Free Food Resources Calgary

Community Food Resources

Abundant Life Church
3325 49 Street SW | 403-246-1804 | e: info@alc-calgary.ca | w: alc-calgary.ca | Tues 1PM - 1:45PM

  • Service targeted to individuals residing in SW Calgary - N of Glenmore Trail, S of Spruce Drive, W of Crowchild Trail.
  • To access service, drop in. Registration is required at first visit. Bring your own bags.


Alexandra Centre

922 9 Avenue SE | 403-269-5588 | e: info@alexandracentersociety.org | w: alexandracentresociety.org | Must contact

  • Service targeted to individuals residing in Inglewood, Ramsay, Beltline Victoria Park and East Village.
  • To access service, contact organization either via telephone, email or visit the website for online registration forms.


Avenue 15 Youth Shelter - Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
938 15 Avenue SW | 403-543-9651 | w: boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca | 24hr Service

  • Service targeted to youth ages 12 to 17.
  • First come first served. Dependent on suitable bed availability


Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre - The Salvation Army
1731 29 Street SW | 403-930-2700 | e: frcinfo@salvationarmycalgary.org | w: salvationarmy.ca/alberta/ | Must contact

  • Service targeted new Canadians, families, programs may have specific requirements - please visit website or call for more info.
  • Walk in / Drop in service. Registration required - visit website.


Basic Needs and Advocacy - Jewish Family Service Calgary
#420 5920 1A Street SW | 403-287-3510 | e: info@jfsc.org | w: jfsc.org | Mon/Tues 8:30 – 5 | Wed 8:30 - 8 | Thurs 8:30 – 5 | Friday 8:30 -2

  • Service targeted individuals in emergency financial situations or risk of homelessness.
  • By Appointment. No walk ins accepted.


Basic Needs Program - Women's Centre of Calgary
39 4 Street NE | 403-264-1155 | e: info@womenscentrecalgary.org | w: womenscentrecalgary.org | Mon-Thurs 9:30 - 8:30 | Fri 9:30 - 1

  • Service targeted women only.
  • Walk in / Drop in service.


Basic Needs Support - Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
Various Locations | 403-250-0319 | e: svp.cdcc.president@outlook.com | w: ssvpcalgary.ca | Must contact

  • Service targeted those in need.
  • Call or email.


Campus Food Bank - University of Calgary
#225 2500 University Drive NW | 403-220-8599 | e: foodbank@ucalgary.ca | w: su.ucalgary.ca/foodbank | Must contact

  • Service targeted students, staff, faculty, alumni up to 2 years after graduation.
  • Contact to make appointment, must have valid campus ID, can receive service once every 30 days.


Community Food Centre - The Alex
4920 17 Avenue SE | 403-455-5792 | e: peeradvocacy@thealex.ca | e: goodfood@thealex.ca | w: thealexcfc.ca  Hours vary, call or visit website

  • Service targeted low income Calgarians.
  • Walk in / Drop in service.


Community Hubs - Sunrise Community Link
Various Locations | 403-874-8819 | Must contact

  • Service targeted individuals, families and seniors needing support.
  • Walk in /Drop in service or make appointment.


Community Meals - Hope Mission Calgary
4869 Hubalta Road SE | 403-474-3237 | e: calgary@hopemission.com | w: hopemission.com/kids/calgary | Must contact

  • Service targeted families in Radisson Heights and Forest Lawn.
  • Registration required.


Community Resource Centre - Sunrise Community Link
3303 17 Avenue SE | 403-204-8280 | e: info@sunriselink.org | w: sunriselink.org | w: www.facebook.com/SunriseCLRC | Mon - Wed: 10am – 1pm | Thurs: 5pm – 8pm | Fri 10am – 1pm

  • Service targeted residents of Abbeydale, Albert Park, Applewood, Belfast, Chateau Estates, Dover, Erin Woods, Forest Heights, Forest Lawn, Franklin Business Park, Hubalta, Marlborough, Marlborough Park, Mayland Heights, Meridian/Penbrook Meadows, Radisson Heights, Red Carpet, Southview and Vista Heights.
  • Walk in /Drop in service or make appointment.


