Emergency Food Programs

Local food banks and food organizations provide help to residents across the community, particularly that most vulnerable to economic uncertainty. COVID-19 is increasing demand for this service.

Reseau ACCESS Network 

HIV/Hepatitis Health & Social Services

Food pantry for registered clients

111 Larch Street, 4th floor, Box #10, Sudbury

Phone: 705-688-0500

Hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed between Noon and 1 p.m.)


Azilda/Chelmsford Friendship House

100 Gaudette Street, Chelmsford

Phone: 705-855-4848

Hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Bread & Roses

72 Young Street, Capreol (Trinity United Church)

Phone: 705-858-2591

Hours: Every third Thursday of the month, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Cambrian College Food Bank

Assistance for full-time students only

1400 Barry Downe Road, Sudbury

Phone: 705-566-8101 extension 7305

Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Collège Boréal Food Bank

Assistance for full-time students only

21 Lasalle Boulevard, Sudbury

Phone: 705-560-6673 extension 2810

Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Coniston Food Bank

44 Pine Street, Coniston

Phone: 705-694-5050

Hours: Thursdays only from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Elizabeth Fry Food Bank

204 Elm Street, Sudbury

Phone: 705-673-1364

Hours: Daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Garson Community Food Bank

600 O'Neil Drive West, Garson (Lorne Brady Memorial Clubhouse)

Phone: 705-507-2998

Hours: Every Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Good Neighbours Valley East Food Bank

4611 St. Joseph Street, Hanmer (Lion's Club House Garage)

Phone: 705-593-2650

Hours: Open last two Wednesdays of the month from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Grace Family Church

426 Burton Avenue, Sudbury

Phone: 705-673-1512

Hours: Open Wednesdays only, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Inner City Home Food Bank

251 Elm Street, Sudbury

Phone: 705-675-7550

Hours: Open Monday to Friday from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.


Laurentian University Food Bank

Assistance for full-time students only

935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury

Phone: 705-675-1151 extension 1064

Hours: Open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. & Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


New Sudbury Food Bank

Operated by Inner City Home Food Bank

1169 Dollard Avenue, Sudbury

Phone: 705-675-7550

Hours: Open Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Onaping Falls Food Bank

2 Hillside Avenue, Suite F, Onaping (School section)

Phone: 705-207-6462

Hours: Third Wednesday of the month, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Fourth Wednesday of the month, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Pregnancy Care Centre & Infant Food Bank

1032 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury

Phone: 705-673-5003

Hours: Open Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; closed first Monday of the month


Salvation Army Community & Family Services Food Bank

634 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury

Phone: 705-673-5893 extension 204

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Holy Redeemer Minnow Lake Food Bank

1887 Bancroft Drive, Sudbury 

Located at Holy Redeemer Church

Phone: 705-566-9409

To request food: Call and leave a message no later than Tuesday at 5 p.m. 

A return call will be made on Wednesday. Thursdays are pick-up days from 3 - 5 p.m.


St-Vincent de Paul Society

2506 Highway 69 North, Val Caron

Phone: 705-897-1212

Hours: Open Wednesday & Thursday, 3rd week of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Sudbury Action Centre for Youth

95 Pine St., Sudbury


Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Accessible only to those accessing services for ages 16-24


Valley View Helping Hands

Facebook: Helping-Hands-Family-Missions

Helping Hands Family Mission is designed to help people with food and other supplies to get them through the struggles in life. 

Walden Food Bank

215 Sixth Avenue, Lively (Clubhouse by the rink and tennis court)

Phone: 705-692-4061

Hours: Open Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the COVID-19 situation, please note this page was last updated: Jan 3, 2024 at 11:38:14 AM