Find information on food and meal services in Burnaby, BC and beyond. Many resources offered are free or low-cost. Contact the organization, or check their website to determine service eligibility.

We're working closely with service providers to keep these guides updated, however information provided here may quickly change. Contact us if your organization listed here needs information updated, or if your organization would like to be included in our guides.

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Community Meals


Aunt Leah's Place
816 - 20th Street, New Westminster
Phone: 604-525-1204
Email: auntleahs@auntleahs.org

Aunt Leah’s Place is an organization that helps foster kids and young mothers achieve a better future. Emergency food and meal pick up is available for youth in and from foster care.


Creekside Youth Centre
2720 Beaverbrook Crescent, Burnaby
Office Phone: 604-294-7607
Cell Phone: 604-202-4534

City of Burnaby drop-in recreation centers for youth aged 10 to 18 years of age are open. Registration is required for each activity or program. Computer access is also available. Free snacks during their open hours Monday to Friday 6pm to 9pm, with drop in meals for youth in grade 8 to 12 on Tuesdays.

Bread is available for teens and families on Thursday evenings from 5:45pm to 9:15pm. Any remaining bread is available on Fridays from 5:45pm to 9:15pm.

Last updated: April 27, 2021

Morning Star
5288 Joyce Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-435-0323

At the Collingwood Neighbourhood House, this resource is primarily for those in the Collingwood/Renfrew area. Showers and bagged breakfast/lunch are available on Saturdays, with showers starting from 7am and bagged food from 8am to 9am.

Last updated: April 7, 2021

Outreach Resource Centre
7135 Walker Avenue, Burnaby
Phone: 604-200-0712 or 604-259-0170
Email: Carolannf@burnabyhomeless.org or info@southside.ca

Run by volunteers of the Task Force to end Homelessness in Burnaby, supported by the Society to End Homelessness. Thursday services include: opportunity to meet outreach workers, a meal, harm reduction kits available upon request, nurse practitioner. Shower services available on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30. Free WiFi is available on the last Thursday of the month.

Community meal on Monday evenings at 5:45pm

Resource Centre open on Thursdays from 9:00am to 11:30am

Last updated: April 21, 2022

Outreach Resource Centre Pop-Up - Jubilee Avenue
Parking stalls on Jubilee Avenue near Bonsor Skate Park and Imperial Street
Phone: 604-200-0712 or 604-259-0170
Email: Carolannf@burnabyhomeless.org

Run by volunteers from the Task Force to End Homelessness in Burnaby. Services include: a hot meal, opportunity to meet Outreach workers, food bank pre-packed bags, and harm reduction kits. Open on Wednesdays from 9:30am to 11am.

Food Banks

Aunt Leah's Place
816 - 20th Street, New Westminster
Phone: 604-525-1204
Email: auntleahs@auntleahs.org

Emergency food pick up for youth in and from foster care offered Mondays, 12pm to 2pm, Wednesdays 3pm to 5pm, Fridays 12pm to 2pm.


Burnaby Neighbourhood House
North: 4908 Hastings Street, Burnaby
604-294-5444
Email: northfoodhub@burnabynh.ca

South: 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby
604-431-0400
Email: southfoodhub@burnabynh.ca

The Burnaby Neighbourhood Houses are coordinating the response for food security issues for Burnaby residents who are experiencing food insecurity. The Neighborhood Houses are supporting community members with food hampers, grocery gift cards, prepared meals, and grocery shopping with free delivery for residents who are unable to get out.

All food pick-ups at the South and North Food Hubs will be by appointment only. North pickup appointments available on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., South pickup appointments available on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Don't Go Hungry
7457 Edmonds Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-836-8400

Provides grocery hampers every Saturday from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. for Burnaby and New West residents who need food support.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Filipino Food Bank
Email: info@refood.ca

The Filipino Food Bank runs a food hub to provide culturally appropriate food hampers to low-income Filipino families in metro Vancouver every week. Filipino Food Bank will purchase Filipino dietary staples (rice, mangoes, soy sauce, cooking oil), provide in-kind donations of rescued food, and supply volunteer labour. Please contact info@refood.ca for further information.

Last updated: October 16, 2021

Greater Vancouver Food Bank
8345 Winston Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-876-3601
Email: Reception@foodbank.bc.ca

Greater Vancouver Food Bank provides a 2-3 day food supplement. Bring your own bag. You will need to register as a client. To register, you must have ID, proof of address, proof of low income. Staff can assist you if you do not have ID.

Tuesday: 10:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Last updated: May 7, 2022

Outreach Resource Centre
7135 Walker Avenue, Burnaby
Phone: 604-200-0712 or 604-259-0170
Email: Carolannf@burnabyhomeless.org or info@southside.ca

Run by volunteers of the Task Force to end Homelessness in Burnaby, supported by the Society to End Homelessness. Thursday services include: opportunity to meet outreach workers, a meal, harm reduction kits available upon request, nurse practitioner. Shower services available on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30. Free WiFi is available on the last Thursday of the month.

Community meal on Monday evenings at 5:45pm

Resource Centre open on Thursdays from 9:00am to 11:30am

Last updated: April 21, 2022

Outreach Resource Centre Pop-Up - Jubilee Avenue
Parking stalls on Jubilee Avenue near Bonsor Skate Park and Imperial Street
Phone: 604-200-0712 or 604-259-0170
Email: Carolannf@burnabyhomeless.org

Run by volunteers from the Task Force to End Homelessness in Burnaby. Services include: a hot meal, opportunity to meet Outreach workers, food bank pre-packed bags, and harm reduction kits. Open on Wednesdays from 9:30am to 11am.


