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Community Resource list for Food Sources

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Community Resource list for Food Sources
by Carolynn Ablitt - Thursday, 30 April 2020, 9:24 AM

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Contact Info

The Salvation Army ARC (open to all)

Warm Lunch (pre-packaged) M/W/F 11:45am-12:15pm

525 Johnson St., Victoria


The Salvation Army Stan Hagen Centre (open to all)

Produce (packaged) daily starting @ 1pm; emergency food available

2695 Quadra St., Victoria


Living Edge (Food Distribution)

Monday 5:00-6:00pm

Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora Ave., Victoria  


Tuesday 5:00-6:00pm

Gateway Baptist Church, 898 Royal Oak Ave., Victoria  


Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm (lineup starts earlier)

901 Kings Rd., Victoria (QVCC) - Lineup is on Wark St. 




Saanich Baptist Church, 7577 Wallace Dr., Victoria  


Friday 12:00-1:00pm

Open Gate Church, 679 Goldstream Ave., Langford  


Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm

511 Constance Ave, Esquimalt 

Our Place

Currently giving out bagged meals at the gate 3x/day (8am-9am, 12-1pm, 5-6pm)

919 Pandora Ave., Victoria

(250) 388-7112

Shelbourne Community Kitchen

Food Distribution (2 x month available Tuesday-Friday 10am-2pm) and delivery available. Call for more details. Pre-made lunch bags distributed at the door.

3541 Shelbourne St., Saanich

(250) 590-0980

Goldstream Food Bank

.Providing food hampers the first three Tuesdays and Wednesdays of the calendar month. 

761 Station Ave. (basement)
Langford (Legion)


Sooke Food Bank

Delivering food hampers to community members by appointment. Call to make an appointment.


250 642-7666


Sooke Region Communities Health Network

Facilitating grocery shopping for seniors 65+ and members self-identifying as vulnerable 55+.


Call 211 or register online with

Sooke Meals on Wheels

Provides hot meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to any person unable to prepare meals for themselves. Cost for meals is $6.00/day. Call to request service.


St Vincent de Paul


Open for food (to go only, no market) and food hampers in parking lot Mon, Fri 11-2

835 Yates St, Victoria

(250) 382-0712

St John the Divine

Pre-packing food for pick up Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am-12pm (except no food on 3rd week of month)

1611 Quadra St

(250) 383-7169

Mustard Seed


To-go Lunches Monday-Saturday at Noon ,  At Chapel Doors
Coffee & Snacks   -Monday to Saturday 9am to 2pm.
Hot Dinners Friday: 6pm  - Street Cafe                         Saturday: 6pm    Agape
Mug-Up Coffee and Desserts  Friday and Saturday: 7pm
Breakfast  First Saturday Morning: 9am
Women’s and Men’s Breakfast
Pre-packed Hampers  10am–1pm 
Monday-Friday for pick-up

625 Queens Ave., Victoria

(250) 953-1575

9-10 Club (The Soup Kitchen)

Takeawayonly. Continuing to operate as long as they can. Mon-Fri 8:30- 10:00 am

740 View St., Victoria

(778) 440-7687

Rainbow Kitchen

Lunch to go 11am-1pm; drop-in closed.

#1315-1277 Lyall St., Victoria

(250) 384-2069

Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays for food hamper distribution 9am - 12pm.
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am -12pm for registered food banks users for produce, dairy, and bread pick-up.

9586 5th Street, Sidney


ID required. 

 (250) 655-0679

Check out Facebook page for updated information.

YES Alliance Club (for youth 13-19)

Open 1-6pm M-TH. Meals to go, bags of toiletry supplies available

533 Yates St. Victoria

(250) 383-3514

Out of the Rain (youth up to  & including 25 years old)

Breakfast and bag lunch available from 9am-12pm. Dinner available from 4pm-7pm.  Take away meals, hygiene supplies, socks and drop off laundry.  All supplies are only available during meal times. 

1450 Elford St., Victoria



(250) 415-3856

Sanctuary Youth Center

Providing meals to youth (14-22 years old)     3:00-6:00pm Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. 

767 Humboldt St. Victoria



Distributing food packages to their clients Mon, Wed, Fri starting around 3 PM.Call or text 250-744-0171 to request delivery.






Burnside Gorge Community Centre

Distributing food to community members in need. Call or email for more information.

471 Cecilia Rd., Victoria


Esquimalt Neighbourhood House

Offering food supports to families, adults, and seniors in need. Inquiries for food or other services can be made via email or leaving a phone message.

511 Constance Avenue, Victoria

Call 250-385-2635 and leave a message or 

Fernwood NRG

The Good Food Box has begun distribution. More info & Order :

1240 Gladstone Ave., Victoria


James Bay New Horizons for Seniors

Community Centre Programming cancelled. Senior Reassurance Program (calls made to seniors)Supporting frail and isolated seniors with food services.

234 Menzies St, Victoria

(250) 386-3035

Oaklands Community Centre

Organizing food drops for vulnerable seniors (& others) in the community. Contact Centre for more information.

2827 Belmont Ave #1, Victoria

(250) 370-9101

Saanich Neighbourhood House

Delivering food packages to families and community members in need. Extending support into the Westshore and surrounding neighbourhoods.

3100 Tillicum Road
Contact to request food deliveries.






Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness

Delivering food to individuals in need or isolated. Contact Coalition for more information.


Indigenous Harm Reduction Team

Doing outreach most nights to places where people are sheltering to distribute food, water and other supplies.

Access the Community Survival Services Handout

Indigenous Harm Reduction Team on FB

Beecher Bay Nation

Providing food deliveries to community members in need.

4901 Sooke Rd, Beecher Bay

(250) 478-3535

Esquimalt Nation

Produce and dairy (when available) for pick-up on Wednesdays.

 1189 Kosapsum Crescent, Victoria

(250) 381-7861
Call to confirm timing.

Pacheedaht First Nation

Distributing food to 150 community members

Kalaid St, Port Renfrew

(250) 647-5521

Pauquachin First Nation

Distributing food packages to community members in need.


(250) 656-0191

Songhees Nation

Will provide food delivery to Nation members 1-2 times per week.

1100 Admirals Rd, Victoria

(250) 386-1043

Tsartlip Nation

Delivering food to community members.

1 Boat Ramp Rd, Brentwood Bay

(250) 652-3988

Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Providing food hampers to those in need.

231 Regina Ave., Victoria

(250) 384-3211