Karina Gould
Hon. Karina Gould
Member of Parliament for Burlington
Community Resources

Community Resources

Food Banks and Food Share Programs Burlington Food Bank: 1254 Plains Road East, Burlington

(905) 637-2273

The Burlington Food Bank is currently no longer offering a shopping model but still offers both perishables and non-perishables for those in need. The Food Bank has gone to a delivery model and ask that anyone in need of assistance email [email protected] or call with their name, address, and phone number and a delivery will be coordinated.


With the closure of local schools, Food4Kids has been mailing partnering families gift cards to grocery stores so children and their families can have access to food throughout the closure.

Food for Life:

For information on Neighbourhood Food Programs, please consult the link for up to date information.

Meals on Wheels Burlington

We deliver our hot meals between 11.00am-12.00pm Monday through Friday. Frozen meals are delivered every Tuesday. There is a fee for service. Meals are being delivered by our dedicated staff and volunteers at this time, and taking all precautions as necessary.

Call our branch at : 905-637-5664 to register.

Next Door Social Space: 3-650 Plains Road East, Burlington (905) 634-0607

Next Door is offering Soup to go.

Hours: Wednesday and Friday 12-1pm

Open Doors at St. Christopher’s: 662 Guelph Line, Burlington (905) 634-1809

Open Doors is offering food hampers.

Hours: Tuesday: 3-6pm

Salvation Army Food Bank: 9-5040 Mainway Burlington (905) 637-3893

The Salvation Army will be hosting their food bank and have waived the 21 day return policy so clients can visit as often as necessary for pre packaged grocery bags.

Hours:  Monday-Friday 9am-11:30am

St. Matthew’s Church Drive Through Food Drop Off: 126 Plains Road East, Burlington

St. Matthew’s Church is collecting food donations for the Compassion Society and the Burlington Food Bank. Currently, they are organizing volunteers to assist and also distribute food to the front door of people who cannot leave their homes. Should you be interested in participating, please contact Jim Young at the link found here.

Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays: 12-3pm

Wellington Square United Church: 2121 Caroline Street, Burlington- [email protected]

Friday Night Community Dinner is not running but take home meal bags can be picked up or delivered depending on the individual’s situation.

Hours:  Wednesday to Friday 10am-3pm  

Accommodated Shopping Hours Fortinos’s: Fortino’s is offering a dedicated shopping hour from 7am-8am for seniors.

Longo’s Community Well Being Hour: From 8am-9am Longo’s is offering a prioritized hour for seniors and at-risk community members to allow them to shop with confidence.

Marilu’s Market: From 8am-9am Monday-Friday, Marilu’s Market is offering dedicated shopping time for seniors and those with compromised immune systems.

No Frills: No Frills has introduced dedicated shopping hours for customers who need assistance or consideration including seniors or persons with disabilities.

Shopper’s Drug Mart: In an effort to help Senior customers, Senior’s discount has been extended from Thursdays to include the first opening hour of each day. This will vary by store, please click the link above to check eligibility.

Sobey’s: Sobey’s introduced Senior Shopping Hour for the first hour of the day at their stores providing the most vulnerable a dedicated time to shop for good.

Walmart: Walmart is dedicating the opening hour of stores across the country exclusively for our seniors, the disabled, and those with vulnerable health conditions.  

Shelters and Emergency Lines Distress Centre Halton: Burlington: (905)681-1488

Distress Centre Halton provides telephone and online support to people in our community to better cope with crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress.  Having the support of a friendly person who cares about your feelings and what you’re going through can make all the difference.

Halton Women’s Place 

Crisis Line: (905) 332-7892 South Shelter: (905) 332-1593

Halton Women’s Place is an organization providing shelter and crisis services for physically, emotionally, financially and sexually abused women and their dependent children and is dedicated to ending violence against women and their children.

SAVIS of Halton (905) 875-1555

SAVIS provides 24/7 support through our support and crisis line, offering free, confidential and non-judgmental assistance to survivors of sexual assault and violence.  

Mental Health Supports ADAPT: (905) 639-6537

ADAPT is an outpatient addiction, assessment, and treatment agency and will continue commitments to providing accessible clinical services and supports to all clients, through remote and/or virtual counselling platforms.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30pm

Canadian Mental Health Association Halton Branch (289) 291-5396

CMHA is providing case management and peer support by phone and are offering free walk-in counselling by phone so that they can continue to support our community in a manner that is safe. You will be contacted by a counsellor within 24 business hours.

Kids Help Phone  1-800-668-6868

Kids Help Phone is available 24/7 to all Canadians via phone and text message. If you are in need of support, please call at the link above.

Should you be interested in volunteering, please consult the link found here.

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) Crisis Line: (905) 878-9785 Other Inquiries: (289) 266-0036

ROCK remains available to clients via phone support, email and other innovative services to support program offerings.

Hours: General Line: Monday-Friday 9-5pm.

Utilities Relief Burlington Hydro: (905) 332-1851

Burlington Hydro is working with customers and offering a number of payment terms and options. They are also extending the winter moratorium on disconnections by 3 months. Currently, the office at 1340 Brant Street has been closed to the public.


To Assist Canadians working form home due to COVID-19, Bell will be waiving extra usage fees for all residential internet customers until April 30th. This will be applied automatically, no action is required by customers.


Until April 30th, Telus is waiving home internet overage charges for customers who are not on unlimited data plans, waiving all Easy Roam and pay-per-use roaming charges for postpaid Mobility customers that are stranded outside North America and unable to return to Canada (North America includes all Caribbean and Central American Countries), and support customers facing financial challenges because of COVID-19 by providing flexible payment options.


Waiving long distance charges for wireless, home phone consumers and small businesses for calls to anywhere in Canada until April 30, waiving Roam Like Home and all pay-per-use roaming fees in all countries where Rogers offers roaming for all postpaid consumers and small businesses travelling outside of Canada between March 16th and April 30th, 2020 and will also be ensuring that services will not be suspended for any customers experiencing financial difficulties during this period of economic uncertainty.

Constituency Office
Burlington Centre - Suite 209 (777 Guelph Line)
Burlington, Ontario
L7R 3N2


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Tue: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (By Appointment Only)
Wed: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (By Appointment Only)
Thu: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (By Appointment Only)
Fri: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (By Appointment Only)
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
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