Resources: Basic Needs

  • Across Languages (London, ON) provides professional translation and interpretation services that reduce language barriers.
  • Daily Bread Food Bank (London, ON) provides emergency food access.
  • Family Centre Westmount (London, ON) provides connections to basic needs assistance.
  • Families First (London, ON) has a baby food bank, emergency food cupboard, and a “Collective Kitchen” program.
  • London Community Chaplaincy (London, ON) has a bi-weekly “Collective Kitchen” for preparing healthy food on a budget. Childcare can be provided. They also provide emergency food assistance, diapers, toiletries bus tickets, and vouchers for non-prescription medications.
  • London Cross Cultural Learning Centre (London, ON) offers interpretation and translation services.
  • Luso Community Services (London, ON) has a baby food and diaper bank and a food depot for immigrants, as well as settlement services for newcomers.
  • Information London posts monthly lists of community food banks, food depots, and meal calendars.
  • Mission Services Community Health Programs (London, ON) has laundry facilities and a resource centre offering coffee, haircuts, telephone/computer access.
  • My Sister’s Place (London, ON) supports women who are homeless by providing nutritious meals, hygiene products, laundry and shower facilities, and basic health care.
  • Salvation Army Centre of Hope (London, ON) provides a food hamper to individuals/families up to eight times a year.

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