Community Support Services - The Salvation Army
1731 29 Street SW | 1826 36 Street SE | 403-220-0432 | w: salvationarmy.ca/alberta |Mon to Fri 9 - 5

  • Service targeted low income individuals.
  • By Appointment. No walk-ins accepted.


Eagle Spirit Survivors Group - Aboriginal Friendship Centre
223 12 Avenue SW / 4920 17 Avenue SE | 403-270-7379 | e: info@afccalgary.org | w: afccalgary.org | Wed 12-1:30

  • Service targeted to the Urban Indigenous Community.
  • Walk in /Drop in service.


Emergency Beds - The Mustard Seed
7025 44 Street SE | 403-723-9422 | e: info@theseed.ca | w: theseed.ca | Mon - Fri 4PM-8:30AM | Sat/Sun - open all day

  • Service targeted those without housing.
  • Registration required.


Emergency Food and Clothing Programs - Victory Foundation
1840 38 Street SE | 403-387-0587 | w: victoryfoundation.ca   | Must contact

  • Service targeted residents of Forest Lawn who require a food hamper in an emergency situation.
  • By Appointment. No walk-ins accepted.


Emergency Food Hampers - Calgary Food Bank
Various Locations | 403-253-2055 (Hamper Request Line) | 403-253-2059 (Administration) | w: calgaryfoodbank.com | Hamper Request Line:
Mon - Thurs 10:30 - 7:15 | Fri 10:30 - 3:30

  • Emergency hampers are for anyone. Baby hampers are for households with infants age 0 to 12 months. Celiac hampers are for individuals with Celiac Disease or low tolerance to gluten.
  • Application required. Contact Hamper Request Line to make an appointment.

 

Emergency Housing - Calgary Drop In & Rehab Centre
1 Dermot Baldwin Way S | 403-266-3600 | w: thedi.ca | Emergency Housing runs 24 hours | Sleeping facilities available starting at 6PM | Laundry, showers, haircuts, and hygiene products are available to anyone in need.

  • Other services targeted to individuals age 16 and older.
  • Most services are walk-in / drop in. Some services may require referrals; contact for details.

 

Emergency Shelter - Inn from the Cold
110 11 Avenue SE | 403-263-8384 (Administration) | 403-389-4083 (After Hours) | e: inn@innfromthecold.org | w: innfromthecold.org | 24hr Service | Office hours: Mon to Fri 8 - 5:30

  • Service targeted individuals age 18 or older who are with a dependent or pregnant and have not consumed drugs or alcohol for 72 hours.
  • Walk-in / Drop-In Service. To access service, call administration line for information. Daily intake and screening is 4:00 PM-5:30 PM.

 

EXIT Community Crisis Stabilization Program - Wood's Homes
112 16 Avenue NE | 403-509-2323 | Toll free: 1-800-563-6106 | e: askus@woodshomes.ca | w: www.woodshomes.ca| Mon - Sun 4PM - 9:30AM

  • Service targeted to youth ages 12 to 17.
  • Walk-in / Drop-In Service.


Feed the Hungry Program - Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary
221 18 Avenue SW | 403-218-5532 | e: feedthehungry@calgarydiocese.ca | w: catholicyyc.ca/outreach.html| Mon - Thurs 8:30 - 4:30 | Sunday Dinners at St. Mary's Parish Hall 3:30 - 5PM

  • Service targeted individuals who are either homeless or are in need.
  • Walk-in / Drop In Service.


Food Collection and Distribution - Calgary Food Bank Main Warehouse
5000 11 Street SE | 403-319-0827 (Food Collection) | 403-253-2059 (Reception) | e: info@calgaryfoodbank.com | w: calgaryfoodbank.com | Mon - Fri 8:30 - 4:30

  • Service targeted to agencies or organizations involved in providing food to those in need.
  • By Appointment. No walk-ins accepted.

