Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau

Site: Old CN Station

Service: Volunteer Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments 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
Description (Agency) Connects individuals with available volunteer opportunities
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Office: hours vary, call for information 
Christmas Dinner at Knox United Church: Christmas Day 12 noon-2 pm 
Christmas Meals on Wheels: Delivered Christmas Day 11 am-11:30 am 
Out of the Cold Warming Centre: Sun-Tue 7:30 pm-7:30 am Dec-Apr
Areas Served Fort Frances
Eligibility 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 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
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-9555
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Joel Morris, President
Site Location Old CN Station
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 140 4th St W
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3B8
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Intersection 4th St W and Cornwall Ave
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Accessible with ramp to back door, no automatic push button; Parking -- No designated parking space; Washroom -- Not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations
Elections Board of Directors