Food Services

You are searching for Food Services

About Me

Pages

13 services found.

Access Florida - Food Stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program helps people with low income to buy healthy food. The application can be done online. Please see the website for your local service center. The application is also used for Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid, and all other Dept of Children and Families services.

You can view the application in English, Haitian-Creole, or Spanish.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1.800.955.8771

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank - Food Bank

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank (BMFB) has 150+ agency partners that include, soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, churches, etc. These agencies then give food to those in need within their communities. BMFB also has 15 after-school snack sites in Alachua County. These after-school sites provide tutoring and help with homework. The Summer Lunch Program serves 34 sites in four counties. BMFB also offers help to those applying for Food Stamps (SNAP).

Services include:

  • BMFB Service area: Alachua, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette and Levy counties
  • After School Snack Program – serves 15 sites in Alachua County
  • SNAP Outreach – Food Stamp Assistance
  • Gainesville Harvest
  • Mobile Pantries – 20+ locations monthly
  • Summer Lunch Program sites – Alachua, Gilchrist, Levy and Marion counties
  • Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (agency hours 8:00 am – 2:00 pm)

For more information or to host a food drive, please contact Bread of the Mighty Food Bank by calling, or visiting their website.

Catholic Charities Gainesville Regional Office - Family Assistance

Catholic Charities provides many services to those in need without regard to race, religion, ethnic group, etc.

Services include:

  • Adoption
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Holiday Assistance
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Housing Opportunities Program (HOP)
  • Mobile Outreach Food Program
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Utility Bill Assistance

Please see the website for more information.

Gainesville Community Ministry - Food Pantry

Gainesville Community Ministry provides emergency food. This service is for the elderly, the disabled, and the working poor with families. It is offered during times when food is otherwise unavailable due to limited income. A 2 day supply is given to each member of the household every 30 days. You must apply in person. Monday through Thursday, 9AM to 2:30PM. A picture ID and Social Security Card, or Social Security print-out is required. You must show proof of need. Call for more information.

High Springs Social Services Center, Inc. - Social Services

High Springs Social Services Center, Inc. provides a many social services to those in need within the community.

A full list of services they provide follows:

  • Assistance to Elderly, Retarded and Illiterates when Applying for Benefits
  • Clothes Closet
  • Distribution of USDA Commodities - Monthly
  • Food Pantry
  • Has developed, maintains and distributes "Helpcard"
  • Help Transients with gasoline vouchers and bag lunches
  • Mental Health Division (state of Florida) provides counseling once a month at the center
  • Reading Program for Functionally Illiterate Adults
  • Referral to Medical, Labor and Addiction Services
  • Registers Children for "Headstart" program
  • Registers Clients for USDA commodities
  • Serves as a coordination center for family crises
  • Works with Alachua County Courts (Community service)

Please call or visit website for more information.

St. Francis House - Food & Shelter

This ministry provides food, shelter, and case management in a safe environment for people in Alachua County. They also run Arbor House for homeless women. Please see the website for more details.

Services Include:

  • Arbor House
  • Case Management
  • Daily Showers
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Personal Hygiene Items & Clothing
  • Referrals
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Sunrise Residence Inn
  • Transitional Housing
  • Veterans Affairs

Additional Locations:
Hamilton County
2618 NW 6th Street
Gainesville, FL. 32609
352.505.3521

St. Johns County
70 Washington Street
St. Augustine, FL. 32084
904.829.8937

Pages