Visiting the Food Centre

We are located at 30 Rosemount Ave in the Somerset West Community Health Centre.  

Our Food Bank* operating hours are:
Tuesdays: 11am-2pm & 6pm-8pm
Thursdays: 11am-2pm

Our drop-in hours are (coffee, light breakfast, community fridge):
Mondays: 9am-3pm

Our cooking workshops (open to all) are:
Wednesdays: 11am-1pm

Drop-in lunch is served:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 12pm-1pm

*Our food bank catchment is bordered by Bayswater Avenue, Carling Avenue, Island Park Drive and the Ottawa River. For more information on accessing the food bank, please click here. If you live outside our boundaries and need emergency food assistance, please click here.


Donations make an enormous difference to the programs and support the Centre is able to offer each year. Donations over $20 will receive a tax donation. Our Charitable Registration Number is: 889365003 RR 0001

Donate funds:

Donate Securities
We also accept donations of securities. More information is available here.

Donate food: Whenever possible please donate fresh, local, and seasonal items. For suggestions on what to give, please refer to our Good Food list.

Food Drives: If you would like to organize a food drive, please contact Karen Secord at

Fundraisers: If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser for us, please contact our fundraising team at

Major Supporters