Food and Shelter in Toronto – Covid 19

Photo of Yonge Street courtesy of Toronto Event.

Chi Miigwetch to the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto for sharing this important list of providers for our people here in the downtown area. Below is a list of food based services with contact information and serving times.

Toronto Indigenous Peoples PortalAnishnawbe Health Toronto is operating on an urgent care and phone in basis. Tkaronto’s Indigenous community members can find information about Traditional Cultural services and supports through the Indigenous People’s Portal.

Accessible Programs & Services

Updated as of: March 25, 2020

2-Spirit People of the 1st Nations

145 Front Street East

437-249-6837

Deliveries for existing members.

Agincourt Community Services Association: Scarborough North Drop-in

4155 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 100 Scarborough

416-321-6912

Drop in meals Monday- Thursday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Take-away meal for women only Friday 8 – 11:00 a.m.

Council Fire

439 Dundas Street East 

416-360-4350 

Take out meals: Breakfast 9am to 9:30am, Lunch 12pm to 12:30pm, Dinner Monday-Thursday 3:15pm to 3:45pm 

The Daily Bread Food Bank 

191 New Toronto Street Etobicoke (just off of Islington, inside Daily Bread’s distibution facilitiy)

416-203-0050 x261

Fresh and preserved food, homemaking supplies, pet food.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1-4pm 

All Saints Church

315 Dundas St E, Toronto

416-368-7768

Drop-In (50 person capacity, prioritizing homeless population) 

Drop in meals Monday-Thursday 8am-3pm,

Take away meal for women only Friday 8-11am 

Harm Reduction Supplies: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays 3:30-6:30 & Saturdays 12:30-3:30 & deliveries for existing members 

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre

854 Bloor St. West, Toronto (Bloor & Ossington)

416-792-8941

Take out meals: 10am-12pm 

Church of the Holy Trinity

19 Trinity Square

416-598-4521

Take out meals:

Monday-Friday 11am-1pm

Church of the Redeemer

162 Bloor St. West 416-922-4948

Take out meals:

Monday-Friday 8-11:45 am

The Dale Ministries: Church of Epiphany and St. Mark

201 Cowan Avenue Toronto (3 blocks west of Queen & Dufferin)

647-926-6352

Take out meals Monday 1 p.m.

The Dale Ministries: Parkdale Queen West CHC

1229 Queen Street West, Toronto

647-926-6352

Take Out meals Thursday 10 a.m.

Davenport-Perth

1900 Davenport Rd, Toronto

416-656-8025: calls will be answered Monday/Wednesday: 1:30pm- 8pm & Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 9am-5pm

Take out meals, harm reduction supplies

Monday/Wednesday 5 – 7 pm

Fontbonne Ministries

Mustard Seed Drop-in 791 Queen St. East, Toronto

416-465-6069 Take out meals

Friday & Saturday 11:30 am-1:00 pm 

Fred Victor (for woman and trans community)

67 Adelaide St. East, Toronto 

416-392-9292

Take out meals daily 9-10 am, 12-12:45, 6-7 pm 

Fred Victor CRC Drop-in 

40 Oak St.,

416-363-4234

Take out meals Monday-Friday 9-10am & Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 

Good Shepherd 

412 Queen St E, Toronto

416-869-3619 

Take out meals: Daily 2-4pm

Haven Toronto Drop-In Centre

(for Homeless men 50+) 

170 Jarvis St, Toronto

416-366-5377 

Laundry & shower facilities: daily 8am-5pm

Take out meals daily 8:15-9:15am & 12:15-1:15pm 

LOFT Community Services – 416 Community Support for Women

416 Dundas Street East, Toronto

416-928-3334

Meals daily 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

16 Spadina Road, Toronto 

416-964-9087 

Take out meals: Monday-Friday 11:30am-12:30pm 

Oasis Dufferin Community Centre 

1219 Dufferin St, Toronto  

416-536-4431 

Take out meals & prepacked food hampers: Tuesday 4pm

Our Place of Community Hope

(for adults who self-identify as living with mental illness) 

1183 Davenport Rd., Toronto 

416-598-2919 

Take out meals: Tuesday-Friday 2-5pm

Margaret’s Housing & Community Support Services 

323 Dundas Street, Toronto 

416-463-1481 

Shower Facilities: everyday 6:45-8:45am & 11am-12pm

Meals: everyday 7:30-8:30am, 10:30am-12pm & 6:30-7:30pm

Native Child & Family Services: Native Youth Resource Centre

(Indigenous youth 16-24) 

