DTES Food Programs
The Downtown Eastside (DTES) Food Initiatives provide a range of food-related programs for individuals living in the DTES area.
The DTES Food Initiatives also offer community drop-in programs on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.
Community Drop-In Programs:
The DTES Food Initiatives provide essential food-related programs and services to individuals living in the DTES area, helping to build community and promote food security.
573 East Hastings Street
Heart Tattoo Society
The Downtown Eastside (DTES) Meals program provides weekly meals to DTES residents.
Overdose Prevention Society
99 West Pender Street
3:30 pm to 6 pm
Holiday meals include: Christmas, Valentine's, Easter, Canada Day, Thanksgiving and Remembrance Day.
161 East Cordova Street
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Holiday meals include: Truth and Reconciliation Day
Physical address: 41 East Hastings Street,
Potluck Cafe Society
Neighbourhood Helpers Meal Project
3rd Floor-1067 Seymour Street
Morning Star provides homeless persons with showers, a community meal, a clothing exchange, housing advocacy, outreach, and referrals.
Program hours are 7 am to 9:30 am Saturdays.
5288 Joyce Street
Engaged Communities Canada Society
The Lower Mainland community is supported by a program that focuses on closing systemic gaps for marginalized areas. The program provides a range of services to vulnerable communities, including those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. These services include:
2889-495 West Georgia Street