Food Assistance

Food Assistance


The food bank is the heart of West Lincoln Community Care!


FOOD ASSISTANCE


The food bank is the heart of West Lincoln Community Care.  Clients are welcome to visit the grocery store-like atmosphere and choose the food they prefer.  The entrance is separate from the store, offering privacy and discretion.   There are reserved parking spots near the entrance and exit doors.  The food bank offers non-perishable goods, fresh bread, milk and eggs, a changing selection of meat and frozen foods and hygiene products.  We are supported by donations, local grocers, farmers, Hamilton Food Share, Food Rescue, food drives and our thrift store.

How to register, Our food bank is for people living in West Lincoln (see WLCC Boundary Map to the right), if you live outside of West Lincoln please contact the food bank in your area or call 211.  In order to register we ask for:​

  • a piece of government-issued identification for each household member
  • proof of address (if this is not on your identification a bill or piece of mail that comes in your name to your current address)
  • proof of income (this can be pay stub from work, stub from OW or ODSP etc., if you receive direct deposit, please bring a current bank statement)

No appointment is necessary to register.

Kid zone, Growing kids need healthy snacks.  West Lincoln Community Care offers a variety of juice boxes, yogurt, cheese strings, vegetables, fruit and packaged snacks. ​

Holiday Food Program The holidays are a time when family and friends can share a special meal.  Our Christmas hampers include all the items for a Christmas turkey or ham dinner.  We also offer extra items for Thanksgiving and Easter. ​

Food Bank Hours​
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

 

Any questions?
 
WLCC Boundary Map



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