Information Orillia offers:

Handy Numbers: This yellow flyer provides community numbers all in one place.

Food Assistance: This handy resource will fit in your pocket or cell phone case and flips open to show where you can access free food each day of the week as needed.  


Weekly Rental Listings: This rental list is supplied by Empower Simcoe and provides a rundown of the available housing for each week.

Quick Resources: This handy resource pocket card provides a list of clinics, mental health resources, ID clinics, local politicians, legal clinics, and more. 

Copies of these resources are available in our office in regular and large print.

Community resources: 

Health Care Connect: Are you looking for a family health care provider who is accepting new patients? Health Care Connect can help! Phone: 1-888-721-2222

Ontario Energy Board: Save money on hydro whether you rent or own property. Phone: 1-855-831-8151

Vinnie’s SSVP Store: Offers gently used clothing at a low price. Phone: 705-326-2849


Transportation Services: Orillia offers a variety of transportation means both in-city and out of town. 

Learn English: Orillia offers a variety of programs to assist in ESL learning. 


Shelter Utilization: Access information on shelters in Simcoe County 

Environmental Remediations for Buildings (Air Quality): 

Guide to addressing moisture and mould indoors – Health Canada considers indoor mould growth to be a significant health hazard. Damp conditions and mould growth in homes increases the risk of respiratory allergy symptoms and exacerbate asthma in mold-sensitive individuals.

Technical guideline to asbestos exposure management programs – Technical guideline to Asbestos exposure management programs

Canadian Prohibition of Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation – Notice From Health Canada to Canadian Importers, Distributors and Retailers of Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation regarding compliance with Canadian legislation

Food Banks, Meals, and Programs

The Sharing Place

The Sharing Place provides emergency access to nutritious food.

Phone: 705-327-4273 ext. 102

The Good Food Box

The Good Food Box offers a monthly box of fresh food for a low price.

Phone: 705-326-7743

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army offers a food bank Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 am – 1 pm, and Thursday 1 pm -5 pm (call for an appointment). They also offer a hot meal street ministry Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm across from the Tim Hortons on Colborne St.

Phone: 705-326-3284

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse offers bagged lunch pick-up Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 12 noon.

Phone: 705-329-2265, ext 1

St. Vincent de Paul

The St. Vincent de Paul Society offers a food bank Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 

Phone: 705-326-2849 ext 232

St. James Anglican Church

St. James offers a loonie lunch on Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 12 noon and a community breakfast on Sundays 8:30 am- 9:30 am.

Phone: 705-325-2742