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Meal Programs and Food Banks During COVID-19

Please contact the individual programs to get an update on holiday hours and alternate service formats.

Belleville and Quinte West

Bridge Street United Church

Take-away lunch and frozen meals. Lunch daily from 11:30-1, and frozen meal pickup Fridays 11:30-1

Bridge Street United Church- 60 Bridge Street East, Belleville: Take-out lunches available every day from 11:30am-1pm and frozen meals available on Fridays from 2pm-4pm. ID required. For more information, call 613-962-9178 extension 77.

Gleaners Food Bank

25 Wallbridge Crescent, Belleville: Open Mon.-Fri. 9am-12pm for emergency food hamper and meal pick-up. ID, proof of address, and proof of income required. For more information, go to www.gleanersfoodbank.ca or call 613-962-9043.

Salvation Army- Belleville

295 Pinnacle Street, Belleville: Food bank available by appointment only and take-out meal program open daily from 4pm-5:30pm. For more information, call 613-968-6834

Community Partners for Success

Trenton, Frankford, & Belleville: Food hampers and prepared meals available for those in need, call 613-965-1167 for more information.

Also providing FREE “Basic Need” Hampers to anyone in our community struggling through poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some examples of items in the hampers include but are not limited to: bar of soap, feminine hygiene products(if applicable), face cloth, bottled water, Kleenex, deodorant, tooth brush

A harm reduction program in partnership with HPEPH also continues to make information on and supplies for safer drug available.

Every Tuesday 4-6pm – “Our Place Soup Kitchen”: location 50 Elgin Street, Trenton. Staff will hand out meals at door.

Good Food Box – Community Development Council of Quinte

 Fresh, lower-cost fruits and vegetables can be ordered online at cdcquinte.com/good-food-box/ for Belleville and Trenton residents. Residents of other locations can order by calling 613-968-2466.

Trenton Care & Share Food Bank

30 Pelham Street, Unit 2, Trenton: Open Mon.-Tue. and Thurs.-Fri. 10am-12:30pm. ID for all family members, rent receipt, and proof of income required. For more information, go to trentonfoodbank.ca or call 613-394-5551

Stirling Food Cupboard

 85 Station Street, Stirling: Food hampers provided once a month. Proof of income, expenses, and ID required. To register, call 613-395-2105 or 613-395-3952.

Deseronto Helping Hands Food Bank

Deseronto Fire Hall, 316 Edmon Street West: Open 2nd and 4th Thurs. of each month, 10am-12pm. Proof of income, expenses, and ID required. For more information, call 613-396-2440

Prince Edward County

Picton United Church Food Bank

 12 Chapel Street, Picton: Open Fridays 9am-11:30am and the third Monday of each month 4:30pm-6:00pm. ID, proof of expenses, and proof of income required. For more information, go to pictonunitedchurch.ca/pages/picton-food-bank/ or call 613-476-8516

Salvation Army

46 Elizabeth Street, Picton: Food bank open Tues.-Thurs. 9am-12pm. For more information, call 613-476-3159.

Wellington and District Food Bank

305 Niles Street, Wellington: Open Wednesdays from 1pm-3pm. Proof of address is required. For more information, go to wellingtonfoodbank.org or call 613-849-7403.

Central Hastings

Salvation Army

224 Metcalf Street, Tweed: Food bank open Mondays 1pm-3pm and Wednesdays 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. Proof of income, expenses, and ID required. For more information, call 613-478-3375.

Helping Hands Food Bank- Marmora Library

37 Forsyth Street: Open Tuesdays from 1pm-3pm. For more information, call 613-472-3594.

Central Hastings Support Network

151 St Lawrence Street East, Madoc: Food bank open by appointment, call 613-473-5255 for more information. 

North Hastings

Bancroft Community Transit

33 Station Street, Unit B, Bancroft: Offers food bank services and meal programs. Take-out and delivery meals offered, to register call 613-318-5455.

North Hastings Community Cupboard

2 Madawaska Street, Bancroft: Food bank open Tuesdays and Fridays 10am-11:30am and Thursdays 4pm-7pm. ID for all family members is required. For more information, go to www.northhastingscommunitycupboard.com or call 343-476-0177.

North Hastings Community Trust

23 Bridge St W, Bancroft, ON. (613) 332-3657. Offers meal programs/food bank services. Drop-in. Tues-Fri 10am-3pm.

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COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Symptoms or exposure? Visit www.ontario.ca/exposed for the most up to date information about what to do.

For the most up to date information on current provincial restrictions, visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/public-health-measures.

The Ministry of Health has launched a new toll-free line as an additional resource to help answer questions from the public regarding evolving COVID-19 testing and isolation guidance. The line can be reached at 1-888-777-0730, and is available from 8 am to 6 pm, 7 days a week.

COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

Appointments for individuals 5+ can be booked through the provincial vaccine booking site, or by calling 1-833-943-3900 from 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week.  Visit the HPEPH vaccine booking web page for details.