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Community Food Security - Community Organizations

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Advocate for a food secure Durham Region

Learn more about food insecurity here in Durham Region. Find out how you and your community organization can support efforts to make Durham Region more food secure by checking out our current and past newsletters.

Support your clients experiencing food insecurity

  • Discover Your Inner Chef! Food Budgeting Curriculum
    This comprehensive curriculum helps group facilitator's to teach basic food budgeting skills in group settings. The curriculum and supportive resources are available to community organizations. Please contact the Durham Health Connection Line at 905-668-7711 or 1-800-841-2729 for more information.
  • Discover Your Inner Chef Community Food Security Resource (PDF)
    As a service provider, you may be working with clients who face issues that prevent them from accessing affordable healthy meals. This booklet will provide you with assessment questions to help you determine if your client needs further support. It also provides helpful resources available to address food security concerns.
  • Food in Durham (PDF)
    A list of key contact numbers where food can be found throughout Durham Region.
  • Everybody's Food Budget Book (PDF)
    A booklet that develops skills in the basics about food selection, purchasing, storage and preparation.
  • Discover Your Inner Chef! Online Learning
    This online learning resource will help your client(s) build food budgeting skills to help them eat healthy on a limited budget
  • Food Budget Kit
    This kit will help your client(s) apply food budgeting skills right away!

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