people in London and area live in poverty.
was the increase in London and Middlesex population, between 2006 to 2014
of London’s newcomers live with low income - 26.6% of London’s low-income population
of people received social assistance
people with disabilities live in poverty
In the past year, more than 4,000 households accessed one of four United Way funded neighbourhood resource centres in London, where they were able to access emergency supports like baby food and diaper banks, meal programs and employment supports.
2,004 meals were served to kids from low-income homes through a summer breakfast program in northeast London.
3,588 visits to the Youth Opportunities Unlimited Next Wave Youth Centre. The Centre brings job opportunities, training programs, social enterprise, alternative education and support programs to youth in Strathroy and area.
The London Employment Help Centre helped individuals in financial crisis access more than $8 million social supports.