655 Bloor West, Toronto 

416-969-8510 ext. 4119 

Youth Drop In (only available by appt, call for food/tokens/supplies)

Take out meals: Mon-Fri 10/12-1/5-6 & Sat 1-2 & 5 

Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre (PARC) 

1499 Queen Street West, Toronto 

416-537-2262

Take out meals everyday except Friday 9:15am, everyday 11:30am 

Toronto Inuit Association 

514-980-3780

Food Hampers, contact them via Facebook for information 

Sanctuary

25 Charles St E, Toronto 

416-922-0628 

Take out meals Mon-Thurs breakfast/lunch served at 9:15-10:15, Fri 1- 2, Sat-Sun breakfast & lunch served at 11:15am-12:15pm 

St. James Cathedral

65 Church St. 

416-364-7865 

Take out meal

Tuesday 1:30-3:30pm

St. John the Compassionate Mission: Scarborough Good Neighbours Drop In

Take out meal: Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

St. John the Compassionate Mission: Broadview Drop-In

155 Broadview Avenue, Toronto

416-466-1357

Take out meal: Tuesday 5 – 9 a.m. & Wednesday-Friday 5 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The 519 (LGBTQ2S+ Community)

519 Church St, Toronto

416-392-6874 

To go meals: Monday-Friday 1 & 4pm Saturday-Sunday 12:30pm 

The Scott Mission

502 Spadina Ave, Toronto 

416-923-8872

Men’s shelter; not accepting new clients.

Take out meals (only for clients) one meal per day: 10am-12:30pm 

The Scott Mission

1550 O’Connor Drive 

416-923-8872

Prepackaged groceries (for clients) Tuesdays at the front door 

The Stop Community Food Centre 

1884 Davenport Road, Toronto, 729 St. Clair Ave West (St. Matthews Church), 601 Christie Street

416-652-7867

Food Bank: Monday-Friday 12-3pm & take out meals: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday breakfast 9-10am & lunch 12-1pm 

St Andrew’s Church 

73 Simcoe Street, Toronto  

416-593-5600 

Take out meals: breakfast 7:30am 

St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church

509 Dundas St E 

416-368-9180 

Food bank Mon/Thurs 10-11:30am & take out meals Thurs 6-8am

St. Stephen-in-the-Fields: Street Souls Drop-in 

260 Augusta Ave; 103 Bellevue Ave., Toronto 

416-526-5438

Meals: Friday 8pm-12am, Saturday & Sunday 8:30-9:30am 

St. Stephen’s Community House

260 Augusta Ave 

416-925-2103 ext. 3000 

Take out meals Mon-Fri 7:30-11am & Sat 8-11:30am

Drop in open daily 7:30am-11:30am (50max prioritizing homeless) 

The St. Felix Centre

(20 persons at a time) 

25 Augusta (Queen and Bathurst) 

416-203-1624

Drop in 24/7, Meals daily 7-8am, 11:30am-1pm, 5-6:30pm 

The Sharing Place  

624 Annette St, Toronto 

416-762-3322 

Take out meals: Thursdays breakfast 9:30am & dinner 6:30pm 

Churches On The Hill Food Bank 

230 St Clair Ave West (Timmothy Eaton Church-Bsmnt)

416-967-3842 

Food bank: Monday 6-8pm, Wednesday 10:30am-12:30pm 

Church of the Messiah

240 Avenue Rd, Toronto (corner of Dupont and Avenue Rd) 

416-922-4371 

Food Bank & Take out of boxes of food only, Wednesday 4pm

Flemingdon Community Food Bank (emergency only)

10 Gateway Blvd Phone Number

416-422-4322 (call ahead) 

Food Bank: Reduced services Monday & Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm

Sistering 

962 Bloor St W, Toronto 

416-926-1956 

Women’s Drop In: Open 24/7

Syme Woolner Neighbourhood and Family Centre: Jane’s Drop In

2468 Eglinton Avenue West, Unit 3

416-766-4634

Take Out meals daily 9-10:30 & 12 – 1:30 & Mon-Wed 5:30-6:30

Weston King: Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Centre

1269 Weston Road, Toronto

416-572-0203

Take out meals Saturday 10:30 a.m. & Sat/Sunday 3 p.m. & 5:30

Yonge Street Mission (YSM): Evergreen Centre for Youth 16-24 

365 Spadina Ave., Toronto 

416-929-9614 

Take out meals: Monday-Friday 12-4:30 pm 

 

Bird Clan Messenger will update this information as new programs/services are available.

Mitakuye Oyasin

 

Bird Clan Messenger



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