Lubbock County free food banks.

Food banks in the Lubbock Texas area can help the low income, unemployed, senior citizens, and needy in the community. Below you will find the leading list of churches, free food pantries, soup kitchens and charity organizations near you to call for help. Options for families include both charities as well as government run services. There is also a referral phone number at the bottom of the page for more referrals.

Programs offered will range from free or low cost food and groceries to hot or cold meals or hygiene supplies. In addition, some of the centers can also offer clothing, baby formula and diapers. More seasonal support in Lubbock County includes Thanksgiving and free Christmas meals as well as gifts for children.

Services offered by the Lubbock food pantries are targeted at the low income and struggling individuals as well as families. However people of all backgrounds, income, and religions can receive assistance, and rarely is someone turned away from receiving help. Some of the free food provided can include breads, fruits, vegetables, meats, baby formula, and other critical foodstuff type items.

Catholic Family Services (CFS)
Address: 102 Avenue J
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Dial - (806) 765-8475
A leading social service agency in the Lubbock area. Provides food, meals, case management, and on a limited basis other aid such as clothing and financial help for bills.

First Baptist Church - Lubbock
Church address - 2109 Broadway, Under Green Awning
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone number - (806) 747-0281

Green Lawn Church Of Christ
5701 19th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79407
Dial (806) 795-4377 to get hours of food distribution.
There are also holiday meals served for the homeless, in addition to the emergency food pantry.

 

 

 

 

Guadalupe Economic Services
Location - 1502 Erskine
Lubbock, Texas 79403
(806) 744-4416
Programs include information on and assistance in applying for public aid such as food stamps and low income programs for rent or bills. A focus is on Latinos, immigrants, and Spanish speakers. Of course food, meals, and other nutritional items are offered.

Catholic Charities of Lubbock County
Many low income programs are offered, including to single moms and Spanish speakers. There are canned groceries, free personal toiletries, fresh food, baby formula, and more. Furniture, clothing, and financial aid can be provided too. Continue with food assistance Lubbock County Catholic Charities.

Hope Community Of Shalom, Asbury United Methodist Church
2005 Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79411
Phone number – (806) 762-0829

Lubbock Dream Center Church On The Rock
Food bank location - 1111 30th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79411
Call - (806) 793-3336
An emergency food pantry is on site for Lubbock County families living in poverty. The location may have canned meat, soup, rice, and perishable goods as well.

 

 

 

 

Calvary Baptist Church
The location is 1711 Upland Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79424
Call 806-993-3347
They give a bag of free food with up to 8 cans of canned food each month.

Saint John's United Methodist Church
1501 University Ave
Lubbock, TX 79401
(806) 762-0123

Community Action Agency in City of Lubbock
A major focus is on referrals as well as anti-poverty. Whether grants, information on USDA programs (like school meals) or SNAP food stamps, housing, and more, assistance is offered. More on City of Lubbock Community Action.

Live Oak Community Church
Address is 10710 Frankford Ave
Lubbock, Texas 79424
Main phone - (806) 798-5583
A free food banks and soup kitchen are on site. Hot meals, bread, canned groceries in Lubbock County, meals immigrants (documented or not) and other help is offered.

Metropolitan Community Church Of Lubbock
4501 University Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79413
Main number - (806) 792-5562
Not only may groceries be provided, but the staff have information on SNAP food stamps as well as other public aid. The free pantry may have items like vegetable mix, fruits, canned meats, perishable food and more.

Mission Lubbock
Location is 1711 Upland Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79416
Main number - (806) 687-8452
Call this branch for information on food assistance, clothing, and holiday meals. Supports the low income and homeless across Lubbock County Texas.

 

 

 

Redbud Baptist Church
Address: 801 Slide Road
Lubbock, Texas 79416
Phone number - (806) 799-3832.
The church offer spiritual guidance as well as free hot or cold meals. A pantry has canned goods like Cooking Oils or Canned Tuna / Fish as well as fresh food, including fruits or vegetables. Free holiday meals are served too.

Roc Of Lubbock, Inc.
Location is 13101 Highway 87
Lubbock, Texas 79423
Phone number - (806) 745-2762

Salvation Army
Address is 16th St
Lubbock, TX 79401
Dial (806) 765-9434
The programs in Lubbock County include a soup kitchen with daily meals, information to applications to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a shelter, and financial aid as well as Christmas Thanksgiving meals. There is a feeding site (soup kitchen) and free food bank.

Carpenters Kitchen/Church
Address - 1916 13th St.
Lubbock, TX 79401
Main phone - (806) 687-2453
A soup kitchen is for immigrants, children, and the homeless, among others.

Jacob's Ladder
Main address: 1701 Buddy Holly Ave
Lubbock, TX 79401

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
Address: 2807 42nd Street
Lubbock, Texas 79413
Telephone number - (806) 799-8208
A free food pantry may have baby formula, paper goods, hygiene items, and other food. Volunteers may deliver a meal to the homebound as well.

Trinity Outreach Center & Storehouse
Food center address: 3027 34th
Lubbock, Texas 79410
Main number - (806) 788-0501
Call this center for services including clothing, emergency food boxes, as well as Christmas and Thanksgiving meals or gifts.

 

 

 

 

Additional Lubbock County food assistance programs

The listing above is only some of the food pantries and programs in Lubbock County. There are many other services for the working poor or struggling that may be near you. Whether it is a free box of food, resources such as Meals on Wheels, applications to SNAP, or a local soup kitchen, dial 806.763.3003 for information.

By Jon McNamara

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