Food Assistance

Emergency food assistance 

There are a number of organizations in Tillsonburg that provide assistance for people in immediate need of food.

Meal Programs

Upper Deck Youth Centre
19 Queen Street 

  • Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Drop in meal; no appointment necessary.
  • Access to free food and clothing items

Faith Presbyterian Church
101 Bidwell Street

  • Fridays
  • Volunteers welcome guests at 5:00 p.m. for refreshments and conversations.
  • At 6:00 p.m. a time of prayer, Scripture reading, and devotion begins; a hearty meal prepared by volunteers follows.

Upper Deck Youth Centre
19 Queen Street

  • Sundays at 5:00 p.m
  • Hosted by four different churches 

The Inn (Operation Sharing) emergency shelter operating at Avondale United Church
60 Harvey Street

  • Daily
  • Take-out meals (November 1 - April 30)


St. Paul's United Church
88 Bidwell Street

p. 519-403-4192

  • Saturdays (October 14 - April 27)
  • Coffee & drinks will be available at 10:30 a.m.
  • Meal starts at 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


St. Mary's Catholic Church (basement)
51 Venison Street W.

  • Second Monday of the month (until April)
  • Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
  • Dinner served at 5:00 p.m.


More services

Need more assistance? Oxford County Human Services can assist you in finding, understanding and applying for social and community services.

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