Nassau County food pantries.

Nassau County Long Island has several places to turn to for free food and groceries. Some of the locations will also have on site soup kitchens that can provide a meal or lunch to the needy and less fortunate. Food pantries, churches, and other charity agencies offer food assistance in an emergency, and can also provide help over the long term when an individual is going through a difficult period.

Tens of thousands of residents are served by the Nassau County pantries. If you need help, you will not be turned away, regardless of your background or income. Many of the centers can also help people apply for other aid, such as SNAP food stamps, the federal government food and commodity programs, and state of New York resources. A wide variety of products are offered by the food banks in Nassau County, including perishable and non-perishable items, meals, groceries, produce, frozen foods, and much more. Many locations can also provide clothing, household items, and other items, in addition to the free food. If a center is not near you then referrals may be offered.

Circulo De La Hispanidad, Inc.
Address - 26 West Park Avenue
Long Beach, New York 11561
Phone number - (516)431-1135

St. Thomas The Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Location - 24 Westminster Rd.
West Hempstead, NY 11552
Phone number - (516)538-7465

New Covenant Church
Church address - 757 Bellmore Avenue
East Meadow, New York 11554
(516)489-1600
Food, meals, and counseling are all offered to the needy.

CONGREGATION BETHEL
Address - 99 Jerusalem Avenue
Massapequa, NY 11758
Phone number - (516)541-0740
Depending on what has been donated to the pantry, some of what may be passed out includes fruits, vegetables, canned goods, and maybe even baby formula.

 

 

 

First Baptist Cathedral Of Westbury – Meals are offered to the unemployed, low income, and homeless.
212 Garden Street
Westbury, New York 11590
Telephone - (516)333-5422

St. Brigid's Parish
Address - 50 Post Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590
Main Phone number - (516)997-5507. Call for hours, and information on when food and perishable items are distributed.

HOUSE OF HOPE
Dial - 22 E. Fairview Avenue
Valley Stream, New York 11580
Telephone number - (516) 887-1708

Peace Valley Haven, Inc. – Call for food pantry hours.
86 Park Avenue
Roosevelt, NY 11575
Dial - (516)223-2355

Rehoboth Fellowship Center
232 Front Street
Hempstead, New York 11550
Call the center at (516) 505-0514
Not only if free food offered, but get information on social services, government programs, and financial help.

NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Location - 213 South Street
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
Telephone - (516)922-7322
Members of the parish of this Nassau County church can get help. A bag of groceries may be offered. Or inquire into meal programs, including for senior citizens.

 

 

 

Trinity Lutheran Church-Glen Cove
Location of the pantry is 74 Forest Avenue
Glen Cove, New York 11542
Dial - (516)676-1340. The church has limited hours for its food bank.

Oceanside Community Service, Inc.
Oceanside, New York 11572
(516)208-5991
Clothing, food, groceries, meals, and case management services are all offered to Nassau County families.

Harvest For The World
Address: 90 Pleasant Avenue
Roosevelt, NY 11575
Telephone: (516)623-4498
Fruits, vegetables, frozen foods, and other support is offered. Volunteers and case manager at the food bank offer most of the aid.

Westbury Divine Congregational Church Of God
911 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, New York 11590 
Telephone number to dial for hours is (516)333-8262

Iglesia Pentecostal De Hempstead
Food bank address is - 600 Greenwich Street
Hempstead, NY 11550 
Main Phone number - (516)292-1780

FULL GOSPEL CHURCH/ISLAND PARK
Location is 4101 Austin Blvd.
Island Park, New York 11558 
(516)432-0232
Volunteers and other distribute food, groceries, and other aid to the needy and low income in Nassau County New York.

Church Of Christ/Roosevelt
Address of pantry is 24 Woods Avenue
Roosevelt, NY 11575
Call (516)378-0380 in Nassau County to learn more.

