Food Pantries, Mobile Pantries, and Soup Kitchens For Broome County NY


Food Pantries, Mobile Pantries, Soup Kitchens, & Emergency Food Resources For Broome County NY

Food Stamps 

Call the Department of Social Services to apply for food stamps 607-778-3772. Please click the link for more information on Food Stamps  Address: Broome County DSS 36-42 Main Street Binghamton, NY 13905 General Telephone No. For Questions Or Help 607-778-8850

Determine Your Food Stamp Eligibility Online!
Residents of New York State can now complete a preliminary Food Stamp screening tool online. All you have to do is complete a simple, fast, and anonymous online application and you’ll receive immediate feedback concerning your eligibility. You can also print out a Food Stamp application, get relevant contact information, and find out lots more about the Food Stamp Program.
Visit to learn more.

The Food Stamp Program is not welfare! It is a Federal Program to help families and individuals, both working and unemployed to meet their food needs.Food Stamps can be used at the following places:

  • Supermarkets
  • Small grocery stores
  • Farmers’ market
  • Eligibility is based on income and resources in certain circumstances.
  • Resources may be excluded for certain households.
  • You can own a car or a house and still qualify!


WIC is a federal program that provides food vouchers for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and non-breastfeeding women up to six months after delivery. Infants and children up to 5 years old are also eligible. WIC vouchers are used at participating local food stores for items such as milk, cheese, eggs, juice, cereal, and infant formula. Eligibility is based on income and Nutritional risk. To apply to be a WIC participant, you will need to contact your State or local agency to set up an appointment.  Check out your State’s website or call the toll-free number. When you call to set up an appointment, someone will tell you the location nearest your home and what you need to bring with you.

FREE School Meals
Your school children may be eligible for free or reduced price school lunch and breakfast every school day in all public schools. Call your childrens school to apply.

CHOW Pantries For a referral to one of the 30 CHOW Pantries, call First Call For Help by dialing 2-1-1 from a landline phone or call 1-800-901-2180. You may access a CHOW pantry 12 times a year with 4 weeks between each referral.

Mobile Food Pantry
The Mobile Food Pantry is a converted beverage truck used to deliver fresh produce, dairy products, and other food and grocery products directly to distribution sites where people need food.
Upcoming Mobile Food Pantry Distributions offer Free food available to those who need it.
Food distributions will take place rain or shine.
Please bring your own bags and boxes to carry your items. Click here Dates & TimesMobile Food Pantry Link Click here   Make sure to scroll down once you get to the site you will see dates and times 
More Helpful Resources
Food Banks Of The Southern Tier

Local Panties & Food Banks Listed By City & County


Chow- Has 27 Food Pantries throughout the county. You can go 9 times a year/ but it must be 4 weeks between referrals. Call First Call For Help for a Chow referral. 607-729-9100 0r toll free 1-800-227-5353
Catholic Social Services
100 Main St. Binghamton, Ny. You can sing up for food once a month. Hours: M/W/TH/F: 9am-12  Mon-Fri: 1-4pm. 607-723-4563 
Landmark Church
126 Court St. Binghamton, NY. You can sing up for food once a month on the 4th Saturday of the month at 9am.
Loaves & Fishes
25 1/2 Mill St. Binghamton, NY. You can sing up for food once a month on Mon-Wed: 11am-2pm. 607-7245304 
Salvation Army
130 Washington St. Binghamton, NY. You can sing up for food once every 2 months. Mon-Fri: 9am-1:30pm. They also have a bread distribution line every day Mon-Fri 12-1pm. 607-722-2987 
Our Lady of Sorrows
157 Clark St. Vestal, NY. Call ahead 607-748-8287
Mothers Teresa’s Cupboard
202 Garfield Ave. Endicott, NY. You can sing up for food once a month. Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-3pm. 607-741-0011 
Our Lady of Good Counsel
701 W Main St. Endicott, NY. You can sing up for for food once a month. Hours: Tues & Thurs 9am-3pm. 607-748-7417
The Food Pantry @ The Learning Center East
906 Jenkins St. Endicott, NY (rear parking lot entrance). You can sing up for food once a month. Hours: Tues & Fri 10-11:45 / Tues 5:30-6:45pm. 607- 429-0041
St. Joseph-Father Dempsey Center
74 Second St. Deposit, NY. You can sing up for food once a month. Hours: Thurs 3-6pm 607-467-3223
Deposit Food Pantry
107 Second St. Deposit, NY. You can sing up for food once a month. Hours: Mon & Thurs 2-6pm 607-467-2290
Afton/Colesville/Harpursville/Sanit Aria Springs
Colesville Community Pantry
Vol. Ambulance Services Building Colesville, NY. They serve Afton, Colesville, Harpursville, and Sanit Aria Springs once per month. 2nd & 4th Tues 10 am-12pm & 4-6pm No Phone Number Available 
St. Joseph Church
659 State Rt.7 Call ahead 607-648-8341
Port Crane 
Port Crane UMC
36 Port Crane, NY. Hours: Every Tuesday 4-4:30pm No Phone Number
Whitney Point
Whitney Point Community Food Pantry
St Pats 59 Keibel Rd Whitney Point, NY. You can sing up for food once a month. Hours: Call ahead Tues-Fri 9am-12 607-692-3911 

