Emergency food assistance is available twice per calendar month. To qualify for emergency food assistance, please bring current identification with proof of address in San Joaquin County. If ID is not current, please bring additional proof of current San Joaquin County address (gas, electric, cable TV, or telephone bill). ****We do not provide assistance with clothing.
The Emergency Food Bank, founded in 1968, is the largest direct provider of packaged emergency food in San Joaquin County. The mission of the Emergency Food Bank is to build a stronger community by providing a safety net of food, nutrition and health education, job training, and hope to residents of San Joaquin County who find themselves in an emergency situation.
The Food Bank emphasizes health, nutrition, food economics, and education. The Food Bank provides classes in nutrition education and healthy, economical meal planning and preparation. Food is distributed through the main pantry, 14 satellite pantries, and 61 Mobile Farmer’s Market locations throughout San Joaquin County. CalFresh application assistance is also available.
Main Pantry hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information, please call (209) 464-7369, or visit http://www.stocktonfoodbank.org.
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