If you are in need of immediate food access and are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or have come in contact with someone with symptoms, please do not visit the East Hamilton Food Centre. Instead, please ask a friend or family member to do so for you. Please provide a letter of permission and your I.D.

About

Our East Hamilton Food Centre is free and accessible to those with a low income.

We provide emergency food and hygiene supplies for 3-4 days.

If you have any questions, call us or stop by during our service hours.

905-574-6201

Location and Hours

625 Greenhill Avenue

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1 pm-4 pm

Please bring ID for all family members (photo ID for adults), proof of address, income statement, rent or mortgage statement & copies of utility statements (if applicable).

Our Philosophy

Everyone deserves access to healthy food. We aim to serve all of our community members with dignity and provide as much choice as possible, including culturally appropriate food. We are proud to have a selection of halal options.

Donations

DURING COVID-19: Food donations can be dropped off between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm Monday-Friday at our Food Services Compound at 196 Wentworth Street North. For all major food donations or inquiries for food drives, please call 905-528-4211 ext 3131.

We ask that you ring the buzzer located on our gate, lift your trunk and return to your vehicle. Our staff will ask you to fill out a donation receipt while we unload using COVID-19 precautions. Mission Services staff will attempt to have as minimal contact as possible while we accept your valuable food donation.

Please note that we DO NOT accept donations of used clothing, household items or furniture. Our focus is on food and hygiene items. The only exception is during the winter months, when we gladly accept donations of gently used coats and boots.

We welcome donations of food, baby food/formula, diapers, and hygiene items.

You can also make donations over the phone at 905-528-4211 ext 3113, or online.

*Please note that we accept donations for the East Hamilton Food Centre at our 196 Wentworth location for easier sorting, storage, and redistribution.

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