Food costs use up a great deal of income for those on limited income. Because food costs are flexible (while income and rent may not be), many individuals are simply unable to purchase all the food they need.
Below is a list of all Meals and Food Banks in the Greater Victoria area:
For daily listings please click here: EVENTS, choose category: 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 Cafe: 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 8-10am. 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
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
Can’t find what you’re looking for? List of additional community resources and contacts:
If you urgently require assistance, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888 for people in emotional crisis, including suicideand mental health issues.Youth may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support for youth under 25 years.
If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.
Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.
For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca