Active Food Banks/Agencies — Durham Region


As of:

Monday, April 6th, 2020

AJAX   |   BOWMANVILLE   |   NORTH DURHAM   |   OSHAWA   |   PICKERING   |    WHITBY

 


AJAX:

The Salvation Army Hope Church and Community Services

122 Hunt St, Ajax

905-427-7123

Food Assistance:

Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm by Appointment Only – Please Call: 905-427-7123

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Bagged lunches are replacing our regular meal program.

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Southside Worship Centre

55 Emperor Street, Ajax

905-428-1985

Food Assistance:

Thursday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Please call or email 905-428-1985 or lbogner@southsidewc.com

Delivery Available – Please Call: 905-428-1985

*Please Note: When people call ahead we will try to get some food to them.

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BOWMANVILLE:

St. Joseph’s St. Vincent de Paul Bowmanville

127 Liberty Street South, Bowmanville

905-623-6371 – Please call & leave a detailed message and a number for call back.

Food Bank Hours:

Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thursdays 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dry & Canned Goods, Toiletry Items and Fresh & Frozen Items, when available.

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The Salvation Army (Bowmanville) Food Bank

75 Liberty Street South, Bowmanville

905-623-2185

Our current (new for the outbreak) hours are:

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday by appointment.  Please Call 995-623-2185.

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Seventh Day Adventist, Bowmanville

2850 Highway #2 East, Bowmanville

905-623-6031

Offering DELIVERY SERVICE on the last Thursday of every month.  Please call 905-623-6031 to arrange.

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NORTH DURHAM:

Brock Community Food Bank

Please call: 705-426-1771 or 416-704-8579

Open Fridays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Porch Deliveries as always!

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Nourish and Develop Foundation

16 York Street, Cannington

705-432-2444

As of March 25, 2020 – Open Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Please call for an appointment: 705-432-2444

We are also open to delivery requests for clients who do not have access to transportation.  Please Call: 705-432-2444

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Operation Scugog

Victory Christian Centre

593 Alma St., Port Perry, ON

905-985-3087

As of March 25, 2020 – Open Wednesdays 12 Noon – 4:00 p.m. – serving people outside.

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Uxbridge Loaves and Fishes Food Bank

St. Andrew’s-Chalmers Presbyterian Church

40B Toronto St. S., Uxbridge, ON

905-852-6262

As of March 25, 2020 – Open Wednesdays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. – serving people outside.

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OSHAWA:

Simcoe Hall Settlement House

387 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

905-728-7525

Food Bank Hours:

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 9:00 am – 11:30 am & 1 pm – 3pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 9:00 am – 11:30 am & 1 pm – 3 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 11:30 am & 1 pm – 3 pm

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St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church

690 King Street East, Oshawa

905-431-1796

Clients Please Call: 905-431-1796 and leave a message.  Food and a voucher will be DELIVERED.

Please do not come to the church – no one will be there.  Thank you.

Dry & Canned Goods available as well as Fruit & Vegetables and Refrigerated Items.

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Gate 3:16

64 Albany Street, Oshawa

905-432-5316

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Wednesday for Breakfast – 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Monday – Wednesday for Lunch – 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

*Please Note:  Groups of no more than 30 at a time.  Clients are asked to eat & leave to provide for rotation of groups. 

Hours are split as premises will be sterilized from 10:00 am – 11:15 am.

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The Salvation Army Oshawa – Community & Family Services

45 King Street East, Oshawa

905-723-7422

Open:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday – 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

*Please Note: Our Food Bank will be closed on Good Friday, April 9th & Monday, April 13th to observe Easter.

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The Back Door Mission

66 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

905-728-4664

Effective Monday, April 6th – Lunches will be served 7-days-a-week between 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

*Washrooms will be open every day for use from 9:00 am – 11:00 am & 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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The Refuge

300 Court Street, Oshawa

905-404-2420

Food being provided for take-out only.  Maximum of 5 guests in the building at any one time.

