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Foster Farm Family House

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-596-4866
Primary Executive Marie-Louise Knight, Community House Coordinator
Address & Map
1085 Ramsey Cres, Unit 332 & 334
Ottawa, ON K2B 7Z9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (24 Mar 2020): Due to COVID19, the Foster Farm Food Bank is running on an appointment-only basis until further notice. Call 613-596-4866 Mon-Fri 10 am-3 pm to make an appointment. All other programs are on hold until further notice. 
Community house * acts as a resource centre where a variety of services and activities are offered to the tenants and the residents of the Foster Farm community 
Daily drop-in * sewing room * afterschool programs * Youth programs * computer access * bread baskets * Food bank * Tuesday pastry and bread giveaways * Gently Used Closet * many seasonal social and recreational activities
Hours Administration Mon-Tue 8:30 am-4 pm * Wed 8:30 am-3:30 pm * Thu 8:30 am-3:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-2:30 pm 
Food Bank Tue 9:30 am-11:30 am * Wed (for students and working families) only 5 pm-7 pm * Thu 9:30 am-11:30 am * Fri 12:30 pm-2:30 pm * closed the first full week of each month * closed Fridays in Jul-Aug
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Boundaries Food Bank - (North-South) Carling Ave to Highway 417; (East-West) Woodroffe Ave to Richmond Rd
Eligibility Tenants and residents of the Foster Farm community
Application Call for information or drop in.

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding City / Town ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations - Ottawa Food Bank * local churches * Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
Print Material Brochure
Date Updated 10 Jul 2019
Service Categories Community Meals ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Food Banks ; General Clothing Provision ; Needlecraft Instruction ; Neighbourhood Multipurpose Centres

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