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Emergency Food Services

Program Information Where and When Frequency/Eligibility Service Details
Caring Hands Food Cupboard
Serves Dunnville 905-774-7225
First Baptist Church
114 Broad St. E.,
Dunnville
2nd Thurs. of the month
10 am – 12 pm
All in need of assistance are eligible.

Clients must complete a registration form, show ID and proof of income.

Emergency supply of perishable and non-perishable food available to those in need at no cost.
Caledonia and District Food Bank
Serves Caledonia and surrounding areas 905-765-9287
103 Inverness St., Caledonia

Fri. 9:30 am – 12 pm

(Thurs. if Fri. is a holiday)

All in need of assistance are eligible up to twice a month.

Clients must register in person, show proof of income and address (rental agreement/ lease, tax bill, etc.)

4 – 5 days’ supply of food available to those in need at no cost.
Sue’s Savoury Samples Program
Same as above Food bank clients Free sample of nutritious and delicious dish, including recipe and ingredients to make at home.
Cayuga Food Bank
289-370-0320 cayugafoodbank@gmail.com
8 McKay St. W., Cayuga
Donations accepted:
Wed. 9 am – 12 pmClients served: Fri. 9 am – 12 pm*Closed last Fri. of the month
All in need of assistance are eligible.

Clients must complete a registration form, show ID, proof of income and address.

Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost.
Hagersville Food Bank
Serves Hagersville and the six rural routes
289-758-3789
hvillefoodbank12@rogers.com
5 Marathon St, Hagersville

Donations accepted:
Thurs. 9 am – 12 pm

Clients served: Thurs. 12 pm – 4 pm

(new clients must register before 3:30 pm)

All in need of assistance are eligible.

New clients must show ID, proof of income and expenses for last 2 months.

Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost.
Jarvis Caring Cupboard
(serves Fisherville, Hagersville, Jarvis, Nanticoke, Selkirk, Townsend, Walpole) 905-779-3542
After Hours: 289-377 8555
bookdalefarms@gmail.com
Parish Centre of the Anglican Church, 136 Rainham Rd, Nanticoke

Fri 11am-2pm

All in need of assistance are eligible.

Clients must show ID with present address, proof of income, rent/mortgage payment and utility bills.

Emergency supply of non-perishable food available to those in need at no cost.
Salvation Army
Community and Family Services
(serves Dunnville)
Office: 905-774-4251
217 Broad St. E., Unit 1, Dunnville

Tues. and Thurs. 11 am – 3 pm (closed at lunch 12 – 1 pm)
Wed. 1 – 4 pm

All in need of assistance are eligible.

Clients must apply in person. Inquiries and requests can be made with Joy Quail, ext. 25.

Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost. Refers to other programs.
St Vincent de Paul Society
905-765-2729
stpatschurch@rogers.com
St Patricks Church,
Deliveries as needed.
No restrictions, all are eligible

Call office to request assistance.

Emergency supply of food delivered to the homes of the sick, elderly and those in need of food assistance at no cost.
St Vincent de Paul Society
905-701-9999
svdp-dunnville@outlook.com
116 Lock St. E, Dunnville

2nd, 3rd and 4th Fri. of the month
10 am – 12 pm

All in need of assistance are eligible once a month.

Apply in person.

Food vouchers and/or emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost.Meal Programs

Meal Programs

Program Information Where and When Frequency/Eligibility Service Details
Meals on Wheels
Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services Inc.
Serves all of Haldimand County
1-800-265-2818
Deliveries Mon-Fri For seniors 60+ and adults 18+ with disabilities who are clients of Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services Inc. Healthy prepared meals are delivered 1 – 5 times/week to the homes of clients in need for a fee.
Diner’s Club
Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services Inc.

1-800-265-2818
Held in Caledonia, Cayuga, Hagersville and Dunnville

Monthly meals; call for dates and times

For seniors 60+ who are clients of Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services Inc. Offering a nutritious meal, socialization and entertainment.
Transportation available.
$11 meal only
$13 meal + in-town transportation
$15 meal + out-of-town transportation
Agape’s Door Soup Kitchen

905-701-1214

Word of Faith Fellowship Church (basement)

210 Forest St. W., Dunnville
Wed. 11:30 am – 1 pm
Dinner served at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter

No restrictions, all are eligible

 

A free, drop-in community lunch.

Wheelchair accessible.

Salvation Army and Flyers Bakery and Café

905-774-4251

Flyers Bakery and Café, 144 Queen St, Dunnville

One Tues./month; call for dates – 6 pm

No restrictions, all are welcome A free community dinner.

Pick up tickets from The Salvation Army any time after the 1st of the month.

Join Us For Dinner & Community Café

Community Support Centre
905-765-4408

103 Inverness St., Caledonia

Dinner: 3rd Wed. of the month 5:30 pm

Café Lunch: Tues. 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Fri. 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

No restrictions, all are welcome.

Please call to RSVP for Dinner.

Community meals available to everyone for a small donation ($2 Tues., $5 Fri.) or at no cost for those in need.

Community Gardens

Program Information Where and When Frequency/Eligibility Service Details
Thompson Creek Community Garden

905-774-2529

550 George Street, Dunnville

Open May – Oct

No restrictions, all are welcome. Community gardens for people to grow vegetables and fruit. Communal plots are free. Private plots are $10.

Prenatal Nutrition Programs

Program Information Where and When Frequency/Eligibility Service Details
Haldimand-Norfolk REACH
Healthy Moms Eating Well for 2
519-587-2441 or 1-800-265-8087
ext. 407
Program delivered at home as needed. Pregnant women over the age of 24 Free home visiting program providing food gift cards, prenatal vitamins and counselling from a dietitian.*This list may not be complete. It is meant to be a useful guide for persons in immediate need of food.

Community Kitchens and Food Skills Programs

Program Information Where and When Frequency/Eligibility Service Details
Destination, Demo and Dine
Community Support Centre
905-765-4408
103 Inverness St., Caledonia
5 – 7 pm
Call for dates
No restrictions, all are welcome. Learn about a country, its food and culture. Watch a cooking demo and help prepare new dishes. Dinner included.
Cost is $5.

*Many churches also offer a variety of services to neighbours with need.

* For more information about a specific program, please call the contact numbers listed.

If you have updates for this list, please email churchoutserving@gmail.com, or call the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit at 519-426-6170 (Simcoe) or 905-318-6623 (Caledonia) and ask to speak with a Registered Dietitian.

Updated: October 2019

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