About Us

About Us


Welcome to West Lincoln Community Care


Learn a little more about us, what we do and what we stand for!

Who we are

For more than 35 years West Lincoln Community Care (WLCC) has been a community based not-for-profit, charitable organization that enhances the quality of life for members of our community who seek our assistance and support. We are a registered Charity with the Canadian Government (CRA) since 1986. We offer food, clothing, emergency assistance and a variety of programs to residents of West Lincoln in need of assistance.

Our Mission

It is the Mission of WLCC to restore balance to the lives of those who are vulnerable in our community so they may live with dignity and self respect. We exist to help people in our community up, over, and through the difficult situations that we all find ourselves in from time to time.

Our Values
  • WLCC strives to provide a dignified and helpful approach to those in need in our community.
  • Compassion for those less fortunate in our community
  • Integrity holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards
  • Committed to treating our clients with honesty and respect
  • Dedication to support our clients on their journey to self sufficiency
  • Appreciation for the commitment and dedication from both our volunteers and our community partners
Testimonials

To West Lincoln Community Care I am a single mother of three children. I recently left an abusive relationship and found myself on my own with my children with no car and very little money. I was fortunate enough to be able to turn to Community Care for support and help with groceries and sporting…

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Anonymous

To West Lincoln Community Care I’ve been going to the Food Bank in Smithville for a few months now and it has already made a huge difference in my life. It had also been my first experience going to a food bank and at first, I naturally felt embarrassed and awkward asking for that kind…

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Anonymous

I look so forward to going into the WLCC food bank to volunteer.  The overall attitude is one of appreciation and compassion.   It’s easy to work with Sharlene and all of the volunteers who care deeply for each other and the amazing patrons of the food bank.   Every person I have met shows me a…

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Cathy Gagliardi

I have been a volunteer at WLCC for over five years. I was new to the area when I started and it was a way to meet people from the area and help out a good cause. I volunteer in the thrift store two half days a week and one Sat per month. I have…

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Gloria Niblock

I enjoy volunteering at West Lincoln Community Care. It is very rewarding to know that simple things like donated coffee cups and tee shirts can be turned into a “loaf of bread” for a person in need in our community. We live in a very generous and very prosperous community. The amount of donations and…

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Liz Fulford

I began volunteering in November 2018 and I am so glad I did. I do not ‘feel’ like a volunteer, instead, I feel like a contributor to helping those in need in my community. I feel like part of a ‘volunteer’ family where not only do we jointly help our community but we also help…

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Shirley  Barry

My reason for volunteering was initially because I recently retired after working full time until the age of 74, and knew I needed to do something which would keep me connected to the real world! I chose WLCC because I have been an admirer and supporter for many years, and because it gives me the…

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Sue Armstrong

To West Lincoln Community Care, We have lived in West Lincoln all of our lives & have always been proud of our community. We have worked our entire adult lives helping our neighbours and charities whenever we could. We never thought we would have a problem as we got older as we considered ourselves to…

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Anonymous

Dear West Lincoln Community Care, I am so grateful that you were there to help me between employment. I needed help with necessities while I job searched. My time job searching became a time of just getting by and surviving. Thank you for being there to help. I have a job now. My 2 young…

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Anonymous

To West Lincoln Community Care, I have been on my own since I was very young and grew up mostly on the streets of a large city in Canada. A lot of people would say that I grew up in the gutter. I moved into West Lincoln with my girlfriend months ago in hopes of…

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