Dryden Volunteer Recruitment and Referral Centre

Service: Community Volunteer Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides a variety of volunteer services to individuals in the community
Description (Service)
  • Connects individuals with available volunteer opportunities 
  • Connects community agencies with available volunteers 
  • Provides volunteer community members with training in various areas 
  • Operates Christmas Cheer Program 
  • Offers Healthy Food Box Program 
Community Integration Service
Connects adults with a developmental disability to the community via volunteers with common interests
Offers the following: 
  • Friendship matches 
  • Participation in clubs and community events 
  • Organized group activities 
  • Vacations and day trips
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program 
  • Completes income tax returns free of charge 
  • Operates from mid February to Apr 30th
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Dryden
Boundaries Dyment to Vermillion Bay
Eligibility Community Integration Service 
Adults with a developmental disability
Income Tax Program 
Low income individuals
Christmas Cheer 
Families in need who are provided a hamper to assist through the holidays
Application Community Integration Service
To enroll as client:
Requires referral from Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)

To enroll as volunteer:
Requires completed application, signed waiver of responsibility, signed confidentiality form, Criminal Reference Check, three references and an interview

Income Tax Program
Drop off forms during office hours; requires proof of previous year's income
Languages English
Fees Membership - Minimal annual membership fee ; None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-5995
Fax 807-223-8370
E-Mail connections@drytel.net
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Primary Contact Peggy Howard, Program Director; Email: peggy.dvrrc@drytel.net
Volunteer Coordinator Peggy Howard
Primary Executive Kari Hopp, Executive Director; Email: kari.dvrrc@drytel.net
Alternate Executive Louise Moody, Chairperson
Located In Community Dryden
Address 53 Arthur St
Dryden, ON P8N 1J7
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Intersection Arthur St and Van Horne Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Fundraising ; Donations