UNION COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
DIVISION ON AGING

Food Pantries

Cranford

Catholic Charities

505 South Avenue, East 908-497-3900

Pantry – only 2 appointments daily; Call at 8:30 am

Cranford Family Care Association

61 Myrtle Street 908-276-3530

Pantry – Mon – Fri  9:00 am – 4:00 pm; Must be Cranford resident; Application & interview required

Elizabeth

Elizabethport Presbyterian Center

154 First Street 908-659-2182

Pantry – Last week of the month. Call first. Union County residents only

First Baptist Church of Cranford/Elizabeth

402 Union Avenue 908-352-0519

Pantry – 2nd, 3rd Thursday 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 4th Thursday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kitchen – Sunday 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church @ Caldwell Place

42 Broad Street 908-353-1518

Call for information

Jefferson Park Ministries

65 Madison Avenue 908-469-1519

Pantry – 2nd & 4th Thursday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Jewish Family Services (Kosher)

655 Westfield Avenue 908-352-8375

Pantry – Mon – Thurs  9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Fri  9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Liberty Baptist Church

514-517 Court Street 908-354-3362

Kitchen – Mon 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm, Across the street at 510 Court Street

Mount Teman AME Church

160 Madison Avenue 908 351 2625

Pantry – 4th Thursday 10:00 – 12:00 noon

Kitchen – 4th Saturday 11:00 – 12:00 noon

Mount Zion Pentecostal

1016 Lafayette Street 908 351 2170

Breakfast – Sunday 8:00 am – 8:30 am sharp

New Bethel Baptist Church

856 E. Jersey Street 908 527 9115

Kitchen – 2nd & 4th Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

New Hope Memorial Baptist

91 Division Street 908 352 5750

Kitchen – Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

St. John’s Episcopal Church

61 Broad Street 908 352 1218

Kitchen – Sunday 1:15 pm

St. Joseph’s Social Service Center

118 Division Street 908 352 2989

Bread/Sandwich – M – Fr   9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kitchen – Saturday  11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Pantry – 3rd & 4th Tue  9:00 am – 11:30 am

St. Mary of the Assumption

155 Washington Avenue 908 352 5154

Enter behind church on Race St

Kitchen – 2nd & 4th,  Wednesday 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Pantry – Last Tuesday of each month, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Proof of address required

Second Presbyterian Church

1161 E. Jersey Street 908 352 1659

1st and 2nd week

Emergency Food Bag Tues & Thurs   11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Salvation Army – Elizabeth

1005 E. Jersey Street 908 352 7057

Call for appointment

Street Light Mission

1181 E. Broad Street 908 820 8324

Limited Pantry – Saturday  9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Call first; Union County residents only

Union Baptist Church

1088 E. Grand Street 908 527 8064

Kitchen – 3rd Saturday of the month, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pantry – Monday and Tuesdays, call for an appointment

Fanwood

Fanwood Presbyterian Church Mission Committee

74 Martine Avenue, PO Box 69 908 889 8891

Pantry – 3rd Saturday, 9:30 am – 11:00 am, Need agency referral

Hillside

Christ the King

411 Rutgers Avenue 908 686 0722

Emergency food bag – Hillside Residents Only. Call first with referral from Town Hall or agency

First Baptist Church

166 Hillside Avenue 973 926 1244

Pantry – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturday, 9:30 am – 11:00 am, Come at 8:00 am to sign in

Kenilworth

Saint Theresa’s Church

541 Washington Street 907 272 4444

Call church to make arrangements for pick up

Linden

Linden Interfaith Network for Community Services (LINCS)

14 W. Munsell Avenue 908 925 2523

Call for Appointment,  Linden Residents Only

Linden Presbyterian Church

1506 Orchard Terrace 908 486 3073

Pantry – 4th Friday, 8:30 am – 11:00 am by appointment

Saint John the Apostle Pantry

1805 Penbrook Terrace 732-388-7216

Call for dates

New Providence

Our Lady of Peace Church

111 South Street 908 464 7600

Pantry – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, Proof of address required