Purpose Society
40 Begbie St., New Westminster
Phone: 604-526-2522
Email: mail@purposesociety.org

Food hampers are available for families. Contact Purpose Society to register. Bagged groceries are available on Fridays at 12pm from the side door on Alexander Street.


Ryan's Rainbow Emergency Food Outreach
1600 Cliff Avenue, Burnaby (Cliff Avenue United Church)
Phone: 604-761-4357 (HELP)
Email: cliffave@shaw.ca

Food hampers are available. If there are kids please indicate their ages and if there are any allergies. Please call ahead so that hamper can be prepared in advance. Delivery is available if needed.

Pickup: Thursdays, 10:30am to 4pm.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Salvation Army Food Bank

6125 Nelson Avenue, Burnaby (Monday morning)
7135 Walker Avenue., Burnaby (Monday evening)

Phone: 604-437-1521

Emergency Food Bank: 6125 Nelson Avenue, Burnaby - Mondays, 10am to 11am.

Soup Kitchen: 7135 Walker Avenue, Burnaby - Mondays, 5:30 p.m.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

South Central Youth Centre
6749 Nelson Avenue, Burnaby
Phone: 604-297-4497
Cell Phone: 604-612-3293

City of Burnaby drop-in recreation centers for youth aged 10 to 18 years of age are now open. Registration is required for each activity or program. Computer access is also available. Teens can look for resources, connect with staff and share thoughts.

Bread is available for teens and families on Thursday evenings from 5:45pm to 9:15pm. Any remaining bread is available on Fridays from 5:45pm to 9:15pm.

Last updated: April 27, 2021

Summit Youth Centre
200 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
Phone: 604-268-1369

City of Burnaby drop-in recreation centers for youth aged 10 to 18 years of age are now open. Registration is required for each activity or program. Computer access is also available. Teens can look for resources, connect with staff and share thoughts.

Bread is available for teens and families on Thursday evenings from 5:45pm to 9:15pm. Any remaining bread is available on Fridays from 5:45pm to 9:15pm.

Last updated: April 27, 2021
Food Delivery

Better Meals
5742 Beresford Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-299-1877
Email: sam@bettermeals.ca

A healthy foods service provider that prepares and delivers delicious meals to your door. Accommodates special dietary restrictions. Available for anyone, but focus is on seniors. Place your order by phone or online. Minimum $30 order required, 3 course meals cost $7.50. Delivery on Tuesdays for Burnaby.



Burnaby Neighbourhood House
North: 4908 Hastings Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-294-5444
Email: northfoodhub@burnabynh.ca

South: 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-431-0400
Email: southfoodhub@burnabynh.ca

The Burnaby Neighbourhood Houses are coordinating the response for food security issues for Burnaby residents who are experiencing food insecurity. The Neighborhood Houses are supporting community members with food hampers, grocery gift cards, prepared meals, and grocery shopping with free delivery for residents who are unable to get out.

All food pick-ups at the South and North Food Hubs will be by appointment only. North pickup appointments available on Fridays from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm, South pickup appointments available on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Burnaby Meals on Wheels
2055 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby
Phone: 604-299-5754
Email: kim@burnabymeals.ca

Delivers nutritious hot and frozen meals to people living in Burnaby, who are unable to prepare meals for themselves. $8 per entrée. Delivery days Monday/Wednesday/Friday 11am to 1pm. Please print and complete the registration form.


Casalinga Food Services
7624 Winston Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-435-1994
Email: mccannscaterers@telus.net

Frozen meals delivered anywhere in the lower mainland. Delivery is free, with $40 minimum. $10 per meal.


Tonari Gumi Japanese Community Volunteers Association
101-42 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-687-2172
Email: services@tonarigumi.ca

The Tonari Gumi Kitchen prepares boxed meals (bento) with Japanese menu items every week. Volunteer drivers make home deliveries for older adults who have difficulties with shopping or cooking on their own. Call to arrange an assessment of eligibility.

Last updated: January 25, 2022
Groceries

Burnaby Neighbourhood House

North: 4908 Hastings Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-294-5444
Email: northfoodhub@burnabynh.ca

South: 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-431-0400
Email: southfoodhub@burnabynh.ca

The Burnaby Neighbourhood Houses are coordinating the response for food security issues for Burnaby residents who are experiencing food insecurity. The Neighborhood Houses are supporting community members with food hampers, grocery gift cards, prepared meals, and grocery shopping with free delivery for residents who are unable to get out.

All food pick-ups at the South and North Food Hubs will be by appointment only. North pickup appointments available on Fridays from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm, South pickup appointments available on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Last updated: January 25, 2022


Citizen Support Services
111 - 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby
Phone: 604-294-7980

Grocery shopping by phone for Burnaby seniors. A volunteer will call to take your order and do your shopping for you. Pay by credit card or Safeway card. Delivery is free.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Quest Food Exchange
7753 6th Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-553-0636

Provides access to a variety of affordable and healthy foods to individuals who are either low income, have a disability or on old age pension. Requires referral.

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Last updated: January 25, 2022