Student Nutrition Programs offer meals and/or snacks to school students at no cost, and may also provide food education to children and youth.
Eva Rothwell Centre
Phone: 905-526-1558 ext 419
Contact: Sam Campanella, Executive Director
Address: 460 Wentworth St N, Hamilton, ON, L8L 5W8
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 am-8:30 am
Who can access this service?: Age 5 years to 18 years; Children in the local area
How to apply:
Provides students with nutritious breakfasts daily, to help each child start their day ready to learn. Part of the Tastebuds Student Nutrition Collaborative.
Contact: Lena Bassford, Executive Director
Address: 407 Whitney Ave, Hamilton, ON, L8S 2H6
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.
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
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.