Hundreds of food banks and pantries operate in the greater Houston area. Most of the locations are non-profits, churches, community action agencies, or local charities. Get information on the free food pantries and food banks in Houston below.
Some of the food banks are located in the metro Houston area, and many others are located throughout Harris County Texas. The exact type of services and assistance offered at each food bank or pantry in the region will vary. Some provide just free food, and others may offer clothing, limited amounts of financial aid and assistance, or other resources. However almost every location will offer information. Get the address and phone number of a free food bank near you, and learn about government food assistance programs (both federal and Texas) and local charities and non-profits in the Houston region.
Food banks will also provide Houston Texas families with other aid, such as clothing, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, holiday gifts, baby formula and diapers. Funding and supplies are limited, but the centers will do what they can to provide free food assistance, groceries, and meals to as many people as possible. Priority is usually given to families with children, seniors, and the disabled in Harris County.
In addition to the list below, a number of additional food pantries and centers operate in Harris County Texas. Call 832-369-9390 for more information or to apply for emergency food assistance. The locations will do their best to meet the needs of anyone who needs help, including seniors, children, and the unemployed.
In addition to the locations below, a non-profit HFB Foundation can be turned to for help. The non-profit provides information and applications to all types of government benefits, including SNAP food stamps, summer meals, and many more. Volunteers at a helpline also provide referrals on local churches, charities, and other groups that operate free food pantries in Harris County. Read more.
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