*Please Note: Washroom & Shower will be made available to guests – only one Shower Stall available. 

Monday Breakfast & Lunch – 9 am – 2 pm
Shower – 9 am – 2 pm
Washroom 9 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday Breakfast & Lunch – 9 am – 2 pm
Shower – 9 am – 2 pm
Washroom 9 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday Breakfast & Lunch – 9 am – 2 pm
Shower – 9 am – 2 pm
Washroom 9 am – 3:30 pm
Thursday Breakfast & Lunch – 9 am – 2 pm
Shower – 9 am – 2 pm
Washroom 9 am – 3:30 pm
Friday Breakfast & Lunch – 9 am – 2 pm
Shower – 9 am – 2 pm
Washroom 9 am – 3:30 pm
Saturday Lunch 12 pm – 2 pm (Open for coffee between lunch & dinner)
Dinner – 4 pm – 6 pm
Shower & Washroom – 12 pm – 6 pm
Sunday Lunch 12 pm – 2 pm (Open for coffee between lunch & dinner)
Dinner – 4 pm –  6 pm
Shower & Washroom – 12 pm – 6 pm

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Cornerstone Community Association of Durham

133 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

905-433-0254

Remains Open for Clients.

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Carea Community Health

115 Grassmere Avenue, Oshawa

905-723-0036

Please call ahead to schedule pick up – 905-723-0036.  No drop-ins at this time.

Monday – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesday – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday – 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thursday – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Knox Presbyterian Church Food Cupboard

147 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

905-728-8673

Open: 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Distribution will be modified and restricted to Fresh Produce and Canned Goods.

*Please Note: Clients will be served outside near the back door. A poster on the tower door will describe the procedure.

For everyone’s health and safety, strict attention will be paid to Social Distancing of 2 meters.

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Seventh Day Adventist Community Services Centre

1170 King Street East, Oshawa

905-433-8800

Delivery Available – Please Call:  905-433-8800

*Providing limited service to our clients who are in immediate & desperate need.

Open:  Wednesday – 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm & Thursday – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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St. Peter’s Anglican Church – St. Peter’s Food Bank

175 Cedar Street, Oshawa

905-728-8080

Open:  The first four Tuesday’s of every month – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Services South Oshawa Community Only – Must Live South of Bloor Street.

*Please Note:  We will be Closed March 31st & April 14th

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Willow Park Food Bank

#15 – 610 Beatrice Street East, Oshawa

905-432-6809

Open every other Monday. Next date is April 6th – 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Clients will need to come to the back of the building. We ask that clients have a seat on one of the chairs provided and they will be called to the window when it is their turn. We will be passing their food though a second window. At this time we will not be allowing anyone to enter the building. These measures are being put in place to protect our volunteers. We also ask that anyone who is sick or self isolating to please stay home.

If you require Emergency Food we will try to have some FOOD DELIVERED to you. However it would only be a front door drop off. There can be zero contact with our people.  I can be reached at 289-600-2265.

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PICKERING:

St. Paul’s Community Food Bank

1537 Pickering Parkway, Pickering

905-839-9537

Open: Tuesday & Friday – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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WHITBY:

Kendalwood Seventh Day Adventist

300 Kendalwood Road, Whitby

905-434-8300

By Appointment Only.  Please call 905-434-8300 to arrange pick-up Wednesday’s 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

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St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

209 Cochrane Street, Whitby

905-668-4022

Drop-in By Appointment Only.  Please call 905-668-4022.

Friday, March 27th – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friday, April 3rd – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friday, April 10th – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

YES, we are open Good Friday

Friday, April 17th – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friday, April 24th – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 We expect to be able to offer the following for at least the next 4 weeks:

*Offering packages for people who are homeless.  Please contact us if you need items @ 905-668-4022.

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Salvation Army Community & Family Services

710 McQuay Boulevard, Whtiby

905-430-3454

Food Bank Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Thursday – 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm – By Appointment Only – Please Call: 905-430-3454

Office Remains Open – Monday to Friday – 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

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