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Free food pantries, groceries, and soup kitchens in Pulaski County Arkansas.

Get information about free food pantries as well as places for free meals or groceries in Little Rock and Pulaski County Arkansas. Whether it is to deal with an emergency or offer long term support, there may be resources available. Find free food banks near you in Little Rock AR, soup kitchens and distribution centers, including charities open today.

Free food, meals, Thanksgiving or Christmas baskets and other aid such as EBT cards or SNAP will also be obtained at these locations, as well as from your local church. There is also a phone number at the bottom of the page for additional Pulaski County area programs. Find a free in person or drive thru food pantry or soup kitchen near you below that help low-income families, single moms and people in a hardship.

The locations may be the best place to turn to get free groceries, baby formula and more, as well as surplus government food. Or get free personal hygiene supplies or perishable items, and even for help in both learning about and applying for government programs like food stamps or WIC. Individuals and families who stop by a food pantry in Little Rock or Pulaski County can meet with a case manager, and together you can explore all the assistance programs that may be available to you.

Some of those other programs may be Christmas or Thanksgiving meal, free Meals on Wheels home delivery to seniors or disabled people in Little Rock Arkansas, or additional weekend snacks to students. Many of the food pantries in Pulaski County also offer drive-thru pick up or have free soup kitchens on site for hot meals, including lunches or dinner. These of course would be in addition to any food or groceries from a pantry that can be offered to help alleviate the immediate crisis situation.

Where to get free groceries in Little Rock AR or groceries and more

Jacksonville Care Channel
Location - 201 North Elm Street, Jacksonville, AR 72076. Dial (501) 982-4647
Some of what the pantry may have includes a bag of groceries, fruits, canned meats, and more.

Salvation Army Little Rock and regional Corps
There are multiple centers, as noted below.  Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals and food baskets are served. They also provide information on SNAP food stamps, case management, and even financial aid Offers a clothing closet, emergency food aid, and information on public assistance too. They also pass out free holiday meals in Pulaski County. Get free groceries, baby formula, diapers, hygiene supplies and other goods. More on Salvation Army in Pulaski County.

  • The Salvation Army - North Little Rock Corps - Location - 5100 N Locust St, North Little Rock, AR 72116. North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114. Call the Salvation Army of Pulaski County at (501) 313-2405
  • The Salvation Army - Little Rock Area Command - 1111 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. Telephone: (501) 374-9296
  • The Salvation Army - Jacksonville Corps, 209 South Oak Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. Call (501) 985-1331




Airport Church Of Christ
8000 E Port Dr, Little Rock, AR 72206. Phone - (501) 490-9800
A free food pantry is on site for the low-income, unemployed and working poor in Pulaski County AR. Get groceries, pasta, cereal, bread, milk, and more. Food assistance for school aged children, teenagers, and baby supplies can all be provided.

Bullock Temple
Address of the center - 1513 South Park Street, Little Rock, AR 72202. Telephone - (501) 375-1581
People of all backgrounds and incomes can receive emergency food assistance.

The Church at Rock Creek
The food bank is at Attn: Care Center, 11500 W. 36th Street, Little Rock, AR 72211. Main phone: 501.221.1051 or (501) 225-8684

Free food, dry and canned goods, surplus USDA Commodities and more is passed out.

Little Rock Good Samaritan Church Of Nazareen
8011 Stanton Rd, Little Rock, AR 72209. Dial (501) 562-7716

Avilla Zion Lutheran
Location is 300 Avilla E, Alexander, AR 72002. Call (501) 316-1100
Based on donations, the pantry will have Canned Meats such as tuna or ham. Or get cereal, rice, Dried macaroni, pumpkin, bread and more.

Helping Hands - Little Rock
Address: 1601 Marshall Street, Little Rock, AR 72203. Phone: (501) 372-4388
One of the leading charity organizations in the Little Rock region. Have information on a number of low income programs, social services, food banks, and education classes. There is also a Culinary Training Program and case management. Low-income clients can meet with staff to assess their needs, receive or be referred to hunger prevention services, and receive emergency food. More on Helping Hands Little Rock AR financial help for the low-income.

