Food Pantries

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New Haven

Bethel A.M.E
255 Goffe St.
New Haven, CT 06511
203-865-0514
Open: Third Saturday 10am until food is out 

Believe in Me Empowerment
423 Dixwell Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Open: Third Thursday of every month 4pm–7pm
Must have a Photo ID

Cathedral of Higher Praise Pantry
155 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
203-776-7676
Open: 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month

Catholic Charities
290 Grand Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
203-777-6771
Open: Bring ID, third Friday of each month 9am
Registration on Tuesday 2pm-3pm 

Christian Community Action
168 Davenport Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
203-777-7848
Open: Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-11:45 am and 2:00pm-3:45 pm

 Open by appointment only for Hill Neighborhood (zip code 06519). First-time food pantry recipients must bring a utility bill as proof of residence. Walk-ins for emergencies or missed appointments Tuesday 2pm-3pm.

Christian Center Restoration Church
555 Columbus Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
203-785-1943
Open: 3rd Wednesday of Month 9:30am-2:00pm

Community Action Agency
419 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
203-285-8018 (Call for appointment)
Open: Thursday & Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
New Haven residents only. 

Community Baptist Church- Mobile Food Pantry
143 Shelton Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Open: 1st Wednesday of the month, 10:00am – 11:00am

Dixwell/Newhallville Community Mental Health Services
660 Winchester Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Open: 3rd Thursday of Every Month 2:00pm-3:00pm
First Time Shoppers: Bring a Photo ID and Piece of Mail as Proof of Address

Fair Haven Parent’s Ministry
160 Ferry St.
New Haven, CT 06513
203-865-5585
Open: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-11:30am
Fair Haven residents only 

Iglesia de Salvacion- Mobile Pantry
3 Arch Street
New Haven, CT 06519
203-691-5608
Open: 3rd Tuesday of month 10:00am

Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Refugee Services (IRIS)
235 Nicoll St. 2nd Flr
New Haven, CT 06511
203-562-2095
Open: Wednesday 8:30am–12pm

Love Center Deliverance Ministry Food Pantry
19 George St.
Hamden, CT 06514
203-772-4314
Open: Residents of Greater New Haven Every 2nd & 4th Saturday from 10am-12pm, On a Walk-In Basis

Macedonia Church of God
151 Newhall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-776-4501
Open: 2nd Saturday of month, 11:00am-12:00pm

 Mount Hope Temple Food Pantry
567 Dixwell Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
203-785-0656
Open: Every third Thursday. Must be present between 5:30pm–6:15pm

New Flame Restoration Church Food Pantry
1375 State Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-865-8095 (Call to confirm that pantry is still operating)
Open: 2nd and 3rd Thursday of month, 5:00pm-7:00pm

New Haven Church of Christ
16 Gem Street
New Haven, CT 06510
203-777-2992
Open: Friday, 12:00pm-2:00pm

New Haven Salvation Army
450 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-624-9891
Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00am-11:30am

Salvation Deliverance Church Food Pantry
127 Thompson Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-843 – 7887
Open: Every 3rd Saturday 12:00pm-1:30pm

Second Star of Jacob Church Food Pantry
185 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06513
203-776-9603
Open: Last Tuesday & Thursday 9:15am-11:15am

St. Ann’s Food Pantry
930 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514203-562-5700 (Call for an Appointment)
Open: Every other Friday 9:00am-11:00am

St. Paul and St. James’ Episcopal Church Community Programs
57 Olive St.
New Haven, CT 06511
203-562-2143
Open: Saturday from 9am–10:30am

Varick A.M.E. Zion Food Pantry
242 Dixwell Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
203-624-6245
Open: 4th Tuesday of the month, 3:00pm

Walk of Faith
104 Fairmont Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
203-469-5135
Open: Wednesday 12:30pm-1:30pm

West River Community Food Pantry
154 Derby Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
203-752-1644
Open: 2nd and 4th Thursday 4:00pm-6:00pm 

