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Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau
Volunteer Services

  • Connects individuals with available volunteer opportunities
  • Connects community agencies with available volunteers
  • Provides volunteers with training in various areas
  • Prepares and serves a full course Christmas dinner to community members on Christmas Day at Knox United Church
  • Coordinates an annual Terry Fox run for cancer research
  • Gratefully accepts monetary donations
  • Provides hall rentals at old CN station
Christmas Meals on Wheels

Prepares and delivers full course Christmas meal to individuals and families not able to access community dinner

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
  • Completes income tax returns for one year only
  • Operates from mid February to April 30th
Out of the Cold Warming Centre
  • Provides a place to warm up during the coldest winter months
  • Equipped with tables, chairs, a fridge and stove but no cots
  • Monitored by volunteers
Christmas Dinner
  • Served at Knox United Church, 340 Church St, Fort Frances, ON (across from Courthouse)
  • Entrance -- Accessible to handicapped individuals from street level; Dining hall --- accessible with temporary ramp; Parking -- No handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible
Hours of Operation
Office: hours vary, call for informationChristmas Dinner at Knox United Church: Christmas Day 12 noon-2 pmChristmas Meals on Wheels: Delivered Christmas Day 11 am-11:30 amOut of the Cold Warming Centre: Sun-Tue 7:30 pm-7:30 am Dec-Apr
Christmas Dinner and Meals on Wheels Programs

Open to anyone in need of a Christmas meal

Income Tax Program

Low income individuals, seniors and individuals living with disabilities

Out of the Cold Warming Centre

Open to anyone needing a place to warm up from the cold weather
Application Process
Christmas Meals on Wheels

Must make delivery arrangements with office before December 20th

Income Tax Program

Required to present T4 slip from previous year

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Requires completed application form; available at office
  • Requires criminal reference check and 3 references
Out of the Cold Warming Centre
  • Operates on a drop-in basis
  • Accessible only from the rear door of the building
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible with ramp to back door, no automatic push button; Parking -- No designated parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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