Departments – The Adventist Community Centre has two distinct departments: The Food Bank and Clothing departments. Here are the days and conditions to access these Services:
Food Bank — To have access to the Food Bank, every patron needs to make an appointment. To schedule an appointment, you will need to call the Centre from Monday to Thursday until 3:30 pm and leave a message in the voicemail. The Centre will return your call and will provide you with an appointment and a time slot. Appointments are scheduled for the following week. Those who have been given a time slot in the previous week should come to the Centre on Thursday at the time provided to receive the food.
Clothing Department — The Clothing Department is open every Tuesday from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. No appointment is necessary. You can just walk in.
The Adventist Community Services Centre (also known as ACS Centre) is part of the “Ministry of Compassion” of the College Park Seventh-day Adventist Church in Oshawa. The Centre functions as a food and clothing bank and also provides other useful items to help improve the lives of many people in need.
Mission – To provide food, clothing and a variety of household items free of charge to people in need who live in Oshawa and Courtice. To serve our community without regard to nationality, religion, ethnicity or gender.
Goal – To provide each client with safe and nutritious food once a month.
Address: 1170 King Street East, Oshawa, ON L1H 1H9
Email: [email protected]
Requirements to access Centre services:
- Be a resident of Oshawa or Courtice
- Present a photo ID
- Provide ID for each family member
- Provide a proof of income
Documents accepted as proof of income:
- Government pension stub
- Ontario Works
- Employment Insurance pay stub
- Disability income pay stub (OSD slip)
- Bank statement showing income deposited directly into the bank account