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Simcoe Caring Cupboard

Serves Simcoe, Renton, Normandale and Turkey Point

519-428-1713

In an emergency: 519-410-2068

23 Kent St. S., Simcoe
Donations accepted:
Wed. 8 – 9:30 am
Clients served:
Thurs. 8:15 am – 12 pm
Frequency of service is based on
income. Clients must show ID, proof
of income, rent/mortgage payment,
utility bills and drug card
(if on assistance).
Emergency supply of food
available to those in need
at no cost.
Salvation Army Community & Family
Services -
Emergency Assistance
Program Serves all of Norfolk County,
Hagersville, Jarvis and Nanticoke
519-426-3640 or 226-567-0255
[email protected]
184 Colborne St. North, Simcoe
Mon-Fri, 1-4 p.m.Not open
holidays or 1st Thurs. of the month
Clients must show ID and proof of
income.
Emergency supply of food
and clothing available to
those in need at no cost.
Wheelchair accessible.
Delhi
Serves Delhi
519-426-0887 ext. 7239
Leave a voice message requesting food assistance.


Port Dover/Walsh
Serves Port Dover, Walsh and surrounding areas
519-426-0887 ext. 4238
Leave a voice message requesting food assistance.


Simcoe
Serves Simcoe and Waterford
519-426-0887 ext. 4239 - Leave a voice message requesting food assistance.

Our Lady, Queen of Martyr’s Parish, Delhi
Deliveries Tues. and Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church, Port Dover
St. Michael’s Church, Walsh
Deliveries as needed




St. Mary’s Church, Simcoe
Deliveries Tues. and Thurs. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


No restrictions. All in need of assistance are eligible once every 2 months.

Emergency supply of food and/or grocery store vouchers delivered to homes of those in need at no cost.

Someone must be home to receive food/vouchers. A phone number must be provided.

Delhi Sharing Pantry
Serves Delhi, Teeterville and surrounding areas
519-582-2559 (Ruth)
144 Western Ave., Delhi
(the old Laugh and Learn day-care building at the end of the arena parking lot)
Thurs. 1 – 3 p.m.
(call for emergency food)
All in need of assistance are eligible once a month. Clients must show ID and proof of address when registering for the first time.
Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost.
Mission Food Bank (St. Williams)
Serves Clear Creek, Houghton, Langton, Port Rowan, St. Williams and Walsingham 519-586-3003 - Mailing address for donations: PO Box 265 Port Rowan N0E1M0
67 Queen St. W., St. Williams (former school building)
1st and 3rd Tues. of the month 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
All in need of assistance are eligible twice a month. Clients must show proof of address, income and rent/mortgage payment.
Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost. Wheelchair accessible.
Life Line Food Bank (serves Port Dover)
226-931-2776

215 Market St E, Unit B, Port Dover

Tues from 9:00-11:45 a.m.

Clients must complete an application form, show 2 pieces of ID, proof of income, rent/mortgage payment and utility bills.
Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost.
Wheelchair accessible.
Waterford and District Food Cupboard Serves Waterford, Bloomsburg, Vanessa, Wilsonville, Hartford and Villa Nova
519-443-5307
61 St. James St. S., Waterford (rear entrance)
Clients served: Wed. 7 - 8 pm
Donations accepted: Monday 8:30 - 11 am

All in need of assistance are eligible once a month.

Clients must complete an application form and show proof of address and ID for all family members.

Emergency supply of food available to those in need at no cost. Not wheelchair accessible, but a staff member or the client’s family member can access food on their behalf.

(Visit www.whenisthatagain.weebly.com for postings of additional one-time meal programs.)

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Meals on Wheels - Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services Inc. Serves all of Norfolk 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.

