Food Pantries

Peace Valley Haven, Inc., distributes food to needy residents every other Saturday. Will deliver to seniors and individuals unable to come to pantry. 250 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Union Baptist ChurchProvides emergency food and clothing. 24 Rev. Clinton C. Boone Place, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Our Lady of Loretto Roman Catholic Church, Provides emergency food and various other assistance for Hempstead Village residents. 115 Greenwich Street, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Iglesia Pentecostal de Hempstead, Provides spiritual guidance, religious services and support for their congregation. Also provides various cultural and educational programs. Call for additional information. 600 Greenwich Street, Hempstead, NY, 11550

EAC Network, Homebound persons living with HIV/AIDS. Canned, packaged and frozen foods are available for emergency needs. 50 Clinton Street, Suite 107, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Long Island Councl of Churches, Federal emergency assistance program provides limited financial aid for rent or mortgage emergencies and utilities. One-time emergency grants made during funding period usually beginning in March until funds are exhausted for calendar year. 40 Washington Avenue, Hempstead, NY, 11550

The Salvation Army in Greater New York, Provides direct family assistance in the areas of emergency food and clothing. Also offers recreational and life skills training programs for youth, including a competitive basketball team, a competitive double dutch program, computer instruction, tutoring, dance and music programs. 65 Atlantic Avenue, Hempstead, NY, 11550

WIC-Hempstead, Serves as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants. 160 North Franklin Street, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc. /Hempstead, Handled involve basic needs such as housing, health care, food and income. Focus is on entitlement programs such as public assistance. Medicaid, food stamps and SSI as well as on housing problems involving evictions, foreclosure and poor housing. 1 Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor, Hempstead, NY, 11550


Mary Brennan Inn, Provides a soup kitchen for lunch on Mondays through Fridays. Gives referrals for shelter to the needy of Long Island. Offers showers and clothing for those who need. In addition, houses a clothing shop where donated items are given away. 100 Madison Avenue, Hempstead, NY, 11550

EAC Network/ Meals on Wheels/Hempstead, Provides two nutritious meals daily and extra food for weekends for vulnerable homebound elderly. Food is also included for pets. Call for further information. 50 Clinton Street, Suite 107, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc., Federal emergency assistance program provides limited financial aid for rent/mortgage or utility emergencies. One-time emergency grants made during funding period usually beginning in March until funds are exhausted for calendar year. Program administered by United Way of Long Island. 134 Jackson Street, Hempstead, NY, 11550


Hempstead Community Health Center, ADAP, and Healthy Women Partnership programs. WIC (a supplemental food program for women, infant and child) is also available. 100 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Hempstead, NY, 11550

Lutheran Social Services of New York, Provides a food pantry, New Mother’s Program, adoption information, holiday gift baskets for families in need, day and away camps for at-risk children and necessary items that infants and young children need. 311 Uniondale Avenue, Uniondale, NY, 11553

Nassau County Department of Social Services, Helps low-income households by supplementing their monthly food budget. Households use an electronic benefit card and personal identification number to access their benefits at the supermarket. Call for information and eligibility requirements. 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, NY, 11553-3656

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