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.
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Breakfast Program
Eva Rothwell Centre
Phone: 905-526-1558 ext 419
Contact: Sam Campanella, Interim Executive Director
Address: 460 Wentworth St N, Hamilton, ON, L8L 5W8
Dates: Sep-Jun
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am-8:30 am
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Age 4 years to 18 years; Children in the local area
How to apply: Contact for information
Provides students with nutritious breakfasts daily, to help each child start their day ready to learn. Part of the Tastebuds Student Nutrition Collaborative.
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Food4Kids
Phone: 905-741-0060
Contact: Lena Bassford, Executive Director
Address: 407 Whitney Ave, Hamilton, ON, L8S 2H6
Hours: Hours vary
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Age 5 years to 14 years
How to apply: Referrals made through schools that children attend
Provides packages of healthy food for children with limited or no access to food on weekends or during the summer months.
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Hamilton Tastebuds Student Nutrition Collaborative
Phone: 905-522-1148 ext 0
Contact: Jean-Anne Bauman, Community Development Worker
Address: First Place, 350 King St E Suite 104, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Y3
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm
Cost: None
Who can access this service?: Age 4 years to 18 years; School-aged children.
How to apply: Application forms are available for new & existing student nutrition programs, that provide details on eligibility requirements for grant funding, financial info and anaphylaxis management.
Program facilitates student nutrition programs and is a partnership of community agencies and community members that supports and facilitates local student nutrition programs for children and youth in Hamilton.