There are two ways to get free food quickly: get groceries from a food pantry, or a cooked meal from a community kitchen. Find the closest food pantries and community kitchens by using the Get Food NYC.
Other Food Programs
NYC Department of Education
New Yorkers can get free breakfast and lunch this summer at 400 locations in NYC.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
NYS Department of Health
Free healthy food, counseling about healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals for women, infants, and children under five.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
NYC Human Resources Administration
SNAP benefits can help you feed your family with fresh and healthy groceries.
Updated August 28, 2020