November 30th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and Thursday December 7th from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

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

Saugeen Shores Christmas Toys

In partnership with the Iota Phi Fraternity, children up to 16 years of age receive new unwrapped toys. Toys will be distributed with the Christmas Hampers.

Please call 519-389-3942 or email ss.familyservices@salvationarmy.ca for more information.