Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan County food pantries.

Food pantries, charities, and churches support the three county region of Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan. Both low income families and those facing a crisis can get help. There is not only emergency food or meals offered, but locations also provide clothes, Christmas toys or meals, household supplies and more.

Not only may canned or fresh food be provided, but the volunteers as well as case managers at the pantries try to coordinate long term support. To receive this form of aid an application is usually required from the family. But the assistance available in Jefferson as well as Berkeley County may include the following.

-EBT cards from SNAP food stamps for buying groceries at a store.
-Free baby formula from WIC as well as referrals to diaper or car seat programs for newborns.
-Additional USDA commodity type resources, including free school lunches, Meals on Wheels and more.

More information on the leading food pantries and clothing banks is below.

CCAP (Congregational Cooperative Action Project)
336 South Queen Street
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401
(304) 263-3940
Many resources are available for Berkeley County residents. Everything from dental care to gasoline or clothing vouchers for work. There is also free emergency food, meals for the homeless, transportation (including Meals on Wheels for the homebound) and much more. The food pantry is open from 10 am to 1 pm daily.

Church Without Walls
Main address - 122 W. Martin St.
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401
Phone number: (304) 260-9509
A clothing wear house and god's store house pantry are on site. There are also adopt a Family Christmas toy programs for children and holiday meals.

 

 

 

 

Catholic Charities WV
224 South Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
(304) 267-8837
In addition to a food bank for the needy, the church may have some or all of the following. Personal Hygiene Supplies, Assistance for immigrants, shelter, money for rent or medications and other services.

Martinsburg WORK4WV Center
891 Auto Parts Place
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401
Call (304) 267-0030
Referrals to food pantries and USDA programs, such as CSFP commodities or Summer Food Service for students is available. The non-profit will also offer job programs, which can be key to existing poverty and solving the larger problem of hunger.

Jefferson County Community Ministries, Inc.
238 West Washington Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
(304) 725-3186

Telamon Corporation
Main address: 67 Aikens Center
Martinsburg, WV 25404
(304) 263-0916
Immigrants, non-English speakers, and farm-workers in Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson County can get food assistance.

 

 

 

Salvation Army
505 Virginia Avenue
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Low income families can use the food pantry or thrift store. They also direct families to SNAP food stamps, offer free Thanksgiving or Christmas meals, school supplies, as well as clothing vouchers.

Morgan County Emergency Assistance Team (M.C.E.A.T)
Address is 44 Bath St
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Dial (304) 258-2487
They are part of the Interfaith Organization. A food pantry is on site. There may be canned soup, fresh fruit, infant formula, and more. Additional services can help with rent, heating bills, or medications.

Baby Pantry
187 South Green St
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia 25411
The charity has free formula, diapers, and baby food. There is also maternity and children clothes.

Pet Food Bank
Location is 23 Poor Farm Road
Kearneysville, West Virginia 25430
Very limited resources depend on donations. Dog or cat food may be offered.

 

 

 

 

Jefferson County Council on Aging
103 West 5th Avenue
Ranson, West Virginia 25438
Phone number is (304) 725-4044
They run Meals on Wheels for senior citizens or the disabled. There is also a Senior Ride Program as well as Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites.

Many other food banks and soup kitchens are in the area of Jefferson and/or Berkeley County. Call 304.364.5518 for referrals. They can also refer families to Mobile food pantries, school breakfast or lunch programs, and more.

 

 

 

 

 

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