Low-Cost Group Meals

Congregate and group dining programs provide low-cost meals in the community. See below for low-cost group meals in Hamilton.

Ancaster Community Services provides congregate dining.

  • Donations are accepted to cover the cost of the meal.
  • Meals are open to everyone.
  • Wheelchair accessible.

Jerseyville United Church
17 Field Road
Ancaster, Ontario

Hours: 2nd Wednesday of each month 12 to 1:30 pm

Phone number: 905-648-6675

St. Andrew's Church
31 Sulphur Springs Road
Ancaster, Ontario

Hours: 3rd Wednesday of each month 12 to 1:20 pm

Call ahead to find out how much the meal costs. Volunteer drivers provide transportation.

St. James United Church
306 Parkside Drive
Waterdown, Ontario

Hours: September to May, 3rd Thursday of each month 11:30 am to 1 pm

Phone number: 905-689-0732

Glanbrook Community Services includes lunch and a social program.Local organizations and restaurants prepare meals for a cost of $10 per person.  Volunteers provide transportation for Glanbrook residents. 

4280 Binbrook Road, Unit 2
Binbrook, Ontario

Hours: September to June, 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:30 pm

Phone number: 905-692-3464

This lunch is for west mountain residents. For $1 or a donation of your choice, you receive:

  • soup
  • sandwich
  • coffee
  • tea
  • cookies

479 Upper Paradise Road
Hamilton, Ontario

Hours: December 10 from 12 to 1:30 pm

Phone number: 905-383-7411

Residents 55 years of age or older from Dundas, Ancaster, Flamborough and west Hamilton can attend this lunch for $5.

150 King Street West
Dundas, Ontario

Hours: September to June, Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm

Phone number: 905-627-0572

This Adult Day Service is for elderly and disabled clients. It includes a hot lunch and activities that promote cognition, orientation and physical functioning as people participate within a social network of friends.

The cost is $21. It includes lunch, activities and transportation. 

You need a referral to access this wheelchair accessible service.

300 Winterberry Drive
Hamilton, Ontario

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 3 pm

Phone number: 905-573-0635

Wheels to Meals offers meals to seniors for $9.50. Volunteers provide transportation. Call for more details

East Team
St. Joseph's Centre for Ambulatory Health Services
2757 King Street East
Hamilton, Ontario

Mountain Team
Idlewyld Manor
449 Sanatorium Road
Hamilton, Ontario

Hours: 11:30 am to 2 pm twice per month

Phone number: 905-529-0700

Email: voncsshamilton@von.ca

This seniors program includes lunch and a social activity. There is a suggested donation of $3.50 per meal.

40 Wood Street East
Hamilton, Ontario

Hours: Tuesday 12 - 2 pm

Phone number: 905-525-5824

Email: info@welcomeinn.ca