 

Food Link Program - Calgary Food Bank
5000 11 Street SE | 403-253-2059 | w: www.calgaryfoodbank.com | Mon - Fri 7 - 2

  • Service targeted to charitable and not-for-profit agencies who serve people in need.
  • Agencies with an approved contract may come pick up food and supplies on a first come, first served basis.


Free Meals - Calgary Drop-In Centre
1 Dermot Baldwin Way S | 403-266-3600 | e: info@thedi.ca | w: thedi.ca | Breakfast 7:00 AM | Lunch 12:00 PM | Dinner 6:00 PM

  • Service targeted anyone in need of a meal.
  • Walk-in / Drop In Service.


Hampers for the Homeless Program - Calgary Food bank
Various Locations | 403-253-2059 | e: info@calgaryfoodbank.com | w: calgaryfoodbank.com | Mon - Fri 8:30 - 4

  • The Food Bank distributes hampers to service partner agencies. The service partners provide hampers to individuals experiencing or are at risk of experiencing homelessness.
  • To Receive food hamper contact: Aboriginal Friendship Centre, The Alex, Alpha House/DOAP Team, Calgary Catholic Charities, Calgary Drop In Centre, Calgary John Howard Society, Centre of Hope (Salvation Army), CMHA SOS Program, Elizabeth Fry Society, Native Network/Metis Calgary Family Services, Streetlight, Wood's Homes

 

Housing Support Program - Potential Place Society
308 11 Avenue SE | 403-216-9250 | e: clubmail@potentialplace.org | Mon - Fri 8 - 4:30
Service is also available 10-3 on the first Saturday of each month and all statutory holidays.

  • Service targeted individuals with a diagnosed mental illness. Individuals able to live independently while participating in regular upkeep of the residential facility. Registration required.

 

Lunches - Confederation Park 55 Plus Activity Centre
2212 13 Street NW | 403-289-4780 | e: info@yycseniors.com | w: yycseniors.com | Mon - Fri 9 – 3 | Soup and sandwiches are served Mon - Wed 10 -1, Thurs 10:00 – 12.

  • Service targeted individuals 55+ in need.
  • Walk-in / Drop-In Service. No lunch service from mid-June to end of August.

 

Peer Support Centre - Students' Association of Mount Royal University
Z210, 2nd level; Wyckham House | 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW | 403-440-6269 | e: peersupport@samru.ca | w: samru.ca/supportservices/psc Fall/Winter: Mon - Fri 10 – 4 | Spring/Summer: Mon - Fri 9:30 - 3:30

  • Service targeted to current credit students of Mount Royal University. Programs such as Emergency Student Loans and food support programs may have additional eligibility criteria; contact for more information.
  • Visit website for more information on accessing specific programs. Walk in or email to book appointment

 

Programs and Services at SORCe
316 7 Avenue SE | e: admin@scorce.ca | w: scorce.ca | on - Fri 9 - 4:30 | Food Hampers available Wednesdays at 9AM.

  • Service targeted individuals at risk or experiencing homelessness. Vulnerable people with mental health and addiction disorders. Individuals that have disproportionate interactions with the justice/health system and live in poverty. Individuals at risk or experiencing homelessness.
  • Process includes completing a client profile questionnaire. Clients must acknowledge that intake information shared with SORCe will be shared with all agencies that are participating in the collaborative.

 

Providing the Essentials - Muslim Families Network Society
#1129 3961 52 Avenue NE | 403-466-6367 | e: muslimfamilysociety@yahoo.com | w: muslimfamilynetwork.org  |Must contact

  • Service targeted individuals or families who are receiving social welfare assistance and / or employment insurance. Unemployed refugees and new immigrants.
  • By Appointment. No walk-ins accepted.

