Free food pantries in Miami Dade County.

Food banks, soup kitchens and free emergency pantries in Miami as well as Dade County Florida can provide some free groceries as well as other items for individuals and families who are in need. Many also have personal hygiene products, paper goods, detergent, or free household supplies in addition to food. Services are provided on an as needed basis, and may be limited as funding allows. Find locations as well as information on the leading food pantries near you and distribution centers in Miami Dade. There is also a referral number at the bottom of this page.

In addition to providing free food, groceries, or perishables items, many of the centers in Miami can offer other forms of assistance. For example, receive counseling on how to eat or cook healthy, possible access to clothing closets or thrift stores, and much more. Or they offer free Thanksgiving turkeys, Christmas meals, and holiday gifts. All of this will be in addition to the direct food assistance that can be distributed. They also help people of all backgrounds, including Latinos, Cubans, immigrants, and others.

In addition, if a Miami food bank can’t meet your particular need, they can often refer an individual to various government assistance programs, both offered by Florida and the federal government. Case managers can often provide information on and help people apply for state of Florida public assistance programs. For example, get help in applying for SNAP food stamps, free school lunches or other support in Miami.

First Assembly of God - Food Pantry
Food pantry address - 824 West Palm Drive
Homestead, Florida 33034
Call the center at (305) 248-0794

St. Joseph Church - Food Pantry
8670 Byron Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Phone number - (305) 866-6567
One of a number of churches that can offer food, counseling, and aid to people regardless of background.

 

 

 

 

Food Pantry and Clothing Referrals
2601 N W 65th Street
Miami, FL 33147
Can refer local families to programs, charities, and non-profits in Miami. In addition to groceries and items like baby formula, the location may have gently used clothing and vouchers.

Salvation Army - Community Pantry
Address - 1907 NW 38th Street
Miami, Florida 33142
(305) 637-6700
Resources include a food pantry, Christmas and Thanksgiving meals, and maybe even home delivered meals for the homebound as well as senior citizens. On occasion Dade County families may also receive financial assistance for basic needs such as rent or cooling bills. There are other food assistance programs from Miami Salvation Army.

Pass It on Ministries - Emergency Food Program
14617 NW 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33168
(305) 681-1594

Holy Ghost Assembly-Apostolic - Food Distribution
Food center location is - 8691 NW 22nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33147

 

 

 

 

Avn - Food Assistance Program Site
12995 NE 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33161
Telephone number - (305) 867-6060

Saint Patrick's Church
Location of pantry from this church is 3716 Garden Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(305) 531-1124
Meals, shelter, and more is offered for the very low income, homeless, and children. Other goods may include blankets and personal hygiene items.

Jewish Community Services Kosher Food Bank
Bay R, 15455 W Dixie Hwy
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Dial (305) 947-8093
The charity - non-profit helps the struggling in Jewish community or any other low income family that needs kosher food. Or get home meals delivered, information on medical care, and other support.

Pass It on Ministries of South Florida
14617 NW 7th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33168

Miami Dade Community Action helps fight poverty. This also includes hunger. They do this by helping people apply for benefits, including the following. NEw or single moms can apply for WIC, also called the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. There is also The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and SNAP food stamps. Or learn about shopping using coupons, healthy cooking, and employment. More on Miami-Dade community action.

St. Joseph Church
8670 Byron Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33141
(305) 866-6567

Ministerios el Buen Pastor
Location is 10125 NW 19 St.
Miami, FL 33172
Telephone number - 305-513-3940. Call for groceries, meals, perishable items and referrals to charities in Miami-Dade County Florida. They also help immigrants with cultural meals, food, or dishes. Clients include Latinos and people from South America, including Brazil.

