Information/Referral Services

FOOD PANTRY REFERRAL SERVICE

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceAny individual living in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady Counties can call the office to receive a referral to a food pantry in their area. Emergency Resource Guides that will help individuals get the help they need are also provided. Non-member food pantries can call the office to learn about services available to member pantries.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-458-1167
Intake RequirementsAny individual living in Albany, Rensselaer and Southern Saratoga Counties can call the office to receive a referral to a pantry in their area. Callers must provide their address to receive a referral. Callers will be given information and directions for getting registered with the pantry that serves their address.
Additional RequirementsProof of address, proof of identification (first time individuals will be served regardless of proof of identification
Helpful TipsPeople receive a minimum of three days worth of grocery items 1 time a month.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityIndividuals living in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady Counties
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo cost
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 32 Essex Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12206
Main Phone 518-458-1167
Fax 518-458-1246
Service Location Email pantries@thefoodpantries.org
Web Address www.TheFoodPantries.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: FOOD PANTRIES FOR THE CAPITAL DISTRICT
Affiliated Program: FOOD PANTRY REFERRAL SERVICE
This Service: Information/Referral Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)