Local Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

Here is a list of food pantries, soup kitchens, and other food resources.

Click here for information on a new free meal distribution program in Elizabeth designed to help residents during the COVID-19 crisis.


Click here for transit and food provider map created by Jewish Family Services.

Both the map linked above and the list below may contain out of date information. 
Please call to confirm with any organization before attempting to access their services.

Food Pantries:

Christ Fellowllowship of Elizabeth
1121 Elizabeth Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ
(908)-289-6322
Fri. 11AM-2PM
Once a month per client
Apply in person Tues-Fri 11AM-4PM

Community Access Unlimited
80 West Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 354-3040
Meal Delivery and Pickup:
Registration required - Call for more info

Council Evangelical Apostolic
67 Prince Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 289-8193
2nd Tues. of month 11AM-1PM
3rd Fri. of month 10AM-1PM
4th Fri. of month 5PM-9PM
1st Sat. of month 1PM-5PM
ID required

Elizabethport Presbyterian Church
154 South Park
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 351-4850 x4
Last week of month Mon-Fri 10AM-3PM
ID with address required
For Elizabeth residents only

First Baptist of Cranford/Elizabeth
402 Union Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 352-0519
2nd & 4th Thurs. of month 10AM-1:30PM
Register in person Tues.-Fri. 9AM-1PM
Proof of income, address, and ID required
Soup Kitchen:
Sun. 3PM-4PM

Iglesia Jesucristo es el Señor/Jesus is Lord
201-223 Spring Street
Elizabeth, NJ
908-355-1335
2nd & 3rd Thurs. of month 5:30PM-7:30PM
3rd & 4th Thurs. of July 5:30PM-7:30PM
Proof of income for household members required
Proof of address required
Open to NJ residents

Jefferson Park Ministries
70 W. Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 469-9508 x103
2nd & 3rd Thurs. of month 1PM-5PM
ID required
Open to Union County residents



 


 

Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey
655 Westfield Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 352-8375
3 Emergency Food Bags per year limit
Apply in person - Mon.-Thurs. 9AM-5PM; Fri. 9AM-4PM
Monthly Pantry:
Apply in person - Mon.-Thurs. 9AM-4PM; Fri. 9AM-5PM
ID, proof of address, proof of income required

Ministerio de Restauracion
163-165 Third St
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 906-5249/(908) 344-8661
Wed. & Fri. 10AM-12PM
ID required


Mount Teman Church
160 Madison Ave
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 351-2625
4th Thurs of month 9:30AM-12PM
Documentation required - call for more info

Saint Joseph’s Episcopal Church
38 West End Place
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 289-7070
2nd & 4th Sat. of month 1PM-2:30PM
Registration required - Call for more info

Saint Joseph’s Social Service Center
118 Division St
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 354-5456 x3
3rd & 4th Tues. of month 9AM-12PM
Registration required - call extension 7 or extension 9

Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish
155 Washington Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 352-5154
Last Tues. of month 9AM
Proof of address required
Only for residents of ZIP code 07202

The Salvation Army of Elizabeth
1005 East Jersey St
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 352-7057
First two weeks of month
Registration required - call for more info

Union Baptist Church
1088 East Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 527-8066
Call to request food bag












 

Soup Kitchens:

First Presbyterian Church
42 Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 353-1518
Wednesday afternoon - call for more info

Liberty Baptist Church
515-517 Court Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 354-3362 x1
Mon. 12PM-3PM
ID or sign-in required

Mount Teman Church
160 Madison Ave
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 351-2625
4th Sat. of month 11AM-12PM

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
856 East Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 527-9115
2nd & 4th Sat. of month 9AM-12PM
Call for additional donations

Saint Joseph’s Social Service Center
118 Division St
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 354-5456 x3
Sat. 11:30AM

The Salvation Army of Elizabeth
1005 East Jersey St
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 352-7057
Last 10 weekdays of month (excluding weekends) 12PM-1PM
Open to all

Union Baptist Church
1088 East Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 527-8066
3rd Sat. of month 11AM-1PM




 











 



















 

Breakfast:

Mount Zion Pentecostal
1016 Lafayette Street
Elizabeth, NJ
(908) 351-2170
Call for more info