FOOD RESOURCES

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GROCER 4 GOOD

grocer4good@gmail.com

Grocer 4 Good will provide employment opportunities for those persons with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, other intellectual disabilities or whom have been chronically underemployed. They provide local food, and often specific "pay what you can" specials are available.

LOCAL FOOD AND COMMUNITY GARDENS

The City of Sault Ste. Marie has embraced the Province's message and has been working with the Algoma Community Garden Network to establish new gardens and support existing gardens across the municipality. If you would like to know more, including information on registration, please feel free to contact the gardens directly.

ST. VINCENT PLACE SOUP KITCHEN

705-253-2770 x 6

vincentplace@shaw.ca

Days/hours of operation: Wednesday 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

SAULT STE. MARIE INDIAN FRIENDSHIP CENTER

705-256-5634 x 2189

prenatal@ssmifc.ca

The goal of the Indigenous Prenatal Nutrition Program is to improve the health and well-being of our Indigenous pregnant mothers living off-reserve. The program will provide additional services to the mother and child until 6 months of age. These services include: free pregnancy testing, counseling, support, emergency food and infant supplies, transportation, family advocacy, home and hospital visits, accompany to appointments, referrals to elders, hospital tours and support groups.

SOUP KITCHEN

172 James Street Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 1W3 Canada​

Drop in: Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Lunch: Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Soup Kitchen community centre provides hot lunches Monday-Friday on James St. in Sault Ste. Marie. They also provide registration for the good food box, internet access, and connection to community resources.

705-942-2694

soupkitchen@shaw.ca

ST. VINCENT FOOD BANK

705-253-2770 x 5

vincentplace@shaw.ca

Anyone can apply for assistance, however, there is a one-month window between when you may receive help. If you require more assistance in the interim you may have a case manager such as an Ontario Works worker, fax a request to Vincent Place on your behalf.

Days/hours of operation: Wednesday 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

SALVATION ARMY

705-759-4143

safamily@soonet.ca

Social service programs include Hunger relief for individuals and families through food banks and feeding programs, shelter for people experiencing homelessness and support for those needing house, rehabilitation for those struggling with substance abuse disorder, long-term and palliative care, Christmas assistance such as food hampers and toys, after school programs and camps, school nutrition programs for children and youth, life skills classes such as budgeting, cooking on a tight budget and anger management.

HARVEST ALGOMA

705-253-0273 x 200

Harvest Algoma Food Resource Centre is a hub for food and food preparation donations. It is a centre that not only gathers food donations and distributes them across our community to over 29 agencies, it also offers a Community Commercial kitchen for food preparation, large freezers and refrigerators for food storage allowing fresh foods to be processed and saved as a healthy food source for the needy in our community.

MIIJIM GAAMIG FOOD HOUSE

The Niigaaniin Program is offering a new service to the community members of Garden River First Nation. It is an emergency food bank designed to supplement and stretch a person’s/family’s food supply so that they can make it to the next check. Ketegaun Seebe miijim enji zhenjgeng. This program is available to ALL community members residing within the boundaries of Garden River First Nation.

946-6300 ext. 227