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Community Food Resource Guide

Nutrition Assistance


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Call 1-800-442-6003 or Apply online.

When you use SNAP at Farmers' Markets, you receive Maine Harvest Bucks to save
on fruits and vegetables!



Women, Infants, and Children

You may qualify if you are pregnant or have children under five years old. Household income limits apply. Contact: Opportunity Alliance
(207) 553-5800
190 Lancaster St,
Portland, ME

Fresh Food For Kids

The Locker Project

With the help of many community partners, the Locker Project distributes staples as well as donated and rescued fresh food to children and their families at more than 30 preschools, schools and neighborhood sites in Cumberland County. THE© Check out their facebook page and sign up for their newsletter LOCKER' to stay updated on events and distribution schedule.

Wayside Community Meals

Wayside hosts dinners for community members in the greater Portland area. Guaranteed traditional, international fare.

Monday: Woodfords Congregational Church/ 202 Woodford Street/ 12pm
Avesta Housing/ 409 Cumberland Ave, Portland/ Corner of Forest Ave/ 12pm
Washington Gardens Community Center/ 66 Pembroke Street/ 5:30pm

Tuesday: Avesta Housing - West End Apartments / 586 Westbrook Street, South Portland /

Wednesday: Westbrook Trinity Lutheran Church/ 426 Bridge Street, Westbrook/ 5pm

Thursday: 10 Congress Square Apartments/ 28 Forest Ave/ 1:30pm
Deering Center Community Church/ 4 Brentwood Street/ 5:30pm

For updated meal times and locations:

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Maine Immigrant Rights Coalition (MIRC)

Along with community partners, MIRC is actively involved in hunger prevention through various ways to meet the needs of immigrant asylum seekers.

For more information email:

Portland Area Food Pantries

St. Luke’s Food Pantry
134 Park Street, Portland
Thursday 9:00AM - 11:00AM
*Language Services Available
(207) 772 - 5434

Sagamore Food Pantry
21 Popham Street, Portland
Tuesday, 9:00AM - 10:00AM
(207) 347 - 6125

Salvation Army
297 Cumberland Avenue, Portland
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00PM - 2:30PM
*Open By Appointment Only
(207) 774 - 6304

St. Vincent Food Pantry
307 Congress Street, Portland
Bagged Lunches and Pantry
Monday - Friday 11:00AM - 12:30PM
(207) 772 - 1113

White Memorial
97 Allen Avenue, Portland
Wednesday 4:30PM - 6:00PM
(207) 797 - 4414

First Baptist
360 Canco Road, Portland
Walk-In Mini Brunch
Wednesday 11:00AM
(207) 773 - 3123

Port City Mutual Aid
213 Oxford Street, Portland
Sunday 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Free Store - Food Items and More
(207) 319 - 3631

Sacred Heart Food Pantry
80 Sherman Street, Portland
Tuesday 8:00AM - 11:00AM
(207) 773 - 7746

First Assembly of God
243 Cumberland Avenue, Portland
Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
(207) 774 - 2415

South Portland Food Cupboard
130 Thadeus Street, South Portland
Thursday 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Tuesday 10:30AM - 12:00pm (Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth of the Month)
First Wednesday of the Month 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Transportation Available, Call to Set Up
(207) 874 - 0379

Project FEED
202 Woodford Street, Portland
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Chicken, Fish, Greens, Cornmeal Flour, Rice, Beans, Root Vegetables
(207) 761 - 3920

Peaks Island Community Pantry
3 Church Avenue, Peaks Island
Monday 3:30PM - 5:00PM
(207) 766 - 2735

Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Bayside Anchor
81 Oxford Street, Portland
First Thursday of the month 11:00AM
(207) 775 - 4939

Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Redbank Village & Brick Hill
2 Townhouse Road, South Portland
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 10:30AM
(207) 775 - 4939

Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Washington Gardens
577 Washington Avenue, Portland
Second Thursday of each month 10:30AM
(207) 775 - 4939

Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at West End
17 Carleton Street, Portland
Third Wednesday of each month 11:00AM
(207) 775 - 4939

Stroudwater Food Pantry
1520 Westbrook Street, Portland
Sunday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Delivery Available Case by Case
(207) 200 - 5985

Need Help?

Call 2-1-1 Maine by dialing 2-1-1 or visit If you have questions about food pantries or community meals you can also contact Wayside Food Programs at (207) 775-4939.