Emergency Food Basket

Hours: Mon-ThurS (8:30am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-3:00pm); FRI (8:30am-11:45am)

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The Emergency Food Basket Program provides 2 to 3 days of emergency food for anyone in Saskatoon and area (a 50 km radius) in need.  A person can access a food basket once every 14 days.


Clothing Depot

The Clothing Depot is located at 223 Avenue B South.
Hours: Mon - Fri (9:00am-11:45am & 12:30pm-3:30pm)

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The Clothing Depot provides clothing, personal care items and other basic necessities for a small charge. Customers can shop at the Clothing Depot three times a week and purchase a large bag of clothes and three sundry items for $2.00.

 For more information please call 306.244.1236 to reach a staff member at the Clothing Depot or click here.


Counselling

CFS Saskatoon.PNG

No-cost counselling for low-income individuals is provided free of charge in partnership with CFS. Please call 306.664.6565 to book an appointment or click here to contact us.


Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

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Our Community Volunteer Income Tax Program has ended for the year. We will share the details for the 2018 program once all the details have been confirmed. 

This year we helped over 6000 people, filed over 5000 tax returns and brought over $16.2 million dollars back into our community!

    Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the SFBLC Community Volunteer Income Tax Program this year! It was a huge success!

    None of this would have been possible without our amazing volunteers, the Community Initiatives Fund and Affinity CU. Thank you for all for your time, support and resources. We're lucky to have partners like you!

    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
    • Seniors
    • Status Indian tax exempt income

    Creating Opportunities

    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).

    Upcoming Program

    The next session of the Literacy Program will begin January 15, 2018.  

    Please call us at 306.664.6565 or stop by for more information.

    The Literacy Program

    • 3.5 Months

    • 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

      pcoming Program

      Our current Workplace Experience Program is full. The next program will begin on February 26, 2018. 

      To be eligible for our Workplace Experience Program, participants must attend an information session. All information sessions will take place in the upstairs classroom at the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre (202 Avenue C South). We look forward to seeing you at one of the following Information Sessions:

      • January 23rd @ 1:00pm
      • January 24th @ 10:30am
      • January 25th @ 1:00pm