 

Robert McClure United Church Food Pantry
5510 26 Avenue NE | 403-280-9500 | e: office@robertmcclurechurch.org | w: robertmcclurechurch.org | Thurs 10:30AM - 11:30PM

  • Service targeted to individuals and families living in the northeast quadrant.
  • Walk-in / Drop In Service.

 

Social Services - Deer Park United Church
77 Deerpoint Road SE | 403-278-8263 | e: info@dpuc.ca | w: dpuc.ca | Must contact

  • Service targeted to residents of southeast and southwest communities in Calgary.
  • By Appointment.

 

Specialty Hampers - Calgary Food Bank
Various Locations | 403-253-2055 | w: calgaryfoodbank.com | Mon 10:30 - 7:15 | Tues 10:30 - 3:30 | Wed 10:30 - 3:30 | Thurs 1 - 7:15 | Fri 10:30 - 3:30

  • Prenatal hampers targeted to pregnant women. Renal hampers targeted to individuals with specific dietary restrictions.
  • Professional Referral Required. To access service, contact a community agency for referrals. All 7 hampers require referrals.

 

Spinz-A-Round - Community Kitchen Program of Calgary
Various Locations | 403-537-7309 | e: skennard@ckpcalgary.ca | w: ckpcalgary.ca | Tues/Thurs 9AM - 10AM

  • Service targeted to low income Calgarians referred through an agency.
  • Referral must be made through an agency. Agencies looking to sign up should contact to register.

 

StreetLight - Youth Unlimited
1725 30 Avenue NE | 403-291-3179 (Office) | 403-710-2879 (Crisis Line - Sexually Exploited) | 403-470-9322 (Crisis Line) | e: carissa.lawton@yfccanada.org | w: youthunlimited.ca | Mon 8PM - 10PM | Tues 8AM - 10PM | Thurs 8PM - 10PM | Meal served during the above time on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

  • Service targeted to troubled, neglected, disadvantaged, homeless, at-risk or sexually exploited youth. Focus on 12 - 24 years olds.
  • Walk in / Drop in service. 24 hr Crisis Line.

 

Support Services - Care Connect Christian Society
Various Locations | 403-264-2636 | Mon - Thurs 11 – 4 | Fri 11 - 3

  • Service targeted to anyone in need | Telephone Information Line

 

Tummy Tamers - Community Kitchen Program of Calgary
Various Locations | 403-538-7383 | e: ltrevino@ckpcalgary.ca | w: ckpcalgary.ca | Must contact

  • Service targeted to children attending the City of Calgary's Park n' Play programs. Children between the ages of 5 and 12.
  • To access service children must be registered in a City of Calgary Park n' Play program.

 

Weekends and More Program - Calgary Food Bank
5000 11 Street SE | 403-253-2059 | e: info@calgaryfoodbank.com | w: calgaryfoodbank.com | Offered throughout school year only

  • Service targeted to school children in one of the ten identified elementary or junior high schools.
  • Contact by phone or email for more information. CBE school staff can contact the Corporate Sponsorship Specialist directly to find out how to be added to the waitlist

 

Welcome Home Hamper - Community Kitchen Program of Calgary
3751 21 Street NE | 403-538-3778 | e: jwood@ckpcalgary.ca | w: ckpcalgary.ca | Tues - Thurs 8 – 3 | Pick up times for hampers are Tues and Thurs 10 - 12 and 1 -3

  • Service targeted to people transitioning from homelessness to a home.
  • Professional Referral Required.

 

Welcome Home Hamper Program - Calgary Food Bank
Various Locations | 403-253-2059 | e: info@calgaryfoodbank.com | w: calgaryfoodbank.com |Mon - Thurs 8 - 4:30 | Fri 8 - 4

  • Service targeted to people transitioning from homelessness to a home.
  • To receive a food hamper, contact a service partner agency to request a referral.

 

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