Basic Needs Program

The Salvation Army London Community and Family Services has expanded to serve you better!

See below for NEW locations and hours!

Our Basic Needs Program (including an emergency supply of groceries) is available to low income individuals and families who live in London and surrounding area (which includes Arva, Belmont, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Ilderton, Komoka and Lambeth).

We are open 9am-3pm at the following locations:

  • Monday         – 1190 Southdale Road E. (The Salvation Army Westminster Park)
  • Tuesday         – 555 Springbank Drive (The Salvation Army London Citadel)
  • Wednesday   – 281 Wellington Street* (The Salvation Army Centre of Hope)
  • Thursday       – 310 Vesta Road (The Salvation Army Hillcrest Community Church)
  • Friday            – 310 Vesta Road (The Salvation Army Hillcrest Community Church) (closed the last Friday of each month)

 We are closed all public holidays.

*Please note that the food bank at the Centre of Hope – 281 Wellington Street, is now open on Wednesdays only (serving only those who live in the N6B postal code).  You will be served outside at this location so please dress according to the weather. Be advised that waits can be up to 30 minutes and groceries are pre-packed.


  • ID for all household members
  • Proof of London Address

You may access our services at any location with a limit of 1 visit per month and 9 visits per year. 

Contact Us:

Telephone: 519-660-5884 ext. 100

Contact us at: [email protected]


For other food banks and community meals in London visit:

Fanshawe College Students Food Bank:

Western University Undergrad Students Food Bank:

Western University Grad Students Food Bank: