Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hastings & Prince Edward Counties
2012 Funding: $75,000
Address: 223 Pinnacle St, Belleville, ON K8N 3A7
Game On Program
Developed for male adolescents, Game On! uses a mentor approach to provide boys aged 9 to 14 with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Through non-traditional physical activities, complemented with healthy eating support, participants are engaged in life skills, communication, and emotional health discussions designed to engage participants in the pursuit of life-long healthy lifestyles.
Go Girls Program
Go Girls is a program that targets girls aged 9 to 14 and is designed to provide them with tools to help them make healthy choices around physical activity, balanced eating and feeling good about themselves.
In-School Mentoring Program
This program matches elementary aged students with volunteers for one hour per week during school hours for the purpose of friendship and interaction.
The program provides one to one positive mentoring relationships to youth, creating enhanced self esteem, personal development and social skills for the children involved.
Brain Injury Association of Quinte District
2012 Funding: $13,400
Address: 281 Front St, Belleville, ON K8N 2Z6
Therapeutic Recreation Program
These are supervised evening activities for individuals with an acquired brain injury, providing the opportunity to rebuild life skills, social skills, confidence, self-esteem, develop friendships, cognitive skills, and increased physical activity.
Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
2012 Funding: $34,000
Address: 470 Dundas St. E, Unit 51, Belleville, ON K8N 1E3
General Support Services
This program provides information and counseling to individuals aged 16 and older who are deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and/or hard of hearing, their families, caregivers, and service providers. The major focus of the program is crisis intervention and assistance with housing, family, employment, legal, health and social services.
Hearing Care Counselling Program
This program provides professional counseling, communications support and hearing care information to older adults with acquired hearing loss 55 years and older, their families and caregivers, and to young adults over age 19 who have other health challenges that require in-home services in accordance with the Ministry of Health and Longterm Care Act.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
2012 Funding: $71,700
Address: 199 Front St., Suite 530, Belleville, ON K8N 5H5
Through group and individual counselling programs, individuals discover ways to handle and manage their mental illness through a unique process of changing ones attitudes, values, feelings, goals and skills. Most mental illnesses can be treated and early intervention and effective supports maximize the chance for recovery.
This program provides short term housing to single adults, seniors, youth and families with children who are homeless and experiencing profound poverty, stress and instability, through their 3 housing programs; Our House, Our House Too and Casa Tres.
Information & Referral
This program accepts, screens and directs inquiries from individuals with mental illness, their families, caregivers and the general public regarding mental health services and resources.
This program increases awareness of mental illness, replacing stigma with acceptance and understanding for individuals who have a mental illness. The purpose is to educate consumers, family members, agencies, doctors and the general public on homelessness and mental illness thereby increasing understanding and support.
Canadian Red Cross
2012 Funding: $10,000
Address: 88 Parks Dr, Belleville, ON K8N 5Z4
Disaster Preparedness Program
The goal of the program is to meet the emergency needs of those affected by a disaster, including but not limited to, the provision of emergency lodging, food, clothing, and personal needs. The primary objective of the program is to ensure the individual's basic needs are met for up to 72 hours following an emergency.
Central Hastings Support Network
2012 Funding: $27,000
Address: 108 Russell St North, 3rd Floor, Madoc, ON K0K 2K0
Helping Hands Food Bank
The program assists individuals within the Centre Hastings community who are on low or fixed income to access food throughout the year, and in December with a Christmas meal and toys for their children. They also provide financial assistance during crisis to prevent homelessness. This program is for residents of the 473 telephone area.
The primary objective of the public transit program is to provide safe and reliable transportation services to people of the community who do not have access to a vehicle in order to allow them to search for employment, accept employment knowing they now have transportation, and to attend higher education facilities in Belleville.
2012 Funding: $20,000
Phone: 613-966-8833 (Appointment Only)
Regional Office: 826 Princess St, Kingston
Using a toll free or online library service, the program offers access to thousands of titles in Braille, print Braille, talking books, descriptive video, newspapers and magazines, giving people who have vision loss the opportunity to continue exploring the world of literature.
Orientation and Mobility
Orientation and mobility instruction teaches the client how to know where he or she is in relation to their environment, and how to travel safely, efficiently, purposefully, and independently in both indoor and outdoor spaces.
Community Care for Central Hastings
2012 Funding: $25,500
Address: 115 Durham St. N, Madoc, ON K0K 2K0
This program provides a one on one visit by a volunteer to a senior or an adult with a physical disability on a regular basis. Visits can include excursions, shopping trips or simply a cup of tea and a chat.
Meals on Wheels
This program supports seniors and adults with physical disabilities by providing a professionally prepared, nutritious, hot meal at noon delivered by volunteers who check on the health and well being of the client. Frozen meals are also available.
This program is a community support service delivered by volunteers that provides escorted transportation to medically related appointments and essential shopping for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.
Community Development Council
2012 Funding: $31,000
Address: 249 William St, Belleville, ON K8N 3K4
The community gardens program provides access to adequate nutritional food supplies for individuals and families. The program reduces poverty by enabling families to provide for their own basic needs and decreasing their food costs.
Good Baby Box Program
The Good Baby Box strives to ensure that all parents have adequate nutritious food supplies for their baby by providing formula, jarred baby food, cereal and other necessities at a reduced cost.
