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ReQuest Food

Do you live in the area we serve?

HEFC provides emergency food services to households in Alta Vista, Heron Park, Playfair Park, Riverside Park, and Hunt Club East.













If you are not sure which neighbourhood you live in, use this Ottawa Food Bank searchable map to find a food bank close to you.

Persons requesting food must register with us. Please bring proof of name and address for each person in the household,  Example:  lease, driver's licence, phone bill etc. 

If  you have your own grocery bags, please bring them.


The OC Transpo buses that go to HEFC are number 44 and 46.

Heron Road Community Centre Building  
1480 Heron Road,   1st Floor
Ottawa  ON  K1V 6A5

The Centre is open:

Tuesday afternoon:      1:30 pm   -  3:30  pm
Wednesday evening:   6:00 pm   -  8:00  pm
Thursday afternoon:     1:30 pm  -  3:30   pm 
Friday morning:            9:30 am   -  11:30 am



The following food centres are open on days when HEFC is closed:


Care Centre Ottawa
500 Viewmont Drive
Monday (Drop-in), Tuesday – Thursday (Drive-thru)

Hours: 10am-3pm

Sadaqa Food Bank (Halal)
174 Colonnade Road South, unit 34
Saturday & Sunday 9am-12pm

Salvation Army Food Bank
171 George St
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-4pm
You must call and book an appointment 613-241-1573 ext. 268


The Ottawa Mission Food truck travels to 35 locations with hot prepared meals. Find their schedule of locations here:


Fire of God church on Murray Street has an emergency food program on Sunday afternoon

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Catchment area for HEFC

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