Information for Our Market Clients

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What is the Compass Market?

The Compass Market is a food bank offering no-charge grocery and household items shopping on a voucher system for qualifying individuals and families, and a drop-in centre providing a safe place to visit and a listening ear.

We are located at:
310 Lakeshore Road West
Mississauga, Ontario
L5H 1G8
905-274-9309
info@thecompass.ca

The Market is open during the following times:

Mondays 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesdays 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fridays 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Here is a copy of the current calendar.

Who is Eligible to Shop in Our Market?

The Compass Market serves people in need in South Mississauga who live in the area south of the Queen Elizabeth Way, bounded by Winston Churchill Boulevard on the west, the Etobicoke border on the east and Lake Ontario on the south.

Our service area includes postal codes L5G, L5H, L5J, and L5E.  See map

If you live in Mississauga but outside of this area, please visit the Mississauga Food Bank’s area map  to discover where you can access the food bank which serves your area.

New Clients

Each first-time user has an interview with an intake staff person to discuss his/her situation and ascertain eligibility.

Please bring proof of your address in Mississauga, and records showing your monthly income and expenses.

We do not turn away anyone in need.   We provide emergency food supplies and other assistance, on a temporary basis, to those who are outside our service area, and referrals to ongoing sources of assistance.

Market Program Updates

The Market will be closed on the following days in 2017:

  • Monday February 20th, 2017 (Family Day holiday)
  • Friday April 14th, 2017 (Good Friday)
  • Monday May 22nd, 2017 (Victoria Day)
  • Monday July 3rd, 2017 (Canada Day)
  • Monday August 7, 2017 (Civic holiday)
  • Monday September 4th, 2017 (Labour Day)
  • Monday October 9th, 2017 (Thanksgiving)
  • Monday December 25th, 2017 (Christmas Day)

Contact Us

We’re here to serve you in the best way we can.  We welcome your inquiries, comments and suggestions.  Please call (905) 274-9309 or e-mail