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					            VCH Health Information and Referral Centre                                                                                                        Free, Low Cost and Community Meals in Vancouver 2011                                                                                                                                                     November 2011



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Membership/
   Type                        Name                         Address       Postal Code     Telephone     Contact / Email               Website                Population               Neighbourhood                          Cost                                  Program                           registration/                                    Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   other restrictions
Community      A Loving Spoonful Delivered Meals        100-1300          V6B 3G6       604-682-6325   Alex                www.alovingspoonful.org      HIV/AIDS/ Medical        West End                     Free                                                                            Referral from medical               Meal delivered once a week on Tuesdays
meal                                                    Richards St                                    alexb@alovingspoonf                              Barrier to Food Security                                                                                                              practitioner required (letter
                                                                                                       ul.org                                                                                                                                                                                 should also indicate risk of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              malnutrition)
Community      Boys R Us at Three Bridges               1292 Hornby St    V6Z 1W2       604-714-3484   richard.o'donnell@vc                            Sex trade workers           Downtown                   Free                                                                                                                Tues/Wed/Thurs dinner 7 pm to 9 pm
meal           Community Health Centre                                                                 h.ca                                            (current and former)
                                                                                                                                                       only - male and
                                                                                                                                                       transgendered
Community      Broadway Youth Resource Centre           Suite 103, 2780   V5T 1X7       604-709-5720   Chris Gustavson        www.pcrs.ca              Youth 24 years and          Mount Pleasant             Free                                                                            For youths under 24                 Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri breakfast 10 am to 11 am
meal           Breakfast Club                           East Broadway                                                                                  under
Community      Broadway Youth Resource Centre           Suite 103, 2780   V5T 1X7       604-709-5720   Chris Gustavson        www.pcrs.ca              Youth 24 years and          Mount Pleasant             Free                                                                            For youths under 24                 Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 1 pm; Wed 2:30 pm
meal           Casual Snacks                            East Broadway                                                                                  under
Community      Broadway Youth Resource Centre           Suite 103, 2780   V5T 1X7       604-709-5720   Chris Gustavson        www.pcrs.ca              Youth 24 years and          Mount Pleasant             Free                                                                            For youths under 24                 Thurs dinner 5 pm
meal           Indoor Picnic                            East Broadway                                                                                  under
Community      Brock House Society Cafeteria Lunch      3875 Point Grey   V6R 1B3       604-228-1461   Sophie or Viera        www.brockhousesociety.co Seniors 55+                 West Point Grey            Under $7                                                                        Membership required ($30 per Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri lunch 11:30 am to 1 pm
meal           Program                                  Rd                                                                    m                                                                                                                                                               year). Get a membership at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3rd floor office
Community      Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House 4065 Victoria            V5N 4M9       604-874-4231   Kelly Woods        www.cedarcottage.org          Aboriginal families who    Kensington-Cedar Cottage Free                                                                                                             Tues dinner 6 pm to 8 pm
meal           Aboriginal Family Night           Drive                                                 kwoods@cedarcottag                               live in East Vancouver
                                                                                                       e.org
                                                                                                       Donna Chang
                                                                                                       dchang@cedarcottag
                                                                                                       e.org
Community      Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood Supper 4065 Victoria           V5N 4M9       604-874-4231   Kelly Woods        www.cedarcottage.org          Seniors 55+ who are      Kensington-Cedar Cottage $4                                                                                  Registration required one day in Wed dinner 4 pm to 6 pm
meal           Club for Seniors                   Drive                                                kwoods@cedarcottag                               residents of Kensington-                                                                                                              advance
                                                                                                       e.org                                            Cedar Cottage
                                                                                                       Donna Chang
                                                                                                       dchang@cedarcottag
                                                                                                       e.org




Community      Coast Clubhouse                          295 East 11th Av V5T 2C4        604-675-2357   Sandra Fournier    www.coastmentalhealth.co Mental health                   Mount Pleasant             $1              Fri Full Meal - Free                                            Membership required (free).         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri lunch 12 pm to 1 pm; Fri Full Meal
meal                                                                                    604-683-3787                      m                                                                                                                                                                   Intake process                      @ 4 pm
Community      Coast Mental Health Resource Centre 1225 Seymour St V6B 3N6              604-683-3787   vanessar@coastment www.coastmentalhealth.co Mental health 19+               Downtown South             Breakfast $1                                                                    Membership required (free but       Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat breakfast 9 am; lunch 12 pm;
meal           Food Program                                                                            alhealth.com       m                                                                                   Lunch $2                                                                        takes one week to process). To      sandwiches 3 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Snacks Free                                                                     become a member drop-in from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              9 am to 4:45 pm Mon-Fri for an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              intake interview
Community      Collingwood Neighbourhood House          5288 Joyce St     V5R 6C9       604-435-0323   Nancy Sweedler     www.cnh.bc.ca          Families with Children            Renfew-Collingwood         Free                                   Parents meet up earlier in the day to                                        Mon dinner 6 pm
meal           Families Branching Out All Nations -                                                    nsweedler@cnh.bc.c                        under age 6                                                                                         prepare the dinner served in the
               Multicultural Dinner and Drop-in                                                        a                                                                                                                                             evening
Community      Covenant House Community Support         575 Drake St      V6B 4K8       604-685-7474   dmacpherson@coven www.covenanthousebc.org Youths 16 - 24                    Downtown                   Free                                   Also available: internet, phone, youth Registration required through         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/ snacks 9:30 am to 12 pm; Fri snacks
meal           Services                                                                                anthousebc.org                                                                                                                                workers, counsellors, shelter, clothing intake services. Must verify         (Women only) 9:30 am to 12 pm; Tues and Wed snacks 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             age. Friday 9:30 am - 12 noon        pm to 5 pm; Mon and Fri dinner 4 to 6 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             is for women only
Community      Directions Youth Service Centre -        1134 Burrard St   V6Z 1Y7       604-633-1472   Lorna                  www.fsgv.ca               Youth 21 years and         Downtown                   Free                                   Also available: detox, support groups, Registration required through         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 8 pm
meal           Dusk Til Dawn Program (Family                                                                                                            under who are street                                                                         psychiatry                              intake services (Meals only
               Services of Greater Vancouver)                                                                                                           involved or in crisis                                                                                                                available to clients of Directions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             evening 4 pm to midnight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             program)
Community      Douglas Park Community Centre            801 West 22 Av    V5Z 1Z8       604-257-8130   Lucy Ichikawa          www.vancouver.ca/parks/c Disabilities (physical) – South Cambie                 $6.50                                                                          Registration required: Call at 12    Wed dinner 5 pm to 6:30 pm
meal           Dinner for Adults with Physical                                                                                c/douglas/index.htm      adults. If require                                                                                                                    pm on Monday to register/pre-
               Disabilities                                                                                                                            assistance person                                                                                                                     order for Wednesday dinner
                                                                                                                                                       should bring a caregiver
Community      Douglas Park Community Centre            801 West 22 Av    V5Z 1Z8       604-257-8130   Lucy Ichikawa          www.vancouver.ca/parks/c Seniors 55+               South Cambie                 $6.50                                                                           Registration required. Call         Tues dinner 5 pm to 6:30 pm
meal           Seniors Dinner Program                                                                                         c/douglas/index.htm                                                                                                                                             before 12 pm on Mon to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              register for Tues dinner
Community      Downtown Eastide Women's Centre          302 Columbia St V6A 4J1         604-681-8480   Alice Kendall          www.dewc.ca               Women only (trans          Downtown Eastside          Free                                   Also available: skills development,      If attend evening groups -          Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun hot lunch 12:30 pm to 1:45
meal                                                                                    ext 223        centre@dewc.ca                                   inclusive; male children                                                                     housing outreach, advocacy, victim       meals available                     pm; Tues/Thurs breakfast 10 am
                                                                                                                                                        welcome to age 12)                                                                           services, night shelters - soup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     kitchens, etc.
Community      Dunbar Community Centre Lunch with 4747 Dunbar St          V6S 2H2       604-222-6060   Chris Podlecki         dunbarcentre.ca           Men only - adults          Dunbar                     $5                                     Cooking and Healthy Gourmet (starts      Membership required (adults $8 Fri lunch 11:30 am to 2 pm
meal           the Lads                                                                                Heather                                                                                                                                       Oct 3/11 - $24)                          per year; seniors 65+ $4 per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              year)
Community      First Baptist Church Hobbit House        1025 Nelson St    V6E 1J1       604-683-8441   brad@firstbc.org       www.firstbc.org           Youth ages 19 to 24        West End                   Free                                                                                                           Sat dinner 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
meal           Paper Cup Program


            Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                      Additions and changes welcome
            All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                            Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                                                Page 1 of 7
            VCH Health Information and Referral Centre                                                                                                       Free, Low Cost and Community Meals in Vancouver 2011                                                                                                                                      November 2011



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Membership/
   Type                        Name                         Address       Postal Code     Telephone     Contact / Email               Website               Population              Neighbourhood                            Cost                      Program                          registration/                                Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      other restrictions
Community      Friends for Life Society                 1459 Barclay St   V6G 1J6       604-682-5992   Amy Saini              www.friendsforlife.ca    People with a potentially West End                    Free                        Also available: wellness programs       Membership required (free).       Mon/Wed brunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm; every 2nd and 4th
meal                                                                                                   info@friendsforlife.ca                          life threatening illness                                                                                                  Full membership is granted to Sun dinner 5:30 pm
                                                                                                                                                       such as HIV/AIDS,                                                                                                         persons living with a potentially
                                                                                                                                                       cancer, hepatitis C,                                                                                                      life threatening illness such as
                                                                                                                                                       ALS, cystic fibrosis                                                                                                      HIV/AIDS, cancer, hepatitis C,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ALS, cystic fibrosis. Diagnosis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 must be verified by a physician


Community      Gold Buddha Monastery                    248 East 11 Av    V5T 2C3       604-709-0248   Heng Jung (Manager) www.gbm-online.com          Only people who are      Mount Pleasant               Free                        Liberation of Life ceremony at 10:30                                     Last Sun of the month lunch (vegetarian) 11:30 am
meal                                                                                                   webmaster@gbm-                                  intersted in Buddishm                                                             am (mandatory for those attending the
Community      Gordon Neighbourhood House Family 1019 Broughton           V6G 2A7       604-683-2554   online.com
                                                                                                       John Lucas          www.gordonhouse.org         Families with children   West End                     Free                        meal)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Crafts and games                      Membership required ($5 per        Sat dinner 4 pm to 7 pm
meal           Dinner                            St                                                    annaverspoor@yaho                               under age 6                                                                                                             year)
                                                                                                       o.com
Community      Hasting Community Centre Seniors         3096 East         V5K 2A3       604-718-6222   Michelle Bates      www.vancouver.ca/parks/c    Seniors 60+ who are      Hastings-Sunrise             Under $4                    May include guest speakers, Bingo,      Membership required ($2 per      1st and 3rd Thurs of the month lunch 12 pm to 3 pm
meal           Wheels to Meals                          Hasting St                                                         c/hastings/                 residents of Hastings-                                                            etc. Transportation provided on         year). Registration required one
                                                                                                                                                       Sunrise                                                                           request                                 week in advance
Community      Jewish Family Services Agency -     305-1985 West          V6J 4Y3       604-257-5151   Golirz                 www.jfsa.ca              People who are Jewish    Kitsilano                    $11.50                      Frozen meals available for pick-up      Registration/order in advance; Once a week on Thurs for pick up
meal           Kosher Meal on Wheels               Broadway                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Meals are frozen
Community      Jewish Family Services Agency       7190 Oak St            V6P 3Z9       604-257-5151   Golriz                 www.jfsa.ca              Seniors 55+              Marpole                      $11 (subsidies available)   Guest speakers                          Registration required one week Tues lunch 12 pm to 2 pm
meal           Vancouver Seniors Therapeutic Lunch                                                     qhamovich@jfsa.ca                                                                                                                                                         in advance. Transportation
               Club at Temple Shalom                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             provided by volunteers

Community      Kensington Community Centre              5157 Dumfries St V5P 3A2        604-718-6200   Brian Hooles           www.vancouver.ca/parks/c Seniors 55+              Kensington-Cedar Cottage $6                              Presentation before the meal, Bingo     Membership recommended for 3rd Fri of the month lunch 11 am to 3 pm
meal           Seniors Lunch Program                                                                                          c/kensington/index.htm                                                                                     after lunch                             ongiong participants ($3 per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 year). Registration required one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 week in advance
Community      Kerrisdale Senior Centre                 5851 West Blvd    V6M 3W9       604-257-8109   susan.mele@vancou www.vancouver.ca/parks/c Seniors 55+                   Kerrisdale                   $5.50                       Dining Room                             Members receive a discount       Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat lunch 11:30 am to 1 pm
meal                                                                                                   ver.ca            c/kerrisdale/website/index.c                                                                                                                            (Annual membership $13 for
                                                                                                                         f                                                                                                                                                       adults under 64; $8 for adults
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 65 and older). Purchase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 membership at front desk
Community      Kitsilano Neighbourhood House            2229 Maple St     V6J 3T5       604-736-3288   Julie Wall             www.kitshouse.org        Seniors 65+              Kitsilano                    $3                          Entertainment, guest speakers, slide-   Membership required ($5 per      Tues lunch 11 am to 1 pm
meal           Toonie Tuesday for Seniors at                                            ext 24                                                                                                                                           shows, presentations etc.               year)
               Maplecrest Apartments                                                    604-736-3588                                                                                                                                     Transportation available for $1.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         each way – call one day in advance to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         book
Community      Kiwassa Neighbourhood House              2425 Oxford St    V5K 1M7       604-254-5401   Stacy (Food            www.kiwassa.ca           Families who live in     Hastings-Sunrise             Free                                                                Meals only available from Sept   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri breakfast 8 am to 8:45 am
meal           Family Breakfast Club                                                                   Coordinator)                                    Hastings – Sunrise                                                                                                        to June
                                                                                                       Nila Somaia
Community      Kiwassa Neighbourhood House              2425 Oxford St    V5K 1M7       604-254-5401   Stacy (Food            www.kiwassa.ca           Seniors 55+              Hastings-Sunrise             $4                          Entertainment sometimes available       Registration required on the     Fri lunch 12 pm to 2 pm
meal           Seniors Hot Lunch Program                                                               Coordinator)                                                                                                                                                              Wed prior
                                                                                                       gloriar@kiwassa.ca




            Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                     Additions and changes welcome
            All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                           Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                                 Page 2 of 7
            VCH Health Information and Referral Centre                                                                                                         Free, Low Cost and Community Meals in Vancouver 2011                                                                                                                                                November 2011



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Membership/
   Type                        Name                         Address      Postal Code     Telephone        Contact / Email             Website                 Population              Neighbourhood                             Cost                             Program                          registration/                                   Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                other restrictions
Community      La Boussole                              612 East         V5T 1X6       604-683-7337      Tannier Leba         www.lbv.ca                Francophones             Mount Pleasant                Free                                 Also available: food bank (Tues and    Membership required ($2 per        Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs lunch 12 pm; Fri brunch 11 am
meal                                                    Broadway                                                                                        (participants must speak                                                                    Fri 10 am)                             year)
                                                                                                                                                        French)
Community      Lions Den Recreation Centre Wheels       770 Commercial V5L 3W5         604-718-5848      Carolyn Innes        seniors.vcn.bc.ca/dwelcom Seniors 55+ (Children    Grandview-Woodlands           $6                                                                          Boundaries Nanaimo to Clark        Tues and Fri lunch 11 am to 2 pm
meal           to Meals                                 Drive                                                                 e                         welcome when                                                                                                                       and Waterfront to Broadway. 24
                                                                                                                                                        accompanied by an                                                                                                                  hours notice required if
                                                                                                                                                        adult)                                                                                                                             transportation is required.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Otherwise drop -in
Community      Living Room                              528 Powell St    V6A 1G5       604-255-7026      Natasha              lookoutemergencyaidsociet Mental health           Downtown Eastside              Free                                                                        Doctor's referral required;        Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun snacks (muffin) 11 am;
meal                                                                                                     Rusti Maxwell        y.ca                                                                                                                                                         Mental Health Mandate              Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 4 pm
Community      Maplecrest Apartments (hosted by         2229 Maple St    V6J 3T5       604-257-5151      Golriz               www.jfsa.ca               Residents of Maplecrest Kitsilano                      $5.50                                                                       Must be a resident of              1st Tues of the month lunch 12 pm
meal           Jewish Family Services Agency)                                                            Donna Cantor                                   Apartments only                                                                                                                    Maplecrest Apartments

