Provides affordable meals. Also offers a program in which customers can purchase a button, which those in need can then exchange for meals free of charge.
Affordable Meal and Button Program
Open to all
No application required. Contact to donate or purchase a button.
First Start Cafe
Open to all.
No application required.
Provides kitchen and food training, job opportunities and development to disenfranchised youth and people experiencing poverty. Operates a downtown café from the 3rd floor of the First Place building and also provides catering and home replacement meals.
Offers Hamilton-wide catering and takeaway meals.
Dundas Community Services Frozen Meal Program
Open to seniors or adults living with disability or convalescing who are residents of Dundas and do not live beyond the railway line at Sydenham and York Road or beyond the Conservation Area on Governor's Road.
Pre-Registration is required. Registration forms may be completed online or visit to fill out the form in person. Cancelations must be done with 24 hours notice.
Provides flash-frozen meals for people with disabilities, recuperating from surgery, or anyone not able to cook a meal for themselves, delivered to their own home or apartment. Special diet types available, cooking instructions are provided on the packaging. All meals prepared at Grafton Gage Village in Niagara.
Ancaster Community Service Frozen Meals
Ancaster residents who are elderly, disabled, or are temporarily confined to home.
Contact to register. Meals are ordered every Thursday before 2 pm and delivered the following Wednesday for those eligible for delivery or picked up at the ACS office Wednesday after 12 noon.
Provides meals prepared from fresh foods and frozen the week prior to delivery or pick-up. Offers 35 different entrées and desserts over a 5 week rotation plus 7 different soups each week. Meals are delivered to the door or can be picked up at the ACS office. Cooking times and instructions are provided on the cellophane cover of every entrée. Some dietary restrictions available.
Glanbrook Community Services Meals on Wheels (Frozen) Program
Glanbrook and area resident seniors and other adults with physical or developmental disabilities.
Contact to register. Meals can be ordered online with email confirmation.
Service provides, frozen meals to seniors and those requiring additional nutritional assistance. Meals are delivered weekly, meals can also be picked up at the GCS office. Meals provided by Ina Grafton Village in St. Catharine's and by Zarky's in Hamilton.
Dundas Community Services Meals on Wheels (Hot) Program
Seniors, or adults living with disability or convalescing who are residents of Dundas and do not live beyond the railway line at Sydenham and York Road or beyond the Conservation Area on Governor's Road.
Provides a hot nutritious meal for people with disabilities, recuperating from surgery or anyone not able to cook a meal for themselves, delivered to their own home or apartment at lunch time. No deliveries on holidays and weekends, but additional meals may be requested to accommodate weekend and holidays. Special diet types available, all meals prepared at Wentworth Lodge Long-Term Care Facility.
Glanbrook Community Services Meals on Wheels (Hot) Program
Seniors and other adults with physical limitations who live in the Binbrook, Mount Hope, or Glanbrook areas.
Contact to register for a delivery.
Hot, nutritious, three-course meal delivered during the noon hour. Meal includes salad, main course of meat, potato and vegetable and dessert. Specialized meals can be made upon request.