FOOD & CLOTHING SUPPORTS
Contact Information: 403-320-8779
Address: 1103 3 Ave North
Distribution of monthly food hampers (5-7 days of emergency food assistance), daily food supplements (bread, produce and shelf items). Also clothing vouchers, referrals to other community and/or government agencies.
Interfaith Learning Garden is a community volunteer program that provides fresh, healthy food for their cooking classes, and provides a learning opportunity for community members.
To access food bank services, community members are asked to provide a certain amount of information which enables the food band to determine whether or not they are eligible to receive our services. This is a primarily income-based screening process; special circumstance will be considered as well.
To apply for client services (or renew your Client Card), individuals are required to provide the following identification and information:
Photo ID (for adults 18+)
AB Health Care Cards (for all household members)
Proof of Income (child tax benefits, AISH, SA Slips, pay stub, EI Statement, etc.)
Proof of Address (rent receipt, utility, phone or cable bill, etc.)
For each visit, clients must bring their Client Card, and when picking up the monthly food hampers, photo identification is required as well.
Client Cards typically expire every six months.
Contact Information: 403-320-1879
Address: 1016 2 Ave South
A non-profit resource, the “food share” program aims to provide healthy,
food security for families in need.
Guidelines for Accessing Lethbridge Food Bank Services
Provide the following 5 items:
Photo ID for each adult in the home
Alberta Health Care Card Number for each resident in the household
Proof of Income (only one source): Paystub, Child Tax Credit, SFI, AISH, Pension, EI, etc.
Current proof of address for all adults in residence: rent receipt, utility, etc.,
Proof of necessary expenses: rent cost (a lease or rent receipt), utilities, etc.
Once you have met our guidelines, you will be given a 3-month or 6-month card to make your next visit quick and easy. When your card expires, you will need to re-qualify by bringing the paperwork listed above.
We provide food to our clients according to the number of full-time residents in the household.
A client can pick up bread and produce twice a week and hamper once per calendar month.
MY CITY CARE
Contact Information: 403-942-1378
Address: 511 5 Ave South
M-F 9am-12pm & 1pm-3pm (closed for lunch)
Supports families with emergency food hampers, formula, diapers, clothes, hygiene kits and school supplies. Delivery available upon request.
Families can go to location to access school supplies and clothing, but it is encouraged to book an appointment.
Families can access one bag of clothing per month and select items independently at location
If looking for a specific item, such as a swimsuit, certain size of pants, winter coat, families can call and see if staff knows of the availability before going to location.