Community      Marpole Place Seniors Social Lunch       1305 West 70 Av V6P 2Y6        604-266-5301      moacs@shaw.ca        marpoleplace.ca            Seniors 55+              Marpole                      $7                                   Various themes based on the season     Registration required 2 days in    1st Wed of the month lunch 12 pm
meal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       advance
Community      Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood             800 East         V5T 1Y1       604-879-8208      Allan (Manager)      anhgv.org                  Seniors 55+              Mount Pleasant               $3.50                                                                                                          Tues lunch 11:45 am to 1 pm
meal           House Seniors Lunch Program              Broadway
Community      MPA Society                              1731 West 4 Av   V6J 1M2       604-738-1422      mdutton@mpa-         www.mpa-society.org        Mental health            Kitsilano                    Under 50 cents                       Also available: advocacy, recreation    Membership required with          Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri breakfast 10 am to 11:30 am;
meal                                                                                                     society.org                                                                                                                                therapy, winter shelter                 verification of mental illness    dinner 4 pm
Community      Parkdale Manor                           2740 West King   V6L 3H5       604-737-1125 or   Allan (Manager) or                              Residents of Parkdale  Arbutus-Ridge                  $5.50                                Guest speakers                          Must be a resident of Parkdale    2nd and 4th Wed of the month lunch 12 pm
meal                                                    Edward Av                      604-737-1505      Sharon McIntosh                                 Manor only                                                                                                                         Manor
Community      Positive Women's Network                 614-1033 Davie   V6E 1M7       604-692-3000      Bronwyn Barrett      www.pwn.bc.ca              Women only (HIV +) and West End                       Free                                 Also available: counselling, food bank, Registration required - Intake    Tues lunch 12 pm to 2 pm
meal                                                    St                                               pwn@pwn.bc.ca                                   their children                                                                             advocacy, Aboriginal services,          process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    leadership training
Community      Potluck Café Resident Meal Program       30 West          V6B 1G6       604-609-7368      Heather O'Hara        www.potluckcatering.com   Residents of the         Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                         Must be a resident of the         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri lunch 2 pm to 4 pm
meal                                                    Hastings St                                      (Executive Director)                            Portland Hotel only                                                                                                                Portland Hotel
                                                                                                         info@potluckcatering.
                                                                                                         com
Community      Renfrew-Collingwood Seniors Frozen       2970 East 22 Av V5M 2Y4        604-430-1441      Donna Clark           www.rencollseniors.ca     Seniors 50+ (but won't   Renfew-Collingwood           $2.50 per meal          $5 for two   Frozen meals available for pick-up ($5 Membership required ($10 per       Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri drop-in to pick up meals (10 am to
meal           Meals Program                                                                                                                             turn away anyone who                                                                       for two)                               year). Call in advance to make     4 pm)
                                                                                                                                                         wants a meal)                                                                                                                     sure meals are available
Community      Renfrew-Collingwood Seniors Society 2970 East 22 Av V5M 2Y4             604-430-1441      Donna Clark          www.rencollseniors.ca      Seniors 50+              Renfew-Collingwood           $5                                   Occasional guest speakers and/or       Membership required ($10 per       Tues and Fri lunch 12 pm to 1 pm
meal           Wheels to Meals Program                                                                                                                                                                                                              entertainers.                          year). Registration required the
Community      South Granville Seniors Centre           1420 West 12 Av V6H 1M8        604-732-0812      office               southgranvilleseniors.ca   Seniors 55+ (Children    Fairview/South Granville     $4 to $7                             Wed Spanish-speaking lunch group,      morning of the program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Registration required 2 days in    Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri lunch 12 pm; Wed - Spanish-speaking
meal                                                                                                                                                     welcome when                                                                               Outreach program                       advance                            lunch group 1 pm
                                                                                                                                                         accompanied by an
                                                                                                                                                         adult)
Community      South Vancouver Neighbourhood            6470 Victoria    V5P 3X5       604-324-6212      Rebecca              southvan.org               Seniors 55+              Victoria-Fraserview          $4                                   Starts at 10 am with videos, guest     Membership required ($3 per        Thurs lunch 12 pm
meal           House Seniors Wellness Lunch             Drive                                                                                                                                                                                       speakers or exercise                   year)




            Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                       Additions and changes welcome
            All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                             Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                                           Page 3 of 7
            VCH Health Information and Referral Centre                                                                                                        Free, Low Cost and Community Meals in Vancouver 2011                                                                                                                                                        November 2011



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Membership/
   Type                        Name                         Address         Postal Code     Telephone     Contact / Email               Website              Population                Neighbourhood                            Cost                                 Program                          registration/                                      Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    other restrictions
Community      St. Andrews Wesley Church Breaking 1018 Nelson St            V6E 4S7       604-683-4574   Michelle (Office     standrewswesley.church.bc Older Adults               West End                      By Donation                                                                   Not open July and August;            4th Fri of the month lunch 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
meal                                                                                                     Coordinator)         .ca                                                                                                                                                              Phone First; For Older Adults
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               who attend church
Community      St. Andrews Wesley Church Outreach 100 - 1022      V6E 4S7                 604-683-4574   Michelle (Office    standrewswesley.church.bc Seniors 60+                 West End                      Free                                                                          Not open July and August             3rd Wed of the month lunch 12 pm
meal           Seniors Lunch                      Nelson St                                              Coordinator)        .ca
Community      Steeves Manor                      1985 Wallace St V6R 4H4                 604-224-4302   steevesmanor@telus.                             Residents of Steeves      West Point Grey                                                                                             Must be a resident of Steeves
meal                                                                                                     net                                             Manor only                                                                                                                            Manor
Community      Tonari Gumi Japanese Seniors Lunch       511 East            V5T 1X4       604-687-2172   info@jcva.bc.ca     tonarigumi.ca               Seniors 55+ who speak     Mount Pleasant                $4                                                                            Registration required 2 days in Mon and Fri lunch 12 pm
meal           Program                                  Broadway                                                                                         Japanese                                                                                                                              advance
Community      Trout Lake Community Centre Seniors      3350 Victoria       V5N 4M4       604-257-6955   Jen Wright          http://vancouver.ca/parks/c Seniors 55+               Kensington-Cedar Cottage $5 or free if bring a potluck dish                                                 Under Construction - NOT         Last Tues of the month lunch 1 pm to 4 pm (RENOVATING -
meal           Birthday Lunch (RENOVATING - NOT         Drive                                                                c/troutlake/index.htm                                                                                                                                             OPEN (REOPENING                  NOT OPEN - REOPENING JAN 2012)
               OPEN - REOPENING JAN 2012)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TENTATIVELY JAN 2012)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Membership recommended ($3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               per year). Registration required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               call 2 days in advance

