The Open Door Tour
Jun 8 | 12:30pm – 2:30pm | Lunch Included
Learn about 1 of our 7 Compassion Partners in the Mississauga and Etobicoke regions. Understand their mission, history, and they serve those who may be vulnerable. Learn how you can support their needs through a variety of volunteer and financial opportunities. Reserve a spot and join the tour here.
Jun 9 – Collection Day | 7am to 12:30pm
Did you know that 501,590 people used a food bank in Ontario last year? Of those, 36% are children and youth. Let’s help restock the shelves for summer at some of our Compassion Partners in Oakville, Mississauga and Milton! Top Items Needed: Formula, Canned Meat & Fish, Fruit & Pudding Cups, Canned or Dred Soup, Crackers or Cookies, Side Dishes.
Milton: Community & Compassion
Jun 21 | 6-8pm Open House | All Ages
You're invited to a FREE BBQ to celebrate community and learn more about one of our Compassion Partners - RE:SOUL Youth Centre! This Youth for Christ Drop-In Centre in Milton is committed to helping youth develop holistically through relationships and ongoing support. Join other Meeting ‘Housers’ and let's get to know RE:SOUL better! BBQ at 6:30pm. RSVP here.
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Food for Life
Food for Life is an outreach program that provides neighbours in need with direct access to fresh food within their neighbourhood. The food is delivered by the refrigerated Food for Life truck.
The vision of Frontline Outreach is that every person who lives in poverty will be shown the love and mercy of God by the local church and all benefactors who provide housing, food, programs and opportunities that are gateways out of poverty. Their hope is that residents of every low income, subsidized housing community will be adopted by a caring and generous church, that results in breaking the cycle of poverty that affects the lives of so many children.
Salvation Army Halton Lighthouse Shelter
The Salvation Army Halton Lighthouse provides emergency shelter, basic needs and intensive case management for men, and women who are homeless. The Lighthouse Shelter provides accommodation for 30 men and women who are experiencing homelessness and partners with the Canadian Mental Health SafePlace program for persons who have mental health crisis needs.
ReSoul (Youth Unlimited)
ReSoul is Milton's only youth dedicated drop-in centre, serving youth from grades 6-12.
The Dam partners with youth to create an inclusive community where all are welcomed, valued and respected.
Women's Habitat is a shelter and outreach centre that provides services and temporary housing for women in need to make a new life for themselves and their children.
The Open Door
The Open Door at Square One is a front-line ministry outreach of the churches of Mississauga that has been ministering since 1974. The Open Door serves people from every background and walk of life.
Have a questions, suggestions, or want to connect with us? Contact a member of our site's Compassion Team
- Carolynn Bucek, Compassion Coordinator
- Sharon Beck, Compassion Coach for Oakville Region
- Laura Volpe, Compassion Coach for Oakville Region
- Daniel Crack, Compassion Coach for Mississauga Region
- Emily Chow & Andre Ng, Compassion Coach for Etobicoke & Mississauga Region