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Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries - Essex Kent Lambton is all about people. We're committed to making a real difference in people's lives, their families' lives and the communities they live in. We believe in the power of dignity that is earned with a pay cheque, and our employment programs and services help people with employment barriers gain confidence, skills and independence.

How do we do it? By operating stores that provide jobs and training within the retail environment; by channeling eighty-five percent of our revenues into job creation and placement programs; and by ensuring we operate ethically and responsibly.

And it all starts when someone like you drives up to a donation centre. We invite you now to learn more about Goodwill Industries - Essex Kent Lambton, and find out how we can all help change lives, one person at a time.

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Human Resources and Social Development Canada

The Office for Disability Issues (ODI) is a focal point within the Government of Canada for key partners working to promote the full inclusion and participation of Canadians with disabilities in all aspects of society and community life. ODI strives to provide leadership and foster excellence for the Government of Canada in this area of shared responsibilities.

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Huron House Boys' Home

Huron House Boy's Home provides a safe and structured residential environment for adolescent boys with complex needs. We provide opportunities for boys to make positive changes in their lives.

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Inn of the Good Shepherd

Who we serve:
The working poor, the unemployed and the homeless.  Thousands come to us each year for a helping hand.  it is only through the generosity of the community that we are able to give that helping hand.

Our services:
Through the generous support from community organizations, individuals, business and industries; The Inn of The Good Shepherd is able to make a difference in the lives of thousands of individuals and families, plus improve the quality of life in our community by reaching out to friends and neighbors by offering the following services:

  • a food bank
  • a soup kitchen
  • rent / utility assistance
  • start-up program (Genesis)
  • The Haven - emergency shelter for youth 
  • Good Shepherds' Lodge - emergency shelter for adults 
  • Transitional Housing 

 

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Lambton County Developmental Services

LCDS is a comprehensive social service agency committed to providing quality supports for people with developmental disabilities and contributing to the communities where we operate. We believe that sustainability, collaboration and innovation are important themes that strengthen our impact. We hope our supports and services, the way we do business and our presence in the community reflect those themes. We believe that all people should have the freedom and support to pursue their goals and dreams, and it is our mission to help make that happen!

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Family to Family

Looking for NAMI Ontario?  You've come to the right place.  Formerly known as NAMI Ontario, the Family-to-Family Programs, Ontario, still offer the same programs for Canadians in Ontario and in Dorval, Québec.  We've changed the name to better reflect what we actually do, which is to educate and provide support to caregivers of people with a serious mental illness through the Family-to-Family Education course and support groups.  Through the Provider Education course, we educate people who work face-to-face with individuals with a mental illness.  This is our sole mandate and we will continue to offer you these programs.

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Lambton Housing Services

The Housing Services Department provides rent geared-to-income assistance to over 2,000 residents of the County of Lambton.  In addition to administering the non-profit, co-operative and rent supplements program at 30 locations, the Housing Services Department provides property management for 771 owned units on 20 sites throughout the county.

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Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County

The Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities.

We offer many resources, services and support to help people with LDs and ADHD, as well as parents, teachers and other professionals.

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Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

Lions Foundation of Canada mission is to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability by providing them Dog Guides at no cost. To do this, the Foundation operates Dog Guides Canada, a preeminent national training school and charity that assists individuals with disabilities through specialized Dog Guide programs. These Dog Guides are provided at no cost to eligible Canadians from coast to coast. The Foundation relies on donations from individuals, service clubs, foundations and corporations and does not receive any government funding.

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