This section will give you a summary of the cost of living in Halton:
It is difficult to estimate the cost of living in Ontario, as every situation is different. Click here to use a Cost of Living Estimator that can help you develop a budget.
Canada offers a variety of food options including:
Grocery Stores offer a large variety of foods in every community.
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Halton Region Farmer’s Markets
Enjoy fresh produce, kid-friendly farm entertainment at local farmers markets.
Located in every community, restaurants offer a place to eat and the food is prepared for you.
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Food Support Services
The following food services will assist with cost of food.
To find the closest food bank to you follow this link: Google Map
The Halton Fresh Food Box
A not-for-profit fresh produce buying service operated by and for our community.
Food for Life Canada
Puts an emphasis on fresh food that can be delivered quickly to those in need.
(905) 510-5724Oakville, ON L6J7N5
The Salvation Army
GeorgetownAdvised to call for an appointment.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
The Society provides food or clothing to those in need of emergency assistance.
The Society in Burlington is comprised of the following congregations:
St. John's Parish 905-634-2485, 2016 Blairholme Ave
. Paul the Apostle 905-332-5115, 2265 Headon Rd
St. Raphael's 905-637-2346, 4072 New St
St. Gabriels 905-336-7144, 2261 Parkway Dr
Holy Rosary Parish 905-634-7441, 287 Plains Rd E
Those in need should contact the nearest of the above churches.
Kerr Street Ministries
KSM provides relief to people who suffer economic, social and emotional challenges and offers a holistic approach to rebuilding lives devastated by poverty or crisis.
SafetyNet Children and Youth Charities
SafetyNet provides services to children, youth and their families. Programs include tutoring, community outreach services such as a clothing bank (including toiletries), emergency non-perishable food bank, and music lessons.
Oak Park Neighborhood Centre
The Neighbourhood Centre provides basic amenities including food, education, counselling and clothing to families in need.
Oakvilleakville Fareshare Food Bank
A food bank operating entirely by the work of volunteers since 1988. As a registered charity and non profit organization the food bank collects donations in order to provide food to those who need it.
Provides easy access to food for those individuals or families who are in need of basic needs assistance.
Georgetown Bread Basket
Provides food to those in need who meet the eligibility criteria.
Bread Basket serves the Greater Georgetown area
Where to Get Help in Halton
Some of the more popular shopping places in the Halton community are:
These are stores where you can find affordable, gently used clothing, furniture and other household items.