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Caledonia and District Food Banks  
Serves Caledonia and surrounding areas 
 
905-765-9287 
[email protected] 

103 Inverness St, Caledonia 
Fri. 9 am – 12 pm 
(Thurs if Fri is a holiday) 

Call to make an appointment. All in need of assistance are eligible up to twice a month.  
 
Clients must register in person with the identification of all household members and verification of address. 

4 – 5 day supply of food available to those in need at no cost. 

Caring Hands Food Cupboard Fresh Start Program 
905-774-7225 

First Baptist Church 
114 Broad Street East, Dunnville 

 

First Baptist Church  114 Broad Street East, Dunnville  3rd Wed. of the month  3:30 pm – 5:30 pm (while supplies last)  
All in need of assistance are eligible. 
Fresh produce at no cost. Clients may stay for refreshments and conversation.  

Cayuga Food Bank 

289-370-0320 

[email protected] 

8 McKay St. W., Cayuga  Donations accepted:  Wed. 9 am – 12 pm  Clients 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, and 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 surrounding rural areas  

289-758-3789 

[email protected] 

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 
[email protected] 

Parish Centre of the Anglican Church, 136 Rainham Rd, Nanticoke    Fri. 11 am - 2 pm 
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 
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Gleaner's Table  

217 Broad St. E., Unit 1, Dunnville  Tues. & Thurs. 10 am-12 pm, 1-3 pm  Wed 10 am-12 pm, 1-4 pm        Same as above  
Call to book an appointment. All in need of assistance are eligible.  Clients must apply in person. Inquiries and requests can be made with Joy Quail, ext. 25.      All are welcome, no appointment required  

Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost. Refers to other programs. 

 

Fresh produce is available at no cost.  

St Vincent de Paul Society 
Serves Caledonia 
905-765-2729 
[email protected] 

St. Patrick’s Church, Caledonia 
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 
Serves Dunnville 
905-701-9999 
[email protected] 

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. 

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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 is available. 
$11 meal only 
$13 meal + in-town transportation 
$15 meal + out-of-town transportation 

Community Support Centre Haldimand-Norfolk 
 
905-765-4408 
[email protected] 

Dinner: 3rd Wed. of the month 5:30 pm (temporarily at St. Pauls Anglican Church)  
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Tasty Tuesday Lunch 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
103 Inverness St, Caledonia 

No restrictions, all are welcome. 
RSVP by email/phone the week before. 
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Register by email/phone by noon Monday. 

Free meal for the community. 
 
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Suggested donation: $5 (or within means) 

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Thompson Creek 
Community Garden 
905-701-5916 

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. 

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True Pantry  
True Experience  
905-774-6165 
[email protected]  

201 Forest Street East, Dunnville 
 
Starting in September 2022. 

This free program is 40 hours over 3 weeks (Tues 10 am-1 pm, Wed 10 am-3 pm, Thurs 10 am-3 pm) for people living on a limited income and/or people with limited cooking skills.  

Free classes focusing on healthy eating on a budget using basic ingredients. Participants gain their Safe Food Handling certification and build their own basic pantry.  

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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. 

 

*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 [email protected], 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: 11/08/2022

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