Free Meals

Meals are provided free of charge in the community through volunteer labour and donations.

Hamilton Community Food Centre Family Dinner

Phone:
Work: 905-574-1334 x305
Fax Number: 905-574-1688
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
310 Limeridge Rd W, Hamilton, ON L9C 2V2, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all

How to apply:

No application required

Program provides a healthy free meal each Thursday.

Oasis Coffehouse Evening Meal Program

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
30 Wilson St, Hamilton, ON L8R 1C5, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all ages 13 to 25.

How to apply:

No application required.

Provides free evening meals to youth ages 13 to 25. Program is part of the Oasis Coffeehouse supported through the Living Rock Food Service Training Programs.

King's Way Meals and Feeding Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-308-7798
Contact:
Antoinette Laffrenier, Operations Manager
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Temporarily CLOSED due to COVID-19.
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Families and individuals in need of food assistance.

How to apply:

No application required.

Program offers continental breakfast, hot lunches and pizza night for those in need.

Pancake Tuesdays

Phone: Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
71 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON L8R 1B6, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

No application required.

Offers drop in for a quick meal and to connect with service providers, health information, emergency supplies and other items.

Street Drop In Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-522-3433
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
71 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON L8R 1B6, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

Drop-in, no application required.

Provides a safe environment, forum for discussion, and a place for friends and participants to meet and enjoy a nutritious meal. Health related information is available and representatives from other service providing agencies are often on hand to talk about services or simply to answer questions that participants may have. Free laundry and shower service are also available during regular centre hours on a first come first served basis.

Living Rock Ministries The Gathering

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
30 Wilson St, Hamilton, ON L8R 1C5, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to everyone ages 13 to 25.

How to apply:

Drop-in to register.

Offers a noon-hour lunch and chapel service with a Christ-focused message designed specifically for street-involved youth. Offers food, music, and people sharing their personal stories. There are also opportunities for informal discussions and questions, and one-on-one chaplaincy support on request.

There are two seatings each Wednesday. Drop-in to register.

Good Shepherd Centres, Hot Meals Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-546-1743
Contact:
Carmen Salciccioli, Director
Email: Web: Address:
135 Mary St, Hamilton, ON L8R 1K4, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all families and individuals in need of food assistance.

How to apply:

No application required.

A free meal program for anyone in need.

Lunch Nook, Helping Hands Street Mission

Phone:
Contact:
Marion Van den Akker, Outreach Worker
Email: Web: Address:
349 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X8, Canada
Hours:
Program is temporarily CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

No application required. For information about volunteering fill out the online application form.

Program offers free lunch for the community on Sundays.

One Dish Lunch

Phone:
Work: 905-574-1334 x305
Fax Number: 905-574-1688
Contact:
Email:
Web: Address:
310 Limeridge Rd W, Hamilton, ON L9C 2V2, Canada
Hours:
Program is temporarily CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

No application required.

Provides a free lunch of healthy, fresh, culturally diverse plates along with the opportunity to make new friends.

Soup Kitchen, Booth Centre Men's Shelter

Phone:
Contact:
Email:
Web:
Address:
94 York Blvd #3, Hamilton, ON L8R 1R6, Canada
Hours:
Mon-Fri
11:15 am-12 noon
Temporary hours during COVID-19.
Cost:
Service
$1 per meal or $10 for one meal per day for one month
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

No application required.

Provides hot meals to the public and residents of the Booth Centre men's shelter. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Hamilton Out of The Cold Free Meal Program

Phone:
Contact:
Janice Ormond, Operations Manager
Email: Web: Address:
61 Mohawk Rd W, Hamilton, ON L9C 1V9, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Families or individuals in need who are on a low income.

How to apply:

No application required.

Provides free hot meals to people in need. Only operates in the winter, usually the beginning of November to the end of March.