Pulaski Heights Presbyterian Church
4401 Woodlawn Dr, Little Rock, AR 72205. Dial (501) 663-8361

Veterans Villages of America
Location is 2821 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72205. Dial (504) 663-5003
A free food pantry is on site for veterans (and their families) in Pulaski County AR. Get groceries, personal hygiene stuff, canned meat or vegetables and more. They also help veterans apply for VA benefits, get care, support and other social services.





Crystal Hill Baptist Church
18823 Crystal Valley Road, Little Rock, AR 72210. Dial (501) 455-0669 or (501) 445-0669
An emergency food bank is on site. Volunteers support people in poverty or facing hunger.

Quapaw United Methodist Church Food Pantry (Stone Soup)
1601 South Louisiana Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72206. Call the soup kitchen at (501) 375-1600
Christmas meals, small boxes of food, blankets for the homeless and referrals are given. There is a free soup kitchen in Little Rock as well as lunches, dinners and a breakfast. Or get use of a laundry, free hand sanitizer, soap, and more.

Sandstone Drive Church Of Christ
13300 Sandstone Drive, Little Rock, AR 72206. Phone: (501) 888-4127
If an applicant meets criteria, a free box of food is available.

Second Baptist Church - John Barrow Little Rock
1709 John Barrow Road, Little Rock, AR 72204. Dial (501) 223-2323 or (501) 223-2323
A free, emergency food pantry is on site. Cereal, pasta, sauce, fruits, meats, dairy and other groceries may be given to the low income and needy.

Free food pantries Pulaski County AREvangelist Temple Church Of God In Christ
5121 Baseline Road, Little Rock, AR 72209. Call (501) 562-6813
A food bank and soup kitchen are on site. Offers meals to the homeless and very low income. Can refer to shelters too.

Pulaski County community action
They help the poor, immigrants, seniors, and low income get food. Whether it is help in applying for SNAP food stamps to USDA free school lunch program, assistance is offered. There are also grants, job programs, and various short and long term food assistance programs offered.

The non-profit has has free food assistance, nutrition education, health management, and medical prescreening for chronic illnesses as well as other government benefits. More on Central Arkansas Development assistance programs.

First Baptist Church
Address - 811 Sa Jones St, North Little Rock, AR 72114. Call (501) 374-9394 or Call - (501) 374-5882
Clients include the homeless and very low income. Boxes of food from the pantry are combined with personal hygiene items or maybe an article of clothing.

Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
1900 Simpson St, Little Rock, AR 72206. Dial (501) 374-4718

Islamic Center of Little Rock
3224 Anna St, Little Rock, AR 72204. Phone - (501) 565-4930

First United Methodist Church
Free emergency pantry is at 723 Center St, Little Rock, AR 72201. Main number is (501) 372-2256
The free pantry help the poor, homeless and struggling. Get meat and poultry products, dairy products, Christmas food baskets as well as groceries. There is also fresh fruit, vegetables, baby formula or milk, and low sodium food.

City of Refuge Community Church
Location is 6811 Brookview Dr, Little Rock, AR 72209. Call (501) 562-7000

Bayou Meto Baptist Church
Food bank is at 26200 Highway 107, Jacksonville, AR 72076. Call (501) 988-1966

El Zocalo Immigrant Resource Center
5500 Geyer Springs Rd, Little Rock, AR 72209. Call (501) 301-4652
Free food programs, meals, and other help is for immigrants, migrant workers, refugees and others. Free food, medical care, Nutrition Education, information on legal aid or a green card and more.




First Christian Church - Little Rock
Location - 14411 Taylor Loop Rd, Little Rock, AR 72223. Call the charity at (501) 225-5656
Will assist Pulaski County residents regardless of faith.