Plainfield

Bethel Presbyterian Church

300 East 5th Street 908 757 5390

Kitchen – Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Grace Episcopal Church (Grace’s Kitchen)

600 Cleveland Avenue 908 756 1520

Kitchen – last 5 weekdays of the month, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (excluding Sunday)

Saint Mary’s Church

516 West 6th Street 908 756 0085

Kitchen – Sundays  3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church

716 Watchung Avenue 908 756 2468

Lunch Bag – Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri  10:00 am

Kitchen – Tues  12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Shiloh Baptist Church

515 West 4th Street 908 754 3353

Pantry – 3rd and 4th Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Soup Kitchen – Wed & Thurs 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

First Unitarian Society of Plainfield

724 Park Avenue 908 756 0750

Pantry – last Saturday of each month

Bagged Lunch – Sunday after pantry

Holiday Meals – Easter/Thanksgiving/Christmas

First Park Baptist Church

716 West 7th Street 908 756 5322

Dinner – last Saturday of each month, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Salvation Army – Plainfield

615 Watchung Avenue 908 756 2595

Pantry – Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kitchen – Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri 12:00 noon – 12:45 pm

Site closed the last five days of the month

Starfish Food Pantry at Covenant Methodist Church

631 E. Front Street 908 755 8888

Pantry – Tues/Thurs/Fri 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Plainfield Area Only

United Presbyterian Church of Plainfield

525 E. Front Street 908 756 2666

Call for information

Rahway

Food for Friends – Rahway

1221 New Brunswick Avenue 732 381 7201

Pantry – every last Mon & Tues of the month. Free clothing available to patrons on distribution dates

Mobile Pantry – available to Veterans and families of Veterans

Diabetic Program – Every 3rd Monday of the month

First Presbyterian Church – Food for Friends

1731 Church Street

Soup Kitchen –  every Saturday of the month

Roselle

Helping Hands – Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter

157 East 4th Avenue 908 241 1250

Pantry – Saturdays, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Must call for dates

Heard AME Church

310 Eighth Avenue 908 241 5588

Pantry – every Saturday 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Roselle Park

Casano Community Center

314 Chestnut Street 908 245 0666

Pantry – Wednesdays 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Roselle Park Residents Only

Church of the Assumption – Parish Hall

113 Chiego Place 908 245 1107

Pantry – 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Non-residents – Second Tuesdays, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Scotch Plains

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

1571 Martine Avenue 908 889 2100

Pantry – Sunday 8:00 am – 12:00 noon and Wednesdays 11:00 am to 12:00 pm noon

Summit

Saint Theresa’s Church – Loaves & Fishes

306 Morris Avenue 908 277 3700

Pantry – Wednesday 8:00 am – 9:30 am, Summit Residents Only – Call first

Union

Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church

888 Stuyvesant Avenue 908 688 3164

Pantry – 3rd Saturday  10:00 am – 12:00 noon except November 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm, Union Residents Only

Saint Michael’s Church Parish Center

1211 Orange Avenue 908 688 1232

Call for information

Township of Union Municipal Building Food Pantry

1776 Morris Avenue 908 851 8501

Monday through Friday 8:30 am to  4;30 pm, Union Residents Only, Proof of Residency & Income Required

Westfield

Westfield Food Pantry @ Holy Trinity Church

336 First Street 908 232 2311

Pantry – Mon – Fri  9:30 am – 11:00 pm, Must have a referral from the social service agency who called for applicant

Jolin Food Box Program

Nationally branded food products, including meat and/or vegetarian at wholesdale prices

www.shop.jolinfoodbox.com – menu changes monthly

Plainfield Action Services
510 Watchung Avenue
Plainfield, 07060
Call 908-753-3519 for more information