Support Group


Support Services

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Crouch supports community members with  basic needs such as emergency food and hygiene supplies,  while advocating for safe and affordable housing and access to social services. We operate with a holistic approach, building on each person's capabilities, walking alongside our neighbours as they experience challenges, and building relationships with and between residents. 

Basic Needs

Covid19 update: While Ontario is in lockdown, Crouch will continue to provide basic needs and advocacy supports via curbside pick up, telephone and email. 

Phone: 519-642-7630


Curbside pick up: 550 Hamilton Road

Emergency Food Cupboard

  • Open Tuesday through Thursday 10 am to 4 pm. Residents can access food once per month.

Emergency Baby Food and Diaper Bank

Information and Referrals - Income, Housing, Hydro, Mental Health

Support and Advocacy

  • Crouch Neighbourhood Resource is available to help community members with benefits applications, housing, taxes and more.  If you’re not sure if we can help, just ask us. We can either help or refer you to someone who can.​

Clothing Vouchers​

Other supports as required

Community Outreach

Hot meal

Every Thursday from 12-1 pm, Hamilton Road residents are invited to pick up a hot meal from in front of the Crouch Library. 60 meals are provided per week on a first come first serve basis.

Tax Clinic


Tax clinic appointments will resume in March 2021, by appointment only. Call 519-642-7630 or email to book after March 1, 2021.


Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, community organizations host free tax preparation clinics and arrange for volunteers to complete income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals who have a modest income and a simple tax situation.

Please bring the following to your appointment:

  • Social Insurance Number, T4's

  • Ontario Works, Employment Insurance, Pension, etc.

  • Current address and mailing address

  • Children's birth dates

  • Rent or property taxes paid - monthly or yearly

  • Expenses (if applicable): medical, transportation, etc.

  • Education expenses

Please note: Volunteers do not complete tax returns for complex situations such as:

  • returns for deceased persons

  • people who have filed for bankruptcy

  • self-employed people

  • people who report capital gains or losses

  • people who report employment expenses, or business or rental income and expenses