No where to go? Unsure where to turn? Feeling vulnerable and alone? Hungry? If you are looking for local resources and supportive programs near you, call or text 211 or visit www.211Ontario.ca. 211 is free, confidential and available 24/7. Also, we remind the public, and especially those in need, about
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The United Way of Bruce Grey reminds the public that the electricity and natural gas disconnection ban expires this Friday, July 31st.
This is a reminder that the disconnection ban currently in place for electricity and natural gas customers will expire on Friday, July 31st. If you are behind on your utility bills after this date, your energy provider can begin to take steps to disconnect you from your service unless you
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all but for those who were already struggling or have lost their job, these are very tough times indeed.In addition to our Utility Assistance Program which provides help for heating and electricity costs for low income households, there are other programs available as well.
The Government of Canada, through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), worked with United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC), Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross to establish the foundational program design for the Emergency Community Support Fund. Thank you for your interest, the fund is now closed for
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all but for those who were already struggling or have lost their job, these are very tough times indeed. In addition to our Utility Assistance Program which provides help for heating and electricity costs for low income households, there are other programs available as
An “Extreme Cold Warning” has been issued for our region with bitterly cold wind chills near -30 expected overnight and into Friday morning. Environment Canada warns everyone to use extreme caution around these cold temperatures. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated
Tuesday, February 11th marked “211 Day” right across North America and here at the United Way, we are celebrating 11 years of the service being available in Bruce-Grey. 211 is an information and referral service that connects Canadians to non-emergency health, community and social services in their area. This