Greater Grace Baptist Church
Church address - 8819 Lew Drive, Little Rock, AR 72209. Telephone number of food bank - (501) 565-3579. Call for meals, perishable items, and information on social service programs.

Greater South Temple Cogic
2623 South Arch Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72206. Phone number is (501) 374-7101 or (501) 375-2880

Saint Mark Baptist Church
5722 W 12th St, Little Rock, AR 72204. Call (501) 663-3955

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church,
800 Page Mill Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72117. Dial (501) 758-1190
There is a free food pantry, soup kitchen, and grocery distribution center. Clients range from senior citizens on social security to single moms and the homeless. Get fresh produce, canned or frozen meats, Ensure for the elderly and groceries.

Life Line Baptist Church
Main address is 7601 Baseline Rd, Little Rock, AR 72209. Call (501) 568-5433
The food bank is open limited hours. Clients can also be given a small snack/meal when donations allow.

Oak Forest United Methodist
Main address - 2415 Fair Park Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72204. Dial (501) 663-9407
They have free food, holiday meal boxes including at Christmas or Thanksgiving and free stuff for the low-income.

Berean Disciple Church
Main address: 4509 Rogers St, North Little Rock, AR 72117. Dial (501) 945-4509

Holy Temple
Church address - 1322 Pulaski Street, Little Rock, AR 72202. Dial (501) 372-8662 or (501) 375-5804
The low-income in Pulaski County AR can get free food, baby supplies (formula or a diaper bank) and more. Case workers and volunteers try to help the disadvantaged in the community, including seniors who need a ride or migrant farm workers.

Immanuel Baptist Church
501 N Shackleford Rd, Little Rock, AR 72211. Phone number of church - (501) 376-3071

Immanuel Outreach Church
1123 Welch Street, Little Rock, AR 72202. Dial (501) 541-3605 or (501) 301-8292
A soup kitchen is also on site. The pantry may have baby formula, free groceries, paper products, and more.

Jackson Memorial Church Of God In Christ
5515 Brown Street, Little Rock, AR 72206. Call (501) 897-1194

Lewis Street Church Of Christ
Address of food pantry: 2716 Lewis Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204. For information, dial (501) 666-2074 or (501) 563-0090

Lifeline Baptist Church
Church address - 7601 Baseline Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209. Call - (501) 565-3469 or (501) 568-5433

Little Rock Compassion Center
3618 West Roosevelt, Little Rock, AR 72204. Call (501) 296-9114 or (501) 296-911
Applications to The Emergency Food Assistance Program, Meals on Wheels for seniors, and other support is offered.

Southside Church of Christ's
9300 Geyer Springs Rd, Little Rock, AR 72209. Phone: (501) 313-5859







Grace Presbyterian Church
9301 N Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72227. Dial (501) 225-3274

Highland Valley United Methodist
Location is 15524 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211. Dial (501) 224-6047
Assistance programs range from a free, emergency food pantry for the low-income to Meals on Wheels from volunteers. They also help feed kids and students during the summer months with snacks, fruit snacks and other items.

Bethany Baptist Church
Location is 308 Eureka Garden Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72117. Main number is (501) 945-3676

First Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ
Location is 1401 Calvary Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72116. Dial (501) 758-3090

Mercy Ministries
Location - 1900 Nichols Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
Main number - (501) 225-8500
Everything from emergency boxes of food to canned goods or holiday meals may be served.

Mosaic Church Of Central Arkansas
Address - 6420 Colonel Glenn Road, Suite 1
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
(501) 562-3336
The pantry is stocked with items (canned goods, milk, fruits) and more for the working poor.

Mount Zion Baptist Church
Address is 908 Cross Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
(501) 374-5832

New Hope Community Outreach
1851 Howard Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 376-2164
A number of monetary and non-financial assistance programs are run, including access to a clothing closet, food pantry, and other forms of aid.

St Andrew United Methodist Church
Address is 4600 Baseline Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Phone: (501) 562-1891
There is a free food pantry on site for members of the immediate community. Groceries, pasta, cereal, and other items may be offered.

Solid Rock Baptist Church
Location - 5305 Mabelvale Pike
Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
Church food pantry phone number is (501) 565-7206

Temple Baptist Church - Manna From Heaven Food Pantry
Address is - 10710 Interstate 30
Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
Main phone - (501) 565-4966
The charity may have groceries, baby formula, paper goods (like toilet paper), fresh fruits and more. Call the church for hours and application process.

Unto Others - Saint John Baptist Church
2501-2701 South Main Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72206
(501) 372-1751
Provides meals, perishable items, and other aid to Pulaski Arkansas residents.





White Memorial United Methodist Church
Church address - 2801 South Wolfe Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
Dial (501) 371-0339 to reach the pantry or food distribution center.

Amboy Community Food Pantry
100 Auburn Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 753-2777
There is food, including for seniors, children, and the disadvantaged.

Divine Truth Ministry
Location - 510 East 49th Street
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Dial (501) 231-6415
A little charity for the northern Pulaski Community. Food, hot meals, hygiene items, and more. Volutneers are always needed.

Firm Foundation Ministries
Address - 2200 East Broadway Street
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117
Telephone: (501) 945-7412

Hamilton Boys & Girls Club
400 North Palm
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 945-3162
Children and students can receive a snack, including the weekend backpack meal program.

Harvest Interde Ministry
Address of ministry - 1423 Moss Street
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117
Dial the center at (501) 374-2955

Mccabe Chapel United Methodist Church
Address - 1523 North Pine Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 375-8078

Park Hill Christian Church
4400 Jfk Boulevard
North Little Rock, AR 72116
(501) 753-1109

Potluck - Food Rescue For Arkansans
621 West Broadway
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114
(501) 371-0303

Roland Crisis Closet
Maple And Highway 300, Natural Steps
Roland, AR 72135
Dial - (501) 868-520

Central Baptist Church Of North Little Rock Food Pantry
8103 Carnegie Drive
Sherwood, Arkansas 72120
(501) 771-1125

First Christian Church Food Pantry
Location - 2803 East Keilh Avenue
Sherwood, AR 72120-3243
Phone number to dial for hours is (501) 835-5505
This non-profit will also try to deliver food or a meal to the disabled or homebound.

New Zion Temple Cogic
8228 Hills Road
Sherwood, Arkansas 72120
Telephone: (501) 834-8054
When out of all other options, some canned goods or fresh foods may be given.

Slyvan Hills Community Church
Address - 8019 Highway 107
Sherwood, Arkansas 72120
(501) 835-1612




Additional Discounted Food Ministries of Pulaski County Arkansas - This program provides lower priced groceries. Families can on their food and monthly grocery bill.  All the items provided are high quality, and can include fresh fruits, frozen food, meats, breads, vegetables, and more. There is no cost to sign up, and the program is run by the non-profits in Little Rock and Pulaski referenced below. Some of the locations may also have a food bank or other assistance offered.

  • Hope Lutheran Church, 1904 Mcarthur Drive, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. Call (501) 982-1333
  • Central Church Of Christ, 823 West 6Th Street, Little Rock, AR 72201. Phone (501) 374-2039
  • Hebron Baptist Church, 9110 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Ar 72209. Main number is (501) 568-7711
  • Cedar Heights Baptist Church, 14502 Cedar Heights Road, North Little Rock, AR 72118. Call ((501) 851-1196
  • Toltec Baptist Church, 1139 Toltec Road, Scott, AR 72142, (501) 961-2009
  • Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, 5508 Macarthur Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118, (501) 772-1584

Find more Pulaski County Arkansas food assistance programs

Many other soup kitchens, food pantries near you, and low income programs are available in the Little Rock area and surrounding county. Whether it is a soup kitchen or another nearby pantry, or government aid such as applications to USDA food stamps or summer meals for children, struggling families can get help from a free food program near them as well as services from Feeding America in Little Rock. Dial 859.255.6592 or 501.565.8121 for more referrals.


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