211 Toronto Community resources directory

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The Daily Bread Food Bank

Daily Bread Food Bank
Phone: 416-203- 0050

We are available by phone from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. If you need food today, and your food bank is closed, we will try to provide an alternative food bank or meal program you can access.

When you visit a food bank for the first time, you will be asked to voluntarily share information about your situation including family composition, income, housing status, education etc. You do not have to provide the requested information in order to access food. You should never be denied food at any Daily Bread member food bank.



The Stop

thestop.org
1884 Davenport Road
Food Bank: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays; 11AM to 3PM

The Stop’s Food Bank provides a three-day supply of food, once per month, to individuals and families who live in The Stop’s catchment area (north of Bloor, south of St. Clair West, west of Dovercourt, east of Runnymede, see map below). Identification verifying name and address is required to register with the Food Bank.

Drop- In Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays; 8AM to 3PM.
Breakfast served from 9AM to 10AM; lunch served from 12PM to 1PM
Food Centre Information

The Stop’s Drop-in is a safe and welcoming place where anyone, regardless of where they live, can enjoy nutritious food, meet others, and access information on social issues and community resources. Every month, meals highlight a seasonal vegetable – our Food of the Month – which is also featured in Food Bank hampers.

The Drop-in also offers services in partnership with other agencies, including a weekly ID clinic, housing and legal services, settlement services, and dietetic counseling. We also offer workshops on tenants’ and employment rights, movie screenings and arts & crafts, and demonstrations on how to make low-cost, healthy, and delicious meals.


Yonge Street Mission -

https://www.ysm.ca/
270 Gerrard Street East
1 (416) 929-9614 or 1 (800) 416-5111

YSM Community Support Services works with adults living with poverty, from 25 – 64
Food Bank’s Hours of Operation (by appointment only):
Tuesdays: 10:00a.m. -12:30 p.m.; 1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Vegetarian Food Bank – The last Saturday of the month 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (no appointment needed)
Adult Meal & Support Programs:  Tuesday and Thursday 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. (September to June)
Employment Services Drop in:  Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Housing Assistance Drop in:  Thursday 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Fort York Food Bank -

www.fyfb.com

797 Dundas Street West Toronto, ON M6J 1V2
Phone: (416) 203-3011
**Meals are served from 12:00 – 2:00PM
Food Program: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00AM – 2:00PM
FYFB's Food Program provides low-income individuals and families living in ourcommunity with a three-day supply of groceries. FYFB is a member agency of the Daily Bread Food Bank and our assigned service area covers the Westside of downtown Toronto, from Yonge to Dovercourt, Lake Ontario to Bloor.

FYFB's Community Drop-In Centre provides clients with a range of vital community services in a safe and friendly environment. From our Community Kitchen, which provides clients with nutritious and tasty meals, to internet access in our Computer Resource Centre, FYFB welcomes low-income individuals and families to be a part of a supportive community of friends who share a commitment to helping people get the resources they need to get on track.



Parkdale Community Food Bank

1316 King Street West
Toronto, ON M6K 1G8
T:(416) 532-2375

Our Hours of Operation: Wednesday, Thursday: 1:30pm to 4pm
Friday Senior's Program: 11:30pm to 1:30pm ( Seniors and Disabled only )
Saturday: 11:30am to 1:30pm

Though you’ll never be turned away, Parkdale Community Food Bank asks that you bring proof of identification, address, and income.


Feed it Forward

http://feeditforward.ca/

Feed it Forward is, Toronto's first subsidized, PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN and PAY-IT-FORWARD

Chef Jagger Gordon will be creating a variety of delicious and nutritionally balanced fine fare including market fresh sandwiches, soups, grilled items and more on Soup Bar's daily menu

Open 7 days per week from 10 AM - 6 PM
at 707 Dundas St. West.
(Shipping Container) east of Scadding Court Community Center.


FoodShare Toronto

GOOD FOOD MARKETS NOURISH PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES.
Good Food Markets are community markets that sell high quality, culturally appropriate, affordable vegetables and fruits. These markets bring healthy produce to neighbourhoods where it might not otherwise be available, and where farmers’ markets aren’t viable because sales are too low to cover farmers’ costs.

http://foodshare.net/program/markets/