Refer a Client

Footwear4kids specializes in running shoes and winter boots for children and youth in need. 


We support newborns to youth aged 17 and under in addition to their parents/guardians with footwear.


We give priority to registered charities, victim service organizations, and police.


Footwear can currently be requested by referral only. Referring individuals/agencies typically include: Social workers, healthcare providers, community-based organizations, and police. 

Enquire via email: footwea4kids@gmail.com

 

Commonly Asked Questions

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What is the application process?

Step 1 -  Enquire: Footwear4kids specializes in running shoes and winter boots for children and youth in need. 


Enquire via email: footwear4kids@gmail.com


  1. Inform us of the organization you work with.

  2. Inform us of the client/family you wish to request footwear for ex: (individual experiencing homelessness, a victim of crime, a low-income family, etc. 


*We do not require proof of income status at this time. 


Step 2 - Approval:  Footwear can currently be requested by referral.  Footwear4kids does NOT currently accept self-referrals.

We support newborns to youth aged 17 and under in addition to their parents/guardians with footwear. We give priority to registered charities, victim service organizations, and police.



Steps 3 - Next steps forward: 


  1. Our team will review your email, inform you of our process, and send you a referral form within 3 business days of receiving your email.

Are items delivered directly to the individual/family?

Footwear is delivered at no-cost directly to the individual, family, and/or agency.


*Due to the covid-19 pandemic, individuals/families do not currently have the option to pick up their items. 

How much time does it take for my client to receive their pair of shoes?

Once the referral form is filled and sent back to our team it will take around 2 weeks for your request to be processed, packaged, and delivered to the individual/family in need.