Community      Union Gospel Mission - Women &           616 East            V6A 1L9       604-253-3323   Randy (Kitchen       www.ugm.ca                Women and their            Downtown Eastside             Free                                  Children Program                                                             Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri dinner 4:30 pm
meal           Family Centre                            Cordova St                                       Manager)                                       children only
                                                                                                         contact@ugm.ca
Community      Vancouver Second Mile Society            509 East            V6A 1P9       604-254-2194   info@vsms.ca         vsms.ca                   Seniors 50+                Downtown Eastside             Under $2.50                                                                   Membership required ($5 per          Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat breakfast 8 am to 9:45 am;
meal                                                    Hastings St                                                                                                                                                                                                                            year). Bring ID                      lunch 11:45 am
Community      Vancouver Second Mile Society            1261 Granville St   V6Z 0A1       604-688-6851   Michelle             vsms.ca                   Residents of Granville     Downtown South                Free                                                                          Must be a resident of Granville      Mon before the income assistance cheque comes lunch
meal           Neighbourhood Helpers at Granville                                                                                                       Residence only                                                                                                                         Residence
               Residence
Community      Vancouver Second Mile Society            716 Smithe St       V6Z 1A6       604-688-6851   Michelle             vsms.ca                   Residents of the           Downtown South                Free                                  Also available: Community kitchen       Must be a resident of the            Tues before the income assistance cheque comes lunch
meal           Neighbourhood Helpers at the                                                                                                             Greshem only                                                                                                                           Greshem
               Greshem Hotel
Community      Vancouver Second Mile Society            1067 Seymour St     V6Z 1L5       604-688-6851   Michelle             vsms.ca                   Residents of the Old       Downtown South                Breakfast $2.50-$2.75; Lunch $2.75-                                           Must be a resident of the Old        Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun Breakfast and Lunch
meal           Neighbourhood Helpers at the Old                                                                                                         Continental only                                         $3.50                                                                         Continental
               Continental
Community      West Point Grey United Church TLC        4595 West 8 Av      V6R 2A4       604-224-4388   Janice               wpguc.com                 Seniors 55+                West Point Grey               $10                                   Starts at 10:30 am and may include      Registration required 1 day in       Thurs lunch 11 am to 1 pm
meal           for Seniors                                                                                                                                                                                                                             exercise, videos, presentations, etc.   advance. Open Sept to June
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and 1 day per month in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               summer
Community      WISH Drop-in Centre                      330 Alexander St V6A 1C3          604-681-9244   Kate Gibson          www.wish-vancouver.net    Women sex trade            Downtown Eastside             Free                                                                                                               Sun/Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri dinner 6 pm to 8 pm
meal                                                                                                     wishdropincentre@tel                           workers only, age 19+
                                                                                                         us.net
Community      YouthCO AIDS Society                     205-568             V6B 3J5       604-688-1441   Kevin                www.youthco.org           Youth ages 15-29 living Downtown                         Free                                                                          Membership required (free).     Fri breakfast 8 am to 11 am; Tues lunch 12:30 pm; once
meal                                                    Seymour St                                       dirceu@youthco.org                             with HIV or Hep C                                                                                                                      Intake process. Doctor referral monthly dinners for men and women (Wed) also available

Community      YWCA Crabtree Corner                     533 East            V6A 1P9       604-216-1650   Nian                www.ywcavan.org            Women only (men under Downtown Eastside                  Free                                                                          Membership required for              Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri breakfast 8:45 am to 9:45 am;
meal                                                    Hastings St                                      ncameron@ywcavan.                              age 14 allowed)                                                                                                                        breakfast participants               Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri lunch 2 pm; Wed coffee,soup & snacks
                                                                                                         org                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10:30 am to 1 pm
Emergency      A Loving Spoonful                        100-1300            V6B 3G6       604-682-6325   Alex Beyer          alovingspoonful.org        HIV/AIDS                   Downtown South                Free                                                                          Referral from medical
food                                                    Richards St                                      alexb@alovingspoonf                                                                                                                                                                   practitioner required (letter
                                                                                                         ul.org                                                                                                                                                                                should also indicate risk of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               malnutrition)
Emergency      City Reach Care Society Food for         2650 Slocan St      V5M 4E9       604-254-2489   Laura               www.cityreach.org          Families with children     Renfew-Collingwood            $5                                    Call if in emergency                    Low Income                           Thurs Morning 10 am - 12 pm
food           Families                                                                                  brendad@cityreach.o                            17 or under
                                                                                                         rg
Emergency      Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House          2131 Renfrew St V5M 4M5           604-251-1225   eva@froghollow.bc.c www.froghollow.bc.ca       Everyone welcome           Hastings-Sunrise              Free                                                                          One time only. Referral
food           Emergency Food Bag                                                                        a                                                                                                                                                                                     recommended (service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               provider; doctor)
Emergency      Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society 150 Raymur Av            V6A 3K8       604-876-3601   wills@foodbank.ca    www.foodbank.ca           Everyone welcome                                         Free                                  3 to 4 day food supplement              Registration required at the
food                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           depot. Bring ID for all family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               members with name, address,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               phone number. Babies also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               receive formula and diapers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Call to get location of a depot in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Vancouver. Access only once
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               per week
Emergency      Jewish Family Services Agency            305-1985 West       V6J 4Y3       604-257-5151   lross@jfsa.ca        www.jfsa.ca               People who are Jewish      Kitsilano                     Free                                                                                                               Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/ 8:30 am to 5 pm; Fri 8:30 am to 3:30
food           Emergency Food Cupboard                  Broadway                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    pm (summer Fri 8:30 am to 5 pm)
Emergency      Jewish Family Services Agency Food       6184 Ash St         V57 3G9       604-257-5151   Annika Carlson       www.jfsa.ca               People who are Jewish      South Cambie                  Free                                                                          Registration required                1st and 3rd Thurs of the month
food           Bank at the Peretz Centre
Emergency      La Boussole Food Bank                    612 East            V5T 1X6       604-683-7337   Tannier Leba         www.lbv.ca                Francophones             Mount Pleasant                  Free                                                                                                               Tues and Fri 10 am
food                                                    Broadway                                                                                        (participants must speak
                                                                                                                                                        French)
Emergency      Mennonite Central Committee of BC        660 East 51 Av      V5X 1C9       604-325-5524   mccvref@uniserve.co www.mccbc.com              Refugee claimants        Victoria-Fraserview             Free                                                                          Registration required; By            Thurs 10 am - 12 noon
food           Refugee Food Bank                                                                         m                                                                                                                                                                                     appointment only


            Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                         Additions and changes welcome
            All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                               Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                                                Page 4 of 7
            VCH Health Information and Referral Centre                                                                                                         Free, Low Cost and Community Meals in Vancouver 2011                                                                                                                          November 2011



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Membership/
    Type                        Name                        Address        Postal Code     Telephone     Contact / Email               Website                Population              Neighbourhood                   Cost                 Program                           registration/                                 Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           other restrictions
Emergency      Positive Women's Network Food Bank 614-1033 Davie           V6E 1M7       604-692-3000   Bronwyn Barrett        www.pwn.bc.ca             Women only (HIV +) and West End                       Free          Also available: counselling, advocacy, Intake process; Contact in        Varies (Contact in advance)
food                                              St                                     604-692-3008                                                    their children                                                      Aboriginal services, leadership training advance

Emergency      Salvation Army Food Bank for             3213 Fraser St     V5V 4B8       604-872-7676   case worker            www.salvationarmy.ca      Families with children   Kensington-Cedar Cottage Free                                                       By appointment only; Bring ID   Mon and Fri 9 am to 3 pm
food           Families                                                                                                                                  18 or under
Free meal      Central Presbyterian and Christ Alive    1155 Thurlow St V6E 1X2          604-683-1913                          www.centralpc.ca          Everyone welcome         West End                     Free                                                                                   Monthly Sun breakfast 8 am to 9:30 am (Sundays before
               Church Community Breakfast                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             social assistance cheques are issued)
Free meal      Christ Church Cathedral Sandwich         690 Burrard St     V6C 2L1       604-682-3848   office@cathedral.van www.cathedral.vancouver.b Everyone welcome           Downtown                     Free                                                   Closed July and August          Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri sandwiches 10 am to 11 am; Note:
               Project                                                                                  couver.bc.ca         c.ca                                                                                                                                                                     Thurs (from Thanksgiving to May) soup & sandwiches 11:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      am to 12:15 pm
Free meal      Cityreach Care Society Club Freedom 2560 Slocan St          V5M 4E9       604-254-2489   Ken McElos             www.cityreach.org         Everyone welcome         Downtown Eastside            Free          Christian program. Also available:                                       Sun lunch 12:30 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             food bank for families, community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             kitchen
Free meal      Collingwood Neighbourhood House          5288 Joyce St      V5R 6C9       604-435-0323   Michael           www.cnh.bc.ca                  Everyone welcome         Renfew-Collingwood           Free          Also available: showers 7:00 am to   Maximum 70 people. No cart          Sat breakfast 8 am to 10 am
               Morningstar Program                                                                      mmclenaghen@cnh.b                                                                                                    8:00 am with free soap and towels;   valet
                                                                                                        c.ca                                                                                                                 clothing exchange; housing advocacy;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             homeless outreach
Free meal      Community of Hope                        535 East           V5T 1X4       604-723-0523   Yong Kim            www.comofhope.org            Everyone welcome         Mount Pleasant               Free                                                                                   Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat snacks 12 pm; lunch 1:15pm to 2
                                                        Broadway Av                                     comofhote@hotmail.c                                                                                                                                                                           pm
                                                                                                        om
Free meal      First Baptist Church Shelter             969 Burrard St     V6Z 1Y1       604-683-8441   brad@firstbc.org    www.firstbc.org              Everyone welcome         Downtown                     Free                                                   No minors (they will be referred Tues dinner 8:30 pm. Tickets distributed at 7:30 pm. Line-up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to Directions or Covenant        begins at 5:30 pm. Wed breakfast (Sept to June) for shelter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      House) but OK if accompanied participants at 6 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      by an adult. Not allowed in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      building if drunk or high (food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be given at the door).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Turned away if participant has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      history of theft or violence or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      threatens volunteers. Shelter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      open Sept to June only. Meals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      available year round

Free meal      First United Church                      320 East           V6A 1P4       604-681-8365   amanda.pellerine@fir ww.firstunited.ca           Everyone welcome         Downtown Eastside            Free          Also available: storage (50 lbs max)  Must arrive 10 minutes early for   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfast: 8:30 am;
                                                        Hastings St                                     stunited.ca                                                                                                          for suitcases, carts and items for as Lunch and/or Dinner tickets        Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun lunch: 12 pm to 1 pm;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             long as required - must check in once                                    Mon/Tues//Thurs/Fri/sat/Sun dinner: 6 pm and Wed dinner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             every 24 hours. Free showers.                                            5:30 pm (100 people max)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Advocate available Mon/Wed 9:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to 11:00 am and Tues/Thurs 12:30 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to 2:30 pm.
Free meal      Food on the Corner Society               222 Main St                      604-943-0469   foodonthecorner@tel /www.foodonthecorner.org     Everyone welcome         Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                                   Soup/bread/coffee/sandwiches: Sat 11 am
                                                                                                        us.net
Free meal      Gospel Mission (aka Carrall Street       331 Carrall St     V6B 2J4       604-468-7692   drewsnider@gospelm www.gospelmission.net         Everyone welcome         Downtown Eastside            Free          Church service. Also available:                                          Mon/Tues/Fri/Sat dinner 7 pm; Sun lunch 1 pm; Coffee and
               Church)                                                                                  ission.net                                                                                                           showers at 327 Carrall St - call for                                     treats 7 pm on Wed (Bible Study) and Thurs (Movie Night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             hours; Bible Study (Wed 7:00 pm);
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Movie Night (Thurs 7:00 pm)
Free meal      Harbour Light- Salvation Army            119 East           V6A 1K8       604-646-6800   Jackie Franson         http://www.salvationarmy.or Everyone welcome       Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                                   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri lunch 11 am to 11:45am;
                                                        Cordova St                                      kfossen@harbourlight   g/can/www_can_harbourlig                                                                                                                                               Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Wed/Fri
                                                                                                        bc.com                 htbc.nsf/                                                                                                                                                              dinner not available during income assistance week)
Free meal      Kitsilano Community Centre Breakfast 2690 Larch St          V6K 4K9       604-257-6976   Penny Rogers           www.kitscc.com              Everyone welcome       Kitsilano                    Free          Also available: showers, soap,           Enter at seniors' entrance at   Sat breakfast 7:30 am to 8:45 am with take-away lunch
               and Shower Program                                                                                                                                                                                            donated clothes, cart valet              12th and Larch St
Free meal      Life Skills Centre                   412 East               V6A 1L6       604-678-8278   Shawna S. or Allison None                        Everyone welcome         Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                                   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri breakfast 10:30 am; lunch 12 pm,
                                                    Cordova St                                          allisonl@phs.ca                                                                                                                                                                               coffee/snacks 11 am and 2:30 pm

Free meal      Living Waters Mission                    782 East           V6A 1R8       604-251-2493   Gloria               www.livingwatersmission.or Everyone welcome          Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                                   Hotdogs: Mon/Tues/Wed/Sat 7 pm; Sun 11 am
                                                        Hastings                                        gloriakieler@shaw.ca g

Free meal      Mission Possible                         543 Powell         V6A 1G8       604-253-4469   Suzy or Ashley      www.missionpossible.ca       Everyone welcome         Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                                   Wed and Fri lunch 1 pm to 2 pm; Sat breakfast 9 am and 10
                                                                                                        ashley@missionpossi                                                                                                                                                                           am (tickets available at 8:30 am)
                                                                                                        ble.ca
Free meal      New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist        1587 Frances St V5N 1A7          604-873-2100   Joe Russell                                                               Grandview-Woodlands          Free                                                   Open Sept to mid-June           Thurs/Fri/Sat breakfast 7 am to 8:30 am (closed July and
               Church                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 August)


