The Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) distributes USDA food each month. Eligible participants who do not exceed low income guidelines may be eligible to receive EFAP once a month. Food items vary from month to month. A typical EFAP bag will include: canned vegetables, canned soups, canned fruit juice, canned fruits, canned meats, spaghetti, rice, beans and frozen food items.
A client choice food pantry which allows clients to choose their food items. Each client is assigned a specific number of points based on family size and establishes a sense of fairness as all families of similar sizes will leave the DBM with the same amount of food. Emergency food pick-up is also available. The Christian Closet Boutique provides clothing, shoes and accessories to those transitioning and in need.
8:30 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday
Men, women and children in need of food. The recipient of food items must be 18 years of age and over.
Proof of identification, Proof of Income
San Diego County
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Sister Dolores Social Outreach Program/St Rose of Lima Parish
Offers a healthy option food pantry and clothing closet to low income residents of Chula Vista and Bonita. Qualified residents are eligible to receive emergency food distribution and may access the clothes closet as needed. Also refers to other community services..
9:00 am-11:30 am Monday, Wednesday and Friday (Sack Lunches); 9:00 am-11:00 am Monday (Clothing); 3:00 pm-4:30 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (Food Distribution).
Low income residents of Chula Vista and Bonita. Must provide proof of address (ex: utility bill/rent receipt) and photo ID.