About Us

Purpose

 

The purpose of the GOLDEN TOWN OUTREACH is to provide individual, compassionate assistance to people in need, in the form of emergency food, clothing and/or shelter, in a dignified setting, and to build health and community within the Municipality of Meaford catchment area.

Goals

The Goals of the GOLDEN TOWN OUTREACH are to:

  • provide a caring, supportive, welcoming atmosphere that addresses the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual, issues of those in need;
  • ensure a continuous and accessible service to those in need of emergency high-quality food in a dignified setting and referrals for emergency clothing and shelter;
  • network with other service agencies, organizations and businesses in the community and surrounding area to promote awareness, and increase support, identify gaps in service, avoid duplication and facilitate referrals;
  • offer multi-faceted, integrated, responsive and prevention-focused programming and education that builds health, hope, skills, self-sufficiency and community; and
  • foster opportunities for community members to build mutual support networks and connect to resources.

Board of Directors

Nellie Greb, Chair

Lorene Taylor, Past-Chair

Sue Majzik, Treasurer

Cathy Walsh, Secretary

Nellie Greb, Secretary

Fionnuala Sparling, Director

Mary Bryant, Director

Paul Parkin, Director

Joyce Straiton, Director

Norma White, Director

Doreen Isaak, Director

Established in 1984