Good Food Box Program
The program provides grocery staples at reduced cost to help families stretch food dollars and meet food needs.
Community Learning Alternatives
2012 Funding: $54,000
Belleville location: 32 Bridge St East 613-962-9615
Madoc location: 29 St. Lawrence St East 613-473-4024
Trenton location: 46 Dundas St West 613-394-3740
Skills for Work and Life
The program serves adults 19 and order who require upgrading in one or more of the essential skills to achieve education training and/or employment goals.
Gleaners Food Bank
2012 Funding: $32,000
Address: 25 Wallbridge Cres, Belleville, ON K8N 5V1
Gleaners Food Bank
The program provides emergency food hampers to individuals and families in times of financial need and crisis. Clients can visit the café, open on a daily basis, to supplement their food budget, for companionship, and in the winter months access a warm room.
Tri-County Warehouse Food Network
This program stores and networks food and household products to 9 area food banks, 145 non-profit agencies, 3 area food networks, 13 meal programs and seniors living in affordable housing.
Life Safety Committee
2012 Funding: $8,380
Address: 225 Experimental Farm Rd, Trenton, ON K8V 5P7
Learn Not to Burn
The program teaches fire and burn prevention lessons to children using the fire safety house, robotic Sparky dog and Learn Not to Burn curriculum. Home safety kits are also provided to mothers and families with limited income.
Quinte Therapeutic Riding Association (QUINTRA)
2012 Funding: $17,000
Address: 173-B McGee Rd, Stirling, ON K0K 3E0
This program promotes the rehabilitation and treatment of children and individuals with disabilities through horseback riding. The rider engages in a series of activities designed to challenge and exercise the five senses increasing muscle tone, balance and coordination.
Quinte United Immigrant Services (QUIS)
2012 Funding: $10,000
Address: 41 Octavia St, 3rd Floor, Unit 1, Belleville, ON K8P 3P1
Dignity for All Program
This program provides culturally-based, pre-employment services for newcomers to integrate into the local labour market, as well as services for family reunification assistance.
Quinte Vocational Support Services (QVSS)
2012 Funding: $13,000
Address: 1 Greenleaf Ct, Belleville, ON K8N 5T5
This is a program to assist people with intellectual disabilities financially and nutritionally while providing opportunities to customize instruction. Those who participate in Collective Kitchens learn skills while preparing affordable meals that supplement their nutritional needs at home. The participants that take part in Collective Kitchens are on a fixed income and agree that their grocery bills were lower, and thoroughly enjoy taking home three home-cooked meals they prepared from beginning to end. Participants are living semi-independently.
Community Placement Volunteer Coach
In an effort to further develop employment related skills, QVSS participants, who are adults with intellectual disabilities, will be matched with a placement site and volunteer coach, improving work and social skills creating greater independence while further developing good work behaviours and attitudes.
Program Cost Assistance
This program subsidizes the cost of recreational activities that are part of the day program for adults with intellectual disabilities so that all participants have an equal opportunity to benefit from the services offered.
St. John Ambulance
2012 Funding: $16,500
Address: 417 Montrose Rd, Belleville, ON K8R 1B2
Medical First Responder Unit
St. John Ambulance Medical First Responder (MFR) volunteers are well-trained and attend countless public events across Ontario to provide basic and advanced first aid. In case of a medical emergency our volunteers are prepared to provide the first response casualty care necessary to save a life, prevent further injury or provide comfort until emergency medical services arrive.
Triple P – Children’s Mental Health
2012 Funding: $25,000
Address: 301 MacDonald Avenue, Belleville, ON K8N 3Z3
Positive Parenting Program
Triple P is a positive parenting program that incorporates five levels of intervention for parents of children from birth through adolescence. The goal of the program is to increase parenting skill, knowledge and self confidence for all parents in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties.
Victorian Order of Nurses (VON)
2012 Funding: $17,000
Phone: 613-392-4184 or 1-888-279-4866
Address: 80 Division St, Trenton, ON K8V 5S5
Qualified VON nurses provide assessment, care and advice for clients who are unable to adequately look after their own basic foot care needs due to age, poor eye sight, dexterity problems, physical disability or illness. Appropriate foot care can greatly help in the prevention of other health issues for seniors and people with illness or disabilities.
Volunteer & Information Quinte (VIQ)
2012 Funding: $34,000
Address: 121-199 Front St, Belleville, ON K8N 5H5
Community & Youth Initiative
Engaging youth in volunteer activities builds a solid foundation assisting in the creation and preservation of programs for the future.
Information & Referral Program
This program manages a community helpline, a website and a database of community services available in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to assist individuals in getting information in a timely and accurate manner.
Volunteer Recruitment & Referral
This program increases the capacity of local agencies by promoting and advocating for volunteerism and civic engagement. Individuals in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties receive support that allows them to engage in a meaningful volunteer experience.
2012 Funding: $24,000
Phone: 613-969-1748 ex. 230
Address: 210A Front St, 3rd Floor, Belleville, ON K8N 2Z2
Housing Resource Centre
The centre provides assistance in locating, securing, and sustaining affordable, immediate, temporary and permanent housing to low income individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. As well, the program provides assistance to individuals seeking information for rental accommodation housing programs and the Residential Tenancy Act.