Our Lady of Lourdes

Kent St. Windsor, NY. You can sing up once a month. Hours: Tues/Thurs/Sat 10am-Noon Wed 3-6pm 607-655-8117


Green Area Food Pantry Berean Bible Church on Route 12S, Greene,NY.    (Enter through door in new wing at left of church front doors)  Hours: 9:30AM-11:30AM Tue/Wed; 9:30AM-1PM Thu; 1st & 3rd Sat 11AM-Noon; Bread if available 10:30 Thu. 607-656-7028

More Food Pantry’s Stretching Outside of Broome County here

Soup Kitchens & Community Meals Listed by City 

Blessed Hope Seventh Day Adventist
Saturday @ noon
224 Bevier Street Contact: 723-3881
Boulevard United Methodist Church
Corner of Grand Boulevard & Floral Avenue
2nd & last Saturdays of the month – 5:30 PM
Contact: Rev. Tony Hipes 797-5675
Carroll Street Ministries
Saturday – noon
38 Carroll Street
Contact: Donna Martin 760-5088
Canteen on Wheels
Sunday – Noon
Trinity Memorial Church
44 Main Street
Contact: Al Oritz 723-3593
Mount Sinai Soup Kitchen
Wednesday, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
126 S. Washington Street
Contact: Camille Jones 723-2361
Samaritan House
Monday – Friday, Noon
St. Mary’s Recreation Center
37 Fayette Street
Contact: Rev. Dan Caruso 723-5383
Tabernacle UMC – Steps in Faith
Wednesday, 6:00 PM
83 Main Street
Contact: Sharon Kriner 723-8983
Food at First Presbyterian
Tuesday, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
42 Chenango Street
Contact: 722-4219
Good Shepherd “Shepherd’s Bowl”
Thursday, 5:30 PM
356 Conklin Avenue
Contact: 723-8032
All Saints Episcopal Church
475 Main Street Contact: 797-3354
Lord’s Supper
Tuesday, 5:30 PM
Sarah Jane Memorial UMC
308 Main Street
Contact: Rachel Bell 797-3938
Central United Methodist Church
Thursday, 5:00 PM
17 Nanticoke Avenue
Contact: 754-6060
The Lord’s Supper
Monday, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Endwell United Methodist Church
3301 Watson Blvd.
Contact: Karen Taylor 754-5735
Samaritan Supper
Tuesday, 5:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Endicott
29 Grant Avenue
Contact: Kimberly Zarynski 748-1544
First UMC of Endicott
Saturday, Noon
53 McKinley Avenue
Contact: Mary Ellen Leake 748-7434
St. Ambrose Soup Kitchen
Wednesday, 5:30 PM
202 Garfield Avenue
Contact: Rose Blaine 754-0289
Our Lady of Good Counsel
Friday, 5:00 PM
701 West Main Street
Contact: Ginny Mouillessaux 754-2120

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