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Agency Bulletin | Community Info | Emergency Sources of Food | Agency/Community Programs

  • Please call the hamper or meal program first for information, including hours of operation and services offered, as it is subject to change
  • Most churches provide hampers for their geographical area only
  • Printable pdf of Emergency Sources of Food for the Waterloo Region
  • This information is from: REGION OF WATERLOO PUBLIC HEALTH

Hamper Programs - Waterloo

St. Michael's
Phone: 747-1090
Area: University Avenue West
Bus 7 or 8
Phone in - food is delivered - voucher included for
perishables.
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

St. Agnes
Phone: 885-4480
Area: 75 Bluevale Street South
Bus 5
Phone in - food is delivered 7 days a week, can include perishables.
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

Hamper Programs - Cambridge

Salvation Army
Phone: 623-1221
Area: 16 Shade St (Galt)
Bus 54, 58, 59 (Main and Water)
9:30 - 12:00am, 1:00 - 3:30 pm Daily except monday am and Friday pm
Limit:

Salvation Army
Phone: 658-9850
Area: 18 Tannery Street (Hespeler)
Bus 51 (Adams near Fire Hall)
9:30 - 11:30 am Daily; 12:30 - 3:00 pm Thursday only
Limit: must live within Hespeler

Cambridge Vineyard
Phone: 740-8463
Area: 174 Elgin Street North (Galt)
Bus 59
10:00 - 3:00 am Mon, Wed and Thurs
Limit: 1 bag or 2 per family per month

Cambridge Self Help Food Bank
Phone: 622-6550
Area: 54 Ainslie Street South (Galt)
(across the street from bus depot)
12:00pm - 4:30 am Mon and Tues;
9:00am - 4:30 pm Wed and Fri
9:00am - 6:30 pm Thurs
Limit: emergency food hampers - co-op membership based food program

St. John's Anglican Church
Phone: 622-6550 (Cambridge Self Help Food Bank)
Area: 567 Queenston Rd (Preston)
Bus 52, 56, 61 (Argyle and Queenston)
9:30 - 11:30 am every other Thursday only
Limit: call for dates

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
Phone: 622-6550 (Cambridge Self Help Food Bank)
Area: 73 Queen Street East (Hespeler)
Bus 51
1:00 - 3:00pm every other Thurs
Limit: phone for dates

Hamper Programs - Rural

Wilmot Family Resource Centre
Phone: 662-2731
Area: 175 Waterloo Street, New Hamburg
12:00 - 4:00 pm Tues and Thurs - fresh food when available
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

Woolwich Community Services
Phone: 669-5139
Area: 73 Arthur Street South, Elmira
9:00am - 5:00pm Mon to Fri - fresh food included
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

Community Meals - Kitchener

St. John's Kitchen
Phone: 745-8928
Area: 23 Water Street North
Open daily from 9:00am for buns and coffee (when temperature -15 degrees open at 8:00am)
11:30am - 1:00pm Mon-Fri for lunch

R.O.O.F.
Phone: 742-2788
Area: 242 Queen Street South
7:00 - 11:00pm Mon to Thurs - (must arrive between 7:00 and 7:30 and stay for program offered; meal at 9:00am)
7:00 - 11:00pm Fri (drop in; meal at 9:00)
2:00 - 7:00pm Sat (drop in; meal at 5:00)
2:00 - 7:00pm Sun (must arrive by 3:00pm and stay for program; meal at 5:00)
Limit: Youth ages 12-25

OASIS
Phone: 744-2794
Area: 37 Market Lane (King and Eby)
1:30 - 4:30 pm Wed, Thurs, Fri
7:30 - 11:00pm Mon to Fri, excludiing some Wednesdays
5:30 - 9:30pm Sat


Community Meals - Cambridge

Trinity Community Table
Phone: 621-8860
Area: 12 Blair Road (Galt)
11:30 am -12:15 pm Mon, Wed, Fri

Welcome Aboard
Phone: 622-8024
Area: 50 Ainslie Street North
6:00 am - 12:00 pm two breakfast sittings
Note: 8:00-10:00am Tues and ThursI.D. clinic / doctor available 3rd Thursday of the month 9:00am - 11:30 am

Salvation Army
Phone: 658-9850
Area: 18 Tannery Street (Hespeler)
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Thurs

