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Local Information Sources

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.

The Wilno Community Billboard and Whats up in the Madawaska Valley Area are posting local updates.

The Eganville Leader and Moose FM have lots of local info.

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.

Help and Special Arrangements

We know of these services and special arrangements intended to help with Physical Distancing.

Please email us if you know of help being offered in your area.

Volunteers helping neighbours. - Madawaska Valley
If you need groceries or medications picked up in Madawaska Valley these people will help. Call Paula at 613-334-0542.

Eganville and Area Help Network
Post on the page for help from community angels - groceries, pharmacy, errands.

Shopping Times for Seniors
ValuMart, Barry's Bay ~ 7 - 8 am
Metro, Barry's Bay ~ 8 - 9 am
Lorraine's Pharmasave ~ 9 - 10 am
Eganville Foodland ~ 8 - 9 am
Eganville Freshmart has no special time but recommends shopping 7 to 9 am or in the evening. They are posting updates on their Facebook page.

Killaloe Area Food Bank
Tue Aug 11 2020
12 North St, Killaloe
Every 2nd Tues
3:30 - 5:30 pm

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.

Madawaska Valley Food Bank
2nd Tue, 4th Tue, Apr 28 2020
** Moved **
8 Martin Street, Barry's Bay
9:30 - 11:30 am

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: (Preferred)
Mail: Box 161, Barry’s Bay, Ont. K0J 1B0

Eganville Food Bank
3rd Wed, 4th Wed, Apr 22 2020
10 am - 12 noon

Open 3rd & 4th Wed of every month

10 am - 12 noon

Eganville Clothing Bank

Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Close Tuesday & Thursday
Not accepting donations

Masks must be worn in the shop

Two customers at a time

Live • Life • Better

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.

Access Work Service
Ready • Willing • Able
Temporary Work Service
Provides short-term help to businesses and homeowners, and temporary jobs to people with barriers to employment.
Free Skills Training

Free Training For Eligible Adults

Short courses this Fall
Eganville - Computer Skills for Writing and Budgeting
Every Thursday for 8 - 10 Weeks,
starts Thursday, Sept. 29

Pikwakanagan - Essential Skills for Internet and Email
Every Tuesday for 6 - 8 weeks,
Starts Tuesday, Sept. 27

Barry's Bay - Computer Skills for Budgeting
Every Monday 6 - 8 weeks,
Starts Monday, Sept. 26

St. Joseph’s House - Closed Temporarily
Wed Jan 1 to Mon Sep 21 2020
Dafoe Rd, Combermere
2 pm

Clothing room

Household item service

Closed after Sat Sept 21 ~ re-opens Thu Nov 7

Donation Centre closed September and October,
re-opens Thu Nov 7.

BB Senior Home Support

Assisting Seniors (60 & Over) & The Physically Challenged

Meals On Wheels
Frozen Meals
Home Maintenance Referral
Telephone Reassurance
Friendly Visiting
Wheel Chair
Accessible Community Van
Barry's Bay Senior Home Support
St. Francis Memorial Hospital, 7 St. Francis Memorial Drive, Box 148 Barry's Bay
Ph: 613-756-2772     
Fax: 613-756-2784
Madawaska Valley Association for Community Living
A non-profit organization providing support to adults with developmental disabilities.
- living spaces
- an integrated summer day camp
- Activities +, a fully integrated community centre
-  Light Lunch Express teaches skills to transitional youth with intellectual disabilities
- connections to other supports and services

Madawaska Valley Association for Community Living
Corner of Hwy 60 & Stafford St, Barry's Bay

BV Youth Activity Centre
Activities will resume in
Spring 2016

Provides a positive environment where youth can come to socialize, learn & grow as individuals.  Community Access computer is available
Bonnechere Valley Youth Activity Centre
8B Foran Street
Eganville, ON
K0J 1T0
To register call 613-628-3101 ext 226
or email
Visit our Facebook page
Living Without Violence Inc
Partner Assault Responce Program
Formerly the Men's Project
Aims to help men & women live a non-violent home life.

Office hours
Wed ~ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon-Fri by appt.
Box 790, Eganville
Community Resource Centre
Many community, health and social services programs to benefit individuals of all ages in Renfrew County and the District of Nippissing.
Toy Bus
Prenatal Programs
Child Development Programs
​Youth Programs

Beginner Guitar Lessons
Start Saturday Sept 13 ~ 11am & 1 pm
Call Jon Park-Wheeler 613-291-9467
Community Resource

County Connections
County Connections is a
directory of hundreds of
services available to residents
of Renfrew County.
County Connections

A guide to human services in Renfrew County
Sexual Assault Centre
You are not alone.

Women's Sexual Assault Centre
of Renfrew County

24hr Support and Crisis Line:
Women's Sexual Assault Centre

For info and other programs visit:

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Bonnechere Union Public Library

Lending books, audio & video. Providing children and adult learning/recreation

Sigrid Naturals

Meander through enchanting gardens and explore our unique shop showcasing local artisans creating: pottery, birdbaths,

Bonnechere Valley Windows

Locally manufactured in Eganville. High quality European style vinyl windows & doors. Custom sizes, shapes &

R. C. Yantha Electric

Full-service Electrical and Plumbing contractor. Generac authorized dealer. Water and septic systems. Brushing and

Opeongo Trail Resort

Housekeeping cabins, camping; sandy beach on Madawaska River; boat, motor & canoe rentals; gas &

Bayberry Design

Madawaska Valley’s premier design and print studio. Beautiful designs from business branding and packaging to

Wilno Hills Gallery

Featuring Linda Sorensen's vibrant iconic paintings of the Natural World. Also available at the gallery: prints,

Pleasure Point Resort

Beautiful cottage resort located in Barry's Bay on Trout Lake. Lakeside 1, 2 & 3 bedroom cottages available. Swim,