Our Drop-in is a safe and welcoming place where anyone, regardless of where they live, can enjoy nutritious food, meet others, and access information on social issues and community resources.

We provide a healthy lunch five days a week, plus workshops on tenants’ and employment rights, movie screenings and arts & crafts, and complimentary use of computers and internet.

Brighter Beginnings & Back to the Basics are two licensed after-school programs for children we provide to our community.  These programs are free and include recreational activities, a nutritious snack and homework help. 


​​Food Bank

Food First

Community Kitchen

Our Services at a Glance ...

Building a healthy community through the power of food.

Our Food Bank provides food and essentials to all of the local agencies. We have assisted the following agencies; Children’s Aid Society of Sault Ste. Marie, Canadian Red Cross, Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services Pauline’s Place, Canadian Mental Health, Indian Friendship Centre, Algoma Family Services, Garden River Food Bank, St. Joseph Island Food Bank, Algoma Public Health, Metis Nation of Ontario, Ontario Aboriginal Housing Corp., Phoenix Rising Women’s Centre, Algoma Legal Clinic, John Howard Society, Sault Ste. Marie Housing, Missanabie Cree First Nation and many more.

More than 11,000 people in Sault Ste. Marie struggle with poverty and food insecurity.

This has an effect on their physical and mental health, and on the fabric of our community.

We provide good food, programming and resources in spaces that are warm, dignified and respectful. The Soup Kitchen Community Centre welcomes everyone and encourages self-sufficiency and improve quality of life, starting with access to good food.​​​


Community kitchen brings people together to learn, cook, and share nutritious, culturally-diverse, and inexpensive meals. We offer a range of cooking groups, all designed to build food skills, reduce social isolation, and increase access to healthy food, while connecting people to other resources. 

After-School Children's Programs

"It all starts with access to good food"