Saanich Neighbourhood Place will be closed on December 23 and will reopen on January 4th, 2021. If you are in need of immediate support during our closure, please contact the Vancouver Island Crisis Line.
Vancouver Island Crisis Line
Text: 250-800-3806 from your mobile.
Available from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Pacific Time, seven days a week
Visit https://www.vicrisis.ca/ for more info
Kids Help Phone
Women in Need Community Resources Page
You can call 211 or go online here:
Food & Meals
500 Admirals Rd
Meals are M-F first come, first serve. Christmas meal Dec 25.
Bread and produce based on availability
919 Pandora Ave
Breakfast: 7-8am Lunch: 12-1pm
Dinner: 5-6pm. 7 days a week
Stat holiday meals vary
625 Queens Ave
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30am-12:30pm
Coffee & afternoon programs.
Street Café: Fri 6:30pm call to reserve.
Agape Dinner: Sat 5pm, no reservation.
Family Dinner 2nd & 3rd Sun of each month. Call to confirm attendance 250-220-6992
973 Caledonia Ave
Breakfast: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 10am
Lunch: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sign-up 10-11am.
Dinner: Wed & Fri, sign up by 2pm.
For people abstinent from substances.
Food Not Bombs
950 Kings Rd
Centennial Square, Sun 4pm
Vegan, home cooked meal
Rock Bay Landing
535 Ellice St
Sat & Mon 3:30pm tickets for non-residents. 50 tickets only
Salvation Army ARC
525 Johnson St
Lunch: Mon Wed Fri: 11:45-12:30pm
Coffee and Donuts: Tues 10:30am
The Soup Kitchen
St Andrew’s, 740 View St
Breakfast: Mon-Fri 8:30-10am. Open all stats except Christmas Day.
809 Burdett Ave
Lunch: Drop In Program/7 Days, 11:30-2pm. For women at risk/
experiencing homelessness, including trans women, gender fluid & non-binary people
1-744 Fairview Rd, Esquimalt
Lunch: For current and former sex workers only, Mon-Thur 12:30pm
Saturday Street Breakfast:
1st Sat: Our Place 919 Pandora 8:30am
2nd Sat: St Andrew’s Kirk Hall, 680 Courtenay St 8:15am
3rd Sat: Glad Tidings, 1800 Quadra St, 250-384-7633 8:30-10:30am
4th Sat: Our Place, 919 Pandora 8:30am
5th Sat: Our Place, 919 Pandora 8:15am
St Vincent De Paul
833 Yates St
Mon-Fri 10-3:30pm. Closed from 12:30pm-1pm.
Salvation Army Stan Hagen Centre
2695 Quadra St
Mon-Fri 9-11:45am & 1-4:15pm. Emergency hamper 3x per year
625 Queens Ave
Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Everyone welcome. ID required. Walk-in or by appointment.
Note: Every 1st and 2nd Friday of the month is by appointment only and is from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Book appointments 1 to 2 days ahead.
Fresh Food Distribution:
First Baptist Church – 877 North Park St
Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Quadra Village Community Center – 901 Kings Road
Thursdays 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (arrive early)
Central Baptist Church *NEW* – 833 Pandora Ave
Mondays 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Corner of Goldstream Ave & Veteran’s Memorial – 898 Royal Oak Ave
Fridays 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Gateway Baptist Church – 898 Royal Oak Ave
Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saanich Baptist Church – 7577 Wallace Drive
Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Esquimalt Neighbourhood House *NEW* – 511 Constance Avenue
Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Visit https://victoriahomelessness.ca/get-help/resources/meals-food-banks/#toggle-id-1-closed for more info