Alternate Name 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) * Good Food Bank: 3-5 day supply of fresh food and pantry staples for individuals and families, available once a month 
* 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 8-12 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 beautiful outdoor setting. Also host 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 our 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 The Good Food Bank Mon 2 pm-5 pm * Tue 12 noon-3:30 pm * Wed 3:30 pm-7 pm * Fri 2 pm-5 pm 
Community Meals Mon, Wed, Fri 4:30 pm-6 pm 
Advocacy Office Mon, Fri 2 pm-5 pm * Tue 12 noon-3 pm * Wed 3 pm-6 pm 
Community Action Network Wed 10 am-12 noon
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
Languages English ; French - limited ; Spanish - limited
Fees Donation - accepted ; None
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Community Gardening ; Community Meals ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Extended Child Care ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; Homeless Meals ; Meeting Space ; Specialized Information and Referral
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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