Use our Calgary community food map and/or download a list of locations to find access to no-cost and low-cost food locations.

City of Calgary Food Action Plan - CalgaryEats!

Contact for support

Contact 211

If you need support and resources, please reach out to 211 via phone, text or online chat. A Community Resource Specialist can work with you to see what community resources and services are available and work to get you connected with support.

Contact information

Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Phone or text: 211

No-cost programs

Calgary Food Bank

Please call to request your emergency food hamper or book online: . You must book your hamper ahead of time because distribution is by appointment only.

Contact Information

  • Phone: 403-253-2055
  • Phone Line Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:15 a.m. – 7p.m. and Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hampers can be picked up at our main location (5000 11 St. S.E.) or a satellite location.

Satellite Locations: Please refer to the website or phone for more details.

  • Eastside Victory Outreach Centre
  • Fish Creek United Park
  • First Alliance Church
  • The Mustard Seed (Downtown)
  • Supernatural Life Centre
  • Thornhill Baptist Church
  • Centre Street Church
  • Genesis Centre
  • Oasis of Grace
  • Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church 
  • Westview Baptist Church
  • Silvera for Seniors
  • Skyview Community Church
  • Salvation Army - Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre
  • Grace Presbyterian Church 
  • Lincoln Park
  • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

Alex Community Food Centre

The Alex Community Food Centre delivers innovative and accessible health and social services to Calgary's most vulnerable.

Learn more about Alex Community Food Centre programs.

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The Salvation Army Community Services

No-cost, emergency food hampers are available with up to two days' worth of non-perishable food and hygiene items. Additional items can be requested including diapers, wipes and formula for infants or toddlers.

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Dashmesh Culture Centre

Hot meals

No-cost, hot vegetarian meals and non-perishable goods are available for take-out.

Food bank

No-cost, non-perishable food and hygiene items available for pick-up (i.e. pasta, sauce, beans, soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.). Donations also accepted.

Contact information

Everyone is welcome to visit in person to receive food security services. If you are unable to visit in-person, please email

Al-Qaim Foundation

No-cost food hampers and basic needs items are available to Calgarians in financial need. Delivery is available. Call to request service.

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North East Family Connections

Offering support city-wide support including connection to food sources, basic needs relief and over-the-phone support/check-ins as well - foodbank referrals, Good Food Box, and navigating free food access across the city. Also offering other basic needs support like furniture and clothing from our donations and referrals to WINS; DI free goods program; and Interfaith Furniture.

Contact information

  • Phone: 403-293-0424
  • Email:
  • Open: Monday - Friday Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Veterans Association Food Bank

No-cost food hampers available to military veterans, RCMP veterans, those currently serving and their families. Phone to arrange a hamper.

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Veterans Food Bank of Calgary

Veterans and first responders are able to select food to take home every 2 weeks. Phone to arrange delivery.

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Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

Offers supports and programs for seniors

  • Volunteer Drop Offs (food, supplies, etc.)
  • Pet Assist (food deliveries, pet care, etc.)

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Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary

Food hampers and non-food hampers being distributed from the Hub.

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Society of Saint Vincent De Paul (SSVP)​

  • Target Audience: All Calgarians
  • Cost: No cost
  • Required: Call 403-250-0319 and follow instructions to make arrangements
  • Additional Info: Additional items may be requested based on need and availability, including diapers, formula for infants and toiletries.

Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids

Delivers lunches to schools, funds school lunch programs. Can connect kids doing in-person learning to in-school bagged lunch programs.

Contact information

Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids

Delivers lunches to schools, funds school lunch programs. Can connect kids doing in-person learning to in-school bagged lunch programs.

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Unison at Kerby Centre

Unison Community Food Pantry

Community food pantry for older adults. Primarily non-perishable items. Take what you can. Available Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.

Wednesday Food Deliveries and Wellness Checks

Food delivered every week in alternating rotations by volunteers. Each client is given a variety of food. Eligibility: 55+, low-income, no other supports available and homebound.

Unison Free Food Markets

Bread and baked goods are available for older adults to pick up. There are often other food items available for pickup (frozen, sandwiches, produce and dairy products). Available for older adults, no registration or proof of income required. Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Contact information

For more information or to sign up for the above programs contact:

Muslim Family Network Society - Halal Food Bank

Provides Halal food hampers to individuals and families in need. Calgarians can access the Halal Food Bank 4-6 times a year depending on the circumstances. Proof of financial circumstances is required.

To book an appointment please call 403-466-6367 or email

Low-cost programs

Community Kitchen Program of Calgary: The Good Food Box

The Good Food Box Program, (GFB) is a program under the Community Kitchen Program of Calgary, whereby anyone can purchase boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables at an affordable price.

  • Small Box: $25 (15-20lbs* of fruits and vegetables)
  • Medium Box: $30 (25-30lbs* of fruits and vegetables)
  • Large Box: $35 (35-40lbs* of fruits and vegetables)

Each Good Food Box contains a combination of fruits and vegetable. The content varies weekly due to seasonal availability. The boxes contain the maximum produce to ensure our clients are getting the most value for the price. *Please note weights are approximate.

To order a Good Food Box, contact by phone or email.

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Meals on Wheels

Nutritious and affordable meals delivered to anyone in Calgary, regardless of age or income. When you have a lot on your plate, let us do the cooking. Two options to choose from:

  • Our Chef's Daily Special - Offers Lunch & Supper with accommodation for special diets and texture modifications. Price based on income. Available 3-7 days/week.
  • My Choice Menu - Frozen meals, family-size entrees, soups, and baked good at set prices. Offers flexibility, choice, and convenience with online ordering. Place an order to stock the freezer!

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Unison at Kerby Centre Grocery Delivery and Supportive Visits

Grocery shopping, delivery and supportive visits for individuals 55+, living on low income and homebound. In some cases, emergency and/or short-term participation is available for individuals returning home from the hospital or recovering from illness or surgery.

  • Bi-weekly deliveries available
  • Cost includes a $4 delivery fee in addition to the cost of groceries

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