Category Archives: Meal Programs

Meal Programs

The New Life Neighbourhood Centre provides the following food and meal programs:

Meal Box

Clients can pick up meal boxes (bags of grocery) on the first Sunday of every month between 10:00 a.m and 12:00 p.m. Single, double, and family-size boxes are provided.

Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling 905-404-2004 and leaving a message.  We will return your call as quickly as possible. Identification and income statement must be submitted at the time of registration.

Continental Breakfast

A continental breakfast is offered on the second Saturday of every month between10:00 a.m and 10:45 a.m. This is a free breakfast program which includes bagels, spreads, muffins, fruit, cereal, hot and cold beverages. Pre-registration is not required.

Pancake Breakfast

A pancake breakfast is offered on the third Sunday of every month between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.   It features pancakes, sausages, French toast, hash browns, boiled eggs, applesauce, fruit, hot and cold beverages. Pre-registration is not required.

School Snacks

Our School Snack Program provides weekly snacks to schools for children who arrive at school without a breakfast or lunch.

Cooking Classes

Cooking classes run from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday evening of each month following the meal box distribution.   The focus is to help individuals and families prepare nutritious meals on a budget.

Hygiene Packages

We hand out hygiene packages quarterly on the first Sunday of March, June and September during our meal box distribution.  Hygiene packages are also given out with our Christmas Hampers in December.  These bags contain toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap, etc.