Food & Nutrition

Goal: Food security

Direct Provision of Food

  • Referrals to the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank and the St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Direct distribution of food and grocery cards in emergency situations
  • Biweekly fresh fruit and vegetables through the Food Link program

Good Food Box

  • Promotion of purchase with individual clients
  • Funding of Good Food Boxes through Basic Needs Fund

St. Vincent de Paul Society

  • Referrals for emergency food hampers
  • Delivery of donated bread from Cobbs

Connecting Thru Cooking

  • Community kitchen type cooks to increase cooking skills and nutritional knowledge
  • Subsidies for food costs available as needed
  • Babysitting provided

Baby Formula

  • Provision of baby formula accessed through Food Bank, Healthy Babies Network, Basic Needs Fund or individual donations
  • Distribution of diapers on an emergency basis