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Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; The Good Food Bank
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Perth
Address & Map
190 Gore St E
Perth, ON K7H 1K3
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Intersection Gore St E and Craig St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (15 Apr 2020) Until further notice, the only food programs running are the Good Food Bank and Community Meals. These will be operating under different service models. The Good Food Bank will be providing pre-packed food boxes and the regular delivery service. The Community Meal will be done as a take out.

* Good Food Bank: 3-5 day supply of fresh food and pantry staples for individuals and families, available once a month * accepts food donations

* Community Meals: healthy dinners for the community

* Peer Advocacy: support, referrals and resources to community members seeking help with housing, income support, etc. * help process applications for low-income supports for energy bills including the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) and Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) * no appointments necessary

* After-School Program: free after-school program which provides hands-on fun in the garden and kitchen * children 8-11 years old learn to grow and cook healthy food * activities also include physical activity, games and art * pre-registration required

* Community Kitchen: offers a range of cooking, nutrition and health programs * some programs are drop-in, others by registration * call or visit website for current program schedule

* Community Garden: take home vegetables and learn how to grow healthy food * connect with others in a welcoming space and enjoy the outdoor setting * hosts a series of monthly gardening workshops throughout the winter as well as work parties in early spring and fall

* Community Action Network: discuss current events, community issues and how to create change in the community * organize local actions to address poverty and food access * lunch provided

* Volunteers: volunteer opportunities available that are open to everyone * offers an array of shifts to fit any schedule
Hours COVID19 -- The Good Food Bank Mon 2 pm-5 pm, Tue deliveries before 5 pm, Wed 3:30 pm-6 pm, Fri 2 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Lanark County
Eligibility Priority access to all programs is given to people living on low incomes.
Application Self-referrals accepted * drop-in programs and services available * a list of preferred food donations is available on the website
Languages English ; French - limited ; Spanish - limited
Fees Donation - accepted ; None
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Community Gardens ; Community Meals ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Extended Child Care ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; Food Preparation Facilities ; Volunteer Opportunities
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-267-6428  
* Good Food Bank Coordinator, ext 3 
* Volunteer/Advocacy Coordinator, ext 4 
* Community Chef, ext 5 
* Community Kitchens Coordinator and the After-School Program Coordinator, ext 6 
* Executive Director, ext 8 
* Community Garden Coordinator, ext 24  
* Community Advocacy Office, ext 29
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Volunteer Coordinator Beth Schilling, Volunteer and Advocacy Office Coordinator; Phone: 613-267-6428 ext 4; Email:
Primary Executive Ramsey Hart, Executive Director; Phone: 613-267-6428 ext 8; Email:
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Grants ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 883021594 RR0001
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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