COMMUNITY MEALS

Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks run healthy free and low-cost meals in communities across Vancouver. Read on to learn about some of the affordable and delicious multi-course meals our Neighbourhood Food Networks are serving up.


Breakfast

Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House

Community Drop In Breakfast is open to everyone in the community and is always free. Food allergens, diabetes, Hep C, HIV/AIDS, heart and stroke health are considered in our menu planning. Recipe ingredients are listed so that community members can choose what they would like to eat.

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am
Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House (573 E Hastings, Vancouver)

Free. Includes oatmeal, coffee and tea.

Please contact the Community Drop In Facilitator at cdi@dtesnhouse.ca or 604-215-2030 for more information.


Lunch

Britannia Community Centre

Seniors (55+) lunch drop-in takes place twice a week at Britannia Community Centre’s Al Mattison Lounge, a warm, friendly gathering place for older adults. No need to register ahead. These lunches are friendly, easy going, and social.

Mondays and Fridays at 12:00pm
Britannia Community Centre, Al Mattison Lounge (1661 Napier Street, across from the Information Centre)

$5.00 for a full meal.

For more information, contact the 55+ Centre Programmer, Anne Cowan at 604-718-5837

Collingwood Neighbourhood House

These three-course lunches in Renfrew-Collingwood are inexpensive and delicious. Seasonal menus reflect the changing seasons and diverse food traditions. All proceeds support Collingwood Neighbourhood House Seniors’ Wellness programs.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House (5288 Joyce Street, Vancouver).

$7.00 for adults
$6.00 for seniors
$5.00 for students
$3.25 for children (<12)

Purchase tickets at reception. For more information, please contact 604-435-0323 or info@cnh.bc.ca.

Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House

Community drop-in lunches are open to everyone in the community and are always free. Food allergens, diabetes, Hep C, HIV/AIDS, heart and stroke health are considered in our menu planning. Recipe ingredients are listed so that community members can choose what they would like to eat.

Wednesdays at 12:00-2:00pm
Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House (573 E Hastings, Vancouver)

Free!

Please contact the Community Drop In Facilitator at cdi@dtesnhouse.ca or 604-215-2030 for more information.

Gordon Neighbourhood House

Everyone is invited to lunch at Gordon Neighbourhood House. Community Lunches are an opportunity for community members to enjoy a meal together, meet new people, and catch up with friends in a casual environment. Gordon House is committed to celebrating seasonality and locally grown food as part of their food philosophy. Check out their daily menu or give them a call to find out what’s for lunch that day.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 12:30pm
Gordon Neighbourhood House (1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver)

By donation/Pay What You Can (suggested $2.00) on Monday and Wednesday
$5.00 on Tuesday and Thursday. Children under 6 years old are free.

For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact welcome@gordonhouse.org or 604-683-2554.

Hastings Community Centre

Wheels to Meals is a healthy, affordable, and accessible luncheon for seniors that takes place every other Thursday at the Hastings Community Centre. This lunch is a chance for seniors to socialize and share a meal together. A ride can be arranged to and from the lunch for guests.

Every other Thursday at 12:00pm
Hastings Community Centre (3096 Hastings Street E.)

$3.00, ride to and from can be arranged.

Lunch ticket must be purchased in person or online the Sunday before. For more information, please contact (604) 718-6222.

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House

‘In Pleasant Company Community Lunch’ is a healthy multigenerational social lunch taking place each Friday at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House.

Fridays at 12pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, East Hall (800 E. Broadway, Vancouver)

$5.00 per person
$20.00 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card)

Please notify in advance if you have special dietary needs. Contact Mike Volker, Director of Core Programs and Operations at mvolker@mpnh.org or 604.879.8208 ext 128

South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

The South Vancouver Community Lunch program is open to everyone in the community. Community members gather each week to socialize and share a tasty nutritious meal, including dessert!

Thursdays at 12-1pm
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver)

$5.00 for members
$6.00 for non-members

For more info please contact 604-324-6212 or svnh@southvan.org.


Dinner

Friday Night Dinners at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House

Every Friday evening, enjoy a delicious and low-cost 3-course dinner at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House. These meals are a great way to eat healthy, meet people in the community, and find out what’s happening in the neighbourhood.

Fridays at 5-6pm
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House (3981 Main St, Vancouver)

$5.00 for adult members
$4.50 for seniors
$4.00 for children
$6.00 for non-members

For more info, please contact 604-879-7104 or info@lmnhs.bc.ca

Kits Cares Cafe at Kits Neighbourhood House

Enjoy a free and delicious meal provided by the Kits Cares Cafe each Thursday at Kits Neighbourhood House. Everyone welcome!

Thursdays at 5:30-7:30pm
Kits Neighbourhood House (2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver)
Free!

Contact Zoe Little at zoel@kitshouse.org or 604-736-3588 with any questions.

Community Potlucks at Kits Neighbourhood House

Meet your neighbours at Kits House’s monthly community potlucks. Everyone welcome! Bring a dish to share if you can (vegetarian preferred). The evening will be open to get to know other community members, and for those interested, to play some board games.

Third Wednesday of every month at 6pm
Kits Neighbourhood House (2305 W. 7th Ave, Vancouver)
Free!

For more info, contact Joanna at 604-736-3588 ext. 100 or joannag@kitshouse.org


This is not an extensive list of community meal programs in the city.

Visit the Vancouver Food Asset Map for more information about more free and low-cost meals in Vancouver.