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65+ Seniors Distribution

Our 65+ Seniors Distribution is a special pick up time that provides a dedicated day when seniors can collect their food in a respectful and non-rushed environment. During the depot we focus on offering our 65+ clients a more suitable choice of nutritious food such as high protein and low sodium options to encourage the best nutrition possible for our valued seniors.  Seniors are fast becoming our community`s most vulnerable population.  In Surrey, 16.4% of seniors are now living in the low income bracket. Many seniors are isolated and cannot adequately access the services available to them. In order to support this group of individuals, we have peer volunteers on site to relate to clients and ease their experience.  In addition, community groups/organizations with senior specific programming are onsite to offer information and support to those in need.

Location

We distribute at our main location at 10732 City Parkway, Surrey

Contact

For more information please contact our Client Services Manager at 604.581.5443 Ext. 111.

Hours of Operation

Alternate Wednesdays from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

Upcoming Dates

  • March 8
  • March 22
  • April 5
  • April 19
  • May 3
  • May 17
  • May 31
  • June 14
  • June 28
  • July 12
  • July 26
  • August 9

See our calendar for a breakdown of alternate location dates.

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Registration information

All clients wishing to pick-up food at any of our community food banks must register and become a client before receiving assistance. The following are the required documents and information that you will be expected to provide.

* Please Note: You will be asked to update your information every 6 months.

To register, each adult in the household will need:

Picture ID

This would be official, government issued identification, such as a drivers license, BC Identification, passport, status card, Canadian immigration papers or landed immigrant card.

Proof of Address

You must prove that you live in either Surrey or North Delta with an official piece of mail with your name and address on it. Such items as telephone, hydro or cable bills are ideal.

Proof of Low Income

From every adult receiving any source of income in your household, you must provide a copy of a recent cheque stub, EI cheque, salary slip or a recent Accommodations & Allowance print out from the Social Assistance office which will confirm income and address.

Proof of Dependents

You must provide the physical Care Cards for each person in your household.

Other Information

  • All clients must provide their own bags and/or boxes to get your food home. The Surrey Food Bank is not able to provide ANY bags and/or boxes.
  • We are CLOSED on all statutory holidays. Notices will be posted well in advance, but please be aware of our hours.
  • If the scheduled depot falls on a statutory holiday, please call our offices for the re-scheduled depot day.

Additional information

For more information about the North Delta Food Bank please contact our Client Services Manager at 604.581.5433 Ext. 111.