Community and Family Services
 
Our Community Services programs exist to provide a safe place for those in the Ajax and Pickering communities to access emergency food and other assistance, receive a hot meal and engage in the many programs and services offered by TSAHope.  We currently operate from the building at 37 King’s Cres in Ajax.  For more information, including partnerships and donations, please call our Community Services Coordinator, James Dark at 905-427-7123 or email us at: communityservices@tsahope.com
 
* WE ARE MOVING * Effective Monday, October 2nd our Community and Family Services programs will operate from 122 Hunt Street in Ajax (across street from Ajax Legion)
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday
10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm (closed for lunch)
 
Emergency Food, Clothing & Furniture
We offer the following services based on income and situation to residents of Ajax, Pickering and Uxbridge: food bank, clothing and/or furniture vouchers from Ajax or Pickering Salvation Army Thrift Stores, Christmas food and toy assistance, and referrals to our Client Advocacy program or other services in the Durham Region. 
 
Community Meals Lunch Program
* UPDATE * Our bi-weekly Community Meals lunch program has been temporarily put on hold due to the combining all programs into one, smaller building as part of our journey to a NEW building at King/Exeter. Our goal is to resume this program when we hope to be in our off-site location, during construction. Thank-you for your understanding and prayers throughout this process.  
 
Community Food Drives
Our food drives offer a great team-building option seasonally and year-round for schools, clubs, groups, businesses, agencies, sports teams and families in Ajax, Pickering and Uxbridge. To have a TSAHope representative give a presentation of our services to your group, please contact us at 905-427-7123.
 
Pastoral Care
Confidential prayer and spiritual guidance is offered by appointment with Pastors Jason or Tammy Sabourin by calling 905-683-0454.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
We rely on hundreds of volunteers annually to help us continue giving HOPE to friends in need in our community. To volunteer Monday through Thursday at any of our community services programs please call 905-427-7123 or email volunteers@tsahope.com. We will contact you if an opportunity is available.
 
Donations 
Monetary donations can be made online or by mail addressed to: The Salvation Army, 37 King’s Cres, Ajax, ON L1S 2L8.  Please make your cheque payable to “The Salvation Army Ajax Pickering or Uxbridge”  We appreciation your generosity and kind support.
 
Perishable, non-perishable and monetary donations can be made at our Hope Centre, 35 King’s Cres in Ajax during regular business hours from Monday through Thursday. Non-Perishable food can also be donated at one of our many donation bins located at grocery and department stores throughout Ajax ans Pickering.  For large quantities of donations, please call 905-427-7123 to arrange pick-up.
 
Food Donation Bin Locations:
Tom’s No Frills @ Bayly St
No Frills @ Westney Rd N
Food Basics @ Harwood/Hunt
Food Basics @ Westney/Mcgill
Giant Tiger @ Westney Rd S
Metro @ Taunton/Salem
SuperCentre @ Kingston Rd