In Memory of Patrick Falby

We have just learned of Pat’s death last Wednesday in Credit Valley Hospital at age 84. This will come as a shock to his friends at The Compass. Pat was one of the founders and indeed it is fair to say that The Compass would have never have gotten off the ground were it not for his unbridled optimism and gentle, well timed prodding. Once The Compass became operational, Pat was the Board Chair for three years and continued to serve as a volunteer until very recently. He made many friends at the Compass including clients to whom he demonstrated compassion in many practical ways. His enthusiasm and dedication to The Compass will be missed.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Chapel, 1981 Dundas St. W., Mississauga, on Friday, March 1 from 6-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Stephen’s-on-the-Hill United Church, 998 Indian Rd., Mississauga, on Saturday March 2, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Extended Hours February 20th

The Compass was closed for Family Day on Monday February 18th.

We are happy to announce the start of a new pilot program for 2019. Anytime we are closed on a Monday due to a statutory holiday, the Compass Food Bank Market will open for extended hours the following Wednesday. This is to better support people that work during the day and need access to evening food bank hours.

Market Hours

Monday Feb 18 - CLOSED
Wednesday Feb 20 - Open 12 - 7:30 pm


Food Bank Donation Drop Off

Donations of food and toiletries appreciated

You can drop donations off at The Compass at 310 Lakeshore Road West. We are just west of Mississauga Road and Lakeshore. You are welcome to drive into the back parking lot to unload. Just knock and one of our volunteers would be pleased to help.

Drop off hours:

  • Monday 11:30 am - 8 pm
  • Tuesday 11 am - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 9:30 am - 8 pm
  • Thursday 9 - 11:30 am
  • Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Here's a list of our most needed items.

Films & Fellowship

We are proud to announce a new program that will be running twice a month at The Compass.

The program runs from 5 - 9 p.m. every other Saturday night and is an opportunity for people to catch up, have dinner, watch a family-fun film and enjoy a few snacks.  The program has already run four times and the group is growing.  Drop by and watch the calendar for dates!

What Clients & Volunteers Say

Thank you to all the volunteers and staff. You do a wonderful job in helping anyone in our community who truly struggles.

This is an absolutely incredible team!! The service they provide is so necessary, and definitely helps the community run smoother.

My 5 years as a volunteer with the Compass have been some of my happiest. I feel very privileged that in my role here, I have been allowed to get to know so many wonderful people. There are huge rewards too. The sense of fulfillment is amazing and the warmth and gratitude of the clients is priceless.

The kindest group of people you could ever meet volunteer at The Compass.

Most helpful community and outreach centre I had ever experienced.

Staff are amazing! They make you feel like a normal person and not someone who is struggling to get by. The staff make this place!

Most Needed Items

Most Needed Items for this week are Feminine Pads and Toiletries

Contact Us


310 Lakeshore Road West
Mississauga ON L5H 1G8

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