Many of us fire up the BBQ when we get home from work. For a few months of the year we plan many of our meals around food we can successfully grill. It used to be ...
I am a big sports fan but can’t afford to get to the games. When I was given two tickets at Oak Table to go, I was able to take my daughter with me. It was a great day!
I talk to my friends here and I work on my art every Wednesday at the Art
Program. I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t have the Oak Table to go to.
I’m on disability. My rent takes up most of my cheque. If I didn’t have Oak Table to come to during the week, I would lose my apartment. Eating here let’s me get an apartment where I feel safe and have my privacy. I don’t think I could live in a hotel or a rooming house. The food is good and everyone is nice here.
I’m not just a number here. People know my name and are interested in me. I don’t need to get out as soon as I eat. I can stay and visit with my friends.
I was very lonely. I sat in my apartment all day with no one to talk to. My friend told me about Oak Table, and I’ve been coming here for seven years.
Oak Table is somewhere I come to get nourishment, and not just the kind you get from food. I get my nourishment from talking to all my friends, and by making new friends. This is a place where I feel safe and everyone is very well behaved.
Hours of Operation
Lunch Served Monday to Thursday
12:30 to 2:15 pm
2:15 to 3:00 pm
109 Pulford Street
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - LUMOSITY (a computer based program to increase memory, reaction time, decision making.
Wednesdays: ART DAY
Thursday - Cree Elder available
As an expression of God’s love and concern for all people, we provide hospitality, pastoral care, support, health promotion and social development activities, referral and advocacy within a safe, respectful environment.
• To welcome with respect all those who enter;
• To maintain a safe and welcoming place;
• To offer coffee, a snack and conversation, and;
• To provide information about agencies where further help is provided.
• To offer health and wellness promotion activities and information;
• To provide skills development opportunities for community members;
• To build community capacity for self-advocacy and development through activities which promote self-esteem and self-reliance;
• To provide culturally sensitive and appropriate support to persons with mental health and addictions concerns;
• To strengthen and build on relationships with community groups and local businesses, and develop partnerships to address common community goals and concerns;
• To break down barriers of race, class, and culture, which divide people and lead to prejudice and discrimination; and
• To be attentive to persons with mental or physical illness, mental or physical challenges and addictions.