Ventura food pantries.

Find information on Ventura County food banks and pantries. A number of locations operate around the county can provide support to low income families or those in a crisis. Locate information on how to access emergency food, meals, groceries, and other forms of assistance to individuals and families who need help.

The locations and phone numbers of the food banks and pantries are listed below. There are also soup kitchens in the community. There are a number of food pantries and they are located in many areas including Oxnard, Ventura, Simi Valley, and across the region. Almost anyone can get some form of assistance, and rarely is anyone turned away.

The exact amount of aid provided and the details will vary, as some have limited hours and certain income requirements. However never hesitate to call a food pantry in Ventura County California for assistance. If a center can’t help you for some reason they may offer referrals or help you apply for alternatives, such as government assistance from CalFresh food stamps.

VC Rescue Mission
Address - 234 E. Sixth Street, Oxnard, California 93030
Phone number of the food bank- 805-487-1234
The homeless can be giving a hot meal or free personal hygiene items. There is also support for families living in poverty, including food, referrals to housing, and more.

Open Church
Food pantry address - 333 W. Seventh Street, Oxnard, California 93030
Telephone - 805-487-6314
Hours of center - Wednesday 5pm to 6pm

La Hermandad
520 W. Fifth Street #D, Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone number - 805-483-4620
The center is open every Friday, 12:30pm to 2:30pm.

Bread of Life - All Saints Episcopal Church
144 South C Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
Dial - 805-652-1326 ext 836
Meals and free food offered.

 

 

 

Oxnard Community Food Pantry
Location of food bank - 144 S. C Street, Oxnard, California 93036
Telephone - 805-485-3325
Food pantry hours - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 1:30pm to 3pm
The non-profit works with churches and non-profit to provide emergency food boxes or bags of groceries. They also serve hot meals, and offers other form of assistance to the low income, seniors, and working poor.

Community Action of VC
Food pantry - 621 Richmond Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone number - 805-436-403
Food bank hours - Thursday, 1:30pm to 3pm.

SVDP Oxnard
323 S. E Street, Oxnard, California 93030
Dial the Ventura County food pantry/bank at - 805-487-1509
Hours - Saturday, 7:30am to 9am.
A leading church based agency for Ventura County. Volunteers provide food, offer referrals to WIC vouchers, and help feed single mothers or children.

St. Paul's Baptist Church
801 First St., Colonia, California 93030
Call for help - 805-216-5867
1st Friday of Every Month 10:00AM-11:30AM

St. John's Reginal Med Center
535 Cooper Road, Colonia, CA 93030
Call for help - 805-988-2651
Hours of food pantry - Tuesday 9:00AM-12:30PM, Thursday 9:00AM-12:30PM

Catholic Charities Oxnard
Address of food bank - 402 North A Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
Call - 805-486-2900
Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday. 9am to 10am.
Can help people apply for government assistance too, such as SNAP food stamps and WIC. Other resources include clothing, a low cost thrift store, and holiday assistance.

Centro Familiar Christiano
Address - 427 N. Harrison Ave., Colonia, CA 93030
Call for assistance - 805-236-5320
Free food, meals, and other advice and support is distributed. They also help immigrants and non-English speakers.

 

 

 

Morning Star
Food bank address - 427 N. Harrison Avenue
City, State: Oxnard, CA 93030
Call 805-479-7433
Hours of location - 1st Thursday 4:30pm to 6:30pm, 3rd Saturday 12pm to 2pm, 3rd Sunday 1:30pm to 2pm

Wilson Senior Center
Address of food bank, 350 N. C Street, Oxnard, California 93030
Telephone - 805-385-8028
The non-profit serves congregate meals and offer recreational activities. Senior citizens and the homebound can also apply for Meals on Wheels.

Dove Christian Ministries
241 W. Hill Street, Oxnard, CA 93033
805-487-5319
Supports Oxnard California families in need of help.

Salvation Army Oxnard
622 W. Wooley, Oxnard, California 93032
Call - 805-483-9235
Hours: Tuesday and Friday from 9am to 12pm.
As with most Salvation Army centers, a number of social services and emergency assistance is offered. A food pantry is on site as well as a clothing closet. Free Thanksgiving and Christmas meals may be served. Children may also receive gifts from the Ventura Angel Tree program. Call to speak to a case manager.

Our Lady Of Guadalupe
Address of food bank - 500 N. Juanita Ave., Colonia, CA 93030
Call for food - 805-483-0987
Open - 3rd Thursday of Every Month 7:30AM-10:30PM

St. Paul's Baptist Church
450 K Street, Room 110, Oxnard, California 93030
Dial for free food - 805-216-5867
Hot meals, emergency food boxes, fresh foods, and more is offered for the homeless and low income. Many unemployed people also stop by for help.

Centro Christiano Familiar - Colonia
1500 Colonia Road, Oxnard, CA 93030
Telephone - 805-407-6181
3rd Thursday of the month from 8:30am to 10am

Colonia Village Tenant Association
1500 Camino Del Sol, Colonia, California 93031
805-385-7582
Free food, meals, and case management may be provided.

