Free food pantries, meals and groceries Gloucester County New Jersey.
Find how to get a free box of groceries from food pantries as well as soup kitchens near you in Gloucester County New Jersey, Several charities, churches, non-profit organizations and government programs operate in the region and are open today. They try to provide emergency food boxes, groceries, items such as laundry detergent, and meals to those who need help. Find a free food bank or emergency pantry near you in Gloucester County NJ.
Thousands of senior citizens, children, single moms, and low income families receive food assistance from the Gloucester pantries. While not as common, some of the organizations administer other programs as well. Find a phone number at the bottom of the page for more resources. This can include social services, holiday assistance, free Thanksgiving turkey dinners, drive thru pantries open daily, and maybe funds for paying bills.
However their focus is on offering the needy with low cost (or free) yet high quality food items, including canned goods and perishable food. People can also learn about saving money on food, including from rebates or coupons. Locate resources for free online grocery coupons.
If a local food center or bank can’t meet your needs, they can often refer people, including those with no money, to other Gloucester County programs, or help people apply for food stamps. Or the elderly will be assisted from free Meals on Wheels or surplus government commodities.
Places to get free food or meals in Gloucester County
Apostles Lutheran Church
4401 Black Horse Pk Route 42, Turnersville, New Jersey, 08012. Call (856) 629 - 4228
The church offers emergency food, household items, and clothing, including shoes.
Catholic Charities of Gloucester County
1200 Delsea Dr Suite 1, Westville, NJ, 08093. Call (856) 845 - 9200
Various social services are offered, including food. Some limited financial help for bills, rent, and other basic needs and expenses is offered too. Holiday, including Thanksgiving and Christmas, food baskets and toys are offered as seasonal aid. There are several other churches and locations to stop by. They include:
- Church of the Nativity, 2677 Delsea Dr, Franklinville, NJ 08332
- 2677 Delsea Dr, Franklinville, New Jersey, 08332. Main phone (856) 694 - 2349. The centers only offers emergency food and groceries for Franklinville residents.
240 Main St, Mantua Township, NJ 08051. Phone number - (856) 468 - 1314
Works with St. Vincent de Paul Society
Cecil Deliverance Tabernacle
Address of food bank is 1110 Cole's Mill Rd, Williamstown, New Jersey, 08094. Dial (856) 629 - 9818
Gloucester County residents can use the services of this community based food pantry.
Center for Family Services
601 S Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ 08094. Phone: (856) 881-7252
The poor, unemployed and low-income in Gloucester County NJ will get support. Applications to EBT card from SNAP as well as free school lunch or breakfast programs. There is peanut butter, Senior Brown Bag, surplus government food, Boxed or Canned Soups and more. There is also a soup kitchen for breakfast or dinner.
Clayton Borough Hall
Only for town residents. Location is 125 N Delsea Dr, Clayton, NJ, 08312. Dial (856) 881-2882
Clomwell United Methodist Church
Location - 516 W Broad St, Gibbstown, NJ, 08027. Call (856) 423-1196
Offers emergency food in partnership with the Paulsboro/Gibbstown Food Bank
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Address is 212 North Main Street, Glassboro, NJ, 08093. Call 856-881-9144
A free pantry has stuff such as cereal, bread, pasta, rice, meat, milk, eggs, and/or potatoes. Or get beans, snacks, bread, and sauces as available.
Spring of Hope
Address: 31 Poplar Street, Williamstown, NJ, 08094. Call 856-885-4242
Salvation Army Gloucester County
882 S Delsea Dr, Vineland, NJ 08360. Call (856) 696-5050
Offers emergency assistance, food pantry, household goods, and maybe limited financial help for medications, rent, or cooking classes. Free meals may be provided at the holidays, as well as senior assistance. Low-income families in Gloucester County New Jersey will get a free box of groceries, infant formula, fruits, meats and more items. More on help from Gloucester County Salvation Army.
