Lakeshore Community Outreach Centre Inc

Compass (The)

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Description & Services
Description Community drop-in centre * food-bank * provides counselling * English as a Second Language (ESL) classes * employment counselling *lunches on Tuesday*Men's group* coffee mornings on Thursday * Women's group *summer BBQ's * Healthy Living Program, * information and referral services * Good Food Box and cooking classes * volunteer opportunities, computer use and computer classes
Hours Food Bank Market Hours 
*Mon 3pm-8pm 
*Wed 12noon-5pm 
*Fri 12noon-5pm 
Other Programs  
(all programs are free of charge except where indicated and can be accessed by anyone even if the client is out of our boundaries) 
*Mon - ESL 9:30am - 11:30am 
*Tue - Lunch 11:30am - 1pm 
Nursing care 11:30am - 1pm (registration required) 
Men's Group (discussion and meal) 6:30pm-8:30pm 
*Wed - Employment Coordinator from Family Services of Peel 10:30am-2:00pm (alternate weeks) 
Computer Classes as requested (registration required) 
Women's group 6:30pm-8:30pm (meal and activity) 
Summer BBQ 5:30pm-6:30pm 
*Thu - Coffee Time 9:30am - 11:30am 
Haircuts 9:30am-11:30am bi weekly (registration required) 
S.H.I.P. (Supportive Housing in Peel) bi weekly 9am-11:30am 
Cooking Class and Meal 4pm - 7pm Bi-weekly 
**Good Food Box pick up 4pm-7pm **(additional charge) Bi-weekly 
*Sat - Bible Study 10am - 12:30am
Dates All year
Areas Served Mississauga - S of the the QEW between Winston Churchill Blvd and Cawthra Rd ; Mississauga - postal codes L5J, L5G, L5H, L5E
Boundaries Mississauga - S of the the QEW between Winston Churchill Blvd and the Etobicoke border
Eligibility Youth, adults, seniors
Application Drop in for referrals and counselling
Fees None
Languages English ; Call for languages
Contact Information
Address & Map
310 Lakeshore Rd W
Mississauga, ON L5H 1G8
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Intersection Lakeshore Rd W; about 2 blocks W of Mississauga Rd at the corner of Benson Ave.
Transit Information Mississauga Transit: any Lakeshore Rd bus
Accessibility Partially Accessible - Persons in a wheelchair would require minimal assistance
Office Phone 905-274-9309
Primary Contact Trish Trapani, Market Manager, The Compass; Email:
Alternate Contact Sheryl Darlington, Volunteer Manager, The Compass; Email:
Primary Executive David Mckeown, Chair of the Board, The Compass; Email:
Alternate Executive Chris Corlett, Treasurer, The Compass; Email:
Other Details
Print Material Information pamphlet and folders
Established 2002
Elections AGM April
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Local churches
Service Level (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Subjects Counselling ; Drop-in centres ; English as a second language ; Food banks ; Information and referral

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