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Local Info ~ Find whatever you need in Algonquin East
A shout-out to everyone who is working to keep people informed during this uncomfortable time.
Renfrew County and District Health Unit has links to the self-assessment tool, information about self-isolating, information for businesses and more.
Madawaska Valley Current has extensive information about what is happening and how to access services you may need.
Google, of course. Many businesses and organizations are updating their websites to let you know what their current situation.
Facebook, also of course. Many businesses and organizations post their latest information there.
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing abuse, call the
24-hour Crisis Support Line
or text 613-639-1233
A FREE 6-week Grief Support Group
every Friday, starting Sept 17 for anyone who has experienced a death of a special person.
We provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental place to:
a) talk about your loss experience;
b) share memories of your special person who died; and
c) discuss grief related concerns
Please call to register by Thu Mar 31
For more info or to reserve, please call 613-756-3045 X 350
Madawaska Valley Hospice Palliative Care
Open every second Tuesday
Please Support your Food Bank
Non-perishable food items can be dropped of at the Killaloe Hardware Store
Money donations can be mailed to
Killaloe Area Food Bank
C/O P.O. Box 162
Killaloe Ontario K0J2A0.
Provides temporary food relief to individuals and families in Barry’s Bay, Combermere, Wilno, Palmer Rapids, Madawaska and Whitney areas. The area defined by the 756, 758 & 637 telephone exchanges
Open 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
1st and 3rd Tuesday in November & December
Please arrive no earlier than 8:30 am.
Cars will be directed to line up along the opposite side of Martin Street, facing Main Street.
Pre-packed boxes of food will be placed into your vehicle or cart upon arriving at the front of the Food Bank.
E-mail transfers: firstname.lastname@example.org (Preferred)
Mail: Box 161, Barry’s Bay, Ont. K0J 1B0
Open 3rd & 4th Wed of every month
9 am - 12 noon
Eganville's Chic Boutique
Open Monday to Friday ~ 11 am to 3 pm
First Saturday of the month ~ 11 am to 3 pm
Fabulous fashions, footwear, dishes, drapes and bedding.
Many books, games, puzzles, movies and music.
Shop locally, save big and support your local community!
Life Coach, Restorative Justice
and much more
Helen Benn is a Certified Professional Life Coach, Mediator, Restorative Justice Practitioner, Bio-Energy Therapy/Medicine Practitioner, Family Group Conference Coordinator and Mental Health First Aider, with a background of over 35 years in the Child Development/Special Education field.
Free Training For Eligible Adults
Who Can Take Our Training?
Ontario residents 19 years of age or older. Intake assessment will determine eligibility
How Can We Help?
Learn computer, writing, math or other essential skills.
Attend in person in Eganville or Barry's Bay or online with a live instructor.
And it's all FREE!
Household item service
Closed after Sat Sept 21 ~ re-opens Thu Nov 7
Donation Centre closed September and October,
re-opens Thu Nov 7.
Office now open as of July 5
Many community, health and social services programs to benefit individuals of all ages in Renfrew County and the District of Nippissing.
Child Development Programs
We are here to hear
Emotional support, information and advocacy to women and girls who have been affected by sexual violence whether recently or in the past.
Due to COVID-19 all in person groups and sessions are suspended. Peer counselling is available by phone
Support & Crisis Line is always available 24/7
All services are free and confidential
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