The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many individuals and families, particularly newcomers to Canada, those fleeing domestic violence/abuse, those experiencing homelessness, and those facing unforeseen circumstances such as job loss, house fire, etc.
Footwear 4 Kids specializes in footwear more specifically running shoes and winter boots for children and youth in need.
Footwear 4 Kids works in collaboration with the Caldwell Family Centre located in the City of Ottawa. We assist low-income families and individuals in Ottawa through the provision of footwear, clothing, bedding, household items such as dishes, and small kitchen appliances.
Recipients include newcomers to Canada, those fleeing domestic violence/abuse, those experiencing homelessness, and those facing unforeseen circumstances such as job loss, house fire, etc.
Items can currently be requested by referral and due to the Covid-19 pandemic also by self-referral.
*Please note that as of August 1, 2021 self-referrals will no longer be accepted.
Referring agencies typically include: child and youth care workers, social workers, healthcare providers, community-based organizations, and police.
Once your application is submitted you will receive a phone call from one of our Family Support Workers within a week and a half of the time your application is submitted. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, requested items can not be picked up. All items will be delivered directly to your household address in the City of Ottawa.
*All members of our organization have a cleared and valid criminal record check and valid driver's license.
*Our Family Support Workers will call you using No Caller-ID / Private Number.
Application Form Below