Beacon House Food Bank
Beacon House has been a source of assistance since 1985, helping families and individuals in the Bedford/Sackville/Fall River/Hammonds Plains area who have been faced with financial hardship as a result of job loss, reduced employment, medical issues, psychological or physical challenges, and many other life events that impact their ability to provide basic needs for themselves and their families. Beacon House is operated by a registered charity, the Christian Interfaith Society, a collaboration of local churches, and is a member agency of Feed Nova Scotia. Beacon House is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society
The St. Vincent de Paul Society helps on an emergency basis in any way they can based on the needs of the individual.
Voice mail messages are picked up and replied to within 24 hours Monday – Thursday each week. A team of two members work to resolve callers requests for one week a month with a different team on each week.
St. Vincent de Paul: 902-864-0777