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Alternate Name CV19 ; Emergency Food Program ; Food Bank
Former Name Overbrook-Forbes Community Resource Centre
Public Comments Please note: the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre is moving. It will be closed December 23 to January 5, and will reopen on January 6 at their new location at 815 St. Laurent Blvd
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
815 St Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, ON K1K 3A7
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Intersection St Laurent Blvd and McArthur Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Note (24 Mar 2020) RRCRC Food Bank service update for the week of Mar 23-27, 2020. Services will be available by appointment only for residents of Rideau-Rockliffe (postal codes K1K, K1M and K1G). Call 613-745-0073 ext 206 on Mon Mar 23 1 pm-4 pm, Tue Mar 24 9 am- 11 am, Wed Mar 25 9 am-4 pm. All are to respect the social distancing. 
Note (19 March 2020): This food bank is closed until further notice * residents from this catchment should access food through Partage Vanier or Gloucester Food Cupboard * temporary emergency pop-up hamper program set up at the Ottawa Food Bank warehouse location * temporary location by appointment only: call 613-745-7001 in advance (between 8 am-4 pm) to make appointment * appointments to pick up hampers to be held on Friday, March 20, 9 am-1 pm at the Ottawa Food Bank (1317 Micheal St) 
Food program * clients may make one request per month
Hours Wed 1 pm-7 pm, Fri 9 am-11:30 am 
Thu 1 pm-3 pm for seniors 65 years and older and people with physical challenges
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Overbrook, Forbes, Castle Heights, Carson, Manor Park, Lindenlea, Rockliffe, New Edinburgh, residents with K1K, K1M and in some cases, K1G postal codes
Eligibility Residents within the service area
Application Clients must bring proof of their address and identification

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Food Banks
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-745-0073
Fax 613-741-9292
Social Media Twitter
Primary Contact Patricia Lau, Poverty Reduction Program Officer; Phone: 613-745-0073 ext 126; Email:
Alternate Contact Vanessa Kammer, Coordinator, Poverty Reduction Program; Phone: 613-745-0073 ext 122; Email:
Primary Executive Yacouba Traore, Executive Director; Phone: 613-745-0073 ext 101; Email:
Other Details
Established 1982
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 897960498 RR0001 * Ottawa Food Bank
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
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