Supports for Low Income Families

Food/Basic Needs Assistance

Area Served:  Listowel
Organization providing support:  It Takes a Village
Call or DM for information on food security support and our moneyless second hand store.

Phone: 519-418-4651

Email: listowelittakesavillage@gmail.com

148 Main St W, Listowel

Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat 10am-2pm, Thur 2-6pm

No appointment needed.

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Area Served: Listowel / Milverton / North Perth (among others)
Organization providing support: The Salvation Army
Foodbank OPEN – please call, text or email if possible for an appointment. Masks are required on premises and can be provided if client does not have one. Please bring ID
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here

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Area Served: Howick / Huron East / Huron-Kinloss / Morris-Turnberry / North Huron / among others.
Organization providing support:  The Salvation Army (Wingham)
COVID19 – During COVID19 for food bank you must call to book a pick up time to get a food hamper. All other times by special appointments. Deliveries to Lucknow, Brussels and Blyth the first Wednesday of each month, you must register the day before by noon (FIRM). Deliveries to Teeswater and in Wingham can also be arranged for another day. Must call office to book delivery.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here .

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Area Served:  Goderich
Organization providing support:  Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
COVID19 – During COVID19 food bank available by appointment only.
Call 519-524-1087
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here:

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Area Served:  Goderich
Organization providing support:  The Salvation Army
COVID19 Fishes and Loaves Community Meal to go first and second Tue of the month. Must Pre-reserve by visiting Fishes and Loaves Facebook page HERE or by calling 519-524-8822 or email. Reserve meal weekly by Mon at 1 pm. Meal pickup by appointment Tue 4 pm-5 pm
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served: Clinton
Organization providing support:  Friends of the Community Food Bank and Resource Centre
During COVID19 only one person allowed in building at a time. Food bank hours remain the same.  Community food bank *7 day supply* resource centre (pamphlets and contacts), call for information and hours.  Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served: Huron East
Organization providing support:  Seaforth and District Food Bank
During COVID19 food bank open regular hours with precautions.
Food bank can be accessed once a month when given a five-day supply of food that includes dried and canned food, seasonal (when available) fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, juices, frozen meats, eggs, milk and cheese, baby food (when available). Further arrangements can be made in emergency situations (once a month only)
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served: Brussels / Lucknow / Huron Park / Vanastra
Organization providing support: Huron County Food Bank Distribution Centre
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served: Bluewater/Central Huron/Huron East
Organization providing support: The Salvation Army (Clinton)
During COVID19 food bank will allow only one person in building at a time. Regular hours. During COVID-19 staff will pack the groceries for clients, and the shopping style is on hold. Delivery available in Clinton on Tue – call office to book.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Bluewater/South Huron Area
Organization providing support:  Exeter and Area Community Food Bank
COVID19 – the Exeter Community Food Bank is open at regularly scheduled times. There are some small changes to current process at the Food Bank.
1. Please come at your specific appointment time. If you are early please wait in your vehicle if you have one. That will help keep minimal people in the waiting room together. If you have walked you are welcome to sit in the waiting room.
2. We will have prepacked groceries for you according to your family size and a pre-booked appointment card for the following month. If you have a conflict with the appointment time, we ask that you call, text or email to have it changed. Please leave a message and we will do our best to respond in a timely fashion.
3. Know that we enjoy our time spent chatting but at this time we will be limiting time & contact for the safety and well-being of our volunteers and you, our clients.
4. If you are not feeling well, please call the food bank and we will do our best to make arrangements to assist you. Volunteers are available to deliver food hampers.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Bluewater/Central Huron/Crediton/Exeter/Grand Bend/South Huron/Huron Park/Dashwood
Organization providing support: Exeter Pentecostal Tabernacle
COVID19 Food Hampers:   Tue 10:30 am-11:30 am. Wait in automobile and prepackaged hamper will be brought to you. If you need help contact Andrea at 519-709-0670 or leave message at church. Delivery available for families in need.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Bluewater/ Central Huron
Organization providing support: Trinity St. James Anglican Church
COVID19 – During COVID19 Food Bank still open. Delivery only. Order one week in advance.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served: Bluewater & South Huron Area
Organization providing supportBlessings Community Store
During COVID 19 Food Bank is open the regular Thursday hours by appointment only. Food will be pre-packed with policies and guidelines in place and set outside upon arrival. If you are in need of an appointment and/or have any questions please call the Food Bank and leave a message. Someone will return your call.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Stratford
Organization providing support:  Local Community Food Centre
COVID19 takeaway community meals only for pickup in parking lot Mon 5 pm-6 pm and Fri 11:30 am-12:30 pm plus Wed 11:30 am-12:30 pm by delivery only. Delivery available within Stratford city limits for Mon and Fri as well as Wed. Order by noon the day before and send address (including postal code), a contact number and number of meals required, leave message at 519-508-3663 ext 1001

COVID19 Low cost produce market Mon 5 pm-6 pm and Fri 11:30 am-12:30 pm, limited to 5 people at a time.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Stratford
Organization providing support:  Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
COVID19 take-out community meals 5 pm-6 pm from St. Joseph’s Parish Hall parking lot.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:   Stratford
Organization providing support:  The Salvation Army (Stratford)
COVID19 – During COVID19 food bank by appointment only. Prepackaged hampers. You will be asked for your name, address, date of birth and number of people in your household.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Stratford
Organization providing support:  St James Anglican Church
COVID19 Running as usual during COVID19 with prepackaged food.  Food bank that can be accessed once a month. Stocked and staffed by the parishioners. Trying to help those who are experiencing financial stresses
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Stratford
Organization providing support: St Paul’s Anglican Church
COVID19 Distributing food out the door
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Perth County – for clothing

Areas served: Stratford/St. Pauls/Sebringville/Gads Hill/Shakespeare
Organization providing support: Stratford House of Blessing
Foodbank is open at regular hours by appointment only. Only one family member allowed in the building during onsite visit. Please bring your own bags. Food delivery is available by booking online though the website or calling into the office. Must be booked 2 days in advance.

If you are feeling unwell please call 519-273-3433 to make other arrangements
Food Bank Donations accepted Fri 8:30 am-4:00 pm or by appointment EMAIL here For Food and Financial donations please visit website
See up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.   

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Area Served:  Mitchell/West Perth
Organization providing support: The Salvation Army (Mitchell)
COVID19 – prepackaged hampers. You will be asked for your name, address, date of birth and number of people in your household.
See up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.  ‘

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Area Served:  Milverton
Organization providing support: Loaves and Fishes Food Bank
COVID19 food bank can be accessed twice a month at regular times. Bring list and hamper will be brought to you in your car. Will do porch delivery.
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh/Howick/Huron East/Morris-Turnberry/North Huron
Organization providing support: North Huron Community Food Share During COVID19 open with precautions. Please wait in your vehicle. Those walking wait on the provided chairs or stand 3 meters apart and one of our staff will take your information and provide you with food

COVID19 – Emergency food hampers for New Intakes – contact foodbank
Up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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Area Served:  Perth South/South Huron/St Marys
Organization providing support: The Salvation Army
COVID19 – During COVID19 for food bank be sure to call ahead to book appointment 519-284-2760 . Staff will prepare hamper to give you at the door.

See up-to-date details in their listing on 211 here.

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