SDA Community Health Services
1625 Pacific Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93033
Phone number of food bank - 805-240-3440
In addition, call 805-240-3440 for emergency assistance.

 

 

 

New Vision Christian Center
1671 Beacon Place, Oxnard, CA 93033
Telephone - 805-389-6737
2nd Thursday of the month 7pm to 8:30pm
Fruits, canned groceries, soup, rice, and more is available, as donations allow. There may also be snacks for children during the summer or Christmas meal programs.

Jackson Ministries
Address of food pantry/bank - 1690 Universe Circle, Oxnard, California 93030
Call 805-985-1251
This centers hours and rules are open every 2nd and 4th Thursday, 10:30am to 1pm. Emergency pantry by appointment on Monday through Wednesday, and Friday.

Centro Christiano Familiar
Address of food bank - 1777 Statham Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93033
Telephone - 805-407-6181
Every Wednesday, 8pm to 8:30pm food, meals, and support offered to Ventura individuals.

Mixteco Indigena Community Organization
2501 S. Gisler Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93033
Dial - 805-483-1166

St. Anthonys Church
2511 South C Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
Telephone - 805-486-7301
Tuesday and Friday 9:30am to 11:45am

Project Understanding
Street address is: 43 East Vince St., Ventura, CA 93002
Time: This location is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am to 11:30am, and 3rd
Saturday of the month 9am to 11:30am (if busy)

St. Rose of Lima Christian Service
1305 Royal Avenue, Simi Valley, California 93065
Phone number is 805-581-0957
Call for meals, vegetables, fruits, meats, and other aid, such as clothing and personal hygiene items.

New Hope Christian Fellowship
Stop by to get food or groceries - 2350 Shasta Way, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Phone - 805-581-1628
In addition, meals can be provided around Christmas and Thanksgiving, as well as gifts for children.

Samaritan Center
280 Royal Avenue, Simi Valley, California 93063
Dial - 805-579-9166
Monday to Thursday 7am to 11am Congregate Meals only
Clients of this Ventura County charity include the elderly, disabled, and unemployed, among others.

First 5 Ventura County Neighborhood For Learning - SimiValley
Location of food and meals is 2300 Heywood Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Call - 805-582-1214
4th Thursday of Every Month from 1pm to 2:30pm
The non-profit may also serve summer meals for children and students in the region.

Villa Del Arroyo
Clubhouse 15750 Arroyo Drive, Moorpark, CA 93021
805-531-9509

Shepherd of the Valley
4191 Cochran Avenue, Simi Valley, California 93063
805-526-7577
Thursday 5pm to 7pm

Catholic Charities Moorpark
Address is  609 Fitch Ave., Moorpark, California 93021
Dial for assistance - 805-529-0720
Hours of food distribution center - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00AM-1:00PM
One of the leading social service agencies in Ventura County. Some of the services include clothing, free or low cost food, financial help for bills and rent, and Christmas gifts and meals.

First 5 Ventura County Neighborhood For Learning - Moorpark
Location - 61 East High St, Moorpark, California 93021
Dial - 805-552-1917

Salvation Army Simi Valley
Food bank address - 5924 E. Los Angeles Avenue Suite F
Simi Valley, California 93063
Telephone - 805-522-5676
Monday to Thursday 10am to 2pm. Read more on California Salvation Army Corp centers and the resources they provide.

 

 

 

 

EV Free Church
Address - 999 Rancho Canejo Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Telephone number - 805-262-5000
2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3pm to 6pm
Clients may be given an emergency box of food. Other supplies include household goods or personal hygiene items.

San Salvador Mission
4045 Center Street, Piru, CA 93040
Center phone number is - 805-625-3273
3rd Wednesday of the month 9am to 11am

Fillmore Senior Center
533 Santa Clara St., Fillmore, CA 93015
Call for help and advice - 805-524-4533
3rd Wednesday of Every Month 9:00AM-11:00AM meals and food passed out. Volunteers may have free or low cost home delivered food, fruits, breads, and other items.

First 5 Ventura County Neighborhood for Learning - Fillmore
Address of food bank - 1048 West Ventura St., Fillmore, California 93015
Telephone - 805-933-9800
1st Friday of Every Month from 11:30AM to 1:00PM

St. Francis Of Association of Fillmore
Food bank address - 1048 W. Ventura Street, Fillmore, California 93015
Call for meals or free food - 805-524-1306
Tuesday 10:00AM-11:00AM

Somis Pantry
5268 North Street, Somis, CA 93066
Phone - 818-634-9243
2nd Tuesday of the month 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Please call Monday (day before)

Seventh Day Adventist Church
Food pantry location is 3975 E. Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA 93010
Dial 805-482-4632 to information on food and meals in Ventura County.
2nd Tuesday of Every Month, 4:00pm-6:00pm.
Call this church for hours. Please donate if you can. The location may also provide referrals to local shelters.

