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Public Comments ACS did not provide this program this year due to uncertainty surrounding the timing of our move to a new location. Unknown at this point if we will provide this service in 2020.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-736-5471
After Hours Phone Automated directory
Fax 519-736-1391
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Primary Contact Austin Tyrrell, Community Awareness Coordinator; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Coats for Kids program in partnership with the Unemployed Help Centre  
* collects coats for children and families in need of winter coats, hats, mittens during the winter months 
* Coats are collected during the months of Sep and Oct to allow for cleaning before distribution.( any time before or after the normal collection months, please ensure the coats have been cleaned if at all possible.) 
* coats can be dropped off at select cleaners throughout Windsor and Essex county 
* distribution Nov of each year 
* cash donations always accepted and appreciated 
* coats range from infant to adult sizes 
* coat distribution sites located throughout Windsor-Essex County 
* adult coats may be available at some sites 
* Drop off and Collection sites are the same 
Coat for Kids Distribution Dates and Sites: Click Here to View or call us for more information. 
Distribution Location after Nov, Mondays only * call agency for details 
ALL Sites will be CLOSED for Remembrance Day except Seventh Day Adventist which will be open from 12 noon-4 pm
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm * Fri 9 am-4 pm
Dates * campaign starts the first Sat in Nov anually 
* A limited number of coats are available year round 
* Formal distribution of coats takes place in Nov 
ALL Sites will be CLOSED for Remembrance Day except Seventh Day Adventist which will be open from 12 noon-4 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application None required
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1973
Funding Donations
Site Information
Located In Community Amherstburg
Address & Map
Amherstburg Community Services
179 Victoria St S
Amherstburg, ON N9V 3N5
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Intersection Victoria St S and Murray St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking, Entrance

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