If you are visiting us for the first time please pre-register with us by using one of the following options:
  • Call 905-839-9537 after 9am on the day you plan to visit (see hours of operation below).
  • Complete the online registration form under the "Client Application" tab.
  • If you do not pre-register you will be asked to complete an application form upon arrival. Please let us know that it is your first food bank visit.
PLEASE NOTE: One one client at a time is permitted inside the Food Bank.  We ask that you continue to wear your masks and maintain social distancing while waiting outside.  Bring reusable grocery bags.

Hours Of Operation:
We are open every Tuesday and Friday morning from 10am - 12pm (closed all statutory holidays)

Who is a dependent?

  • Any person living in the household for whom you are financially responsible.  Their names and ages will be listed on your government forms (e.g. Ontario Works).

How often may I access the Food Bank?

  • You are allowed a maximum of 2 visits per month.

Are there other Food Banks in the area?

  • Yes, there are 3 other food banks nearby:  House of Hope (Salvation Army) The Store Front & Christian Life Centre.  All are in Ajax.

What food will I receive in my hamper?

  • You can expect to receive a box of non perishable foods plus a choice of cereal, peanut butter, snacks, tea, coffee, sugar, flour, juice, milk, eggs, bread and other items (subject to availability).

How do I contact the Food Bank?

Where does the food come from? 

  • Our food is donated by the people of Ajax-Pickering through mass food drives or individual donations.  Fundraising by the food bank covers the cost of fresh milk and eggs.

What information is required to register?

You will need:
  • Birthdates and full names of all people living in the household
  • All sources of household income (including EI, Child Tax Credits, Pension, etc.)
  • Proof of address
  • Valid piece of Identification