Have items to donate but can’t make it to our Centre during food bank hours? We now have several donation drop off locations throughout Hamilton:

Essential Aid - 100 Main Street East, Unit 201, Hamilton. (Main/Catherine)
-10:00am-12:00pm Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 6:00pm-8:00pm Tuesday/Thursday.

Caliber Communications - 1100 South Service Rd, unit 107, Stoney Creek. Fruitland/south service)
*8:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday at reception

55 Fairview Ave, Hamilton (Gage/Cannon)
*Residential porch drop off anytime

198 Gatestone Drive, Stoney Creek (Rymal/Second Rd W)
*Residential porch drop off anytime

213 East 43rd Street, Hamilton (Upper Gage/Fennell)
*Residential porch drop off anytime

465 Wellington Street N, Hamilton (Wellington/Burlington St)
*Residential porch drop off anytime

82 Teal Ave, Stoney Creek (Grays/North Service)
*Residential porch drop off anytime

147 Fano Drive, Hamilton (Upper Wentworth & Rymal)
*Residential porch drop off anytime

Be sure to mark your bags/boxes “EA” and include your name, address and email in each so we know who to thank and where to send any applicable tax receipts.

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Because NO child should have to go without

Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc.

Registered Charity #82522 7648 RR0001


Essential Aid programs do not run on the following Holidays:

Family Day

Good Friday

Easter Monday

Victoria Day

Canada Day

Civic Holiday

Labour Day

Thanksgiving Day

Annual Winter closure is scheduled for December 18, 2021 - January 3, 2022


100 Main Street East, Suite 201

​(located inside on the second floor)

Hamilton, ON L8N3W4, Canada

Phone: 289-799-9514

Fax: 289-799-9541


Executive Director:

Program Manager:

Emergency Infant/Toddler Food Bank Hours:
Monday 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Tuesday 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Wednesday 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Thursday 6:00PM - 8:00PM
​Friday 10:00AM - 12:00PM