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Free food pantries, groceries and meals in Hartford County Connecticut.

Find where and how to get assistance in Hartford County Connecticut  from food pantries, soup kitchens, food banks, churches, and charity organizations. They provide the low income, unemployed, and people who may be struggling with a number of assistance programs, including free food, groceries, hygiene supplies, emergency boxes of canned goods, and holiday meals. Find details on food banks and soup kitchens near you open today in Hartford CT below, as well as a phone number to other programs at the bottom of the page.

Some of the free, emergency food pantries near you in Hartford Connecticut are mobile sites, meaning they operate in different parts of the town or city where they are located. This will help them provide services to a large number of individuals and families who need assistance. There are also free Meals on Wheels delivery for the elderly and disabled. Children who are in school and normally really on free school breakfast or lunches also have options available to them during the summer and when they are out of school.

In addition to distributing food, groceries, meals, and perishable items, many of the centers can also be contacted for referrals and/or information on government programs, such as EBT food stamps, baby formula or WIC vouchers. They often have free Christmas food baskets, Thanksgiving meals and other holiday support. People on SNAP food stamps or EBT card can use it for help too. Learn more on EBT eligible items

Where to get free food in the city and county of Hartford CT

Social Services
Each town, village and city in Hartford County has a human service office. They help the less fortunate. Various government programs are administered by the town, including a food pantry. Also get information on WIC, food stamps, and government commodity food. There are also other benefit programs for the low-income in Hartford CT or people with no money. There is also USDA commodities for the elderly.

  • Town Of West Hartford Human Services - Address: 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut 06107. Phone number - (860) 561-7561
  • Town Of Avon Social Services - Address: 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001. Dial - (860) 409-4346
  • Town Of Bloomfield Social And Youth Services - 330 Park Avenue 2Nd Floor, Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002. Dial (860) 242-1895. Resources focus on the young. School meals, free groceries, and other social services. May have snacks for students and teenagers when they are out of school.
  • Town Of Berlin - 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037. Phone number - (860) 828-7007
  • Town Of Burlington Community Services -
    Food pantry address - 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington, Connecticut 06013. Call (860) 673-6789
  • Town Of East Hartford Social Services - 740 Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108-3114. Call (860) 291-7226. Call for referrals to pantries as well as information on government assistance such as food stamps or meals for senior citizens.
  • Town Of Windsor Social Services - 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, Connecticut 06095-3567. Primary phone number - (860) 285-1839. Administer local government, state of Connecticut, and federal government food programs. They also partner with local pantries and food banks.
  • Town Of Wethersfield Social And Youth Services - Main office address: 505 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109-2219. Dial (860) 721-2977. A number of social services are offered.
  • Town Of Southington Community Services - 91 Norton Street, Plantsville, CT 06479. Dial - (860) 628-3761
  • Town Of Simsbury Social Services - Eno Memorial Hall - 754 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, CT 06070. Dial (860) 658-3283




Gifts Of Love - Old Avon Village
35 East Main Street, Avon, CT 06001. Dial (860) 676-2323

Bloomfield Food Bank - Full Gospel Foundation Building Ministry
42 East Dudley Town Road, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Telephone - (860) 769-0505

Hope Seventh Day Adventist Church
1052 Blue Hills Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Call (860) 243-3426

Salvation Army
The Salvation is always one of the leading non-profit agencies in the nation. They have multiple branches around Hartford County. Call them for access to a free food bank, thrift store, holiday meals and gifts, and case management, among other assistance programs. There are free groceries for the low-income, personal hygiene supplies, hot meals for the homeless and food for single moms too.

  • Bristol Corps Community Center - 19 Stearns Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06011. Phone: (860) 583-4651. The Salvation Army runs a number of programs, including a food bank, thrift store, clothing closet, and financial help for bills and rent. Free Easter baskets as well as Thanksgiving and Christmas meals may be passed out too.
  • Salvation Army - Greater Hartford South End Complex - Human Services Bureau - 217 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Phone number - (860) 543-8413
  • Salvation Army - Hartford North End Corps Worship And Community Center - Address is 100 Nelson St, Hartford, CT 06120. Phone: (860) 543-8419.
  • Salvation Army - New Britain Corps Community Center, 78 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051. Phone number - (860) 225-8491
  • There are other programs too. Locate Salvation Army Hartford County food assistance.

Mobile Foodshare Sites
The hours are limited. Clients range from the poor to unemployed and low-income. Get Canned vegetables, cooking or nutrition classes,  dry and canned goods, soap, detergent and more.

  • Address of main location is 450 Woodland Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Call (860) 286-9999. One of the many Hartford mobile food pantries. It visits the community and may pass out hot meals, blankets and more to the homeless and less fortunate.
  • Saint John's Full Gospel Deliverance Church - 27 Brown Street, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Call - (860) 242-2627
  • Mobile Foodshare - Islamic Center - 739 Terryville Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone number - (860) 585-9742
  • East Hartford Services, 740 Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108-3114. Telephone - (860) 291-7295. Produce, frozen food, Christmas meals, and other foodstuffs provided.
  • New Beginning Ministries, 84 Spring Street 1St Floor, New Britain, CT 06051. Food pantry phone number is (860) 827-1269

East Hartford New Testament Church Of God - Mt. Carmel Shiloh Church Of God
Primary location is 91 Tolland Street, East Hartford, Connecticut 06108. Call (860) 528-0195
The program is known as the Helping Hands Food Pantry. Pasta, cereal, canned meat or tuna, paper products and other free groceries are offered.





Catholic Charities - Archdiocese Of Hartford
Center is at 95 Park St, Hartford, CT 06106. Call (860) 246-9322
A leading social service agency. Assistance for seniors and children is offered. Resources include a pantry, clothing closet, and maybe information on job counseling. Immigrants and refugees can get groceries. Or find clothes, Summer Food Program, Kids Cafe, Diabetes Hands on Self-Management and other aid.

Meals For The Needy - Zion Lutheran Church
Address: 27 Judd Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06010. Call (860) 589-7744
Free hot meals, bag lunches, drinks and other support. Breakfast, lunch and/or dinner as well as holiday meals.

East Hartford Food Pantry
740 Main St, East Hartford, CT 06108. Call the food pantry at (860) 291-7226,
Meals, clothing, and guidance are all available here. There are multiple sites at churches and charities. Baby formula, fresh produce, meats and groceries and more.

  • Saint Mary's Church is a partner at 15 Maplewood Avenue, East Hartford, CT 06108
  • Saint Rose Church - Location is 33 Church Street, East Hartford, Connecticut 06108. Phone number - (860) 291-7226
  • South Congregational Church is part of the food bank at 1301 Forbes Street, East Hartford, CT 06118. Telephone - (860) 291-7226

Albany Avenue Family Service Center
1680 Albany Ave, Hartford, CT 06105. Call (860) 236-4511
A wide variety of family assistance programs are offered. Call them for referrals and information on food assistance programs and resources.

First Church Of The Living God
70 Whitney Street, Hartford, CT 06105. Church pantry phone number - (860) 232-4461

Center Church
A soup kitchen, with a free dinner and grab and good items, is at 60 Gold Street, Hartford, CT. Call 860-249-5631

Saint Ann's-Immaculate Conception Church
Location is 820 Park Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Call 860-522-7128
They only have free Food for Frog Hollow neighborhood.

Church Street Eats Program
Location is 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Call 860-527-7231.
A soup kitchen-free food bank and clothing center are on site.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Address - 311 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT. Call 860-525-0894

MANNA Community
The pantry is at 55 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Call  860-246-6757
Get nutritious food items, laundry detergent, Thanksgiving or Christmas food boxes and more. Or get help from other Social Services, including home delivery of frozen meals.

Grace Evanlegical Lutheran Church
Location - 46 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105. Telephone: 860-527-7792

First Church of The Nazarene
Free food bank address: 932 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Telephone: 860-251-8392
Get bagged meats, breads, fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy, meat, Ensure for the elderly and free non-perishable foods. Or get counseling, case management and basic needs.

Fern Street Pantry
433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT 06117. Call 860-233-3669





Harvest Time
48 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109. Call 860-965-4930
Dried macaroni, clothes, personal hand-sanitizer, Oatmeal, rice and other goods.