Free meal      Potters Place Mission                    21 East Hastings V6A 1M9         604-688-2968   Deborah            www.pottersplacemission.c Everyone welcome             Downtown Eastside            Free                                                                                   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfast at 11 am;
                                                                                                                           om                                                                                                                                                                         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Sat/Sun dinner 9 pm (not Fri)
Free meal      Salvation Army                           3213 Fraser St     V5V 4B8       604-872-7676   derik_hyatt@shawca www.salvationarmy.ca       Everyone welcome            Kensington-Cedar Cottage Free              Also available: food bank (family with                                   Mon/Wed/Fri breakfast 9 am to 10 am
                                                                                                        ble.com                                                                                                              children only - by appointment only)
Free meal      Salvation Army Church Soup Truck         222 Main Street                  604-525-7311   Pastor Michael     http://www.salvationarmy.c Everyone welcome            Downtown Eastside                                                                                                   Tues and Sun - Soup/sandwich/treats: 9:45 pm -11 pm
               (Cariboo Hill Temple)                    (in front of the                                                   a/britishcolumbia/regions/
                                                        Courthouse)


            Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                       Additions and changes welcome
            All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                             Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                      Page 5 of 7
            VCH Health Information and Referral Centre                                                                                                   Free, Low Cost and Community Meals in Vancouver 2011                                                                                                                                                November 2011



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Membership/
    Type                       Name                         Address      Postal Code     Telephone     Contact / Email               Website            Population            Neighbourhood                            Cost                                  Program                         registration/                                Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           other restrictions
Free meal      Shree Mahalakshmi Hindhu Temple          467 East 11 Av   V5T 2C8       604-874-5220   Prameya Ji           www.shreemahalakshmite   Everyone welcome      Mount Pleasant                Free                                   Hindi program                           Clean and respectful dress is   Sun lunch 2 pm; Every Full Moon Dinner 7 pm to 9 pm
                                                                                       604-874-0175                        mple.ca                                                                                                                                                     requested


Free meal      St Mary's Kerrisdale                     2490 West 37 Av V6M 1P5        604-261-4228   secretary@stmaryske www.smkchurch.com         Everyone welcome      Kerrisdale                    Free                                                                                                           Tues lunch 11:30am to 1 pm
                                                                                                      rrisdale.ca
Free meal      St. Mark's Kitsilano, Anglican Church    1805 Larch St    V6K 3N9       604-736-2838   stmarkkits@telus.net www.stmarks.ca           Everyone welcome      Kitsilano                     Free                                   Also available: Extreme Weather         Open mid September through      Thurs lunch 11:45 am
               of Canada                                                                                                                                                                                                                       shelter that includes a hot breakfast   mid June
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and packed lunch
Free meal      Tenth Avenue Alliance Church             11 West 10 Av    V5Y 1R5       604-876-2181   Carmen               www.tenth.ca             Everyone welcome      Mount Pleasant                Free                                                                           Arrive at 6 pm for Dinner tickets Mon dinner 7 pm; Tues Lunch 12 pm




Free meal      The Door is Open                         373 East         V6A 1L4       604-669-0498   Julia; cfs@rcav.bc.ca www.thedoorisopen.ca    Everyone welcome      Downtown Eastside             Free                                   Also available: seniors groups,         Wed breakfast and lunch are     Mon/Tues//Thurs/Fri/Sat/ lunch (soup and sandwiches) 11
                                                        Cordova                                                                                                                                                                                women's groups, computer access;        for women only                  am; Wed breakfast 8:30 am for women only; Wed lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               food bank (limited)                                                     11:30 am for women only; Sun lunch 12 pm
Free meal      The Dugout Drop In Centre                59 Powell St     V6A 1E9       604-685-5239   Barry (Manager)     none                      Everyone welcome      Downtown Eastside             Free                                                                                                           Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat breakfast 7:15 am; Sun
                                                                                                      the_dugout@hotmail.                                                                                                                                                                                              breakfast 8 am
                                                                                                      com
Free meal      Union Gospel Mission                     601 East         V6A 1J7       604-253-3323   Randy (Kitchen      www.ugm.ca                Everyone welcome      Downtown Eastside             Free                                                                                                           Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfast 6:30 am,
                                                        Hastings St                                   Manager)                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun lunch 2 pm to 3 pm,
                                                                                                      contact@ugm.ca                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Free meal      Vancouver Second Mile Society        1067 Seymour St      V6Z 1L5       604-688-6851   Michelle             vsms.ca                  Everyone welcome      Downtown South                Free                                                                                                           Tues before income assistance cheque comes 2:30 pm -
               Neighbourhood Helpers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   soup on the corner of Seymour and Helmcken
Free meal      West Point Grey United Church Out of 4595 West 8 Av       V6R 2A4       604-224-4388   Ann Howe             www.wpguc.com            Everyone welcome      West Point Grey               Free                                                                           Open Nov to March               Wed dinner 6 pm (Nov 2/11 to Mar 28/12)
               the Cold
Free meal      Wilson Heights United Church         1634 East 41st       V5P 1K5       604-325-9944   Rosemary Collins    www.whuc.net              Everyone welcome      Victoria-Fraserview           Free                                   Also available: Community advocate,                                     Thurs dinner before the income assistance cheque comes
                                                    Av                                                (Community                                    (child friendly)                                                                           emergency food                                                          dinner 5:30 pm (Vegetarian meal available)
                                                                                                      Advocate)
                                                                                                      rosemary@whuc.net
Low cost meal 411 Seniors Centre                        411 Dunsmuir St V6B 1X4        604-684-8171   Maribel Moroni      411seniors.bc.ca          Seniors 55+           Downtown                      Under $5                               Cafeteria open 8:00 am to 2:30 pm       Membership available to get     Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/ breakfast 8 am to 9:30 am;
                                                                                                      nstark@411seniors.b                                                                                                                                                              discount ($12 per year)         Mon/Tues lunch (sandwiches) 11 am to 1 pm,
                                                                                                      c.ca                                                                                                                                                                                                             /Wed/Thurs/Fri/ lunch (hot entrée) 11 am to 1 pm
Low cost meal Carnegie Centre                           401 Main St      V6A 2T7       604-665-2220   Ethel W.            www.carnegie.vcn.bc.ca    Everyone welcome      Downtown Eastside             Breakfast $2, Lunch $2.25, Dinner                                                                              Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfast 9 am;
                                                                                                                                                                                                        $3.25. Volunteers will get free meal                                                                           Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun lunch 12 pm;
                                                                                                                                                                                                        vouchers in exchange for chores                                                                                Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 5 pm

