HOLIDAY CLOSURES:

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

DONATION DROP OFF LOCATIONS:

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

Caliber Communications - 1100 South Service Rd, unit 107, Stoney Creek. Fruitland/south service)
*8:00am-5:00pm 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.

Get in Touch

Find Us


Because NO child should have to go without

Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc.

Registered Charity #82522 7648 RR0001


WE HAVE MOVED! 

100 Main Street East, Suite 201

​(located inside on the second floor)

Hamilton, ON L8N3W4, Canada



Phone: 289-799-9514

Fax: 289-799-9541

E-mail: info@essentialaid.ca


Executive Director: raven@essentialaid.ca

Program Manager: kim@essentialaid.ca

Community Support Coordinator: jeni@essentialaid.ca



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