Long Island Cares, Inc., The Harry Chapin Food Bank
9 West Sunrise Highway at Church St.
Freeport, New York 11520
Tele: (516)442-5221

Word Of Life Ministries/Freeport
Address - 80 West Merrick Road
Freeport, NY 11520
Telephone – (516)546-2883

 

 

 

 

LONG ISLAND COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
1644 Denton Green
Hempstead, New York 11550
Main Phone: (516)868-4989
They coordinate free food for the low income across all of Nassau County. Other resources can provide clothes, financial assistance for bills, and other emergency and crisis support. They work with a number of charities and non-profits in Nassau County.

Union Baptist Church
24 Rev. Clinton C. Boone Place
Hempstead, NY 11550
Dial the office at (516)483-3088

COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL – A number of assistance programs are offered for all Nassau County New York residents. Apply for food stamps, government aid, housing assistance, reduced price groceries from Angel Ministries, and much more.
Address - 382 Main Street
Port Washington, New York 11050
Dial - (516)883-3201

Corpus Christi Parish
155 Garfield Ave.
Mineola, NY 11501 
Dial (516)248-4858. Offers frozen foods, vegetables, breads, and other non-perishable items. Also a clothing closet and thrift store are on site.

St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church
Food pantry address: 592 Middle Neck Rd.
Great Neck, New York 11023
Call - (516)829-8343
Canned goods, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and gifts and other items are passed out.

HOLY FAMILY PARISH
Address - 5 Fordham Ave.
Hicksville, New York 11801
Dial the center at (516)938-3860

Church Of St. Paul The Apostle
Address is - 25-34 Cedar Swamp Road
Brookville, New York 11545
Church address - (516)935-1880
Senior citizens and the homebound may receive a meal. Children and students out of school may receive a snack or meal during the summer break.

Bethany Congregational Church
Address of church - 100 Main Street
East Rockaway, New York 11518
Dial (516)599-5768
Churches are a great place to call for free food, groceries, clothing, and referrals.

Church Of Christ/Bethpage
65 Stewart Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714
Dial (516)731-4307

 

 

 

Economic Opportunity Commission Of Nassau County, Inc.
79B Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, New York 11542
Dial - (516)676-4793
This may be the leading government not for profit to call for help. They also process applications for federal government and state resources such as CSFP, or the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. Also get details on resources such as SNAP or Meals on Wheels for the homebound in Nassau County.

Holy Name Of Jesus Roman Catholic Church
Church address - 690 Woodbury Road
Woodbury, New York 11797-2105 
Main Phone number of the food pantry is (516)921-2334

Massapequa Reformed Church
Location is 302 Ocean Avenue
Massapequa, New York 11758-5002
Dial (516)799-5158
Offers surplus food, bag lunches, and more support. Rarely some items like clothing may be on site for the homeless or very low income.

Miracle Christian Center
Hempstead, NY 11550
Call the center at (516)505-2595

Lutheran Social Services Of New York – A number of low income programs are offered. A great place for referrals to both food banks and other local charities and non-profits.
311 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale, New York 11553
(516)483-3240

OUR LADY OF PEACE CHURCH
Address is 25 Fowler Ave.
Lynbrook, New York 11563
Call - (516)599-7448

Doubleday Babcock Senior Center, Inc.
Location is 45 East Main Street
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
Call the center at (516)922-1770 for hours or more information.
Congreate meals are offered to those over 55 years of age and their spouses.

Our Lady Of Good Counsel Parish
68 Wanser Ave.
Inwood, New York 11096
Call (516)239-7025

St. William The Abbot R.c. Church
Location is 2000 Jackson Ave.
Seaford, New York 11783-2688
Primary phone number is (516)679-8532

ST. AIDAN PARISH
Location - 505 Willis Ave.
Williston Park, NY 11596-1786
Church number is (516)746-6585

St. Edward The Confessor Roman Catholic Church
205 Jackson Ave.
Syosset, New York 11791-4299
Phone number of the church is (516)921-8030
In a crisis, a box of free food may be passed out. It may contain breads, meats, frozen food, and other health items.

Word Of Life Ministries/Freeport
Location is 80 West Merrick Road
Freeport, New York 11520
Dial the center at (516)546-3344

There are several other food assistance programs and pantries in Nassau County. Some of what may be offered includes school meals, home delivered groceries for senior citizens, referrals, and nutrition education. Call 631.582.3663 for more information, including the locations of pantries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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