Residents affected by ice storm eligible for food gift cards

Families are eligible for $100 gift cards; individuals eligible for $50 cards

People who were affected by last week's ice storm will have a chance to be compensated for food that spoiled inside their warm fridges.

Premier Kathleen Wynne gave details today on how families and individuals in need will be eligible for gift cards they can use to restock their kitchens.

Loblaw, Sobeys, Metro and Shoppers Drug Mart have each donated $25,000. Coppas Fresh Market has donated $5,000. The province is matching the $105,000 in corporate donations.

Families who have experienced a prolonger power outage are eligible for $100 gift cards. Individuals are eligible for $50 gift cards.

The gift cards can be picked up at Ontario Works offices across the city.


•All locations are open from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.
•Locations will be closed New Year's Day and open from 8:30 am until 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
•The Scarborough West Employment & Social Services location at 1225 Kennedy Road was closed due to a power outage. People are asked to please call ahead to ensure it is open.

Golden Mile Employment & Social Services

1880 Eglinton Ave. East Toronto ON M1L 2L1

Telephone: 416-392-3400

Lawrence Square Employment & Social Services

700 Lawrence Ave. W. East Tower, 3rd Floor, Suite 330 Toronto ON M6A 3B4

Telephone: 416-392-6500

Consilium Place Employment & Social Services

100 Consilium Place 10th Floor Toronto ON M1H 3E3

Telephone: 416-397-1100

Attwell Employment & Social Services

220 Attwell Drive Suite 4 Toronto ON M9W 6T9

Telephone: 416-392-6400

North York East Employment & Social Services

20 Lesmill Road Toronto ON M3B 2T5

Telephone: 416-392-2850

Scarborough West Employment & Social Services

1225 Kennedy Road

Unit 1 Toronto ON M1P 2L4

Telephone: 416-392-2800

York/Humber Employment & Social Services

605 Rogers Rd. Toronto ON M6M 1B9

Telephone: 416-392-6200

Scarborough North Employment & Social Services

325 Milner Avenue, 9th floor Toronto ON M1B 5N1

Telephone: 416-397-1000

Beaches Employment & Social Services

1631 Queen Street East Toronto ON M4L 1G4

Telephone: 416-392-3200

Wellesley Place Employment & Social Services

111 Wellesley Street East Toronto ON M4Y 3A7

Telephone: 416-392-5300

Etobicoke South Employment & Social Services

779 The Queensway Toronto ON M8Z 1N4

Telephone: 416-392-6550

High Park Parkdale Employment & Social Services

1900 Dundas Street West Toronto ON M6R 3B6

Telephone: 416-397-7800

North York Central Employment & Social Services

1117 Finch Avenue West Toronto ON M3J 2P7

Telephone: 416-397-9450

Metro Hall Employment & Social Services

214 Wellington Street West Toronto, ON M5V 3C6

Telephone: 416-392-2600

Yonge Eglinton Employment & Social Services

150 Eglinton Avenue East Suite 900 Toronto ON M4P 3E2

Telephone: 416-397-1800

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