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Update from Ayr! (November 2017)

The Holiday train will be coming to town on Nov 29th at 5:20 pm in Ayr.  Last year, approximately 1000 people attended the Holiday Train’s arrival.

People are welcome to bring cash or healthy food donations to support families in need. 

Neighbours Helping Neighbours has donated $1000 for gas cards, food, and clothing for families who need it this Christmas and throughout the year.

Christmas hampers will be distributed on Dec 20th.  Families or individuals will receive fixings for a Christmas dinner and gifts for the children.

The Family Counselling Centre in Ayr has a change in office hours:

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:30-8
Wednesday 9:30-230
Thursday 9:30- 2:00
Friday Closed – We are at the Knox church with the Young at Heart Seniors Group.

Some services that we continue to offer:

  • Counselling – Tuesday and Wednesday, including referrals from Front Door.
  • JumpStart – Interested in putting your child(ren) in a sport, but feel you cannot afford it, or times are just simply tight?  If so, we may be able to help.  Contact Brenda to see if you qualify.
  • Young at Heart Seniors Group – continues to meet for lunch every Friday from 11:30-1:30 at Knox United Church.
  • Community services for anyone in need – food cupboard, transportation, grocery cards when available.
  • Free Employment Resources for all adults and youth
  • Employment Advisors from Lutherwood & Cambridge Career Connections on site when needed
  • Access to computers, printers, phone, fax, photo copying

Come meet your new Family Outreach Worker from the House of Friendship Nermin Ozdemr.  Nermin is in Ayr every Wednesday at the Family Counselling Centre from 9:30-2:30.

For more information call 519 632 9737  

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