Essential Care Program

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Caring for Basic Needs

At Regen, we desire to break the cycle of poverty. We do this by providing accessible and thoughtful programs that instill dignity and provide a renewed sense of hope, empowering those we serve.

Our mandate is to meet our guests where they are at. Our programs are designed to open doors in people’s lives and provide enriching experiences and practical support.

Basic Needs Are a Right, Not a Privilege

At Regeneration, we believe every person deserves the essentials of life. Our Essential Care Program provides our guests with the basic, primary necessities of survival—food, hygiene, and clothing. These life-giving resources are required to empower them on their journey to recovery.

Breakfast & Lunch

By offering hot and hearty meals, we’re not only caring for the physical needs of our guests, but we’re also offering access to life-giving resources.

Breakfast

We serve breakfast to our guests 365 days a year. Come join us for a healthy and filling meal to start your day.

Served every day from 7:00 AM9:30 AM

*On Sundays, breakfast ends at 9:15 AM

Lunch

We serve a nourishing and delicious lunch to our guests on weekdays to supplement our daily breakfast program.

Served Monday – Friday from 11:30 AM12:30 PM

We provide hot showers, including soap, shampoo, and clean towels, to our guests 7 days a week during our program hours.

Haircuts are provided free of charge by a licensed stylist, schedule is listed below.

Program On Hold

Access to washers and dryers is available. There is no charge for laundry services. We provide laundry soap and dryer sheets.

Schedule

Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Our Clothes Closet provides our guests with the chance to replace worn clothing, keep warm and dry in inclement weather, and obtain fresh clothes for job interviews and other life events. We are always accepting clothing donations!

View our list of needed items.

Schedule

Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Guests are able to access technology such as computers and phones during our program hours.

Success In Numbers

It’s because of your compassion and generous donations that our annual numbers continue to rise. Thank you for making Regeneration possible.

Open 365

Days a Year for Hot Meals

57,000

Meals Served

1.2 Million LBS

Of Food Recovery

25

Partnerships

21,000

Volunteer Hours

350 Households Served

with groceries weekly

Our Locations

Regeneration Office & Meal Program

We’re located near City Hall.

  • 156 Main Street N
  • Brampton, ON L6V 1N9

Regeneration Marketplace

We are located in the same building as the Kabul Farm Supermarket.

  • 253 Queen St E
  • Brampton, ON L6W 2B8

Regeneration Thrift Store

We’re across the street from Colony Ford Lincoln.

  • 253 Queen Street E
  • Brampton, ON L6W 2B8

Guest Experiences

Meet Charlie – A Regeneration Transformation

Charlie came to Regeneration in his 50s. He was experiencing homelessness, grieving his divorce, and dealing with heartbreak. COVID-19 caused him to lose his job and the temp agency he was working with simply didn’t provide enough regular income to live on.

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