For help finding healthy food in your community or welfare programs, visit any of the links below:
(866) 888-8777 | https://www1.nyc.gov/site/foodpolicy/help/emergency-food-assistance.page
For referrals to emergency food pantries and soup kitchens all over the city, call the Emergency Food Line (866) 888-8777 or visit the FoodHelp NYC locator here. You’ll be provided with hours of operation and directions to the nearest food pantries and community kitchens.
Donna’s guide is a list of places that offer free breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Make sure to look at the addresses that are under the day of the week that you plan to get the meals. Locations change depending on the day.
Click the blue link Donna’s Guide Free Sit Down Meals in Manhattan for the list of addresses for free sit down meals in Manhattan.
Telephone: (917) 720-9700
Manhattan: 8 East 109th Street, East Harlem, NY 10029
New York Common Pantry has many programs to lower hunger and food insecurity. Choice Pantry provides fresh food pantry packages. Hot Meals serves breakfast and dinner. Food is provided to seniors aged 60 and older through Nourish. Help 365 helps pantry visitors with information and application to housing and benefit programs.
More information on becoming a client, programs , and hours of operation here
SCAN has after-school programs, early childhood education, building job skills, counseling, tutoring, test preparation, nutrition help, cooking classes, violence prevention, a safe space for LGBTQ youth, and family services for domestic violence survivors, substance abuse and rehabilitation.
For more information click here or call (212) 289-8030
Address: 345 East 102nd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10029 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Website: www.scanny.org