 

 

 

Westchester
Address - 9500 SW 16 St.
Miami, Florida 33165
Call - 305 221 5886

Bethel Church of the Nazarene
Address - 2800 SW 102 Ave
Miami, FL 33165
Primary phone number is 305-221-4900

First Baptist Church of Coral Park
8755 SW 16 St.
Miami, FL 33165
Telephone number - 305-812-1880
Boxes of food may be offered as donations allow. Call the church for information on their services as well as hours of distribution.

Christ Fellowship (Downtown)
Current address - 500 NE 1 Ave
Miami, FL 33132
Phone number - 305-379-4781

Dade County Society of Saint Vincent
the assistance programs include a soup kitchen as well as free food pantry. Or stop by at the thrift store. Whether it is groceries, free infant formula, meat, dairy, or other nutritional support, help is offered including to seniors. More on St. Vincent de Paul in Dade County.

Holy Com Epis Church
Address of church - 150 SW 13 Ave
Miami, Florida 33135
Tele: 305-643-2711

Community Partnership for Homeless
Address - 1550 N Miami Ave
Miami, Florida 33136
Phone number - 305-329-3000
Meals, housing, shelter, and other aid offered.

Volunteers of America of Florida
1492 W Flagler St.
Miami, Florida 33135
305-644-0335
A number of food and financial assistance programs may be provided. Also learn about government aid as well as food stamps too. This national non-profit also focuses on housing and employment issues for those who need a job or are homeless. A big focus is on veterans and the homeless, and they may be given free hot meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner), blankets, clothes, and programs that tackle hunger.

 

 

 

 

De Hostos Sr Center
2902 NW 2 Ave
Miami, Florida 33127
Dial 305-573-6220

Catholic Charity churches in Miami help feed the poor, disadvantaged, and needy. Many assistance programs are offered, including f free food pantry, thrift store, and financial aid. When it comes to food, there is rice, oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Pasta, bread, soap, detergent, sanitizer, and more. The Dade County churches rely on volunteers to run the client choice pantry. There is also free congregate meals, health screenings, food stamps assistance, and nutrition education. More on Catholic Charity assistance programs Dade County Florida.

Senior centers of Catholic Charities - This help the elderly only.

  • 2800 NW 18th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33142. Call (305) 751-5203
  • 17505 N Bay Road, North Miami Beach, FL 33160, dial (305) 751-5203
  • 1225 SW 107th Avenue, Miami, FL 33175, call (305) 751-5203
  • 1349 W Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33135, (305) 751-5203
  • 3425 NW 189th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056, phone (305) 751-5203
  • 2000 NW 103rd Street, Miami, FL 33132, telephone (305) 751-5203
  • 28520 SW 148th Avenue, Leisure City, Florida 33033, call (305) 751-5203

Hosana Ministries Int
Address - 2037 NW 23 Ave
Miami, FL 33142
305-821-0328

Iglesia Bautista CLUE
Address - 3150 NW 7 St.
Miami, Florida 33125
Phone number is 305 541 7023

Little Havana - Many food and free congregate meals are for seniors. Mostly Cubans, including refugees, can get help. There are also food programs for the sick or disabled, including Meals on Wheels. Healthy, USDA nutritional meals are served.

  • 5135 NW 7th Street, Miami, FL 33126, (305) 858-0887
  • 700 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33130, (305) 858-0887 x1210
  • 8551 Hammocks Boulevard, Second Floor Miami, FL 33193, (305) 385-9200
  • 900 W 44th Place, Hialeah, FL 33012, (305) 558-1089
  • 1407 NW 7th Street, Miami, FL 33125, (305) 649-5311
  • 1040 SW 29th Court, Miami, FL 33135, (305) 643-4114
  • 8638 Harding Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33141, (305) 868-4020
  • 6800 SW 117th Avenue, Miami, FL 33183, call (305) 273-6117

Victory Outreach Alc Vict
1550 NW 36st Miami FL
Miami, Florida 33124
Call for meals, shelter, and hours of the pantry. 305-633-9169

Calvary Church of the Nazarene
Address - 3210 SW 24 St.
Miami, FL 33145
305-445-7595

Refuge Church of Our Lord
Church address - 4450 NW 17 Ave
Miami, Florida 33242
Call - 305-638-4675
The charity has a soup kitchen (including brown bag lunches) and a free food pantry. Boxed stuffing, canned meat or fruit, perishable goods, and other food is provided.

