Toy Mountain

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Record #: OCR1400 Last Modified: 03 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2011
Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website
AddressThe Salvation Army Toy Depot
250 City Centre Ave, Ste 1
Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7
 
Google Map
IntersectionScott St, West of Preston St
Located In CommunityOttawa
Bus Route NotesOC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
ParkingFree parking
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office PhonePhone number for information 
Phone number for complaints 
613-280-8697
Websitewww.toymountain.ca
Description and Services
HoursMon, Wed, Fri 9 am-4 pm * Tue, Thu 9 am-6 pm * Sat 9 am-12 noon, December 5-23
DatesNovember-December
DescriptionThe Salvation Army is the recipient of the donated toys from the Majic 100 / CTV Toy Mountain. The Salvation Army operates the Toy Depot and manages the distribution of the toys to qualified families. Free toys for children 12 and under are distributed to eligible families from the end of November until Christmas.
EligibilityChildren 12 years and under of families receiving social assistance, low income families or recent immigrants
ApplicationApplications are processed through the Christmas Exchange Program. 
 
Parents must register at the Toy Centre first on predetermined dates. They must bring one of the following: 
-Ontario Works or ODSP recipients: drug card, children's birth certificates and income statement 
-Recent immigrants (up to one year): immigration/refugee papers and proof of residence (lease, driver's license) and identification for children showing birth dates 
-Low income families: I.D. for parents and children showing birth dates, statement of income and general list of expenses 
 
Parents will be given a time and date to return to pick up the toys.
FeesNone
Languages of ServiceEnglish
Areas ServedOttawa (City of)
Contact Information
Primary ContactKristine Farnel, Coordinator, Community and Family Services, The Salvation Army; Phone: 613-241-1573
Primary ExecutiveMike White, Director of Program Services, The Salvation Army; Phone: 613-241-1573
Additional Information
ResourcesWebsite
Subjects
Service Categories - SCChristmas Assistance
SubjectsCharitable status ; Christmas ; Free services ; Immigrants ; Low income people ; Nonprofit organizations ; Refugees ; Toys ; Youth
Broader TermsAge groups ; Holidays ; Organizations ; Reduced cost services