Second Congregational Church
Food bank is at 385 North Main Street, Manchester, CT 06042. Call 860-649-2863

Warburton Community Church
420 Brookfield Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Call 860-951-0058
The low-income can get support. Find free food near you, vegetables (fresh or canned), meat (canned or forzen), starches (cereal, bread, pasta, rice, and/or potatoes) and more.

Friendship Center
There is a Soup Kitchen & Day Center. Address is 118 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06105. Dial   860-808-2120

Trinity Episcopal Church
Collinsville, CT 06022
(860) 693-2024
Members of the parish may receive bags of groceries and fresh fruits.

Friend-To-Friend Food Pantry And Thrift Shop
20 Center Street
East Granby, Connecticut 06026
(860) 653-4371

East Hartford Combined Churches' Emergency Food Bank, also known as First Congregational Church Of East Hartford Food Pantry
837 Main Street
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
Dial (860) 291-7226 for hours or an appointment.

Saint Isaac Jogues Church
Church location is 71 Cannon Road
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
(860) 528-6749

Saint John's Episcopal Church
12 Rector Street
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
(860) 290-8301
Offer meals and counseling to members of the parish and community.

Baptist Church Food Pantry - East Hartford
111 Ash Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
Phone number - (860) 290-6696

Enfield Food Shelf
96 Alden Avenue
Enfield, CT 06082
Dial - (860) 741-7321

Saint Patrick's Church
Church address: 64 Pearl Street
Enfield, Connecticut 06082
Phone number - (860) 745-2411
Winter coats, hot breakfasts and healthy meals may be passed out by volunteers. Please donate if you can.

Town Of Glastonbury - Riverfront Community Center
Address - 300 Welles Street
Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033
(860) 652-7638
A free food bank is on site.

First Church Of Christ Congregational
2183 Main Street
Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033
(860) 286-9999

Bethel Mission AME Church Food Pantry And Clothing Bank
749 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06112
Phone number - (860) 461-2490
Food, clothing, and household products and items are distributed to the low income, unemployed, and working poor.







Cathedral Of Saint Joseph Food Pantry
140 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Dial the pantry at (860) 578-1434

Glory Chapel Food Pantry
Address: 19 May Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Call the center at - (860) 547-1561

A Place Of Grace - Great Commission Community Ministry
753 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Main phone number is (860) 951-0022

House Of Manna, Hands On Hartford
Address is One Buckingham Street. Call the number below or stop by.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 246-6757

Hopewell Baptist Church
Main address is 67 Rockville Street
Hartford, CT 06112
Phone number - (860) 522-4321

Horace Bushnell Children's Food Pantry At Liberty Christian Center International
23 Vine Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06112
(860) 522-3296 Ext. 18

Jackson Memorial Church
2338 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06120
(860) 728-1080

King's Chapel Food Pantry
400 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06112
Call (860) 728-5777 for hours

Loaves And Fishes Ministries is run from Immanuel Congregational Church
Food center address: 10 Woodland Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
Telephone - (860) 524-1730
Free meals, boxed food, breads, and surplus government food is offered for free or low cost.

Minister Walker Outreach Ministries
1407 Park Street Unit 135-A
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 233-3482 Voice

Cathedral Of Saint Joseph
140 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
Phone: (860) 249-8431
Call for information on services for the working poor and low income. Free canned goods, fruits, baby formula and more is passed out to Hartford families.

Charter Oak Health Center
21 Grand Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Main phone number - (860) 550-7500 Ext. 6601
In addition to health advice, offer meals, baby formula, and other help for qualified individuals.

Church Of The Good Shepherd
155 Wyllys Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
(860) 525-4289

Mount Moriah Baptist Church
222 Barbour Street
Hartford, CT 06120
(860) 527-0245
Emergency food boxes for people in a crisis. Can only use the facility a limited number of times per year.

North End Super Senior Center
80 Coventry Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 548-1980

Saint Augustine's Church
10 Campfield Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06114
(860) 522-7128

United Methodist Church Of Hartford
571 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Phone number - (860) 523-5132

Mount Olive Church Ministries Emergency Food Pantry
20 Battles Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06120
(860) 549-3935
This non-profit may be able to help people who have no other options available to them. Bags of groceries, food, breads and more may be passed out.

