Active Food Banks/Agencies — Durham Region


As of:

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

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


AJAX:

1 Hope International Foundation

13 Atkinson Court, Ajax

Please Call: 647-786-9998

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Christian Life Centre

1030 Ravenscroft Road, Ajax

905-686-1411 ext. 203

Food Bank Operates 3rd Saturday of the month – 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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The Salvation Army Hope Church & Community Services

122 Hunt St, Ajax

905-427-7123

The Salvation Army Food Bank and Family Services is open for family food service for new and existing clients and those in need during this difficult time.

Emergency Food Bags specific to those without cooking facilities are available.

Please call: 905-427-7123 to register or book an appointment for food pick up

The centre is open Monday – Thursday 10 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 3 pm

Bagged lunches are provided on Tuesday & Thursday from 12 pm – 1 pm

To support safe physical distancing, all pick ups are being facilitated at the back entrance door.

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Southside Worship Centre

55 Emperor Street, Ajax

905-428-1985

Food Assistance:

Thursday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm – To arrange for pick-up, please call 905-428-1985 or email lbogner@southsidewc.com

Limited 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. Vincent de Paul Society – St. Joseph’s Bowmanville

127 Liberty Street South, Bowmanville

Please Call 905-623-6371 and leave a detailed message and phone number for call back for issues including if you need a delivery.

Deliveries will only be done on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Food Bank Hours:

Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 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 – Sunderland & Beaverton

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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OSHAWA:

Simcoe Hall Settlement House

387 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

905-728-7525

Temporary Changes:

Effective Monday May 11th, temporary changes have been made to our food bank pick-up rules. Clients can receive:
· Full hamper, with hygiene products once a month
· Top up every two weeks
· Produce once a week

Food Bank Hours:

Monday: CLOSED

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

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. Vincent de Paul Society – 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

*We will be giving information card handouts to patrons on our hours for meals, showers & washrooms.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday for Breakfast & Lunch  – 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

*Please Note:  Clients are asked to limit their time to provide for rotation of groups. 

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The Back Door Mission

66 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

905-728-4664

MISSION UNITED is open at the Backdoor Mission. The Backdoor Mission is open daily from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Washrooms will be open all day until 7:00 pm. Other programming (below) will run from 10 am – 3 pm Monday to Friday.

All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 testing and linked with assessments and isolation locations if necessary. Visitors will have access to several stations:
• Take-out Hot Lunch Program (10 am – 1 pm) & Food Basket
• Crisis Support and Safe Sleep
• Health Clinic for Primary Care and Psychiatric Support
• Withdrawal Management & Harm Reduction
• Housing Navigation & Supplies (Housing, Find a Bed, Outdoor Supplies)
Registration for the IOTC program at Camp Samac from 9 am to 7 pm daily. Transportation is provided.

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The Refuge Youth Outreach Centre

300 Court Street, Oshawa

905-404-2420

Serving breakfast & lunch on our outdoor patio. 

*Cell Phone Charging Available – Please speak to staff before plugging in.  Thank you.

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 – 2:00 pm
Tuesday

Breakfast – 9 am – 2 pm

Patrons are invited to lunch at Gate 3:16 @ 64 Albany Street

Shower – 9 am – 2 pm
Washroom 9 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday

Breakfast – 9 am – 2 pm

Patrons are invited to lunch at Gate 3:16 @ 64 Albany Street

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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Abundant Life Gospel Centre

17 Erie Street, Oshawa

905-433-1438

Food Bank Operating 3rd Saturday of every month – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Note: If you are unable to attend on the 3rd Saturday, please call to arrange an alternate pick-up day/time – 905-433-1438.  Thank you.

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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 Oshawa: Food Security Program

Servicing registered clients of Carea by appointment only.  Please contact Danielle for more information on how to access services at 905-723-0036 ext. 1917.  No drop-ins at this time.

115 Grassmere Avenue, Oshawa

905-723-0036

Monday – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Family Worship & Outreach Centre

1731 Bloor Street, Courtice

905-434-2876

Office Hours:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Food will be provided as needed.

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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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New Life Neighbourhood Centre

33 Olive Avenue, Oshawa

905-922-6633

Food Bank Hours:  Thursday – 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm to existing clients by appointment only. Please call: 905-922-6633

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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

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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

289-600-2265

Open every other Monday. Next date is April 20th – 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 Community Foodbank & Support Centre

209 Cochrane Street, Whitby

905-668-4022

Open EVERY Friday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Please call 905-668-4022 for an appointment

We also accept drop-ins every week

All are welcome!!

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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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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Clarington East Food Bank

279 King Street East, Newcastle

905-987-1418

Open:  Tuesday’s & Thursday’s 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please Note:  Modified Distribution During Covid-19

Go to back door.  See the poster for current procedure.  Strict attention will be paid to social distancing of 2 meters.

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Operation Scugog

Victory Christian Centre

593 Alma St., Port Perry

905-985-3087

As of March 25, 2020 – Open Wednesday’s 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

905-852-6262

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

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Deacon’s Cupboard Food Bank

All Saints Anglican Church

300 Dundas Street West, Whitby

905-668-5101 ext. 32

Open:  Tuesday’s & Friday’s – 10:00 am  – 1:00 pm.

Access is from the north side of the church off of the parking lot.   All are welcome, no appointment required.  Anyone in need of food will be looked after.

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