Agape Fellowship Christian Church
125 East Center Street, Clayton, NJ, 08312. Call 856-881-2310
First Presbyterian Church of Williamstown
Location is 430 South Main Street, Williamstown, NJ, 08094. Dial (856) 629-4634
Colonial Manor Methodist Church
56 Elberne Ave, West Deptford, NJ 08096. Dial (856) 845-5926
Works with the Woodbury Ministerium Food Bank.
First Baptist Church of Clayton Food Pantry
Location of the center is 110 S Delsea Dr., Clayton, NJ, 08312. Call for hours (856) 881 - 5454
Runs a food pantry for persons from Gloucester County in need. May have emergency clothing or baby supplies. Fresh foods, canned goods, fruits, vegetables, and breads may be offered to the low income and working poor.
First Baptist Church of Pitman
Food pantry address - 30 N Broadway, Pitman, NJ, 08071. Call (856) 589 - 2266
Gloucester County Division of Health, Senior and Disability Services
204 E Holly Ave, Sewell, NJ 08080. Phone - (856) 218-4101
The county office provides information and food assistance to aid residents of Gloucester County 60 years of age or older. Programs include food stamps, meals on wheels, and other elderly assistance.
Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministries
Address is 330 E. Barber Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096. The phone number is (856) 848-8975
The hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-11:00 AM. There is a free food pantry as well as soup kitchen for the low income.
Samaritan Center in Glassboro
123A High St E, Glassboro, NJ 08028. Phone: (856) 863-9030
An application and assessment process is in place, and needs to be met by anyone seeking food, groceries, or perishable items.
Joy Community Fellowship
Pantry is at 759 Lincoln Avenue, Pitman, NJ, 08071. Call 856-582-4404 for hours
St. Matthew's Community Development Center
245 Glassboro Road, Williamstown, NJ, 08109. Call 856-629-4614
A free food bank and drive thru pantry are on site. Based on donations, there is dried beans and fruit; spaghetti and sauce; vegetable soup; Pasta; rice; vegetable mix; peanut butter; or instant milk.
Healing Wings Community Center
520 East Stanger Avenue, Glassboro, NJ, 08028. Call 856-442-0407
Calvary Chapel of Gloucester County
Location is 5360 Route 42, Turnersville, NJ, 08012. Call 856-302-1804
Cornerstone Christian Assembly Church
Address - 422 Corkery Lane, Williamstown, NJ, 08094. Phone: 856-629-9155
Kemble Memorial United Methodist Church
Address is 19 S Broad St, Woodbury, NJ, 08096. Call (856) 845-1627
Provides food to locals only. Funding may be offered for food or emergency bills. Canned goods, holiday assistance, and other aid may be offered, including daycare.
1404 Kings Hwy, Swedesboro, NJ 08085. Call (856) 467-1796
Food pantry and a thrift store.
New Brooklyn United Methodist
Address of food bank is 1336 E Malaga Rd, Williamstown, NJ, 08094. Call (856) 629-8353
Paulsboro Community Development Center
1540 Swedesboro Ave, Paulsboro, New Jersey, 08066. Main number is (856) 224-1401
Pfeiffer Community Center
301 Bluebell Rd, Williamstown, NJ, 08094. Call (856) 728-9841 or (856) 728-9840
Provides hot lunches to seniors. There is also a free delivery service, USDA commodities and holiday meals for the elderly. This will be for Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas, as well as grocery store shopping classes.
Pitman Church of Christ
Address: 115 E Holley Ave, Sewell, NJ, 08080. Call (856) 589-1500
Offers food on a one time basis. No long term assistance is provided.
St. Matthews Baptist Church
245 Glassboro Rd, Williamstown, NJ 08094. Phone: (856) 629-4614
Additional free food programs in Gloucester County
There are other places to get a free box of food, applications to USDA programs such as SNAP, or hunger prevention. To find other centers, including Feeding America resources, in the Gloucester County region, dial 856.662.4884. The list above is only a sampling of food pantries in the region.
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