Cambridge Vineyard
Phone: 740-8463
Area: 147 Elgin Street (Galt)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Sun lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm Tues lunch
9:00 am Wed hot breakfast
6:00 - 7:00 pm Mon - "Out of the Cold" dinner in winter

This information is from:
REGION OF WATERLOO PUBLIC HEALTH
99 Regina Street South, Waterloo, N2J 4V3, (519) 883-2000
150 Main Street, Cambridge, N1R 6P9, (519) 621-6110

 

Hamper Programs - Kitchener

House of Friendship
Phone: 742-0662
Area: 807 Guelph Street
Bus 6 or 18 (Guelph and Lancaster)
Open for calls from 8:30am - 5:00pm
Open to public 11:00am - 4:15pm mon-fri
Limit: 6 hamper per individual per year

Kitchener Church of God
Phone: 745-8561
Area: 533 Weber Street East
Bus 3 (Idlewood) Weber and Ottawa
12:00am - 4:00pm mon-fri
Limit: 6 hamper per individual per year


International Gospel Centre

Phone: 744-3051
Area: 35 Charles Street
Bus 8
12:00am - 4:00pm Mon-Fri
Limit: congregation members mainly


R.O.O.F.
Phone: 742-2788
Area: 242 Queen Street South
Bus 1, 8 or 15 (Courtland and Joseph)
12:00am - 4:00pm Mon-Thurs: Wed's food hamper is the biggest with fresh food.
Limit: Youth ages 12-25 - 1 hamper per person per 2 weeks


Salvation Army Family Services

Phone: 745-4215
Area: 300 Gage Avenue, Unit #1
Bus 8 (Gage and Belmont)
Phone in for appointment
9:30am -4:00pm Mon to Fri
9:30am - Noon, They close daily for lunch from 12:00-1:00pm
They do not deliver. Clients need to come in. Will provide as much bread and salad as a family needs on a daily basis. Some days there is meat and vegetables (varies daily depending on donations)
Limit: Cases review individually (maximum 4 hampers per year)

Glencairn Church Bridges Centre
Phone: 579-8741
Area: 725 Erinbrook Drive
Bus 3, 12 (Blockline and Laurentian)
Phone in - food available 2nd and 4th week of the month
Limit: 6 hampers per household per year

Our Lady of Lourdes
Phone: 886-0342
Area: 173 Lourdes Street, N2L-1N5
Bus 8 (Westmount Rd and Lourdes St)
Phone in - pick up Wed by 7:00pm, delivery if required - food voucher if needed
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

Sacred Heart
Phone: 744-7015
Area: 66 Stanley Street
Phone in - delivered Mon, Wed, & Fri between 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Limit: Will meet emergency needs only.

St. Aloysius
Phone: 519-893-8470
Area: 11 Traynor Avenue
Bus 7 via Connaught St (Traynor and Connaught)
2nd and 4th Tues - pick up 7:00- 8:00 pm,
Limit: identification required and address must be within define geographic area.

St. Anne's
Phone: 745-5302
Area: 286 East Avenue
Bus 8 (via East Avenue near Kitchener auditorium)
Phone in - delivered the same day
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

St. Anthony Daniel
Phone: 893-6960
Area: 29 Midland Drive
Bus 3 (Ottawa St N and River Rd East)
6:30 - 7:00 pm Mon & Wed - food voucher if really needed - no hampers on stat holidays
Limit: 1 hamper per household per 3 monthes

St. John's
Phone: 745-7855
Area: 85 Strange St.
Bus 4, 11 (Victoria and Park)
Phone in - food delivered 6:00-8:00pm Mon to Thurs - voucher included
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

St. Joseph's
Phone: 745-9302
Area: 148 Madison South
(Charles and Madison)
Phone in - food delivered Mon, Tues, & Wed.
Limit: 3 hampers per household per month

St. Mark's
Phone: 571-9200
Area: 55 Driftwood Drive
Bus 1 (McGarry and Westheights)
Phone in - food delivered when needed
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month - will meet all emergency needs

St. Mary's
Phone: 576-3860
Area: 56 Duke Street
Bus 7 (Duke and Ontario)
Phone in - 9:00 - 11:30 am Mon - Fri - voucher included
Limit: 1 hamper per household per month

St. Teresa's
Phone: 749-1501
Area: 44 Leonard Street
Bus 6 and 18 (Guelph and Lancaster)
Phone in - food always delivered Mon, Wed and Fri
Limit: 2 hampers per household per month

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