North Renfrew Family Services

Phone: (613) 584-3358 Fax: (613) 584-5520
 Email:
nrfs@drdh.org
 Website: http://
bright-ideas-software.com/nrfs/

 

 Office Hours Monday to Friday  9am to 4 pm

 

Programs

All of our programs are provided at minimal or no cost.  No client is denied service due to an inability to pay.

  • Violence Against Women Program:  we provide counseling, advocacy, referrals, court support, basic needs, such as finding shelter, clothing, relocation as necessary
  • Basic Needs Program:  private donations and fundraising for this program allow us to help people through financial crisis, such as assistance with the cost of shelter, transportation, heat, utilities, prescriptions, transportation to medical specialist appointments
  • Healthy Lifestyle Program:  through practical, hands on learning experience, participants are provided with the knowledge and skills to provide their families with healthy, low-cost meals prepared from scratch rather than purchasing convenience foods ($20 participation fee per person is collected for each session)
  • Youth Program:  through community donations and fundraising for our Youth Fund,  we help with Camp Lau-Ren fees, Children and Youth activities, provide Tools for School Program Assistance for additional costs and supplies not covered by Tools for Schools Program .  NRFS is the local distributor for Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN) Tools for School Program. Our Agency serves as the Deep River Chapter of Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Program for children’s sports and activities. 
  • Community Christmas Basket Program: through the organization and help of Beta Sigma Phi Chapter, families are provided with food gift cards from community donations, and gifts collected via local Angel Trees.  Many people assisted are additional to our client base.
  • Furniture bank: we maintain a list of gently used furniture and household donations which are matched with families in need

Canadian Tire Jumpstart program

 

North Renfrew Family Services acts as the

Deep River chapter to deliver

Canadian Tire Jumpstart® in our community.   

Jumpstart is a community-based charitable program that helps children aged 4-18 participate in organized sports and recreation, so they can develop important life skills, self esteem and confidence.

 

Youth Programs

Counseling and support

Through Community Donations to our Youth Fund we help with Camp Lau-Ren fees, Children and Youth activities, Tools for School Program Assistance for additional costs and supplies not covered by Child Poverty Action Network’s (CPAN) Tools for Schools Program.

NRFS is the local distributor for CPAN’s Tools for Schools Program.

Serve as the Deep River Chapter of Canadian Tire Charities Jumpstart Program for children’s sports and activities

Trusteeship program for youth under 18 years receiving Ontario Works assistance.

 

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