Housing and Affordability
COVID-19 Food Supports Information Over the last months, local organizations and businesses have been working hard to find creative ways to support access to food. For an up-to-date resource list, visit your municipality website:
Banff 'Essential Services' & scroll to 'Municipal Food Resources'
Canmore scroll down to 'Food'
MD Bighorn scroll down to Spotlight
The MD of Bighorn has a limited number of grocery gift cards to distribute to MD residents who have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. These are available at no cost to residents who’s income has taken a serious hit and are struggling to make ends meet. To inquire about obtaining one of these gift cards, please contact Deb Gradyat firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-673-3611.
Curious about Food Safety During COVID-19? Click HERE for answers to your questions!
AHS Public Health Nutritionists - Nutrition and COVID19 messages 01_APR_2020.pdf
Bow Valley Food Bank Offers emergency food hampers. Call 403.678.9488 on Monday or Wednesday. Pickup days are Tuesday and Thursday 12-1 pm and 6-7 pm. If you’d like a friend or neighbour to pick up your hamper for you, let the Food Bank know their name when you call. Cost: Free
Canmore Food Recovery Barn An initiative that recovers edible food waste from grocery stores and other food distribution outlets. Food will be pre-bagged. Sign up in advance for a 15-minute time slot between 6-6:45 pm, no more than one slot per week. Pickup on Tuesday and Thursdays at 6 pm. Cost: $5 suggested donation
Food and Friends Delivers weekly meals to reheat at home every Monday and Thursday in partnership with the Iron Goat and delivery volunteers. Cost: Free or by donation.
Email by Sunday or Wednesday evening to place order: email@example.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanmoreFoodandFriends/
Review a number of resources to assist you with affordable housing.
This local program allows residents of the Bow Valley to get 20-25 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables for $25-$30. Delivered to Exshaw Community Centre for KID, MD and Stoney Nakoda Nation residents monthly. Payment is required at time of registration.
Whether you owe a little or are overwhelmed by a lot of debt, our services will help you improve your money management skills.
Settlement Services in the Bow Valley a program through the Town of Banff is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to support newcomers to Canada living in the Bow Valley.