Emergency Food Basket
The Emergency Food Basket Program provides 2 to 3 days of emergency food for anyone in Saskatoon (and area) in need. A person can access a food basket once every 14 days.
Open Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. Walk-in appointments are welcomed every Monday.
Working Together to Achieve your Employment and/or Education Goals
Creating Opportunities works with individuals on the pre-employment spectrum to help them prepare for their future education/employment opportunities. The program offers two streams: The Literacy Program (for individuals wanting to upgrade their education) and the Workplace Experience Program (for individuals wanting hands-on work experience and training).
Our current Literacy Program session began on January 15, 2018.
Please call us at 306.664.6565 or stop by for more information.
The Literacy Program
- Monday - Thursday, 9:00am - 2:30pm
- Classroom setting
- Improve literacy, numeracy and computer skills
- Earn training certificates
the Workplace experience program
- 6 months
- Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:30pm
- Gain hands-on work experience at the
Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre
- Receive Provincial Training Allowance (PTA)
- One-on-one job coaching and training
- Earn training certificates
To be eligible for our Workplace Experience Program, participants must attend one information session. All information sessions will take place in the Community Building Room at the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre (202 Avenue C South). No need to register for the information sessions.
Please join us for one of the following sessions:
July 17th at 10:30am
July 18th at 1:00pm
July 19th at 10:30pm
We would like to thank everyone that attended an information session. We look forward to seeing you soon.
FoodFit is a 12-week program developed by Community Food Centres Canada for low-income community members who experience barriers around healthy eating and physical activity but who are motivated to make lasting changes to their health.
Each class will focus on cooking healthy meals together, doing a 30-minute physical activity, and learning more about fitness and nutrition.
Upcoming dates for 2018:
- Tuesday, September 4, from 10:00am-1:00pm
- Wednesday, September 5, from 12:00pm-3:00pm
For more information about this new program, please contact Chelsea, our FoodFit Facilitator, at 306-664-6565.
The Clothing Depot provides clothing, personal care items and other basic necessities for a small charge. Customers can shop at the Clothing Depot up to three times a week and purchase a large bag of clothes and three sundry items for $2.00.
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Our Community Volunteer Income Tax Program is now done filing taxes for the season.
The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program provides assistance for low-income individuals and families with simple tax situations. Taxpayers who may be eligible for assistance include:
- Social assistance recipients
- Newcomers to Canada
- Status Indian tax exempt income