DROP-IN
Clothing Showers Laundry

Please note:

The Clothing Room will be closed from August 10 – September 30, 2018 for program evaluation. This includes use of the Clothing Room and acceptance of Clothing Room donations.

During this time, we will not be accepting clothing or houseware donations. Should you have clean, gently-used clothing you would like to donate, we can recommend Oasis Clothing Bank at the following locations http://www.clothingbank.ca/fnsec_locations.inc.  Our Shower and Laundry Programs will not be affected and will remain open Monday – Friday, 9-12 AM at the regular hours, see below. Thank you.

 

The Clothing Program

CRC’s Clothing Program is available for anyone who needs clean and good-quality clothing for people’s personal or work purposes.

Our program is seasonal, meaning that we gear the availability of items to the time of year. Participants and neighbours can make use of our clothing program by booking an appointment in advance.  Participants can access our program once per month and can access up to 6 items per visit. In addition to clothing, people can also access household items and personal hygiene items depending on their needs. The Clothing Program is available by in-person appointment only.

Clothing Room Donations Policy:

Thank you to all our amazing Clothing Program donors and volunteers, whose overwhelming generosity makes this critical service possible. The impact of the Clothing Program is significant and deeply appreciated by our participants. It is because of this, we must do everything we can as an organization to keep our Clothing Room running well and safely.

  • Clothing donations are to be received in clear plastic bags. This allows us to easily scan for any concerns.
  • All donations received must be tagged with a completed Clothing Donation Form at the CRC’s reception area. This will allow CRC to process your donations quickly and efficiently.
  • All donated clothing must be gently used and washed. Ask yourself, “Would I be comfortable giving this clothing to a friend” as a standard for items you wish to donate.
  • Donations left outside the Clothing Room, or delivered outside of our Drop-in hours (Monday – Friday, 9AM – 2:30PM) will be saved and donated to the Oasis Clothing Bank on your behalf.

All donations received by CRC that do not meet these standards will be forwarded to the Oasis Clothing Bank, who have appropriate industrial equipment to manage any pest concerns.

Shower and Laundry facilities

We also have shower and laundry facilities for both men and women. Laundry is by appointment only. Showers are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Laundry                                                          Showers

9:00 am-12:00 pm – by appointment              9:00-12:00 am – first-come, first-serve

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For information please contact:

Darryl Spencer
Housing Services and Drop-in Manager
416-363-4234 ext. 222
clothing@tcrc.ca