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

Phone: 905-433-8800

Email: [email protected]

Website: acscentre.ca

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