Church of God Prophecy Ltl Haiti
48 NW 54 St.
Miami, FL 33127
Call 305-759-8911 to speak to a representative from the church pantry.

Miami Elderly and Disabled Services
This is a regional non-profit. They help the elderly in a senior setting. There are also holiday events, including Christmas and Thanksgiving meals and parties. Retirees in Dade County often use this service too. Learn how to cook and eat healthy, meals for diabetics, free Meals on Wheels Home delivery, Medicare applications and more. Continue with help from Miami Elderly and Disabled Services.

Soul Seeker for Christ
Location is - 375 NE 54 St.
Miami, FL 33137
786-346-7011

Apostolique Faith Church Inc.
Center address - 5708 NE 2 Ave
Miami, FL 33127
786-487-1062

First Interdenom Haitian Church
Food bank address is 5832 NE 2 Ave
Miami, FL 33137
786-662-9582
The center partners with many organizations to help the less fortunate meet their nutritional needs. Bags of food and other items may be offered.

 

 

 

 

Spreading Gods Love
Food pantry address - 6021 NW 6 Court
Miami, FL 33127
305-756-1733

Eglise Baptiste un Seul Dieu
Address - 761 NW 62 St.
Miami, FL 33150
Primary phone - 305 303- 6670

Remar USA
Address - 335 NE 61 St.
Miami, Florida 33137
305-757-2480

Prayer and Praise Intl Minis
6087 NW 17 Ave
Miami, Florida 33142
786-380-3209

St. Mattehews F W Baptist
Pantry location is 6700 NW 2 Ave
Miami, Florida 33150
Phone number - 305-751-4251

Citrus Health Kiva Center
1339 SE 9 Ave
Hialeah, FL 33010
305-884-1382
This Dade County assistance center offers a variety of assistance programs to those in poverty and who may be struggling.

First United Church - There is a food pantry and meal service. There may be access to breakfast, hot showers, coffee, lunch, water, and hygiene items. Or fresh or canned food.

  • 622 North Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030, (305) 248-4770
  • 245 NW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33136, phone (305) 371-4706

Community Outreach Resource Center
Main address is 38 NW 8th Street
Homestead, FL 33030
Telephone number is the following. They only give referrals. Call (305) 247-2068

Church Evang Baptiste Bethesda
Stop by or call the number below 132 NW 54 St. the church can offer free food and other support.
Miami, FL 33150
Phone number - 305-892-2953

St. Patrick’s Church (Social Service)- Can provide access to government programs and various social services.
3716 Garden Ave
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
305-531-1124 – Main phone number.

 

 

 

Greater Fellowship
Center location is - 2601 NW 65 St.
Miami, Florida 33147
Call - 305-693-4860
Get help from their soup kitchen and food bank. The fellowship uses donations from Wal-MArt, local churches, and other agencies in Dade County.

Escarment Foundation
7777 N Miami Ave
N Miami, Florida 33161
Dial the non-profit at 786-273-0698. Free food, clothes, and other support can be provided.

Ministry United International
Address of food bank - 90 E 10 Ave
Hialeah, FL 33010
Telephone number - 305 884 1956

True Gospel Christian Center
8226 NE 2 Ave
Miami, FL 33150
305 751 9292
Assists people of all religions and backgrounds.

Salem Church of God Intl
Food pantry address - 8397 NE 2 Ave
Miami, FL 33150
Dial 786-704-4422 for counseling referrals, and general support.

Glory Temple Ministry Inc. Food Pantry
7950 NW 22 Ave
Miami, FL 33147
Call the ministry: 954-326-7946
Volunteers and staff from this organization offer referrals, guidance, and other forms of support. Fresh perishable food, frozen items, and more may be offered for children, pregnant mothers and low income families.

Unidad Latina Inc
1325 E 10 Ave
Hialeah, Florida 33010
Telephone - 305-300-9218
Latinos focused groceries and meals are given. Services are of course offered in Spanish too. Whether Brazilian, Mexican, Venezuelan, the free food pantry helps. Fresh fruits, vegetable, dairy, and other items are offered.

 

 

 

 

Fountain of Life Apostolic Church
Location - 3505 NW 79 St.
Miami, Florida 33147
305-546-2723

Eglise Evg Baptist de Lumiere
Location: 9540 NW 7 Ave
Miami, FL 33150
Phone: 305 205-2893

Neighborhood Assembly of God
10300 NW 36 Pl
Miami, FL 33142
786-487-4536

Bible Baptist Church
Address of the church is 9801 NW 24 Ave
Miami, FL 33147
Dial 305-836-7644 for hours that free food and meals are offered to the low income in Miami.

Devine Intervention
2141 NW 76 St.
12064, FL 33147
305-836-3826

Feeding America South Florida helps local charities, churches, and emergency pantries. They help them stock supplies and get resources. For referrals only, dial (954) 518-1818. Free information can be given to local resources near you.

Camillus House
Location is 1603 NW 7th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33136
(305) 374-1065
They help the homeless and poor, including immigrants, migrant workers and others. Assistance with food or hot meals, shelf-stable food, showers, razors for hygiene or socks, and more.

Food for Life Network
Location - 3510 Biscayne Blvd Ste 209
Miami, Florida 33137
Phone number - 305-576-1234 x 216
Partners with regional food pantries in southern Florida as well as national non-profits. Get information for federal government assistance too.

La Premiere Eglise Primitive
Address - 757 59 NW 95 Ter
Miami, FL 33150
305-308-6166

Hialeah Free Methodist Church
921 E 47 St.
Hialeah, FL 33013
Dial the pantry at 305 767 8870
Some of what may be distributed includes fruits, vegetables, and baby formula. Children and teenagers may receive lunches or a breakfast for school. Call for hours.

Miami Bethany Church of Nazarene
Address - 2490 NW 35 St.
Miami, FL 33142
Telephone number is 305-638-2283

Miami Spanish SDA Church
862 SW 4 St.
Miami, FL 33130
Call 305-545-0300 for intake
May have culturally specific food for immigrants and people of all nationalities.

MCC Hot Meals Program
Address of food bank - 400 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, Florida 33132
305-371-3392
Both hot and cold meals, as well as free food may be offered for Miami families.

 

 

 

 

Riverside Baptist Church
Address - 10775 SW 104 Street
Miami, Florida 33176
Resources are very limited. They only have a very small food bank and only service families in zip codes 33173, 33183, 33176, and 33186 as long as we have food. Call (305) 595-0542 to get information.

Miami Rescue Mission Inc
2159 NW 1 Ave
Miami, FL 33127
305-572-2068
Can provide shelter, housing, clothes, and of course, food and meals. The Miami-Dade County Florida non-profit is one of the leading and most effective charities and food pantries in the region.

Prevention Food Bank
Address: 8325 NE 2 Ave
Miami, Florida 33138
Telephone number - 305-762-6737

Additional free food assistance in Miami-Dade County

There are other resources in the Miami Florida area. Call 954.518.1818 for the locations and application process for additional free food pantries near you and soup kitchens in the Dade County region. Free groceries, hot meals, and programs such as Meals on Wheels, SNAP food stamps or summer snacks for children may be available too.

 

By Jon McNamara

“Related and Sponsored Links” are listed below.

 

Home

Forum

Contact Us

About Us

Blog

Privacy policy

Financial Literacy