Page updated July 30, 2020 at 8:45 a.m.
The City is supporting agencies such as Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger (REACH), Regina Food Bank, Salvation Army, Chili 4 Children and Regina Food for Learning in their work to identify the greatest needs and find ways to best ensure low income and vulnerable communities continue to have access to food.
Bagged Lunch Programs
Nutrien Food on the Move with the Salvation Army is distributing bagged lunches to children in need of food support.
Lunches can be picked up from the Salvation Army Canteen Truck at the following locations and times:
Monday to Friday
- 12 p.m. - Al Ritchie Spray Pad
- 12:20 p.m. - Eastview Community Centre
- 12:40 p.m. - McDermid Community School
- 1 p.m. - Imperial Spray Pad
- 12:20 p.m. - Regency Daycare Centre
- 1:40 p.m. - Regency Pool
- 2 p.m. - Dewdney Pool Park
Other Food Assistance Programs
Various community organizations throughout Regina offer food assistance programs to those in need.
Emergency Supplemental Food Assistance
Help is available for those in emergent need of food assistance.
You can place an emergency order with the Regina Food Bank if you have never received food from the food bank before or if you haven’t used their services in the past six months. Call the Regina Food Bank at 306-791-6533.
The Salvation Army also provides Emergency Food Assistance. If you require assistance, please call 306-757-4600 to schedule an in-person intake appointment.
Many local shelters have been affected by measures in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. A Shelter Committee consisting of representatives from the City, the Province and local agencies has been established to identify and address shelter needs, and ensure our vulnerable populations continue to receive support services.
Who to Call for Help
- If you or someone you know is in critical need of food support services, call 306-777-7000.
- People in an emergency situation who don’t have enough money to meet their basic needs, can call the Provincial Client Service Centre at 1-866-221-5200 or their local income assistance service centre. Agency staff will work with them to address their most immediate needs, including shelter and food.
Community Support Services
- Call 2-1-1 or visit 211.caOpens in new window. 211 Saskatchewan is a United Way initiative that is a free, 24/7 resource for information on community and support services in the province
How You can Help
We are a caring community and we know that many are eager to lend a hand. You can help by looking out for neighbours, friends and family in need. If you are able, the best way to support agencies in delivering services is through an online donation.