Residents who need to access, or are seeking information on, social and community supports and services, should call 211 for non-emergency requests and information.
211 is a 24/7 help line and web service that connects residents to social and community services.
U of T Food Bank
Contact: Terri Nikolaevsky (email@example.com)
Tel: 416-978-4911 ext. 224
The U of T Food Bank is available in the Student Commons Building, 230 College Street, entrance off of Huron Street. It runs 12-3:00 pm every other Friday. Students must make an appointment online two days prior and check other details at https://www.utsu.ca/food-bank/.
Additional resources can be found: https://utfoodbank.tech/additional-resources/
72 River Street Emergency food bank.
Proof of need and ID required. Phone in advance; private appointments provided. Showers and washing machines available.
519 Church Street Community Centre
Drop-in lunch and supper on Sundays.
Clothing bank open on Tuesdays from 6pm to 8pm and Thursdays from 10am to 3pm. Family Resource Centre offers a wide variety of support services for caregivers and children, including clothing exchange (Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm). Proof of need and ID NOT required.
Tel: 416-923-8872 (men)
Tel: 416-923-3916 (women and families)
502 Spadina Avenue Clothing and food bank available.
Proof of need and ID required. Phone in advance; private appointments provided. Specialized services for women and families.
Cecil Street Community Centre
58 Cecil Street Community
Kitchen, cooking and crafts for women and children. Clothing available; toy library.
St. Stephen’s Community House
370 College Street (College and Brunswick)
Drop-in breakfast and lunch. Many additional services; call for further details.
Daily Bread Food Bank
Call for location nearest you.
Proof of address, income and ID often required.
380 College St (College and Borden)
Other Resources For Families in Need
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada
Credit Counselling Service of Toronto (Credit Canada)
Dental Services, Toronto Public Health