Food pantries in Jefferson County Texas.

Food pantries, churches, and charities across Beaumont and Jefferson County Texas can provide the needy with a wide variety of services. Based on available resources, a charity may offer food in an emergency, clothing and housewares. Many of the non-profits and charities are also a great place to turn to for limited financial assistance for basic needs.

A listing of the leading food banks in Jefferson County Texas are below. Call or stop by a location near you to get more information or to apply for help. Resources are limited, but they try to meet demand or offer referrals instead.

Clients of the food banks in Jefferson County may usually only receive free or low cost groceries on a limited basis. For example, some centers may limit clients to receiving free food or other household supplies at most once every six months. Or they may offer clothing once every three months. So use the centers in Beaumont Texas and across the county wisely.

Central City Baptist Church-Community Ministries
Address - 1825 Franklin
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Phone number - (409)832-7925
Supports residents in the greater Beaumont area. Can provide clients with emergency food boxes, groceries, and other aid such as clothing. Different types of food provided to residents includes fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and more. In addition, from time to time, it may have limited financial assistance for basic living expenses such as electric bills or rent.

West Tabernacle Baptist Church
3605 Waco St
Beaumont TX
Phone: 409-842-3360
Supports the low income in Jefferson County.

Emergency Services, Some Other Place
Food bank address - 1195 Mcfaddin Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
Dial (409)832-7976
Offers food and meals to people faced with an emergency situation.




Church on the Rock
649 Stadium
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Telephone - (409) 722-1962

Feed My Sheep
Location - 903 Avenue B
Port Neches, Texas 77651
Volunteers provide food to children and senior citizens. Fruits, baby formula, canned goods, and more may be served.

Fellowship Baptist Church
Main address: 1315 S. 27th St.
Nederland, TX 77642
Phone: (409) 722-4356

Temple of Praise COGIC
Addrss - 1575 Montrose
Beaumont, Texas 77707
Telephone - (409) 866-9991

Victory to Victory
9950 Walden Rd.
Beaumont Texas 77720
Call (409) 866-0206 for hours of the food bank.

Youth In Praise
Address is 3535 Houston St
Beaumont, TX 77705
Main Phone: 409-212-1304
A focus is on feeding children and parents. They can sign up for free USDA school lunches, or be given a health snack during the summer.




5095 Pine Burr Blvd, Apt 1413
Beaumont, Texas 77708
Call 409-892-1540

Procter Baptist Church
4401 Jimmy Johnson Blvd.
Port Arthur Tx 77640
Telephone - (409) 722-8097
Canned, non-perishable food is combined with a hot meal to the working poor in Jefferson County.

United Board of Missions
6650 9th Ave.
Port Arthur, Texas 77640
Main phone - (409) 962-5661
Free food can be combined with case management. There are also food boxes for the elderly, including a delivery service.

St. Paul’s United Methodist
Address is 821 Freeman Ave.
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Call (409) 460-2158
A clothing closet and food pantry are on site.

Community Care-Prayer Outreach
808 Nederland Avenue, Suite B
Nederland, Texas 77627
Dial (409)724-0163
Call this outreach center to get information about the on-site food bank/pantry. Every year hundreds of individuals receive some form of assistance from this and other nearby charity organizations. People of all backgrounds and religion can receive assistance.

Mccabe Roberts Avenue United Methodist Church
Location of church - 1205 Roberts Avenue
Beaumont, TX 77701
Dial (409)833-1831 to reach the churches food pantry.
The charity may also serve families living n poverty Christmas or Thanksgiving meals.

Salvation Army Of Mid & South Jefferson County
3145 25th Street
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Main phone number - (409)983-2229
This Jefferson County charity offers a number of low income and social service programs. Stop by to get help from the food bank, clothing closet, or thrift store. Holiday meals, gifts, and assistance may be offered. May also have limited financial assistance for bills.





Barnett Chapel COGIC
Location is 1749 Gulfway Drive
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Dial (409) 984-5800

Shining Star Mission Society Ministry
Location is 590 Elgie
Beaumont, Texas 77705
Dial (409) 782-3832

St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church
4615 S. 4th St.
Beaumont, TX 77705
Work Phone: 409-842-1368
A charity can offer food as well as applications to public aid, such as SNAP food stamps.

Friendship Baptist Church
6750 Hwy. 105
Beaumont, TX 77708
Work Phone: (409) 898-0249

Rehma Word Ministries
Mailing address is 1026 Marion Anderson
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Ridgewood Baptist Church
Address is 2920 Lake Arthur Dr.
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Telephone -  (409) 722-6153
A small food pantry is on site.

Rock Church – Southeast
150 Hwy 365
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Main phone - (409) 549-8358
The pantry may offer free food. Clients are single moms, the unemployed, and working poor.

Hospitality Center
3959 Gulfway Dr.
Port Arthur Texas 77642
Dial (409) 982-4842
Free hot meals and lunches are served daily, no questions asked. There may also be Thanksgiving Turkeys, summer snacks for students, and referrals given.

Beaumont SDA Church
3175 S. Major Dr.
Beaumont, TX 77720
Phone: (409) 840-4619
Hot meals may be served to the homeless. There is also a thrift store as well as pantry on site at this Jefferson County charity.





United Board Of Missions
9th Avenue
Port Arthur, Texas 77642
Main number - (409)962-5661
An on site food bank for the low income, senior citizens, and anyone who needs help.

Hand-Up Inner City Ministry
Main address is 900 Calder Ave.
Hamshire, Texas 77622
The charity can help people apply for SNAP food stamps or offer a box of groceries in a crisis.

Mount Sinai Baptist Church
Location is 501 West Thomas Blvd.
Port Arthur, TX 77649
Dial (409) 982-6464

New Day Deliverance Holiness Church
Location of food pantry is 1310 Van Buren
Beaumont, Texas 77705
Dial (409) 832-3422
The low income with no other options can call the church for help. A box of groceries may be provided or a meal served by volunteers.

Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church
3390 Sarah St.
Beaumont Texas 77705
Call (409) 842-1206
An emergency food pantry is on site.

Val Verde Baptist Church
Food bank location is 900 Cleveland
Groves, Texas 77619
Main number - (409)962-8463

For additional locations, or information on government programs such as Commodity Supplemental Food Program or Meals on Wheels, dial 409.839.8777. There are many other Jefferson County Texas programs that focus on stopping hunger.

By Jon McNamara

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