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FOOD PANTRIES OF
THE 19TH DISTRICT

Proudly serving Carteret, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, South Amboy, Woodbridge

CARTERET CALVARY BAPTIST

CHURCH REFLECTION OF GOD

THE WAY MINISTRY

Diane Thomas-Spencer
732-541-9169 (Office) 

732-912-6007 (Help Line)

Community outreach program

providing emergency food

to the people of Carteret.

38 McKinley Ave. 

Carteret, NJ 07008​

Last Saturday of the month.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Soup Kitchen

Raritan Bay YMCA Center for Support, Success, and Prosperity

Heidy Munoz

 732-771-9910

 

Food assistance available to Middlesex County community members in need. ID needed to register. Bags are provided and MUST be re-used in subsequent visits to pantry. Only one bag per family per address. Staff speaks English and Spanish.

 

Asistencia alimentaria disponible para los miembros de la comunidad del condado de Middlesex que lo necesiten. Identificación necesaria para registrarse. Se proporcionan bolsas y DEBEN reutilizarse en visitas posteriores a la despensa. Solo una bolsa por familia por dirección. El personal habla inglés y español.

 

329 Smith Street

Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

 

 Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. by appointment only

Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. by appointment only

Volunteers Serving Food

CATHEDRAL CDC SOCIAL SERVICES -
MERCY HOUSE FOOD PANTRY

Damaris Ramirez or Juana Kearney
732-826-0447 (Office)
732-826-1238 ( Fax)

Food pantry is available to Middlesex County

residents in need twice a month.

Clients must register every six months.

Clothing is also available.


282 McClellan Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861



Monday

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Tuesday – Friday
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Community Service

IGLESIA CIUDAD DE REFUGIO

Amy Arroyo

Telephone: 732-221-4303

Emergency food is provided to

those in need in the church community.

 

436 Market Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

 

Saturday 9:30 AM -11:00 AM

Volunteers Packing Food

Jewish Rennaissance Foundation- Family Assistance Center "My Choice Store"

Ivana Melara or Dania Arias

Telephone: 732-934-2700

FAC provides help with emergency situations leading to job loss or housing through our family mentoring program. My Choice Store currently offers delivery of various food items including fresh fruits and vegetables to low-income seniors age 55+ and some families. Service area: Carteret, Metuchen, Highland Park, Sayreville, Perth Amboy, South Amboy, Edison and Woodbridge Townships. New registration is closed until further notice

 

500 Dobranski Drive

Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

2:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.

 

The Saturday that follows

1:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.

Volunteers Serving Food

Jewish Rennaissance Foundation- Bayside Family Success Center

Jenny Alvarez or Brian Martinez

732-638-5063

A community-based, family-centered gathering place where any Middlesex County resident can go for support and community resources/information. Programming focuses on healthy choices, parent education & parent-child activities, life skills, and more. Activity calendars are published monthly—see our Facebook page. Formula, baby food, and diapers are offered in our infant/toddler programs. ALL services are free and confidential.

 

500 Dobranski Drive

Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

 

Monday & Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Volunteers Serving Food

SALVATION ARMY

Jhoanny Duran, Capt. Alex Rodriguez
Telephone: 732-826-7040

Food pantry is available twice a month. 

Clients must register with

We Care every six months.

Must show proof of need and show ID

with proof of address. A soup kitchen

and emergency winter shelter for men

and transitional housing for

veterans is also provided.

Call for additional information

and appointment.


433 State Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861


Monday – Friday, EXCEPT Tuesday
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

(By appointment)



Volunteers Packing Food

ST. PETER’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH,
PETER’S PANTRY

Maureen Erickson
Telephone: 732-742-3205

Emergency food is available to

Perth Amboy residents. Must

provide proof of residence;

picture ID, proof of all income

(tax return, child support /

alimony info, WIC affiliation etc.)

 

183 Rector Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

 

Monday

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cancelled

Thursday

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Still Serving 

Volunteers Serving Food

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL FOOD PANTRY,
PERTH AMBOY

Jerry Yaros
Telephone:

732-548-4317

Emergency food available for those in need.

230 New Brunswick Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Saturday

9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Hands Holding Wooden Plate

Epic Church,
WORLD OUTREACH CENTER

Reverend Joe Balina
Telephone: 732-727-9500

ext. 1903

Emergency food, clothing and shelter

referrals are available to anyone in

need.
Identification for each recipient is

required. Special arrangements can

also be made for emergencies.

The church is also open for prayer

and counseling, please call for an

appointment.

 

2707 Main Street
Sayreville, NJ 08872

 

3rd Thursday

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Soup Kitchen

SAYREVILLE CARE & SHARE FOOD BANK

Sue Paul
732-390-7058

Senior Center
423 Main Street
Sayreville, NJ 08872


Certain Tuesdays (Call for specific dates)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Volunteers Serving Food

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OF SOUTH AMBOY

Church Office
Telephone: 732-721-4516

Must show identification and proof of residency, be over the age of 18 and complete paperwork. Our pantry serves: South Amboy, Parlin, Sayreville, Laurence Harbor.

