Jackson and Hinds County food banks.

Hinds County and Jackson Mississippi food banks can provide meals, groceries, free food, and other assistance to the low income and needy in the community. Many of the pantries in the community are operated by churches or other local charities and non-profits, and a listing of places to turn to for help in Hinds County are below.

Individuals who need additional assistance, such as clothing, personal hygiene items, holiday assistance, or items such as diapers or formula, can contact a food bank too. Many of the locations can help with those needs as well. Or if they can’t, they can oftentimes refer individuals to other charities in the area. Whether it is a church or non-profit agencies across Jackson and the greater Hinds County area, there are resources available for basic needs such as food.

Clinton Community Christian Corp (4Cs)
Location is 2001 West Northside Drive
Clinton, Mississippi 39056
Phone number - (601) 924-9436
This charity organization can provide emergency food boxes, meals, and grocery type items.

Tinnin Road Church Of Christ
118 Blueberry Lane
Clinton, Mississippi 3905
Telephone number - (601) 925-9101

College Hill Baptist Church Food Pantry
Food pantry location - 1600 Florence Avenue
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 355-2670
Food is distributed to seniors, disabled, and low income. Center is open limited hours.

Crossroads Of Life Church
Mailing address is 6775 South Siwell Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39272
Dial (601) 373-6230





Emmanuel Baptist Church
Address: 1109 Cooper Road
Jackson, MS 39212
Call (601) 371-8855 for hours of food distribution.

Genesis Food Bank
Location is 435 Hiawatha Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39225
Dial (601) 354-3663
They can refer families with children to backpack programs for weekend meals. Or free Christmas or Thanksgiving food baskets may be passed out.

Jackson Revival Church
Address: 1616 Robinson Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39209
Call (601) 948-3618
A food pantry, clothing closet, and thrift store is on site.

Neighborhood Christian Center Of Jackson, Emergency Food
417 West Ash Street
Jackson, MS 39203
Call (601) 354-8855
Can provide food to people in the community, regardless of religion. From time to time may have holiday meals, clothing, or other aid for Hinds County families who need help.

Neighborhood Christian Center Of Jackson
417 West Ash Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 352-9049
Regardless of faith or religion, free emergency food boxes may be offered. They help the most vulnerable in Hinds County, such as senior citizens or single parents. Fruits, vegetables, dairy, and more is available.

New Dimensions Development Foundation
111 West Monument Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
(601) 969-9856





Parkview Church Of Christ
Main address - 5200 Clinton Boulevard
Jackson, Mississippi 39209
Telephone number - (601) 359-3498
A soup kitch and pantry is on site.

Stewpot Community Services
Jackson, Mississippi 39203
(601) 353-2759
Stop by or call for free meals, food, and other assistance. May be able to refer people to financial assistance programs too.

Turning Point Mission Center
1814 Shady Lane Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
Call (601) 372-1080
Has low income programs, food assistance, fruits, vegetables, and more. Also spiritual guidance and other assistance is provided.

United Methodist Church, Alta Woods Jackson
Church address - 109 Altawoods Boulevard
Jackson, Mississippi 39204
Dial (601) 372-6016

Word Of Truth Kingdom Church
Address: 4491 West Northside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39209
Phone number - (601) 923-3325
Whether it is meals on wheels for seniors or referrals to SNAP food stamp sites, information is available. The charity may also have diapers or baby formula, based on donation levels.




Planting Seed Ministry
Location is 5360 Executive Place
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 366-7484
Outreach, including applications to SNAP food stamps, are combined with free groceries from the charity. They support the working poor in Hinds County.

Anderson Jackson Church
Address is 6205 Hanging Moss Road
Jackson, MS 39206
Call (601) 982-3997
Free food, holiday meals, and personal hygiene items may be provided.

For other programs, ranging from pantries to public benefits such as WIC vouchers, dial 601.973.7080. Other agencies can help ensure that struggling residents of Hinds County have access to a box of food or healthy meal.

By Jon McNamara

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