Food Guides for Print
These guides list information on no-cost and low-cost food as well as grocery store options for ordering by phone and delivery, senior-specific shopping times.
North Shore Women’s Centre
If you are in urgent need of food or emergency supplies we have a small supply of emergency food & toiletries for women. If you are in need, please call the Centre at 604-984-6009 to discuss your situation and arrange pick-up with staff.
Visit their website.
Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program
A program that matches seniors who need support with non-medical essentials, to volunteers in their community who are willing to help. To register for services, or to offer help, register at bc211.ca or call 2-11.
The Salvation Army offers a free frozen meal program for everyone. They deliver twice a week to individuals that can not come and purchase. View their menu and purchase online.
105 West 12th Street, North Vancouver
North Shore Neighbourhood House
The North Shore Neighbourhood House community food bank is open 4pm-6pm Wednesday every week, except cheque issue week, at 225 2nd St E, North Vancouver (outside the front door).
For future scheduled food bank days visit their website.
225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver.
Highlands United Church's Saturday Brown Bag Lunch
Offering a full lunch every Saturday, 1-1:30 p.m.
Pick up at North Shore Neighbourhood House
225 2nd Street East
North Shore Alliance Church
Grocery shopping for those who are vulnerable and unable to leave their homes. Typically shopping is done on Thursday mornings each week.
Call 604-984-6422 to register (leave your name and number). A shopper will get back to you and take your order.
201 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver
View their website.
St. Andrews United Church
Pick up a free Meal-To-Go at St.Andrew's Church every Friday from 2:00-4:00pm. Please line up at the middle door near the park bench along St. George's Ave.
1044 ST. George's Ave.
View their website
West Vancouver Seniors' Activity Centre
The Seniors' Activity Centre offers a free fresh or frozen meal for seniors in need for pick up and take out 10:00am-2:00pm seven days a week. Phone 604-925-7280.
Visit their website
Online Groceries and Household Items
As the demand for online services increases, the ability to fill orders may slow down. Some local grocers on the North Shore offer online ordering with the option to pick-up or deliver, and many have added specific seniors-only shopping hours.
Save on Foods
Save-on-Foods allows you to sign up for an account, select your food, and check out. You can choose a delivery day for your food to be dropped off, or do an curb-side pick up at a participating location. Order online.
Loblaws allows you to sign up for an account, select your food, and check out. You can select delivery options, or do an at-store pick up at a participating location. Order online.
Thrifty Foods allows you to sign up for an account, select your food, and check out. You can select delivery options, or do an in-store pick up at a participating location. Order online.
Limited daily deliveries and pick-ups Customer must order before 9:00am daily. Order online.
You can set up on demand groceries, ordering what you need when you need or do a subscription order for things like “Produce Kits” or “Family Kits”. They deliver to specific areas on specific days. Delivery is free on those delivery days and on orders over $35. If you get delivery outside of your delivery days or if your residence is a long distance for the main delivery zone, you may have an additional charge. Order online.