Free Meals

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

Hamilton Community Food Centre Community Dinner

Phone:
Work: 905-574-1334 x200
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

Provides freshly made meals, highlighting plant-based ingredients, at no cost. 

Oasis Coffeehouse 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 warm, nutritious meals on weekdays for youth aged 13-25. Offers positive social activities such as wellness spa night, sports and recreation, cultural theme night, and movie and game nights. Youth are also able to access support through crisis response, referrals, and use the “work to earn” model to receive incentives. This program is part of the Oasis Coffeehouse supported through the Living Food Training Service Programs.

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, Daily Hot Meal 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.

Distributes free packed meals for anyone in need.

Dine-in Friday Lunch

Phone:
Work: 905-574-1334 x200
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:

Drop-in, no application required.

Provides a light, nutritious lunch highlighting a variety of fresh ingredients every Friday, at no cost.

Hamilton Out of The Cold Free Meal Program

Phone:
Contact:
Janice Ormond, Operations Manager
Email: Web: Address:
165 Charlton Ave W, Hamilton, ON L8P 2C8, 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. Operates in the winter, usually the beginning of November to the end of March. Schedule can be found online.