Low cost meal Collingwood Neighbourhood House        5288 Joyce St   V5R 6C9           604-435-0323   mmclenaghen@cnh.b www.cnh.bc.ca               Everyone welcome      Renfew-Collingwood            $3 to $6                                                                                                       Tues and Thurs lunch 12 pm to 1 pm
              Community Lunch                                                                         c.ca
Low cost meal Continental Seniors Centre - 3rd Floor 1067 Seymour St V6B 5S4           604-665-3333   Johnnie Sue                                   Everyone welcome      Downtown                      Under $4                                                                       Membership required ($6 per     Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfast 9 am to 10:30
              Cafeteria                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                year)                           am; Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun lunch 12 pm to 1:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pm; Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 4:30 pm to 5:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pm




            Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                Additions and changes welcome
            All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                      Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                                           Page 6 of 7
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Membership/
    Type                      Name                         Address      Postal Code     Telephone     Contact / Email            Website                 Population            Neighbourhood                             Cost                                 Program                          registration/                                 Days and Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             other restrictions
Low cost meal Evelyne Saller Centre                    320 Alexander St V6A 1C3       604-665-3075   Ernie Leffler       www.cln.vcn.bc.ca/        Everyone welcome        Downtown Eastside             $2                                                                                                              Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfast 10 am;
                                                                                                                                                   (children must be                                                                                                                                                     Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun lunch 11 am;
                                                                                                                                                   accompanied by an                                                                                                                                                     Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun dinner 3:30 pm (cafeteria
                                                                                                                                                   adult)                                                                                                                                                                style)
Low cost meal Gathering Place Cafeteria                609 Helmcken St V6B 5R1        604-665-2391                       http://vancouver.ca/comms Everyone welcome        Downtown                      Under $4                                                                        Closed once a month for         Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun breakfsat 10 am; lunch 12
                                                                                                                         vcs/gatheringplace/                                                                                                                                             meetings (usually Wed on        pm; dinner 4 pm; closes 8 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         income assistance week)
Low cost meal Gordon Neighbourhood House Lunch         1019 Broughton   V6G 2A7       604-683-2554   John Lucas          www.gordonhouse.org         Everyone welcome      West End                      $5                                                                              Membership required for           Tues and Thurs lunch 12 pm to 1 pm
              Program                                  St                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ongiong participants ($5 per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         year) – the form can be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         completed in person at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         program. Registration required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         one day in advance
Low cost meal Little Mountain Neighbourhood House 3981 Main St          V5V 3P3       604-879-7104   Susan Schachter     http://www.lmnhs.bc.ca/     Everyone welcome      Riley Park-Little Mountain    Adults $4 ($5 NM), Children/Youth (8-                                           Membership available to get       Fri dinner 5 pm to 6 pm
              Friday Community Dinner Program                                                                                                                                                            15) $2, Children (7 and under) Free                                             discount: $3 per year for adults,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $5 per year for families, $1 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         seniors. Get a membership at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the front desk before 4:30 pm

Low cost meal Marpole Place Friday Morning             1305 West 70 Av V6P 2Y6        604-266-5301   moacs@shaw.ca       http://www.marpoleplace.c   Everyone welcome      Marpole                       $3 and up                                                                                                       Fri breakfast 8:30 am to 10 am
              Breakfast                                                                                                  a/
Low cost meal Marpole Place Thursday Night             1305 West 70 Av V6P 2Y6        604-266-5301   moacs@shaw.ca       http://www.marpoleplace.c   Everyone welcome      Marpole                       $6                                                                                                              Thurs dinner 6:30 pm
              Community Meal                                                                                             a/
Low cost meal Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood             800 East         V5T 1Y1       604-879-8208   Allan (Manager)     www.anhgv.org               Everyone welcome      Mount Pleasant                $3.50                                                                                                           Fri lunch 11:45 am to 1 pm
              House In Pleasant Company                Broadway
              Community Lunch
Low cost meal Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood             800 East         V5T 1Y1       604-879-8208   Allan (Manager)     www.anhgv.org               Everyone welcome      Mount Pleasant                Adults $4.50; Youth $3.50; Children                                             Maximum 80 people.              3rd Wed of every 2nd month dinner 6 pm to 8 pm
              House Multicultural Dinner               Broadway                                                                                                                                          $2.50                                                                           Registration required two weeks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in advance
Low cost meal Oakridge Seniors Centre Cafe (SW         513-650 West 41 V5Z 2M9        604-263-1833                        www.oakridgeseniors.com    Everyone welcome      Oakridge                      Generally $6.50 to $8.50 except Fri -   Also available: Hot food to go to for                                   Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat lunch 11:30 am to 1:30pm
              side of Oakridge Mall)                   Av                                            info@oakridgeseniors                                                                                $8.75 (Fish - Halibut)                  pickup Mon to Sat (can order by
                                                                                                     .com                                                                                                                                        phone)
Low cost meal Strathcona Community Centre              601 Keefer St    V6A 3V8       604-713-1838   Lisa Tam             strathconacc.com           Everyone welcome      Strathcona                    $5                   $6 (Special        Starts at 11 am with games, cards       Purchase a ticket at the        Every other Wed of the month lunch 12 pm
              Chinese Lunch                                                                                                                          (children must be                                   Events)                                 and BINGO                               Community Centre on the
                                                                                                                                                     accompanied by an                                                                                                                   Tuesday before the meal
                                                                                                                                                     adult)




           Listings of charitable and non-profit organizations only                                                                                                  Additions and changes welcome
           All sites are wheelchair accessible unless noted                                                                                                        Call 604-267-2692, ps.health@vch.ca                                                                                                                                                              Page 7 of 7

				
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