How to Find - Food and Emergency Housing

Site: Halton Hills

Record #: ACT4128
Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2024

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Description (Service)

This listing provides information on where to get help in Halton Hills for those in need of Emergency Housing, Long Term Housing Supports, Emergency Food, Food Banks and Crisis Support. 
In an emergency, call 9-1-1 for police, ambulance, fire. 
For Crisis Support, please see listing of resources here 

Emergency Housing

Out of the Cold

  • call 905-877-7585
  • provides overnight shelter and a meal during the colder months to those in need

Salvation Army Georgetown Community Church

  • call 905-877-1374 
  • Community and Family Services provide various emergency assistances to those in need 

Lighthouse Emergency Shelter, Salvation Army Oakville 

  • call 905-339-2918 
  • provides safe, secure, short-term accommodations to individuals who are experiencing some type of housing crisis  

Halton Women's Place 

  • call 905-878-8970
  • provides emergency shelter, crisis services, and support to physically, sexually, financially, and emotionally abused women and their dependent children

Long Term Housing Supports

Halton Housing Help  

  • call 905-825-6000 or 3-1-1 
  • service that helps individuals access and maintain safe and affordable housing 

Links2Care (Acton/Georgetown) 

  • call 905-873-6502
  • Transitional Housing is available for families who are homeless
  • rent geared to income
  • community support coordinator provides family support 

Summit Housing and Outreach Programs 

  • call 905-847-3206
  • provides housing, treatment, and case management services for those in need of mental health supports in Halton Region

Emergency Food

 Georgetown Bread Basket 

  • call 905-873-3368
  • emergency help available if needed, by arrangement, outside of regular hours 

Holy Cross HELPS 

  • call 905-873-1887
  • supports people who are in need of emergency assistance   

Salvation Army Acton Community Church Food Bank 

  • call 519-853-5610
  • food bank available on an as-needed basis following a personal interview and completion of application for assistance 

Salvation Army Georgetown Community Church Food Bank 

  • call 905-877-1374 
  • available to assist anyone facing difficult circumstances

Food Banks

Acton Foodshare 

  • call 519-853-0457
  • provides easy access to food for those individuals or families who are in need of basic needs assistance  

Georgetown Bread Basket 

  • call 905-873-3368
  • provides food to those in need who meet the eligibility criteria 

Food for Life Community Fridges 

  • call 905-635-1106 
  • a community fridge at both branches of the Halton Hills Public Library, stocked with 'Good Food bags' 

Salvation Army Acton Community Church Food Bank 

  • call 519-853-5610
  • food bank serving Acton and the surrounding community 

Salvation Army Georgetown Community Church Food Bank 

  • call 905-877-1374
  • food bank serving Georgetown and the surrounding community

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Areas Served Halton Hills
Eligibility Varies by program

Varies by program

Languages English
Fees None

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Located In Community Halton Hills
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Halton Hills, ON
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Physical Access Unknown - varies by program

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