New Covenant Center Soup Kitchen
Description: Open: 365 days per year, providing three meals daily
Place: 174 Richmond Hill Ave., Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203) 964-8228 www.newcovenantcenter.org
● Domus Kids, 83 Lockwood Ave., Frank St. parking lot entrance: 4th Monday 11am-Noon
● Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Avenue: 2nd Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Contact: Phone: (203) 741-9751 www.ctfoodbank.org/get-help/connecticut-food-banks-mobile-pantry-schedule/
Description: Eligibility: Anyone in need of food. Requirements: Must fill out an application. Frequency of Visits: Once a week or whenever in need.
Food: Meat, canned goods, pasta, produce, bread, & dessert on occasion
Time: Hours: Monday –Thursday, 9:00am – 4:00pm, Emergencies only (Thursdays 8:00am – 11:00am)
Place: 29 Grove St., Stamford, CT 06905
Contact: Phone: (203) 348-8755, Website: www.faithtabct.org
Haitian Community Center
Description: Eligibility: Anyone in need of food. Requirements: Must fill out an application. Frequency of Visits: Every Thursday. Food: Chicken, vegetables, pasta, rice, canned goods.
Time: Hours: Thursday, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Place: 93 Hope St., Stamford, CT 06906
Contact: Phone: (203) 406-0343
Description: Eligibility: Open to low-income residents in Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, & Greenwich. Requirements: Pantry applications are accepted on Wednesdays from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Proof of identification (state-issued ID or passport; birth certificate for children without photo ID) for each member in household; proof of address (rent receipt or utility bill); proof of income (paystub, unemployment letter, tax return) Frequency of Visits: Monthly by appointment.
Food: Non-perishable items, dairy products, fruit, vegetables, meat & bread.
Time: Hours: Tuesday & Friday, 10:30am – 4:30pm; Thursday, 10:30am – 1:30pm
Place: 174 Richmond Hill Ave., Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: (203) 964-8228, Website: www.newcovenantcenter.org
Description: Eligibility: Open to low-income residents in need of food who reside in Stamford, Darien or New Canaan. Requirements: Must be referred by a case worker or social worker. If meeting with a Person-to-Person caseworker, proof of income and SNAP award letter must be provided. Frequency of Visits: As needed per referral
Food: Non-perishable items, milk, fruit, vegetables & meat.
Time: Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm, Thursday evenings, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, Saturday, 9:00am – 12:00pm Closed on Saturdays June through August.
Place: 1864 Post Rd., Darien, CT 06820
Contact: (203) 655-0048, Website: www.p2phelps.org
Description: Eligibility: Stamford residents in need of food. Requirements: Must fill out an application; must have picture ID; proof of income; proof of address (rental lease & other piece of mail with address.) Frequency of Visits: Once a month.
Food: Produce, canned vegetables, meat, pasta, cereal, canned fruit.
Time: Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Place: 198 Selleck St.,, Stamford, CT 06902
Contact: Phone: (203) 359-2320. Website: http://ctri.salvationarmy.org/SNE/Stamford
Description: Eligibility: Fairfield county residents in need of food. Requirements: Must fill out application & have a photo ID. Frequency of Visits: Every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month.
Time: Hours: Every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, 10:00am -12:00pm
Place: Schilo Seventh-Day Adventist Church 977 Hope St., Stamford, CT 06907
Contact: Phone: (203) 293-8256, Website: www.facebook.com/schilofoodpantry/
Description: Eligibility: Anyone in need of food. Requirements: Must complete application showing proof of residency, income & household. Frequency of Visits: Once a month.
Food: Kosher products only.
Time: Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 10:30am – 12:30pm, Other times available by appointment only.
Place: 733 Summer St., 6th Floor, Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: Phone: (203) 921-4161. Website: www.ctjfs.org
Wilson Memorial Church of God
Description: Eligibility: Anyone in need of food. Requirements: Call to make an appointment, sign up from 9:00am 12:00pm. Frequency of Visits: Weekly, Every Thursday
Food: Meat (when available), canned goods, bread, pasta, juice, cereal, eggs, vegetables, fruit.
Contact: Hours: Thursday, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Place: 164 Richmond Hill Ave., Stamford, CT 06902
Zion Lutheran Church Food Pantry
Description: Eligibility: Residents of Stamford. Documentation required.
Time: Hours: Mondays through Thursdays 9am-2pm.
Place: 132 Glenbrook Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Description: SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which offers nutrition assistance to eligible individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP helps individuals and families purchase food at participating supermarkets, groceries, and farmers markets. This federally funded program was created to help income-eligible recipients eat well and stay healthy. The program is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and the CT State Department of Social Services. SNAP benefits are provided by a Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card—a plastic swipe card that looks and is used like a credit or debit card and is accepted at most grocery stores. SNAP benefits are deposited monthly to your EBT card.
Description: WIC (Special Supplement Programs for Women, Infants, and Children) Programs provide specific nutritious food items & baby formula including nutritious education to eligible pregnant women, postpartum women up to six months regardless of how pregnancy ends, breastfeeding women up to one year after delivery, and infants & children up to their fifth birthday. Income guidelines apply.
Place: 888 Washington Blvd., Health Department 8th floor, Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: (203) 977-4385, Website: www.stamfordct.gov/wic-women-infants-and-children