Looking for food banks and drop-in meal services around St. John’s and the surrounding Avalon East areas? Check out these organizations:
Food First NL continuously updates a comprehensive database that details all Community Food Programs across Newfoundland and Labrador, and whether or not they are operating during COVID-19. This list includes both food banks and meal take-out services.
You can also call 811 to find out the where the closest food bank is located.
CTRL + F to find your community.
Are you a senior (55+) in St. John’s and surrounding area?Learn more...
Connections for Seniors is doing hamper and emergency food deliveries.
Call Merissa Thorne at 709-699-2731.
Do you know about the Food Helpline?Learn more...
For people who need help with a delivery (EG. Mobility issues, no transportation, etc.) and/or have more complex needs, you can call the following numbers:
Food Helpline (St. John’s Metro): 709-703-4544
(Answered by the Jimmy Pratt Foundation)
Food Helpline (Outside of St. John’s Metro): 709-572-3333
(Answered by Food First NL)
*** Note: These are not toll-free numbers and are only answered during business hours.