St Mary Magdalen
Address of food bank - 2532 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, California 93010
Call - 805-987-1155
A free food bank is on site. There may also be vouchers for holiday meals, items such as soup or dairy, and ensure for senior citizens.

Spirit of Camarillo - Many Meals of Camarillo
St. Mary Magdalen Church Hall Crestview at Los Posas, Camarillo, CA 93010
805-482-4789
Monday and Thursday - 5pm to 6:30pm Dinner with Pantry

Camarillo Community Church
Food pantry address - 379 Mobil Ave., Camarillo, CA 93010
Phone number for information is 805-402-3997

 

 

 

Project Hope
1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010
Phone - 805-482-8831

Ventura First Assembly Of God - Puente de Vida Church
203 South 8th St., Santa Paula, CA 93060
Telephone  - 805-525-0900
Limited hours are Tuesday 7:30AM-8:30AM
Call for hours of when government surplus food and commodities are distributed to the needy, working poor and low income.

Community Assistance of Santa Paula
133 N. Mill Street, Santa Paula, California 93060
Telephone  - 805-525-8890
Meals and food passed out on - Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to 11am

First 5 Ventura County Neighborhood For Learning - Santa Paula
217 North 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060
Dial for assistance - 805-933-9800
1st Friday of Every Month from 9am to 10:30am
Case managers can offer information on CalFresh Food Stamps or other government benefits, including Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).

Santa Clara Valley NFL
217 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060
805-933-9800
Hours of Ventura County food pantry is 1st Friday of the month from 2pm to 3pm, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Friday of the month from 9am to noon

Fillmore Senior Center
533 Santa Clara St., Fillmore, California 93015
Telephone : 805-524-4533
Meals on wheels are for people local o the Ventura County site. Other low income programs include Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution and holiday meals, including Thanksgiving turkeys.

St. Francis Of Association
Pantry address or location is - 1048 W. Ventura Street, Fillmore, CA 93015
Phone number -  805-524-1306

Ventura First Assembly Of God - Puente de Vida Church
203 South 8th St., Santa Paula, CA 93060
Telephone -  805-525-0900

St. Sebastians / St. Vincent
235 N. Ninth Street, Santa Paula, California 93060
Dial the center at - 805-525-2149
Volunteers from this organization are committed to helping the poor in the community. Resources include free food, meals, information on government assistance, and maybe even funds for paying bills or rent in Ventura County.

Community Assistance of Santa Paula
Address of food bank - 133 N. Mill Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060
Telephone - 805-525-8890

City Impact - Cabrillo Village
1515 S Saticoy Ave.
Ventura, CA
Dial 805-983-3636

 

 

 

New Hope Christian Center
Address - 590 Old Ventura Ave.
Oak View, California
Dial 805-649-2244

Community Presbyterian Church
Location is 1555 Poli St.
Ventura, California
805-648-2737
Free food, information, and items such as holiday food baskets are distributed.

The River Community
859 E Santa Clara Ave.
Ventura, CA
Dial the food bank at 805-648-7955 for hours.

Christian Church of Thousand Oaks
Address: 301 Avenida de las Flores
Thousand Oaks, California
Telephone - 805-492-2474
The food pantry operates from volunteers. They also partner with Feeding America to help families as well as immigrants that are living in poverty.

First Baptist Church- Ojai
Location 930 Grand Ave.
Ojai, CA
805-646-3333
The food pantry is open Saturdays. Immigrants and farm worker can get help too.

Project Access, INC.
1001 W. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA
Main phone - 805-988-9100

 

 

 

 

SVDP / Oxnard Santa Clara Church
Address is 324 South E St.
Oxnard, California
805-487-1509
Volunteers help the less fortunate. The food pantry/thrift store may have clothing or emergency bags of food. They also offer shelter, holiday meals, and vouchers for the working poor in Ventura County.

Channel Islands Vineyard Church
1851 Holser Walk, Ste. 200
Oxnard, California
Phone - 805-485-0050
Free food, a soup kitchen, and emergency aid is available.

Evangelistic Missionary Baptist Church
117 E. Pearl St.
Port Hueneme, California
Call 805-986-1922 or 805 890-4762
Surplus USDA commodities are given to very low income Ventura County families.

Lighthouse Bible Church
4910 Cochran St.
Simi Valley, CA
Call 805-584-8222
Services in Ventura county include a soup kitchen, pantry, and information on shelters or benefits.

Iglesia Del Nazareno - Vida Nueva Santa Paula
Address is 3452 Ojai Rd
Santa Paula
Dial 805-933-4465
The non-profit tries to feed the vulnerable. Whether a bag of groceries, items such as peanut butter, or soap/detergent, aid is provided.

Lifeway Baptist Church
673 West Santa Paula St.
Santa Paula
Dial 805-525-2420 or 805-479-6736

To find details, addresses and phone number of additional food pantries in Ventura dial 805-983-7100. Several other non-profits serve free food, meals, and distribute groceries and household goods to the needy. They will try to serve all who need help.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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