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Woodstock

The Salvation Army—Food Bank

190 Huron St Woodstock ON N4S 7A1

Food bank * volunteer-run program providing canned and boxed goods * bread * Emergency Walk-in Food Bank * once every 6 weeks assistance * limited baby food, formula and diapers (when available) * food assistance can be accessed by appointment once every six weeks if required * Drop-in coffee, baked goods and bread.

519-539-6166 | saemerghouse@rogers.com

Mon-Wed 9:45 am-12 noon,
Thu 9:45 am-12 noon, 1:30 pm-4 pm
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm (Drop-in coffee, baked goods, and bread)

Operation Sharing—Food For Friends

College Avenue United Church, 22 Wilson St, Woodstock ON N4S 3N5

Families and individuals in need of emergency food assistance receive a specially designed food card in pre-determined denominations as an alternative or supplement to the food bank * individuals can use these cards to do their grocery shopping at any of the participating grocery stores in Woodstock and Ingersoll * funding for program is through the donation of quarters by the public at local businesses * this method of providing food assistance is vital for those with special diets or serious health issues * Meeting Place Coordinators oversee the food card distribution

519-539-3361 | operationsharing@yahoo.com

Mon & Wed 9 am- 12 Noon
Fri 9 am-12 Noon


Operation Sharing—The Inn Oxford’s Homeless Shelter

Old St. Paul's Anglican Church; 723 Dundas St Woodstock ON N4S 1E8

Provides shelter for homeless males and females 16 years and older * contact Chaplain Steve Giuliano for more details * shelter is located at Old St. Paul's Anglican Church, Woodstock * operated by Operation Sharing and hosted by Old St Paul's Anglican Church * The Inn provides an evening meal as well as breakfast, access to washrooms, laundry and showers. Room has heat and air conditioning and there is a sliding divider between men and women.

519-539-3361  |  operationsharing.dw@hotmail.com

Year round—Inn opens doors at 7:30 pm

How to Apply: Walk-in (If entering after 11 pm must go to police station and be escorted by police to the shelter (safety precaution)

First Baptist Church—Adelaide Bistro

603 Adelaide St, Woodstock ON N4S 4B8

Lunch program offering free hot meal * lunch programs sponsored by 25 churches, local businesses and non-profit organizations.

519-537-5261

Mon, Wed, Fri 12 noon-12:45pm (Oct-May)

Tillsonburg

St. Paul’s United Church

88 Bidwell St, Tillsonburg ON N4G 3V2

Provides hot meals for anyone in need

519-688-0011

Each Saturday 11:30 am-1 pm (Oct 14-Apr 28)

The Salvation Army—Emergency Services

155 Broadway St, Tillsonburg ON N4G 3P7

Emergency Food Bank -  Emergency food assistance for persons in need * formula and diapers when available Emergency Housing - Voucher allows up to two nights stay at a motel * will coordinate transport to hostel * OPP equipped with motel vouchers

519-842-4447 

suzen_nagy@can.salvationarmy.org

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri  9 am-12 noon
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri  1 pm-4 pm


Society of Saint Vincent de Paul—Emergency Assistance

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church; 51 Venison St W, Tillsonburg ON N4G 1V1

Community service group which provides assistance in emergencies * may offer groceries or voucher if needed (not a food bank) * provides emergency food to individuals in need * may provide hydro

and rent support in emergencies

519-842-3224 ext 4  |  stmarytils@dol.ca

Call and leave a message. Phone is checked twice daily.

Helping Hand Food Bank

55A Broadway St, Tillsonburg ON N4G 3P4

Food bank serving anyone in need of food due to financial reasons within Tillsonburg and area if requirements are met * food donations accepted

519-688-3434  |  joan_clarkson@Yahoo.ca

Administration Tue 9 am-11 am * Wed 9 am-4 pm
Donations Tue 9 am-11 am * Wed 9 am-3:30 pm;
Food Distribution: Wed 12:30 pm-4 pm
 

Norwich

The Salvation Army—Emergency Services

18 Main St W Norwich ON N0J 1P0

Food assistance for persons in need * formula and diapers when available

519-863-6375 (After Hours: 519-532-2935)

naomi_dalley@can.salvationarmy.org

Mon, Sat 9 am-3 pm,
Tue-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Ingersoll

Operation Sharing—Food For Friends

St James Anglican; 184 Oxford St Operation Sharing entrance off Frances St. Ingersoll ON

Families and individuals in need of emergency food assistance receive a specially designed food card in pre-determined denominations as an alternative or supplement to the food bank * individuals can use these cards to do their grocery shopping at any of the participating grocery stores in Woodstock and Ingersoll * funding for program is through the donation of quarters by the public at grocery stores * this method of providing food assistance is vital for those with special diets or serious health issues * Meeting Place Coordinators oversee the food card distribution

226-231-1513  |  operationsharing@yahoo.com

Mon, 9 am-12 noon
Wed, 9 am-12 noon

St. James Anglican Church—The Lunch Bunch

184 Oxford St Ingersoll, ON N5C 2V7

Offers free hot lunch for elementary students and adults in the community * buses kids from their Ingersoll schools to the church and back for a hot lunch during school year * arranged through the school principal on a yearly basis

519-485-0385  | stjamesoffice@execulink.com

Wed 10:45 am-11:15 am Elementary Students are served
Wed 11:30 am-12:30 pm Adults in the community are served Each Wed of the month beginning first Wed in Oct- last Wed in May
If school buses are cancelled or delayed so is this program


The Salvation Army

192 Thames St S, Ingersoll ON N5C 2T5

Monthly Food Bank

519-485-4961  |  neil_sunnuck@can.salvationarmy.org

Tue and Thu 9:30 am-4:30 pm by appointment,
Thu 2 pm -4 pm walk-in