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Food Services & Food Banks in Calgary

Are you or someone you are helping in need of food or food services? HelpSeeker is your online directory for food banks and food resources available in Calgary, Alberta.

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Food Services

If you or someone you know needs support to access their next meal, a food hamper program, or other food assistance services, there are many different food resources available to Calgarians. Whether you are looking for food banks in Calgary, low-income meal programs, or nutrition support, HelpSeeker makes it quick and easy to find the help you need. It’s free, anonymous, and accessible in 23 languages.

Food Banks

Food banks offer pick-up of free food, food hamper pick-up, and hamper request lines sourced via donations, food drives, and other programs. In collaboration with other social services and agencies, they address the root causes of food insecurity.

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Calgary food bank

The Calgary Food Bank

Previously Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society, The Calgary Food Bank is the first line of emergency food support for families and individuals facing crisis. Once the food emergency is addressed, we refer food bank clients to our proven partner agencies and programs so as to address the underlying reasons for food insecurity…
Airdrie food bank

Airdrie Food Bank

Food Support Services Currently Available: Food hampers (by appointment or delivery only), Bread & extras, Emergency packs for agencies and community organizations…

Food Hampers

Programs that distribute free groceries, vouchers, or low-income food boxes.

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Closer to home

Closer to Home - Bread Basket

A partnership with Community Kitchens Calgary and Abundant Life Church, this program assists community members who are experiencing financial distress that prevents them from accessing fresh, free food. People leave the program with bags of food (perishable and non-perishable), and the amount of food varies each week depending on what is available…
The salvation army

The Salvation Army - Community Support Services - Basic Assistance

Our resource specialists can help with the following items needed for everyday living: Emergency food hampers, Salvation Army thrift store vouchers, Bus tickets…

Low-Cost Meals

Meal programs offer free, drop-in meals from community kitchens and low-cost meal delivery services.

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Made By Momma - Meals Program

We provide nutritious, delicious, homemade frozen meals to clients who are unable to cook for their families. Our volunteers, as well as service clubs, corporate and private groups, prepare large batches of meals that they would cook for their own families in our commercial kitchen…
Rehabilitation society of Calgary - Hot Meals

The Rehabilitation Society of Calgary - Hot Meals

Monday to Friday we serve a hot meal.​ Meals are all $4 each and are prepared fresh by the staff and kitchen team. Please call ahead to place your order!

Food Education

These programs provide support and education on nutrition, cooking, or special dietary concerns.

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Community kitchen program

Community Kitchen Program of Calgary – Calgary’s Cooking

Calgary’s Cooking puts groups of individuals who meet twice a month to plan and then cook healthy, nutritious and budget-friendly meals…

The Alex Community Food Centre

Learn cooking and gardening skills, find your voice on the issues that matter to you, and help us build health, hope, skills and community…

Food Services statistics


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HelpSeeker helps over 2600 people a month find resources and services in Calgary


Explore over 180 listing offering food services and resources in Calgary

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