This information is changing regularly and we will do our best to update as soon as information is available to us.

Food Banks


Will be open on Monday to  Friday’s from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm offering prepackaged bags.  One person at a time will be seen and please have your identification ready. On Tuesdays from 11am-1pm, drop in will be available in the parking lot, weather permitting.


All locations are operating with both appointments and walk ins. If booking an appointment, please call ahead to book your time.
Chatham location (519-354-1430)
Wallaceburg (519-627-8257)
Ridgetown (519-674-3756)
Blenheim (519-674-4756)
Chatham open Monday-Friday from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
Blenheim open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-4pm
Ridgetown open Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm and Wednesday,  Thursday 10am-12pm
Wallaceburg open Tuesday-Friday from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Closed Monday
Tuesday to Friday hours – 9:30am to 3:00pm

100 Aberdeen, Merlin
Fridays 10am to noon. If you need additional assistance or support, please contact Joe Simpson at (home) 519-689-7662 or (cell) 226-881-1702

Dresden Community Church, 10am to noon, Tuesday and Thursdays.
Please call the church to make an appointment at 519-683-6541.

TILBURY FOODLAND Call Merrick to arrange for delivery at 519-382-3245

Tuesday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 519-825-7433 ext. 4, appointment recommended.

Food Pantry
VICTORIA AVE UNITED CHURCH PANTRY – located at St. Andrews United Church, Memorial Garden Entrance off Wellington Street
Wednesdays from 9am-10:30 am

HOPE HAVEN – 183 Wellington Street, W
Monday’s from noon to 4:00pm starting June 29th

CHRIST CHURCH – 80 Wellington Street, W, Chatham. Little Pantry available 24 hours a day, located at the side entrance door.

Meal/Soup Kitchens

At this time many locations have closed.  The following locations are OPERATING with a take out meal.

Black Goose Wallaceburg – Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Soup for pick up or delivery. Please call Mark at 519-784-3341 to make arrangements.

First Presbyterian Church Breakfast Take out – 60 Fifth Street, Chatham , every other Saturday of the month from 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Campbell AME Church – 20 Price Street S, Chatham on Wednesdays from 11:30am-12:30 pm

Bethel Pentecostal Church – 35 McNaughton Ave, Wallaceburg the 4th Tuesday of the Month from 5pm to 7pm

Thamesville United Church, 107 Elizabeth St, last Wednesday of the month from 5-6:30 pm

Trinity United Church, 750 Wellington St, Wallaceburg, fourth Friday of the month, from 5:30-6:30 pm

First Baptist Church, 99 Thomas Ave, Wallaceburg, third Saturday of the month at 5:00pm

Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 422 Elgin Street Wallaceburg, 2nd Saturday of the month at 5:00pm.

Blenheim Word of Life Church – Meals offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am to noon.  Please call the church at 519-676-8036 to place your order so that it can be ready when you arrive.  Delivery of meals to seniors or those unable to get out is also available by calling.

Street Frenz through Gregory Drive Alliance Church
Bagged meal available – please call Clare at 519-350-4408 by Tuesday. Delivery of meal will happen on Thursday between 4pm-7pm to address provided.

Interfaith Caring Kitchen at St. Ursula Catholic Church – open on November 4th to serve meals for takeout only. A full course meal will be provided between 430-530pm, please don’t arrive before 4:15. Guests are requested to practicing safe distancing in the parking lot beside the office entrance and are asked to wear masks.

St Agnes, Chatham, offering bagged lunches on Thursdays from 11:00-12:30 at the Croydon entrance of St Agnes Church.

St. Vincent de Paul – Spirit and Life Centre, Wellington St, Chatham – Bagged lunches every Friday between 11:15 and 11:45 am. 

Free Help CK – Provides meal delivered bag lunch on Tuesday and Thursday between 11 and 2. To order, please call all Geri at 519-990-5178 by Monday. They also offer food hampers, depends, personal hygiene products, and nutritional supplements as needed.

Ashley’s Place – 75 Queen St. Tilbury provides free soup and coffee or hot Chocolate every Saturday from 11am -1pm