Salvation Army Lawson Ministries COVID-19 Update

ALL non essential programs and services are on hold until further notice.  These include the following

  • STRIVE – 533 Main St E is also closed
  • PIAC 333 King St E
  • All ODSP employment support services
  • Community Access to Transportation – 333 King St staff office to remain open
  • ALL Passport services

Our essential residential services will remain operational with strict precautionary measures taken to ensure the safety of our clients and our staff.  This will continue to be a top priority at all essential sites.

The Caledonia Thrift store has shut down and will re assess as the situation progresses.  At this time the thrift store is unable to accept donations and would request people do not leave them behind the store until further notice.

All staff in class training has been cancelled until further notice.  We have been authorized to extend expiration dates and will be rebooking in the summer.

All team meetings, committee meetings, Christian Education will be cancelled. We will continue to conference by video, telephone and email to maintain any supervisions, performance appraisals, internal interviews and client meetings that we can.  

Employees who have traveled internationally will not be permitted to return to work until they have been symptom-free for 14 days following their return to the country. Please contact Maria Cipolla-Virly directly if you have been out of the country to make arrangements. 

The social media accounts for Lawson Ministries will remain active with updates.  Links can be found at the top of this page.  

We are continuing to monitor this situation with extreme caution.  We are pleased to report that to date, we have had no positive cases.  We will continue to provide a clean and safe environment.  Our goal remains to keep everyone safe and healthy as possible.

Lawson Videos!

At Lawson we are making a series of videos to show everyone how our essential service programs are doing during this difficult time!  Have a look, Enjoy!

STRIVE At Home Friday Fitness!!

Our Lawson fitness team has prepared a workout video for people to participate in at home! This is part 1 of a new weekly series!! Thanks Mark and Emily!!! Please enjoy this entry from the last week of May 2020!

A message from STRIVE!

Our STRIVE team has prepared a video message for all our participants staying at home.  We miss you and hope to see you soon!

 Can’t Touch This!

Our SIL, Limeridge and Farm team have out together our own video featuring our staff and our participants!

Say A Little Prayer For Lawson!

Please enjoy a video from our 1590 team!!!

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