Student Nutrition Programs

Student Nutrition Programs offer meals and/or snacks to school students at no cost, and may also provide food education to children and youth.

Children's Breakfast Club

Phone:
Work: 905-523-6611 x3007
Contact:
Jenna McHugh
Email: Web: Address:
438 Hughson St N, Hamilton, ON L8L 4N5, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to children and their parents or families.

How to apply:

Contact to register.

A supervised space for children to spend time before school, includes a hot breakfast. Assistance with homework is also available. Program runs from 7:45am to 8:45am, parents and families are welcome. 

Food4Kids Programs

Phone:
Work:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
237 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L, Canada
Hours:
Hours vary, contact for details
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Children and youth who attend school in Hamilton.

How to apply:

Referrals made through the child's school.

Provides packages of healthy food for children with limited or no access to food on weekends or during the summer months.

Weekends Without Hunger - Participants aged 4-17 years are referred by schools aware of students with limited access to food in their homes. Food packages are tucked discreetly into children's backpacks. Food bags are filled with healthy food items, including 5 fresh fruit items!

Summer Feeding Program - Through July and August, all students registered in the program receive grocery store gift cards through the mail at their homes on a bi-weekly basis.