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Front Line Outreach

Site: Oakville

Contact Information
Office Phone Leave message 905-582-3989; 
Mobile 905-467-7483
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Primary Contact Ron Shantz, Co-founder; Phone: 905-467-7483; Email:
Alternate Contact Joyce Shantz, Co-Founder; Phone: 905-466-3808; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Kelly Luscombe, Program Director; Phone: 289-795-2155; Email:
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) A registered charity whose aim is to address the symptoms of poverty and to invest in children and youth to enable them to break free from poverty
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2012
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps local churches and organizations connect with local subsidized housing communities for the purposes of poverty relief and community investment 

Programs include:

Food Bank 
* weekly food distribution  
* food supplied by Food for Life 
* fresh food and canned goods are distributed 
More than a Meal 
* prepared dinners delivered to homeless, elderly shut ins and in special circumstances 
Community barbecues and dinners  
* coordinates on site summer barbecues and community dinners at subsidized housing sites  
* gives the participants opportunities to get to know each other, moving them from loneliness to engagement 
Camp Dakota 
* an outreach program that serves children and youth who live in subsidized, low income housing communities 
* a summer day camp program run in Halton Region and 5 sites in Toronto 
* activities include basketball, field hockey, wide games - capture the flag & prisoners base, track and field, soccer, frisbee, hip hop dance, crafts and story time 
* all programs are provided at no cost to the camper or the family 
* see website for more information 
Healing Wheelz 
* the bike doctor (Phil Carver) makes house calls and does on site bike clinics to do bike repairs so no kid is without a bike 
* if it can’t be repaired on site, he’ll take it to the shop 
* for those who want to learn how, he will provide training to become a bike doctor 
Father’s House Cafe 
* held every Mon evening from 5 pm-9 pm 
* a coffee house format, where the atmosphere is warm and inviting, refreshments are served, personal stories and experiences are shared, encouragement is given, prayer is available and the unconditional love of God dispensed 
Life Happens 
* program helps neighbours living in poverty, connect to community resources through advocacy and referral 
Winter outerwear distribution 
Christmas toy distribution 
Annual fundraiser in May
Hours Office hours not specified
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
111 Prince Charles Dr, Suite 105
Oakville, ON L6K 3X3
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Intersection Kerr St and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Parenting Main Categories Child Care ; Community Supports
Parenting Sub-Categories Camps ; Food/Clothing Support
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Community Meals ; Day Camps ~ Youth ; Food Banks ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Home Delivered Meals ; Hunger/Poverty Action Groups ; Repair Services ; Winter Clothing

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