The following page features a variety of information from community organizations and associations throughout the Town of The Blue Mountains. Thank you to all community groups, associations, residents, volunteers, and community partners that are working hard to support and keep our community safe. We are all in this together, and our community is stronger together.
If you represent a community group or association and would like to add or update information on this page, please contact the Town through the online contact form.
Community Support Initiatives
Caring Meal Delivery Program
Managed by St. George’s, The Anglican Parish of The Blue Mountains, the Caring Meal Delivery Program is intended to provide seniors in need with a free meal.
Meals packages include: soups, salads, a pasta dish, a stew, fresh baked bread, dessert and a complimentary roll of toilet paper. To place an order, please contact: 519-599-3047. The current capacity is for 40 deliveries per week.
The program is endorsed by the Grey-Bruce Health Board and operates according to pandemic protocols.
Through a partnership between Chef Jean Lewis Knight Oliver, St. George's Anglican Church, the Beaver Valley Outreach and the Beaver Valley Community School this program offers a weekly meal for families in our community. The intent is to lighten the load and to share our care for them. Questions or inquiries about this outreach can be directed through the BVO at 519-599-2577. Capacity for the Village Meal is ten families per week (50 recipients).
Beaver Valley Outreach is a charitable, community-based organization of staff and volunteers that provides quality programs and services to enhance the social, economic and environmental well-being of people in our community.
To learn more, please visit: www.bvo.ca
Chartered in 1938, the Rotary Club of Thornbury-Clarksburg is a well-respected part of the Thornbury/ Clarksburg/Beaver Valley community. A vibrant, active service club dedicated to serving the needs of our local community as well as the worldwide community.
To learn more, please visit: https://www.tcrotary.ca/
Online Broadcasts: Our YouTube Channel is "The Anglican Parish of The Blue Mountains". It hosts daily "Midday with Gray" broadcasts (Mon-Fri at 12:00 p.m.) and "Sunday Worship" on Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Ringing the St. George's Bell in support of frontline workers and volunteers each night at 7:00 p.m. We are offering pastoral care services via video and phone call by appointment (519-599-3047). We are offering a "Caring Meal Delivery" outreach for seniors in the community. Deliveries are free and include: a soup, salads, a pasta dish, a stew, fresh baked bread, dessert and a complimentary roll of toilet paper. Available for one or two - orders placed at 519-599-3047. Our current capacity is for 40 deliveries weekly. The program is endorsed by the Grey-Bruce Health Board and operates according to pandemic protocols. We also have a Messy Church Youth Ministry outreach that includes a video story time every two weeks with craft kits that can be picked up at the church (call to make arrangements for them). St. George’s parishioners are currently making cloth masks and gowns for both personal and hospital use (Meaford).
We have a volunteer in the office each morning Monday - Friday to answer calls and help to respond to community needs.
Website: Grace United Church Website: www.graceunitedthornbury.ca,
Online Broadcasts: On our website we live stream worship on Sunday morning at 10:30, and post the past week’s church services.
Outreach Ministries: We have people available to shop and deliver groceries, and to provide homemade cloth masks. Contact email@example.com or call/text Rev. Thérèse at 705-351-4610.
Contact Information: Our office is open by phone and email (we work from home). Secretary’s hours are two days per week, Monday & Friday 9-5.
Online Broadcasts: The occasional zoom meetings (see website for details)
Contact Information / Other Details: We have a care team that is calling people. If someone is lonely or needs to chat we could call! Available for prayer.
Online Broadcasts: Our sermons are being made public through YouTube. Our worship services happen through Zoom and public links for anyone who wants to attend our service are available on our church website, Facebook, and Instagram. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVTt5dP5OAdjZiKBKNyPkpQ
Outreach Ministries: The community can access our ministries through our website and Sunday services. Our outreach is currently happening through relationships in the community.
Other Information: People are more than welcome to worship with us on Sunday mornings and get connected with our mid-week online groups that are happening for all ages.
Online Broadcasts: We are worshipping together though separate via email with prayers, scripture, meditation and links to youtube videos for music. Hard copies are delivered for those without access to technology. If anyone would like to join us please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519 599 3768.
Outreach Ministries: Pastoral care and visits continue via telephone. The depot for medical assistive devices continues to operate – leave a message at 519 599 6247. This is a free service available to anyone in our area.
Other Information: People are available to assist with grocery shopping.