Seniors Programs at
Hope Community Services

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Programs for Seniors

At Hope Community Services our seniors programs provide opportunities to make connections, enjoy a healthy meal together, engage in volunteer opportunities, access support, resources and more.


Community Food Hub & Drop-In


Lunch with the Bunch


Food Hampers for Seniors

Community Meal Drop-in & Healthy Food Hampers

Healthy produce, bread and non-perishable food for children, families, seniors and individuals.

Along with a monthly food hamper, you can enjoy a healthy meal and social interaction at each drop-in. We invite you to shop in our grocery store style Food Bank to select food items of your choosing. Eligible participants need to be residents of Hope to qualify. On your first visit, please bring ID for yourself and each member of your family/household.

For more information about the Community Food Hub, please contact Dianne MacDonnell at [email protected] or Kim Paolini at [email protected] or call our main office at 604-869-2466.

While we are located inside the Northwest Harvest Church at 888 3rd Avenue, we have no affiliation with the Church other than as friends and tenants.

Individuals & Couples

Individuals and couples are eligible to receive a food hamper once per month on either the first three Wednesdays and Thursdays of each month. 

We are open from 11:00am to 1:00pm on the first three Wednesdays and Thursdays every month.

We invite you to shop in our welcoming and friendly grocery store style environment to select food items of your choosing.  We have a selection of healthy, organic produce from the Food Bank Production garden (during the growing season) and produce from the Food Recovery project in partnership with Save-On Foods.

If you’re pressed for time, we’ll still have pre-packaged hampers on hand to get you out the door quickly.

A nutritious lunch is provided at each drop-in!

FREE Curbside Market

Each week the Community Food Hub offers a FREE Curbside Market located at the Northwest Harvest Church, 888 3rd Avenue.

Recovered produce and non-perishable food items, along with an assortment of rescued bakery products are available for your choosing.

Mondays and Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:30 (while supplies last)

Families with Children

This program is currently not operating due to the pandemic. We will let you know when it resumes.

While families can access the Food Bank any time we are open, we encourage you to join us on the 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 to 3:30 for a special Family Day. 

We have activities for the kids, a smoothie station, cooking demos and family-friendly meals.

We encourage the kids to join in on the food prep in a safe and fun manner!

Parents can shop in the friendly grocery store-style food bank to choose items from a selection of healthy, organic produce from the Food Bank Production garden (during the growing season) and produce from the Food Recovery project in partnership with Save-On Foods.

Staff and various community professionals will also be on hand to provide resources, support and to answer any questions you may have.

Our Community Food Bank & Drop-In programs rely almost entirely on the generous donations of community members, businesses and organizations and a small grant from BC Gaming.  We could not serve the community the way we do without the support of individuals, businesses & organizations like yourselves.  If you would like to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children, families, seniors and individuals in our community, visit our donation page today!

Like our Facebook page for more updates. View our full Food Resource Calendar here.

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Lunch with the Bunch

Lunch with the Bunch is a program that brings seniors together and provides an opportunity to socialize, learn new things, enjoy a nutritious meal and have fun!

We meet Tuesdays at 10:00am at 888 3rd Avenue (Northwest Harvest Church) for registration and socializing.  Guest speakers, activities, entertainment or games begins at 10:30.  Lunch is served at 11:30. All attendees must show proof of vaccination.

Cost of lunch:  $9.00 (Subsidies are available – contact the facilitator, Kim Paolini, or phone Hope Community Services at 604-869-2466, ext 104 for more information).

Transportation is available free of charge!  Contact the office at 604-869-2466 to register.

This program is made possible with the support of Fraser Health, The Province of BC and Community Donations.  If you would like to make a donation to support this popular seniors lunch program, please visit our donation page today!

View our full Food Resource Calendar.

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Food Hampers for Seniors

Hope Community Services in partnership with the Mount Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Church offer Food Hamper deliveries for seniors.

To get on our list please call (604) 869-2466 ext: 102

Please leave a message with your
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We are proud members of

We are proud members of Food Banks Canada
We are proud members of Food Banks BC
We are proud members of Community Food Centres Canada
Canadian Child Care Federation
Families Canada
Family Programs Resource of BC

Hope Community Services

PO Box 74, 434 Wallace Street.
Hope, BC, Canada V0X 1L0

tel: (604) 869-2466
fax: (604) 869-3317

[email protected]

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