Food

The links below provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on food programs and services.

Emergency Food

Do you need help with food for you and/or your family? Click on the link below and put in your city or town in the address box to find a food pantry near you.

Do you need to find somewhere in your community that provides a meal during the day or evening? Click on the link below and put in your city or town in the address box to find a soup kitchen near you.

If you need help with paying for food each month, the Food Stamps/SNAP program is available for income eligible individuals and families. Click on the link below to see if you qualify for the program, and how to apply.

Are you 60 years or older and need help with supplementing your diet with nutritious foods? Click on the link below to find out if you are eligible for a federally funded food program in your area.

Meals

Meals served on a regular basis primarily for older adults needing a balanced meal and socialization are available. Click on the link below, and put in your city or town in the address box, to find a location that serves your area.

Are you an older adult or a person with a disability who has difficulties shopping and/or preparing food for yourself or traveling to a site where a meal is being served? If yes, click on the link below and put in your city or town to find a site that may be able to assist.

Do you need help with free breakfast and/or lunch meals during the summer for your child? Click on the link below to search the End Hunger CT website for a site in your city or town.

Do you want to find out where to get farm fresh fruits and vegetables during the summer months and in some cities and towns, throughout the year? Click on the link below to find various websites that can direct you to sites throughout the state.

To find an organization that provides a Thanksgiving Meal either on that day, or within the holiday week, click on the link below and put in your city or town in the location box, to find a site offering a meal.

To find an organization that provides a holiday meal either on that day, or within the holiday week, click on the link below and put in your city or town in the location box, to find a site offering a meal.

Suggested Reading

For information on these additional related food topics, click on the following link to the 2-1-1 eLibrary paper.

Other Resources