Bridgeport

Bishop Jean William Pantry I
4 Worth Street
Bridgeport, CT 06607
203-873-0260
Open: Thurs. 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Bishop Jean William Pantry 2
Newfield Park
Bridgeport, CT 06607
203-873-0260
Open: 2nd & 4th Sat., 11:00am - 1:00pm

Bishop Jean William Mobile Pantry
381 Jane Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
203-873-0260
Open: 4th Wed., 10:30am - 11:30am

Black Rock Pantry
15 Princeton Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605
203-610-1222
Open: Sat. 8:30am - 11:30am

Bridgeport Rescue Mission Food Pantry
1088 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
203-333-4087
Open: Mon.- Fri., 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Bridgeport Salvation Army Food Pantry
30 Elm Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-334-0995
Open: Mon-Tues-Thurs & Fri, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Calvary Seventh Day Adventist Food Pantry
827 Trumbull Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
203-374-4533
Open: Thursday 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Sunday 12:00am - 1:00pm

Daughters of Charity Food Pantry
1490 North Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-334-7000
Open: Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm

Feed My Sheep Food Pantry
2271 North Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
203-373-1727
Open: Wed., 10:00am - 12:00pm

Feed the People Food Pantry
301 Bostwick Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
203-260-3953
Open: Tuesday, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, 4th Wednesday, 12:30pm - 1:30pm, 2nd & 4th Sunday, 8:30am - 9:00am

Iglesia Pentecostal El Olivar Food Pantry
510 summit Street
Bridgeport, CT 06607
203-913-1417
Open: Wednesday, 9:00am - 10:30am

King’s Food Pantry
30 Florence Street
Bridgeport, CT 06607
203-335-9255
Open: Tuesday - Friday, 10:30am - 1:30pm

Light on the Hill Food Pantry
110 Clermont Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06610
203-367-8783
Open: Friday & Saturday, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Norma F. Pfriem Food Pantry UCC
877 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-335-3107
Open: Wednesday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Salem Lutheran Church Food Pantry
3160 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-336-3300
Open: 2nd & 4th Thursday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

St. Charles Food Pantry
391 Ogden Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
203-335-2147
Open: Friday, 9:00am - 11:00am

St. John’s Family Center Food Pantry
768 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-335-2999
Open: 2nd & 4th Saturday, 9:00am - 12:00pm

St. Luke’s Food Pantry
594 Kassuth Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
203-367-7009
Open: Monday & Tuesday, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Eat Smart Market Place
43 Madison Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-367-9036 ext. 23
Open: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 10:00am - 1:00pm 

Other Locations

Operation Hope
636 Old Post Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-292-5588
Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:00am - 12:00pm Thursday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Monroe Food Pantry
980 Monroe Turnpike
Monroe, CT 06468
203-452-2817
Open: Monday, 2:00pm - 5:30pm Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00am - 1:00pm

First Baptist Church of Stratford Agape Food Pantry
105 Hamilton Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615
203-377-3954
Open: Friday 11:00am - 1:00pm by appointment

First Haitian Evangelical Food Pantry
1192 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06607
203-274-1088
Open: Friday 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Saturday 12:30pm-1:30pm by appointment

South End Community Food Pantry
19 Bates Street
Stratford, CT 06615
203-377-0689
Open: Wednesday 9:00am - 11:45am

Sterling House Food Pantry
2283 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615
203-378-2606
Open: Monday & Wednesday, 12:30pm - 2:30pm/ Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Trumbull Social Services
23 Priscilla Place
Trumbull, CT 06611
203-452-5198
Open: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 1:30pm

WHEAT Inc.
674 Washington Ave
West Haven, CT 06516
203-931-9877
A food pantry and accommodates the Project Mothercare clinic (which provides physicals, prenatal care, vaccinations and pediatric care), offers Food Stamp Sign-Ups, and refers people to additional organizations.