Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach  CentreGeorge Street United Church

Physical Address: 130 George Street West, St. John’s, NL A1C 5L4 

Mailing Address: 25 Buchanan Street, St. Joh’s, NL A1C OA4 

Tel: (709) 726-8775             Email:contact@jimmyprattcentre.ca       
Website: jimmyprattcentre.ca       

Fax: (709) 726-8780 
Facebook: Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre


To provide food, companionship and support to those facing homelessness or poverty.

Target Population:

Individuals in the downtown core of St. John’s.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • Part of George Street United ChurchOutreach Programming 
  • Friendship Corner: Visitors can relax and watch some TV or a video, or even surf the internet. 
  • Computer Access Program: Computer access is available for those who want to search for jobs, send an e-mail or just browse the internet. 
  • Hot lunch every Friday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Hot Breakfast every Monday Morning for the winter months (Jan-Mar) from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
  • Senior’s Inclusion Program Committee (SIPC): Delivers regularly scheduled programs and special events from the outreach centre. Objectives of the Senior’s Inclusion Program are:
    • Provide a venue for social interaction 
    • Provide an exercise program suitable to their age groups 
    • Create a welcoming and friendly environment 
    • Offer healthy lunch menus each week 
  • OWLS Program
    • Provide seniors an opportunity to learn new skills
    • Provide informal lessons to teach skills known to them
    • Engage seniors in meaningful activities while improving opportunities for social interaction
    • Focus is on skills and the ability for seniors to train other seniors in areas such as woodworking, knitting, baking or other life skills.
  • Emergency Pantry:
    • program and facility meant to augment current services and is intended to meet specific needs. Its not a food bank but can offer help in emergency situations.