Food Security - 40 Teesdale Place Programmes

Warden Woods has provided critically needed community services at 40 Teesdale, located in a priority neighbourhood, for many years.  Food security programmes and support services are provided in a welcoming atmosphere for those who are homeless, and are at the risk of being homeless, underhoused or vulnerable because of physical, mental health or addiction issues.


The drop-in programme offers individual and group support services, including

• Referrals and housing support

• Harm reduction, peer support

• Informal counseling

• Group discussions and guest speakers

• Special workshops

• Visiting health care professionals

• Movies and bingo

• Special Outings and Bus Trips


Food Security Programme Schedule


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Second Harvest Programme

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Out Of The Cold, starting mid-December



12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Drop-In Hot Lunch



12:00 noon Take-out Lunch

1:00 p.m. Dinner (Every other Thursday)



10:00 a.m.-  3:00 p.m.   Fresh Produce Market: Fresh fruits and vegetables for sale at reasonable cost.


Contact Barbara, Community Development Worker at  416-694-1138 ext 164 or



Fresh Produce Market

The Fresh Produce Market, started over nine years ago, is one of the Food Security Programmes at Warden Woods. Through Food Share, our local distributor and partner, we are able to provide a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables at subsidized prices to hundreds of families in the southwest Scarborough area from our two main market locations.


Fresh Produce Market Schedule

Wednesdays   74 Firvalley Court       12 pm - 4 pm

Fridays           40 Teesdale Place     10 am - 3:30 pm


Contact Michael at 416-694-1138 ext 168 or


Vesta Catering

A group of community women with a talent for cooking make up this social enterprise, serving delicious, nutritious, reasonably priced and culturally diverse menus for small and large groups.


Vesta Catering Menu


Vesta Catering Flyer


Contact Barbara, Community Development Worker at  416-694-1138 ext 164 or

Warden Woods Community Centre Main Office - 74 Firvalley Court, Scarborough, ON M1L 1N9

Tel. 416-694-1138  Fax.  416-694-1161 Email.

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