Programs & Services

  • Community Kitchens: cook a meal with others in a group setting; all ingredients will be provided.
  • Garden & Greenhouse: support the community garden from planting to harvest; learn from experienced gardeners or share what you know.
  • Food & Health Workshops: join us to learn and discuss issues related to food and health, e.g. diabetes, nutrition, and food budgeting.
  • Community Meals: join us for a free and healthy delicious meal prepared by our chef and volunteers.
  • Affordable Weekly Produce Market: visit our weekly market for affordable produce; enjoy coffee with neighbours; take part in fun activities.
  • Youth Cooking & Gardening: enjoy programs for young children and their parents, as well as programs for school-aged children and teens.
  • Community Drop-In: come by during our drop-in times where you can meet staff and volunteers, learn about programs, access other community supports, or just relax with a coffee and the paper.
  • Volunteer Program: volunteer with the meals, garden, market, drop-in, or childcare programs; receive training to become a qualified peer mentor and offer support to others.
  • Community Action Programs: come together to discuss issues that affect you and your community; plan how to take action through social justice groups.
  • Get Moving: join us for a movement session such as Walk & Talk or Gentle Yoga.

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Thank you to our generous supporters

We are proud to recognize the support of the organizations and individuals who make the work of Dartmouth Family Centre and Dartmouth North Community Food Centre possible.  View full list of supporters >

Phone Number:

(902) 464-8234

Fax Number:

(902) 464-8232


Our Location:

107 Albro Lake Rd. Dartmouth, NS, B3A 3Y7

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Our Hours:

The Centre is open 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday (closed 12:00 to 1:00pm daily and Thursday afternoons). As well, occasional evening programs take place.  

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