The FOCUS Interfaith Food Pantry provides families from the Capital Hill, Center Square, Hudson, Washington and Park South neighborhoods, and beyond, with a 6-day supply of food.Families may visit the pantry once each month. In addition to a balanced and nutritious food package, the pantry provides personal care items, fresh fruit, vegetables, and milk vouchers. The Interfaith Food Pantry also helps households by supplying information about additional community resources such as job training, housing, healthcare, food stamps, WIC and nutrition education. Guests are also provided with advocacy and referral services.
Mon-Fri, 10:00 am-1:00 pm and last Saturday of the month 10:00 am-1:00 pm
City of Albany residents with low incomes who live within a specific neighborhoods of Capital Hill, Center Square, Hudson, Washington and Park South.
The Arbor Hill Center Emergency Food Pantry provides emergency nutritional assistance to families living in the South End and Arbor Hill. Visitors are allowed 1 or 2 visits every 30 days, and will receive three days worth of food for each member of their family. Other household items such as kitchen supplies, hygiene products, diapers and formula are also available.
Blessed Sacrament Parish based food pantry serves an average of 225 families each month. As a member of The Food Pantries of the Capital District, they follow the geographic boundaries put in place by that group.
Mon-Thu 10:00 am-11:15 am
Call 518-458-1167, Food Pantries of the Capital District to find out if your address is in the Blessed Sacrament Food Pantry district.
The Help Center Food Pantry, sponsored by the Capital District Food Bank, provides a free one-week supply of groceries and clothing for those who are in need.
Thu, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
South Colonie residents with zip codes 12203, 12205, or 12309
Proof of residence (a current utility bill with address.)Proof of all household members. (birth certificates, valid photo IDs, driver's license, passports, green cards, school report cards or doctors' records)
Available by appointment for emergency or temporary food needs, the Bethlehem Food Pantry is located at the Bethlehem Town Hall, Room 116, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY. It is run through Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc. with help from Bethlehem Senior Services Outreach workers and is kept stocked through the generosity of individuals and groups within the community. Senior Services volunteers keep the shelves in order. There may be a supply of food and drug store gift certificates for special needs at times.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish provides a food pantry for those in need within the community. Residents of Watervliet can receive a box of food every 8 weeks. Residents of Watervliet and Green Island can receive fresh fruit, vegetables and bread on a weekly basis.
Tue, Thu 9:00 am-10:00 am
Residence of Watervliet (box of food and fresh produce) and Green Island (only fresh produce)