Food Sources and Services for Islanders

Government of Prince Edward Island Programs

  • PEI Employee Gift Card Program - the Government of Prince Edward Island and Sobeys have partnered to offer $100 gift cards to any employee, living and working on Prince Edward Island, who has received an ROE as lay-off notice between the dates of March 13-April 15. 

  • The Government of Prince Edward Island is coordinating the delivery of essential supplies (food, medication and pet supplies).  Access this free service by calling 1-833-533-9333

Food for Kids

  • Pure Kitchen Catering is offering free meals to kids who need them. Approximately 100 portions will be available per week. For details call 902-892-2190.

Food Resources - Queens County

  • Salvation Army offers food hamper pick up on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9:30am and 11:00am. You don't have to be a regular client and you can access this service twice a month.

  • Upper Room Food Bank offers food hamper pick up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am - 11:00am. You can access this service twice a month. If you have never accessed their services before, please call 902-892-7092 and they'll walk you through the process.

  • Upper Room Soup Kitchen (101 Richmond Street) is open for takeout meals only from Monday to Friday from 11:00am - 12:20pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am to 12:20pm.

  • Community Outreach Centre (Birchwood Intermediate School) is offering coffee, snacks and light meals seven days a week between 8:00am and 8:00pm.  For questions about all of their services call (902) 218-4927. 

  • Cornwall Food Bank offers food hamper pick up Thursdays at the Lion's Club on Cornwall Road (Curling Club building). Please call the Upper Room Food Bank by Wednesday to order your box at 902-892-7092. 

  • South Shore Food Share (Crapaud Area) is offering food hampers by appointment as well as free lunch items (soup cans, Kraft dinner etc...)on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for any family or senior in need. Lunches can be picked up in the Foodshare parking lot between 11:00am - 12:00pm. If you are a senior, please contact Jackie (902) 439-4821, Jenny (902) 393-4566 or Terri (902) 218-0772 and they will deliver to your door. 

  • First Baptist Church (Fitzroy Street) offers food hamper pick ups on Mondays between 9:00am - 10:00am.

  • 4 Love 4 Care (Stir it Up) is also offering food hampers and ready-made meals to those in need.  Call 902-213-1553 or 902-393-1993 for details.

  • The Yellow House is now offering free baking in the North Rustico Area. Click the link for weekly menu. 

  • Gallant's & Co Food To Go will be offering free soup to those in need at their location at 18 Superior Crescent in Charlottetown from 11am-2pm, Monday to Saturday.  Soup is on a first come, first served basis.  You can call them with questions at 902-628-1818.

Food Resources - Prince County

  • Summerside Salvation Army Food Bank (Pope Avenue) offers food hamper pick up on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:30am to 2:30pm.  Take out meals are provided Mondays through Fridays from 11:30am to 12:30pm. 

  • The Caring Cupboard has 4 locations with pick ups in Tyne Valley, Alberton and Bloomfield on Thursdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm or in Tignish on Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.  During the COVID-19 pandemic if you know someone who cannot get out, you can take their ID with you and pick up their food for them. 

Food Resources - Kings County

  • Souris Food Bank is offering food hamper pick ups on Saturdays from 11:00am to 12:30pm. 

  • Montague Food Bank is offering food hamper pick ups on Thursdays from 9:00am to 11:30am. 

CMHA-PEI Mental Health Resource Line 

1-800-682-1648

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm