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Nevada County California free food pantries.

Several food pantries feed the community in Nevada County. Whether a family is low income or struggling, they can get help from one or more of the assistance programs that are available at a regional food bank. Or residents, including the homebound, can drop in a soup kitchen or request a Meals on Wheels service.
The main free food pantries to contact in an emergency are below. Each of them has their own application process, resources available, as well as hours. It is recommended that any applicant to a Nevada County food bank call in advance for hours. What may be provided at the locations includes:

-Canned or fresh groceries.
-Personal hygiene products, detergent, or household supplies.
-Easter baskets, Thanksgiving or Christmas meals, or small toys.
-Some food pantries also operate clothing bank and/or thrift stores.

Interfaith Food Ministry Of Nevada County
440 Henderson Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Call (530) 274-8111
Working poor families and households can get supplemental groceries. The center is only open Saturday or Sunday.




Gold Country Community Services
Location is 841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-4961
The non-profit provides, using volunteers, home-bound seniors as well as the disabled with hot, free nutritious lunches. Nutrition classes are also held.

Food Bank Of Nevada County at Seventh Day Adventist Church
12889 Osborne Hill Road
Grass Valley, CA
(530) 272-3796
The location has canned groceries, perishable food, infant formula, and other emergency supplies.
Other locations include North San Juan Center, 29190 Highway 49, North San Juan, CA
Washington, 31625 Relief Hill Road, Nevada City, California
Sierra Vista Center is at 55 School Street, Colfax, CA





Nevada County Public Health Department
988 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley CA 95945
Phone: (530) 582-7814
They run the Women, Infants And Children (Wic) Supplemental Nutrition Program as well as CalFresh food stamps. The other social service office is at 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City CA 95959. Main number is (530) 582-7803.

Nevada City United Methodist Church
Address is 433 Broad Street
Nevada City, California 95959
(530) 265-2797

Project Mana
Carnelian Bay region supported by the soup kitchen/pantry at 5255 N. Lake Boulevard.
Incline Village location is at 341 Village Boulevard. There is also a site at Tahoe Family Solutions, 774 Mays Boulevard, Suite 13.
Truckee area distribution is at 10990 Industrial Way, Suite B-5.
Or try the Assumption Catholic Church, 10930 Alder Drive as well as Nevada County Social Services, 10075 Levon Avenue.
Kings Beach - 265 Bear Street
For more information, call (775) 298-4161
Cooking Compromised Food Bags with canned goods are offered. There are also general groceries items up to 6 times per year. They help feed low income families, single moms, and children.

Sierra Senior Services
(530) 550-7600
Assistance programs include senior citizen wellness checks, USDA supplements, and Meals on Wheel in Nevada County. They help the elderly and/or vulnerable.

San Juan Ridge Family Resource Center
18847 Oak Tree Road
North San Juan, CA 95960
For the food pantry, dial 530-292-3174

Ierra Bible Church
Program Phones Number is (530) 587-6025




Salvation Army
Center address is 10725 Alta Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Main phone: 530-274-3500
The food pantry as well as soup kitchen help clients. There are also free Christmas and holiday meals, financial aid, toys for kids, and shelter amount other resources.

Partners Family Resource Center
235 S. Auburn St.
Grass Valley, California 95945
Free car seats for new moms as well as baby formula is offered. There is also a clothing back.

By Jon McNamara


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