Food Security

The Food Bank is open on Wednesday mornings 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.  The criteria is as follows:

– Anyone in the Salmo/Ymir area can apply for food.   

– Applicants will fill in an application form which will include providing names, address and dates of birth of everyone in the household.  (Applicants should also provide identification for all people in the household  – ID is for confirmation only, numbers will not be recorded)

– Foodbank recipients can received food every 28 days.


Food distribution is possible because of the financial and food donations from the community. Salmo Community Resource Society is grateful for the tremendous community support for this much used service.

Community Luncheon is open to the public and is run by volunteers.   The luncheon is provided up to 9 times per year, with a break in the summer.     Typically, it is provided on the last Monday of each month from 11:30-12:30.   

Home Soup and Meat Pie delivery:  We provide soup and meat pies to Seniors who are not able to attend the Luncheon.   Seniors can contact our Agency to be put on the delivery list.

Anyone in the Salmo/Ymir area (Area G) can apply for the Christmas Hamper.   Salmo Community Services advertises when the application deadline is and accepts applications for a 2 week time frame.    

Recipients will receive food and if there are children under 16, recipients will also receive a gift for each child if funds permit.



More Info Coming Soon …

Salmo Comminity Services provides vouchers to Foodbank recipients when available (Typically June – September)

-individual will receive $5.00 voucher

-Couple will receive 2 x $5.00 voucher

-Family will receive 2-4 x $5.00 voucher 

This program is currently funded through BC Gaming and is reviewed every year.

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