Hunger is a real issue that doesn’t necessarily go away once someone attains steady work. With your health, your ability to find work, and your family’s security as their focus, the MAP can help you locate the right resources to alleviate this issue for you and your family. With the help of the MAP counselors, you can find organizations providing referrals to a food pantry in NYC, locate and contact emergency food programs and even learn to navigate through databases to find additional information that might not be listed below.
You can also:
- Call 311. The operators have a wealth of information and can connect you to available known resources.
- Use your favorite search engine. Look for city and state government web sites, which often provide a gateway for services that are offered.
- Contact your local elected official’s office.
Emergency food programs and services for individuals and low income families with children. Search online database for food programs in your area.
Mobile soup kitchen with 23 stops around the city. Review website for route information.
Referrals to food pantries and soup kitchens throughout the five boroughs. Search online or call.
Food stamps information line
Emergency food assistance, information about applying for food stamps and other public benefits
Information and referrals regarding food and shelter resources. Does not assist with relocating or housing lists. Depending on fund availability and individual circumstances, they provide assistance with rental arrears. For more information call or view websites for program specifics.
Manhattan: (888) 744-7900
Long Island: (516) 733-7000
Brooklyn Community Center: (718) 722-6001
Queens Community Center: (718) 726-9790