Community Resources

Community Connections Guide: 2023/24 Edition

A guide to basic needs, supports and services throughout Elgin County. Please note this publication is produced every other year (bi-annually) from data provided by The Healthline.

If you wish to order a hard copy of this guide, please call our main office (519) 631-9800 or email


Community Connections 2023

Housing Street Outreach

Housing Street Outreach has been developed to service residents of St.Thomas who are experiencing homelessness, at risk of homelessness, are using shelters locally or sleeping rough by helping improve their health, safety and housing outcomes. Call 519-633-1781 extension 210 or email
Housing Street Outreach

Food Programs and Services Guide for Elgin County  

This guide lists a variety of programs and services including, but not limited to: food access programs, food banks and emergency food services, gardening programs, transportation to assist with groceries, and nutrition services by Registered Dietitians. Compliments of Southwest Public Health.

Food Resources website

2-1-1 Ontario

211 connects people to the right information and services, strengthen Canada’s health and human services, and helps Canadians become more engaged with their communities. When you don’t know where to turn call 2-1-1 or visit their online resources.

211 Ontario
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