 

150 North Broadway

PO Box 787
South Amboy, NJ 08879

 

2nd & 3rd week of each month, the following days:

Monday 12 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Wednesday 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Thursday 12 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

* Appointment required for food pick-up

Soup Kitchen

FELLOWSHIP BIBLE CHURCH

Louis Devizia
Telephone: 732-636-7727

Nonperishable food is available to

residents of Woodbridge,

Perth Amboy, and Carteret.

121 East Prospect Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Sunday

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Volunteers

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
OF WOODBRIDGE

Church Office
Telephone: 732-634-0582

Call in advance for information and to set

up and an appointment. Emergency

food is available by appointment only

and proof of need is required.

539 Barron Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095


Must call for an appointment

(Sunday pick up)

Volunteers Serving Food

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF AVENEL

Carolyn & Jake Stockl 
Telephone: 732-634-1631

Emergency food distribution is available.

If it is an emergency you may call the church

office for immediate assistance. Food donations

and toiletries are accepted.


621 East Woodbridge Ave
Avenel, NJ 07001


Last Tuesday of the month

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Community Service

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OF ISELIN

Marion Feliks or Margarita Estrada
Telephone: 732-283-1188

Food is distributed once a month

(1st Wednesday). You must call by

Friday before to be eligible to receive

food. Identification and

recommendation are usually required.


1295 Oaktree Road
Iselin, NJ 08830


Call for appointment
1st Wednesday

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Volunteers Packing Food

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
OF WOODBRIDGE

Church Office
Telephone: 732-634-1024

Emergency groceries SFPP and T.E.F.A.P.

commodities are provided to all residents

in need. To receive T.E.F.A.P. food,

proof of residency, address, social services

information
and ID card are required.

Proper notification is also required.

Food is given to registered adults only.

Families are welcome, but food is only

distributed to adults.


600 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095


First two Mondays of each month
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

(emergencies upon notification)

Volunteers Serving Food

HEAVEN’S HELPERS

Doloris Androvich or Kathy Hoffman
Telephone:

732-742-8942 (Kathy)

or 732-501-7972 (Dolores)

Contactless drive-thru.

Line up on James St—have trunk empty to receive food. Foods, paper goods available upon request. Recipients are limited to once a month and must complete a registration form with proper identification. All recipients must provide a photo ID with their current address listed on it. Donations of all foods are accepted. Frozen foods, fresh fruit & vegetables, dairy goods, and meats can be accepted with a few hours notice. We have freezers, and storage facilities available.

393 Pearl Street – VFW Post 4410
Woodbridge, NJ 07095


1st Thursday of the month

By appointment only- Contat Dolores

Hands Holding Wooden Plate

H.O.P. CENTER

Reinaldo Ortiz

848-203-0821

Distribution of non-perishable food,

clothing, parenting workshops,

support groups for PPD, and

music classes. Personal

identification required.

1284 St. George’s Ave.

2nd floor
Avenel, NJ 07001


Hours of Operation:

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Soup Kitchen

EVANGEL WOODBRIDGE CHURCH

Pastor Leslie Samuel
Telephone:

908-322-9300 Option 7

Emergency food is available to

anyone in need.

48 Berkley Street
Iselin, NJ 08820


 Last Thursday of the month
6:00 - 7:00 PM

Volunteers Serving Food

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA FOOD PANTRY

Parish Office
Telephone: 732-634-1403

A registration form must be filled out.

You will be required to show ID and

proof of income (driver’s license,

social security card, pay stub).

Non-perishable food is available

for Port Reading and Sewaren

residents.

 

436 Port Reading Avenue
Port Reading, NJ 07064


3rd Wednesday

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Volunteer Team

ST. CECELIA’S FOOD PANTRY

Emergency food is available.

A registration form must be completed

and you will be required to show some

ID and proof of income (driver license,

social security card, utility bill, pay stub

or letter from SSI).

Food is available once a month.

St. Cecelia’s Parish Center
45 Wilus Way
Iselin, NJ 08830


Tuesday

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

(By appointment only)

Volunteers Packing Food

ST. JAMES EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY

Peggy Foley
Telephone:

732-636-4310

or 732-636-6343

Emergency food is provided once a month.

Must show proof of residence in

Woodbridge Township and proof of income.

Food and monetary donations accepted.

174 Grove Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Volunteers Serving Food

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
FOOD PANTRY

Carroll Thomas

732-634-7422 Ext. 5

Monday or Tuesday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ONLY

A three-day supply of emergency

food is provided on a once a month basis.

Please call on above days, speaking clearly,

so that food packages may be prepared

ahead for Thursday pick up.


Trinity Church
650 Rahway Avenue at Trinity Lane
Woodbridge, NJ 07095


Thursday (Red Building)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
1st Saturday

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

(diapers offered)

Volunteers Packing Food
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