Tavistock Assistance Program

TAP is a Christian, charitable, community organization providing support to local residents during temporary and emergency situations. We recognize that an unexpected setback can be difficult to navigate alone. We’re here to provide a customized support plan, to help you return to your normal routine as quickly as possible.

TAP is built on the foundation of neighbours helping neighbours. We’re a network of helpful contacts, appropriate supports and caring guidance, within the areas of Shakespeare, Tavistock, and Hickson.

Together, we’re building a strong, healthy communities.

Call for Board Members

Are you passionate about your work and looking for a way to apply your skills and talents in a meaningful way?

The Tavistock Assistance Program is a grass roots organization designed to provide immediate assistance to those in need.


Board Members Required:

Board members are responsible for planning the business opportunities for TAP and supporting the Program Director to ensure needs are met within our community. 

This is an exciting opportunity to help support the communities of Tavistock, Hickson & Shakespeare.

Ideal Qualifications:

Human Resources experience

Accounting experience

Grant writing / proposal experience

Excellent verbal communication skills


Willingness to support TAPs mission & vision

Team player with willingness to support a spirit of cooperation among members

Contribution to Team:

2 year term commitment

Participate in monthly board meetings 

Participate in local fundraising activities

Attend 1 – 2 events per year

Other duties as requested


Tavistock, Ontario

The Tavistock Assistance Program is a Canadian Registered Charity

Board Application Form


"Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your continued generosity towards our family. We are hoping to pay it forward when _____ is back to work. Your organization has made us feel like family and that is truly appreciated. You can't fully understand the difference you have made in our lives."
- Confidential

Serving Hickson, Tavistock, Shakespeare.