Deltassist launches temporary North Delta Food Bank

Deltassist is stepping in to run the North Delta Food Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This temporary food bank is for North Delta residents only. The food bank in South Delta remains in operation.

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To be eligible for assistance you fit the following criteria:

* Already be registered with the North Delta food bank or low income or you are in need of food because you have insufficient funds due to work layoffs or shortages.

* Currently meet low income levels as set out by Stats Canada

* Be a North Delta resident

Items of proof needed to apply for Food Bank assistance are:

* I.D.

* Proof of residency in North Delta

* Proof of income, either pay stubs, bank statement or layoff notice

* Care cards for all children in family if applicable

How to access the North Delta Food bank:

* Call 604-594-3455 and leave your name, and phone number with reception

* Be available for an intake call to register you with the Food bank from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.

* Be prepared to provide proof as requested.

* Be available to come at your assigned pick up time for assistance.

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