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Where can I get food assistance?


Soup Kitchen Community Centre

Phone: 705-942-2694
Address: 172 James Street

Good Food Box:

fresh produce is delivered mid-month; orders must be in by the first of the month and can be purchased for $15.00


Lunch is provided Monday to Friday from 11am to 3pm
Dinner is provided Thursdays only at 6pm

After School Program (children ages 6-12): 3pm to 5:45pm (a registration form must be filled out)

St. Vincent’s Place

Phone: 705-253-2770 ext. 200
Address: 222 Albert Street East

Food Bank:

Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm
Saturdays 1pm to 3pm

Can only be used once every 2 months and everyone accessing the food bank must have identification

Meals (no identification required):

Wednesdays 5pm to 6pm
Saturdays 11:30am to 12:30pm

In emergency situations meals can be provided Monday to Friday from 5pm to 6pm

Salvation Army

Phone: 705-759-4143
Address: 78 Elgin Street
Monday-Friday 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm

Serve food bank clients Monday-Thursday on a first come first serve basis. Thrift store also available for a small fee

Elim Pentecostal Church

Phone: 705-942-2010
Address: 306 McNabb Street

Food Parcel (must call ahead)

  • Pick up only Tuesday to Friday 9am to 4pm
  • 2 pieces of identification is required; one must have a current mailing address and the other must have a valid photo
  • Can be accessed up to four times per year; a month or more apart each time

Indian Friendship Centre

Phone: 705-256-5634
Address: 122 East Street

Meals (light lunch):

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Pre-Natal Program:

This program is designed for those who are pregnant or have children up to six months of age

Every second Tuesday 9am to 12pm

Must register ahead of time by calling or in person however can register the day of.

Our Lady of Good Council

Phone: 705-942-8546
Address: 114 Macdonald Ave

Meal (Dinner):

Every third Sunday of every month except for July and August

Doors open at 4:30pm and the meal is served at 5:00pm

Phoenix Rising Women’s Centre

(For women and children ONLY)

Phone: 705-759-5864
Address: 596 Wellington Street East

Hot Meal:

Thursdays 11:30am to 4:00pm

Club 84 (Members Only) through Canadian Mental Health

Phone: 705-942-9561
Address: 386 Queen Street East
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 8pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm

You can register to become a member by calling to set up a tour. The tours run every Tuesday at 11am and every Thursday at 1pm

If you are a Member…


Lunch is provided each day at 12pm – cost is $3.00
Dinner is provided Monday to Friday at 5pm – cost is $3.00

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