Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank

Site: Ottawa - Legget Dr

Service: Furniture Bank

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Names
Alternate Name Furniture Bank Program of Matthew House Refugee Services (Ottawa) Inc ; Matthew House Ottawa
Former Name Furniture Bank of Ottawa (2012) ; Furniture Bank Program of Ottawa (2014) ; Matthew House Ottawa: Furniture Bank
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Across Wendy's parking lot
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Kanata Research Park
340 Legget Dr, Door 53
Ottawa, ON K2K 1Y6
 
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Intersection Carling Ave and March Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Provides donated furniture and household items to clients referred by community agencies and support groups throughout the city. * List of referring partners available online. * Furniture delivery at curbside only.
Hours Administration Mon 10 am-3 pm * Wed, Fri 12 noon-4 pm * second and fourth Sat 10 am-2 pm (call a day before for Saturday donation drop offs) * client shopping by appointment only
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility People in need referred by a service provider partner, including refugees, people transitioning from institutions, half-way houses, shelters, and others who have lost their possessions.
Application To receive goods: a referral from a partnering Ottawa area social service or religious institution is required * service providers must go online and submit an application for furniture * furniture must be removed on the appointment day or within two shopping days from the appointment * delivery is to the curb; those receiving furniture are responsible for moving it into their home

To donate furniture: visit our website for a list of items and pickup information * pick up fees and drop off hours also available on website

To apply to volunteer as a furniture mover, client service representative, receptionist or driver, please send an email to the Volunteer Coordinator.
Languages English
Fees Service - furniture delivery flat rate ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, pre-paid, cheque
Service Categories Donation Pickups ; Furniture
Waiting List Yes, on average 1.5 months
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-591-6681
E-Mail fbinfo@matthewhouseottawa.org
Website www.matthewhouseottawa.org
Primary Contact David Botha, Program Director; Email: dbotha@matthewhouseottawa.org
Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer Coordinator; Email: volunteerfb@matthewhouseottawa.org
Other Details
Funding Donations of lightly used household furnishings
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website * delivery truck * storage unit
Accreditation No

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