Drop-In Mission & Vision

It is our mission to offer a safe, Christian environment in which people who are homeless and disadvantaged can share in building community to meet their spiritual, emotional, social, vocational, and physical needs. We provide services on a weekly basis that ensures continuity of care and offers the ability to respond to the ever increasing and challenging needs of the homeless community. 



Volunteer Opportunities

Our weekly Drop-In takes place just off of Bank Street.

Tuesdays, 10am to 3pm
Knox Presbyterian Church
120 Lisgar St.

Trained volunteers help run our various services at the drop-in, these include the following:

  • Self-serve breakfast and Coffee
  • Hot Lunch Service
  • Sandwiches and Baked Goods
  • Foot Care
  • Touch Care (Light relaxing massage)
  • Hair Care (Currently unavailable)
  • Clothing Store
  • Pastoral Care
  • Alpha Course
  • Food Bank Distribution

Volunteer Requirements

The following requirements are set out by OIM for all volunteer drop-in workers:

  • Attend the Urban Intervention Training (UIT)
  • Have experience as an volunteer through our street outreach or drop in services
  • Complete a OIM Volunteer Application (receive upon completion of UIT), including a police check form
  • Upon completion of the above requirements, a final interview will determine suitability for volunteering

Interested in learning more about volunteering?  Please contact Rick through email at rick_oim@rogers.com  or give our office  a call at 613-237-6031