Volunteer Family Services, Woodstock, New Brunswick
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About Us

Our sponsors...

  • Social Development Canada
  • Individual Donations
  • McCain Foods
  • Churches
  • Schools
  • Businesses
  • Service clubs

Our mandate is to...

  • Alleviate hunger and provide nutrition
  • Collect food, clothing and household items
  • Raise funds / donations
  • Educate the public
  • Empower people

Services we offer...

School Breakfast Program

What is it?
Designed to provide a nutritious start to each school day for any student. This service is offered to students free of charge and all schools are invited to participate in District ASD-W.

Why support the program?
To ensure students do not start their day on an empty stomach. Don’t let hunger be a barrier to learning.

How does it work?
Schools arrange storage, preparation and distribution of food. VFS delivers food supplies, with assistance from local and regional donors.

Breakfast ProgramFoods generally available:
  • Juice
  • Muffin Mix
  • Bread
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cheese Whiz
  • Margarine
  • Pancakes and Syrup

Operation Outreach

What is it?
Local and convenient access to emergency food services for individuals and families in rural communities.

Outreach ProgramLocations
Florenceville-Bristol
Northern Carleton Civic Centre
40 McCain Street
1st Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM

Hartland
United Baptist Church
349 Main Street
2nd Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM

Millville
Baptist Church
Corner of Rt.104 and Rt.605
3rd Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM

Canterbury
Village Hall
199 Main Street
4th Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM



Call ahead by Monday at 4pm the week of the delivery. This is to ensure eligibility and a food basket is prepared.

Clothing Program

  • Clothes are available free of charge to all clients
  • Clothes are sorted, folded and accounted for by volunteers
  • Public is welcome

“Garden Thyme” Cooking & Gardening Club

  • Group meets weekly with a volunteer leader
  • Focus of the group is to experience gardening and learning ways to preserve, cook and serve nutritous foods.
  • Learn to focus on saving time, energy and money
  • Learn to improve social skills and have fun!

Household Items

  • Furniture items are stored for people in emergency and or need
  • Priority list used

Emergency Food Services

  • Food Bank on site open Monday - Thursday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Serving all residents from Nackawic to River de Chute
  • Provide food supply after confidential interview
  • Services available to those in need with low income from EI, pensions, social assistance, workers’ compensation, working or no income
  • Outreach delivery services to Florenceville-Bristol, Centreville, Lakeville, Hartland, Millville, Canterbury and Meductic.

Job Listing Board

  • Up-to-date listing of jobs available for the Nackawic to River de Chute areas
  • Board is updated regularly
Volunteer Family Services, 844 Main Street, Unit 9, Woodstock, NB

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