North United Methodist Church Food Pantry
1205 Albany Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06112
Dial - (860) 525-0573

Northend Church Of Christ Food Pantry
687 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 525-5463

Our Lady Of Sorrows Food Pantry
16 Greenwood Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Call (860) 233-4424 for hours of food distribution.

Sacred Heart Food Bank - Hartford
49 Winthrop Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Main phone - (860) 527-6459

Saint Augustine's Church Food Pantry
10 Campfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 522-7128





Saint Lawrence O'Toole Church Food Pantry
Address: 480 New Britain Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 522-1129

Saint Michael's Church Food Pantry
7 Clark Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06120
(860) 522-6184 Voice

Saint Monica's Church Food Pantry And Soup Kitchen
3575 Main St.
Hartford, Connecticut 06120
(860) 522-7761

Shiloh Baptist Church Soup Kitchen And Food Pantry
350 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06120
(860) 247-3767

Three Angels Adventist Community Service Food Pantry And Soup Kitchen
Main address is 500 Woodland Street
Faith Seventh Day Adventist Church
Hartford, CT 06112
Call (860) 970-7874 for hours.
Hot meals may be served. Meats, soups, and other healthy items are offered.

Faith Baptist Church Food Pantry
52 Lake Street
Manchester, Connecticut 06042
Phone number - (860) 951-6758

Manchester Area Conference Of Churches (Macc)
Main location is 466 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06045-3804
(860) 288-4251

Town Of Marlborough Food Bank
3 Wilhenger Drive
Marlborough, CT 06447
Telephone number is (860) 295-6008
Supports residents of the immediate community with public aid include intake for WIC, bags of food, and more.

Calvary Christian Center
265 West Main Street
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 225-8279
Call for free food, meals, and other aid.

Fountain Of Life Community Church - Lord's Food Pantry
639 East Street
New Britain, CT 06051
Call the pantry at (860) 229-2083
Groceries, meals, and other forms of assistance are provided.

Saint Ann's Church
111 North Street
New Britain, CT 06051
Telephone - (860) 225-7625
Offers meals, fresh food, groceries, boxed items, and much more.

New Britain Food And Resource Center
460 Osgood Avenue
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 827-8402
Call for intake. Referrals, emergency assistance and more is offered for seniors, children, the unemployed and others that are struggling.

Repairing The Breaches Family Services Ministry
469 Osgood Avenue
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 357-4735

Saint James Baptist Church Food Pantry
15 Wilcox Street
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 224-7736
The church also has a clothing closet.

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church Food Pantry
147 West Main Street
New Britain, Connecticut 06052
(860) 225-7634 Voice
May have special holiday programs, gifts for children, meals and more.

Spanish Speaking Center
29 Cedar St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 801-6344

Plainville Community Food Pantry And Fuel Bank
54 South Canal Street
Plainville, Connecticut 06062
Telephone - (860) 747-1919
In addition to food items, other support can include clothing, applications for fuel assistance, winter coats, and fresh fruits. Call for intake and hours.

Giving Back Food Pantry - The Tabernacle
1445 West Street
Southington, Connecticut 06489
Phone number - (860) 276-0400

Jewish Family Services Of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Avenue Suite A
West Hartford, CT 06117
Dial - (860) 236-1927
Will provide help to people regardless of religion. The center will try not to turn anyone away if in fact they need food and are found to be qualified for help.

Jfs Kosher Food Pantry - Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06119
Telephone - (860) 233-8215
People of all religions and backgrounds can stop by for meals, food, and support.

Saint Thomas Apostle Church Food Pantry
Main address is 872 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, Connecticut 06119
Phone number - (860) 233-8269





Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry
371 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109
Telephone - (860) 529-5397

Wethersfield Evangelical Free Church
511 Maple Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 563-8286

International Gospel Fellowship Food Pantry
650 Park Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 687-1765

Windsor Food Bank - Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church Food Pantry
Address: 20L Main Street
Windsor Locks, Connecticut 06096
Phone number - (860) 803-3634

Additional free food and meal programs in city and county of Hartford

There are many other charities that offer free food, meals, groceries near you and more. Or they help low income and the elderly apply for government aid, such as SNAP food stamps, USDA commodities, or free school lunch programs among others. Learn about Feeding America resources in the region, or call 203.469.5000 to find free food near you.


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