First Serving Community Meal

226-534-1520

First Baptist Church of Simcoe,

129 Young St., Simcoe
Monday & Friday - 11 am - 12 pm

No restrictions, all are welcome.
A free, drop-in community
lunch. Dine-in or take-out
are available. Wheelchair
accessible at Talbot St.
entrance.
St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen
Office: 519-426-0887
Knights of Columbus Hall - upstairs
43 Kent St. S., Simcoe
October - April - Tues. Wed. Thurs.
Coffee served at 10 am
Lunch is served 11 am – 12:30 pm
No restrictions, all are welcome.
A free, drop-in, nutritious, hot lunch.
Salvation Army Community & Family
Services - Community Lunch
519-426-3640 or 226-567-0255
184 Colbourne St. North, Simcoe
May to September
Every Tues. 11:30 am
No restrictions, all are welcome.
A free, drop-in community
lunch.
Wheelchair accessible.
Diner’s Club
Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior
Support Services Inc.
1-866-529-0849
Monthly meals:
Simcoe – 2nd Tues
St. Williams – 2nd Wed
Delhi – 4th Thurs
Waterford – 3rd Tues
Port Dover – 4th Tues
For seniors 60 and older who are clients of Haldimand- Norfolk Community Senior Support Services Inc.
A nutritious meal, socialization and entertainment. Transportation available.$11 – meal only
$13 – meal + transportation
Caring for the Core Community Lunch 519-426-0501
Trinity Anglican Church 80 Colborne St. S., Simcoe May to end of September Thurs 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
No restrictions, all are welcome.
Free, drop-in community lunch.
Wheelchair accessible.
Waterford United Church Community Supper
519-443-5261
Waterford United Church
135 Main St. S., Waterford
1st Wed. of every month 5 – 6 pm
No restrictions. All are welcome.
Free, drop-in community supper.
Wheelchair accessible.
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The John Race Memorial Community Garden

 519-443-4807 (Dave) [email protected] 519-410-2027 (John)

Gilbertson Drive, Simcoe

Open May to Oct

No restrictions. All are welcome.
Limit of 1 plot per gardener.
Community gardens are where people rent a piece of land to grow vegetables, fruit or flowers. Plots are $20 plus, $10 deposit.
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Church Out Serving Community Kitchen Workshops)

Riversyde 83 - coming soon

 
Contact Riversyde 83 for details 225-534-1520
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Haldimand-Norfolk REACH

Healthy Moms Eating Well for 2
519-587-2441 or
1-800-265-8087 ext. 407

The program is delivered at home as needed.

Pregnant women over the age of 24.
Free home visiting pro-gram providing food gift cards, prenatal vitamins and counselling from a dietitian.

Baby Be Healthy
(Sobey’s Pharmacy)
519-426-6773
www.sobeyspharmacy.com/bbh

438 Norfolk St, Simcoe Open 7 days a week, apply online or in-store

Women who are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant.
Free prenatal vitamins.
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Ride Norfolk
Public transportation service
Monday – Simcoe, Brantford, Delhi, Windham Centre, Waterford
Tuesday – Simcoe, Brantford, Walsh, St. Williams, Port Rowan
Wednesday – Simcoe, Brantford, Delhi, Courtland, Tillsonburg, Langton, Greens Corner, Bill’s Corner
Thursday – Simcoe, Brantford, Delhi, Bill’s Corner, Port Dover
Friday – Simcoe, Brantford, Port Dover, Port Ryerse, Turkey Point, Vittoria
Check the schedules here


Suggested routes are available on Google Maps
519-428-3178
[email protected]

Ride Norfolk buses operate

Monday to Friday from 7:45 am - 6:30 pm


There is no service on weekends, stat holidays, or civic holidays


Pay with exact cash on the
bus or purchase tickets in
advance at:

1. Norfolk County Libraries with
cash or debit (Delhi, Port
Dover, Port Rowan, Simcoe,
Waterford)

2. Simcoe Recreation Centre
with cash, debit, or credit

  • $2.50 one-way within Simcoe ($2.00 for students and seniors)
  • $6.00 one-way out of town ($4.00 for students and seniors)
  • $8.00 Day Pass for unlimited use for same-day service within Norfolk County
  • $25.00 Multi Ride pass for 15 tickets for rides in Norfolk County
  • $60.00 Monthly Pass for unlimited use within Norfolk County
  • $10.00 one-way Simcoe to Brantford
  • $80.00 Multi Ride punch pass for 10 rides from Simcoe to Brantford
  • Children age 5 and under ride for free
Wheelchair-accessible, bike-friendly,
service animal-friendly

*This list may not be complete. It is meant to be a useful guide for persons in immediate need of food.

*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: 11/07/2022

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