Community Clothing Assistance was founded in 2006 to relieve poverty through the operation of a Clothing Bank after the tragic death of a homeless man who froze to death on the steps of this building, for lack of warm clothing. Our location is the former site of a Food Bank that provided some clothing to the poor as part of their service, but they were no longer in operation.
Basic human needs are described as FOOD, CLOTHING and SHELTER. The Community Clothing Assistance (CCA) charity was formed in 2006 for the purpose of reducing poverty through the operation of a clothing bank.
As a clothing bank, we have established 3 key mandates. A"Homeless" initiative, A "Family and Individuals" Program and a "Children's Christmas Program."
The bulk of our clients have been referred by our network of 385 registered social workers. We currently hand over 2000 participants in our programs
Our Family and Individuals program provides a person with 30 pieces of clothing: outwear, tops, bottoms underwear, socks, and footwear. The benefit is renewed quarterly to reflect seasonal changes. Clients can receive up to 120 pieces of clothing annually.