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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 partners with agencies and gives food to those in need within their communities. They 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. They 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.

GCM - Food Pantry

The food pantry provides emergency food for those in need. It is given during times when food is otherwise unavailable due to limited incomes. A two-day supply of food is given to each member of the household every 30 days. Please call 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