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Heron Emergency Food Centre

Alternate Name CV19 ; HEFC ; Heron Food Bank ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1480 Heron Rd
Ottawa, ON K1V 6A5
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Baycrest Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 39110 
1480 Heron Rd 
Ottawa, ON K1A 6A5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 Jun 2020): At this date, HEFC is still operating regular hours but this could be subject to change - call before showing up in person.

Visit their website for more information.

Emergency food program * no deliveries * clients receive food once per calendar month * enough groceries for a three-day supply * volunteer opportunities
Hours COVID-19 Tue 1:30 pm-3:30 pm * Wed 6 pm-8 pm * Thu 1:30 pm-3:30 pm * Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am
Areas Served Ottawa - South-East
Boundaries North-South: Industrial Ave to railway tracks 
East-West: St Laurent Blvd to Riverside Dr
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
South East Ottawa residents 18 years and over
Application Drop-in * bring ID with name and address for every person in the household

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
Fees None
Service Categories Food Banks
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-9090
Primary Contact Louisa Simms, Executive Coordinator
Primary Executive Greg Yost, Board Chair
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 890043540 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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