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MOW Promo

Meals on Wheels Promo!

Try 3 FREE Hot Meals from May 6 – June 28. Promotion available for NEW clients only who live in Ancaster or the immediate surrounding rural areas.
2024 Babysitting Course

2024 Babysitting Course

Registration is now open for the 2024 Babysitting Course. Learn about basic first aid, fire safety & more to become a certified babysitter!
2024 Babysitting Course

2024 Backpack Drive

Help us send Ancaster kids and teenagers back to school with the supplies they need! From June 1 – August 9, we are collecting NEW school supplies!

Explore Our Programs

Ancaster Community Services offers many programs and services for those of all ages living in the Ancaster community and surrounding areas.


We Need Your Support!

Your donation will directly help the residents of our community who rely on our programs and services, such as the Meals on Wheels, Food Bank or Holiday Assistance programs.
Give & Grow 2024

Give and Grow with BigYellowBag

Use our code – ACS24 – to save $5 and $10 will be donated to ACS!
Ancaster Mill Race

Ancaster Mill Race

Join us on Tuesday, June 4th for the 5K walk or run and fundraise for ACS!
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Take part in Local community fundraisers and events!

About Us

Ancaster Community Services (ACS) is proud to be a non-profit, volunteer supported, registered charity. The agency offers programs and services for seniors, youth, and individuals in our community who need some extra support. Our focus is on continuing to expand our impact and stay in touch with the ever-changing needs of our diverse and growing community to enhance the quality of life for all.

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How We Help

Working with our wonderful partners, we are proud to offer a wide range of programs and services for Ancaster residents of all ages.

Food Assistance Program

As an accredited member of the City of Hamilton’s Emergency Food System, we provide a comfortable and supportive environment for our clients.

Meals On Wheels

Volunteers deliver a hot, nutritious lunch-time meal to seniors and vulnerable people up to 5 days a week (Monday-Friday).

Frozen Meals

A wide range of delicious, home-style meals prepared, frozen at our provider's location and available for pick-up or delivery.

Assisted Volunteer Driving

Volunteer run program providing safe and reliable transportation for local seniors to attend medical and professional appointments.

Shopping 4 Seniors

Allowing seniors requiring extra support to place an order for groceries over the phone and have them delivered contact-free to their doorstep.

Holiday Assistance Program

Providing local income-challenged families, seniors and individuals with food, gifts and gift cards for the holiday season in December.

Babysitting Course

Offered to youth ages 11 to 14 during the summer. This program teaches first aid and other essential lessons needed to become a certified babysitter.

Youth Engagement Program (The Net)

The Net Youth Engagement Program is a youth-led, agency-supported program that aims to help young people (aged 13-18) connect, learn, and engage.

Volunteer Opportunities

Make an impact in your local community by volunteering at Ancaster Community Services. Check back often for new opportunities.

Get Involved

We rely heavily on the generosity and support of our community members to keep our programs and services going for those in need. Consider making a donation or running a fundraiser in support of Ancaster Community Services.


Although Ancaster has a known perception of affluence, many individuals and families are struggling to meet basic needs or food insecurities. Consider supporting our efforts by making a donation.


Make an impact in your community and get others involved by creating a fundraiser for your wedding, host a car wash, or organize a food drive. There are countless ways to rally together and make a difference.

Government and Foundation Supporters

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ACS is a proud member of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. We were also a Finalist for the 2019 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards in the Non-Profit Category.All e-transfers can be sent to