Today, some information for those who are concerned about food and money as isolation continues a bit longer.
A new federal benefit for seniors was announced today. A good CBC article discusses it here.
The City of New Westminster has a list of available financial supports here. (PDF)
The general city Community Resources page is here.
If you know anyone who could benefit from this information, please pass it on.
St Aidan’s Church, 1320 7th Ave., at 14th St., is making food available on Saturdays (starting May 16) from 1:30 to 2:30, with the first half hour reserved for seniors and those with disabilities.
St Barnabas Church 1010 Fifth Avenue, is doing Emergency Food Cupboard Grab & Go Grocery Hampers on Friday, May 15th, 10:00-10:30 am for seniors and those with mobility issues. [ Details ]
Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar‘s free dinner distribution continues Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30–5:30 p.m in the Century House parking lot. This service is for those who need it most – seniors, persons with disabilities and vulnerable populations.
The City of New Westminster‘s latest list of food resources is here. (PDF)