COVID-19 Food Security

Food Banks

FOOD BANKS IN DURHAM REGION (Feed the Need Durham Partners)https://feedtheneedindurham.ca/active-member-agencies/

This link has updated information as it comes in so it is the most up to date source of information from Feed the Need Durham.
https://feedtheneedindurham.ca/active-member-agencies/

NEW LIFE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTRE FOODBANK905-404-2004

RE-OPEN PLAN
New Life Neighbourhood Centre will re-open Thursday May 7th from 1:00 to 3:30pm to existing clients by appointment only.

Clients will need to call 905-404-2004 to pre-register for an appointment and assigned pickup time slot.

SIMCOE HALL
SETTLEMENT HOUSE

387 Simcoe Street South,
Oshawa
905-728-7525

Temporary Changes
Effective from 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
Clients can call the agency at 905-728-7525 or email foodbank@simcoehall.com.

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

SALVATION ARMY
OSHAWA FOOD BANK
45 King St. Oshawa

Effective from Monday March 30th we will be operating our food bank at The Salvation Army on the following days. All other services will remain as
previously reported.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:30-12pm.

SALVATION ARMY AJAX122 Hunt St. Ajax

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. Appointments can be made at 905 427 7123 to register or book an
appointment for food pick up.

The centre is open Monday to Thursday 10 am12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm. Bagged lunches are provided on Tuesday and Thursday from 12pm – 1pm. To support physical distancing all pick ups are being facilitated at the back entrance door.

COMMUNITY CARE DURHAM (CCD)
Community Food Box
1-888-255-6688

Community Food Box: $30.00 (subsidies are available). “Community to Table” Food Box. In response to the public health crisis, Community Care Durham is partnering with local businesses to offer a weekly food box containing kitchen essentials, much of which are locally made or grown.

The Community Food Box contains essential groceries for healthy living and
may contain eggs, dairy, breads, baked goods, pasta, soups, beverages, paper products, fruits and vegetables.
Local business partners will vary weekly and we will continue to partner with local business to bring you a truly “community” experience.

Order Monday with free delivery to your door on Friday. (Credit card or preauthorized payments only) To order please call 1-888-255-6688.

Food Locations

THE BACK DOOR MISSION(see other supports COVID-19 Drop-In Centres/Location Support
66 Simcoe St S, Oshawa

We are open 7 days a week, 9 am to 5 pm
•Meals are served (take-out only) between 10 am – 1 pm and
• Bathrooms are available from 9 am to 5 pm
•Screening remains in effect at the door

GATE 3:1664 Albany St, Oshawa

Regular hours during the week effective November 2:
Monday to Friday
Breakfast: 8:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:45 a.m to 1:00 p.m.
We sanitize and cook between 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and sanitize after 1:00
p.m.

Saturdays; Every Second and Fourth Saturday of each month we serve lunch at approximately 11 / 11:30 am and we are usually finished by the latest 2pm. This is hosted by a local church located in Whitby and on our
premises.
Sundays Every Sunday at 3pm, a Pastor comes from a local church to
our premises. He conducts a quick church service and then serves a BBQ /
meal.

Free laundry services.
Showers and washrooms available during opening hours.

Clothing is also distributed on Tuesdays only.
Once we are into full stream, podiatrist service and medical services available on specific days. Days to be determined once COVID19
precautions are over and past.

THE REFUGE300 Court St, Oshawa

Beginning Tuesday, June 23rd:
• Serving youth aged 16-26 only,
• Monday to Friday breakfast and lunch will be served on our backyard patio.
• Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Bathroom will remain open between 9:00am-2pm.
Shower will be available (only one shower stall available) while we are
open.

Schedule
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Breakfast and Lunch 9-2.
Shower 9-2
Washroom 9-3:30

FIRST LIGHT FOUNDATION
OF HOPE
253 Simcoe St S, Oshawa

Monday-Friday
6 am to 8 am
Breakfast to go
Hot Sandwich, Snack Bag, Coffee, juice and water

Monday-Friday
6 pm – 8 pm
Diner to go
Pizza, Hot Meal in a Cup, Coffee, water
Cell phones can be charged while we are open

FIRST LIGHT FOUNDATION
DURHAM OUTLOOK FOR
THE NEEDY

St. Vincent Pallotti’s
Kitchen
51 King St. East Oshawa

Every Sunday starting September 13th we will be handing out food for the
patrons.

Patrons will have two different types of bags to choose from, one
“Snacks” and the other “Households”. We will be handing out the bags from 1pm-3pm. Patrons can line up outside the side entrance.
A sign will be posted for the start of the line. Bags are free, and no ID is required.

ZION/HOPE FOOD BANK
409 Adelaide Ave. East
Oshawa

The Zion/Hope Food Bank continues to operate at Zion Church in Oshawa (409 Adelaide Avenue East, Oshawa – at the corner of Central Park and Adelaide) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It operates on Thursdays from 10 A.M. until 12 P.M.
No appointment is required.
For more information contact: office@zioncrc.ca.

LIFE RALLY OSHAWAMidtown Mall hammer

LIFE Community Project, formerly LIFE Rally Oshawa, is continuing to offer
free food and clothing at its new location at the Midtown Mall hammer
head road site. It has moved from its location at Memorial Park and will
continue daily services from 1-3 pm.

SALVATION ARMY EVENING MEAL PROGRAMMidTown Mall parking lot

We have moved our Tuesday evening meal program in our truck from Memorial park to MidTown Mall parking lot on the North East corner by the bridge to City hall.

We are there from 6-7 each Tuesday serving a hot meal.

ONE WAY MINISTRIES

Food service at Memorial Park on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30 pm until food runs out.

ST. ANDREW’S
COMMUNITY FOODBANK
AND SUPPORT PROGRAM

Every 2nd Friday
9:30 to 3:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
209 Cochrane St. Whitby
905-668-4022

Nov 6th Christmas hampers registration STARTS
Nov 13th Christmas hampers registration
Nov 20th Christmas hampers registration
Nov 27nd Christmas hampers registration ENDS
Dec 4th
THURSDAY DECEMBER 10th – Christmas Hamper Pick up 9:30-3:00pm
Dec 11th
Dec 18th
Dec 25th CLOSED
Jan 1st
Jan 8th

See poster below:

DURHAM REGIONAL
WINTER COAT PROGRAM
St. Andrews Community
Outreach Program
209 Cochrane St. Whitby
905-668-4022

Every Friday in November 9:30-3:00pm
Nov. 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
Please come to the BACK DOOR
EVERYONE WELCOME
Winter clothing in adult, youth, children and infant sizes

No appointment necessary
**For more information please call 905-668-4022 or email: standrewswhitby@bellnet.ca
(With the support of the Caremongers groups of Oshawa and Whitby)

See poster below: