Resource Directory: Food

Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.

This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

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Cooperative Housing Corporation

Housing services for seniors and subsidized housing available for those who qualify.

59 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 526-8130
Referal Form :Call to start process
How to Access: Call. You will be asked questions for a short intake

El Centro Hispanoamericano

Services for immigrants and refugees - primarily the Central NJ Spanish-speaking community

525 East Front Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: (908) 753-8730
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Low cost legal services
How to Access: Call or email for appt.

Emergency Food Pantry at SHIP Inc. (Samaritan Homeless Interim Program)

Food pantry for houseless individuals - clients of SHIP

87 E High St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-393-9545
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or arrive

Feeding Hands, Inc. – Main Pantry/Bridgewater

Food Pantry

1480 US 22 East (Building near former Somerville Lumber)
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-397-6452
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free - bring documents outlined at http://www.feedinghandspantry.org/in-need/
Expected Wait Time: Arrive 30 minutes or more before closing. Your first visit will take a minimum of 30-45 minutes.
How to Access: Guests can visit 1x a month.

Feeding Hands, Inc. – Manville

Food Pantry

34 South Third Avenue (Emmanuel Baptist Church)
Manville, NJ 08835
Phone: 908-725-4522
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free - bring documents outlined at http://www.feedinghandspantry.org/in-need/
Expected Wait Time: Arrive 30 minutes or more before closing. Your first visit will take a minimum of 30-45 minutes.
How to Access: Guests can visit 1x a month.

Flemington Area Food Pantry – Hunterdon Residents Only

Hunterdon County residents only - food pantry

154 Route 31 North
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-788-5568
In Person / Virtual: Virtual ordering/drive thru
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call for more info or view website for eligibility

Food Bank Network of Somerset County: Bound Brook location

Food bank open to all Somerset County residents. Please call ahead before arriving to confirm days and times of food distribution. Updates Facebook often: https://www.facebook.com/The-Food-Bank-Network-of-Somerset-County-127492520658271

732-560-1813
Bound Brook Presbyterian Church, 409 Mountain Blvd.
Bound Brook, NJ
Phone: 732-560-1813
In Person / Virtual: In Person
Referal Form :No referral necessary
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive - fill out application beforehand or there, provide home address and bring proof of residency

Food Bank Network of Somerset County: Main Pantry

Food bank open to all Somerset County residents, plus basic hygiene products

732-560-1813
7 Easy Street
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 732-560-1813
In Person / Virtual: In Person
Referal Form :No referral necessary
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive - fill out application beforehand or there, provide home address and bring proof of residency

Food Bank Network of Somerset County: North Plainfield Location

Food bank open to all Somerset County residents. Please call ahead before arriving to confirm days and times of food distribution. Updates Facebook often: https://www.facebook.com/The-Food-Bank-Network-of-Somerset-County-127492520658271

732-560-1813
Vermuele Center, 614 Greenbrook Road
North Plainfield, NJ 08807
Phone: 732-560-1813
In Person / Virtual: In Person
Referal Form :No referral necessary
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive - fill out application beforehand or there, provide home address and bring proof of residency

Food Bank Network of Somerset County: Somerville Location

Food bank open to all Somerset County residents. Please call ahead before arriving to confirm days and times of food distribution. Updates Facebook often: https://www.facebook.com/The-Food-Bank-Network-of-Somerset-County-127492520658271

732-560-1813
Shiloh Pentecostal Church, 139 Davenport St.
Somerville, NJ
Phone: 732-560-1813
In Person / Virtual: In Person
Referal Form :No referral necessary
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive - fill out application beforehand or there, provide home address and bring proof of residency

Franklin Food Bank

Food bank open to Franklin Twp. residents only - giving fixed bags during COVID-19, up to 2x a month

732-246-0009, press 110 to make appt.
224 Churchill Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-246-0009, press 110 to make appt.
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free for those who qualify
How to Access: Leave msg with name and # - someone will return your call, you must answer. Check website for closings and info

Hillsborough CAN Food Pantry (Community Assistance Network)

Hillsborough residents only - temporary food assistance.

908-369-3880
Hillsborough Municipal Building, 379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Phone: 908-369-3880
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call for application from Social Services. Need Photo ID for all household adults, proof of residency, proof of income

Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties

Variety of services for the whole community

150-A West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-725-7799
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Some services are free. Career and mental health counseling are sliding scale

Montgomery Food Pantry

Montgomery residents only - food pantry

365 Skillman Road
Skillman, NJ 08859
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Email for more information and to make appt.

My Neighbor’s Pantry at Zarephath Christian Church

Food pantry serving families who are low income and/or facing crisis

Evelyn Raymondi
732-560-4001
2 Ministry Center Drive
Zarephath, NJ 08890
Phone: 732-560-4001
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive and bring proof of residency or form of ID. May want to call first to check changes in schedule.

NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Hotline

Info about the SNAP program

1-800-687-9512 
Phone: 1-800-687-9512 
How to Pay: Free

NORWESCAP

Variety of services for low-income residents of Northwest NJ, including Somerset County (but not food bank)

350 Marshall Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phone: (908) 454-7000
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free for qualifying clients
How to Access: Call or fill out online form: https://norwescap.org/contact-us/

NORWESCAP Woman, Infants, and Children (WIC) -Somerset County Center

Parents can apply - provides food for women, infants and children up to age 5 with additional supportive health services.

908-685-8282
120 Finderne Ave #4
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-685-8282
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients
How to Access: Call

Open Cupboard Food Pantry – Hunterdon Residents Only

Hunterdon County residents only - food pantry

37 Old Hwy 22
Clinton, NJ 08809
Phone: 908-730-7320
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Food free to qualifying residents
How to Access: Call to make appointment

Peapack Reformed Church Food Pantry

Somerset Hills residents only - food pantry

Sama Habibi
908-234-2733
224 Main St.
Gladstone, NJ 07934
Phone: 908-234-2733
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Email or call church for more information.

Raritan Food Pantry

Food pantry for the Raritan community. Clients can visit 1x a week, but call main number if looking for 2x.

28 Thompson St.
Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone: (908) 824-5003
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free - bring ID.
How to Access: Arrive in person and bring ID. As of 8/2021, indoor shopping is allowed.

Reformed Church of Bound Brook Food Pantry

Food pantry for residents of Bound Brook & South BB. Take out only.

(732) 356-9345
113 Clinton St.
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880
Phone: (732) 356-9345
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive, bring ID

Salvation Army (formerly in Bound Brook)

Food bank open to all Somerset County residents. Also offering diaper bank and other services

615 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 732-481-0307
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Show up in person, bring proof of address and photo ID

SHIP (Samaritan Homeless Interim Program)

Wide range of services for houseless individuals

908-393-9545
87 E High St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-393-9545
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or arrive

SHIP, Inc. Galley – Soup Kitchen

Soup kitchen for all

Food |
908-393-9545
St. John's Episcopal Church, Church Hall in rear of building - 158 West High St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-393-9545
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive

SHIP, Inc. Mobile Soup Kitchen – North Plainfield, Somerville, and Manville

Dinners offered in different places - see website for schedule

Food |
908-393-9545
87 E High St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-393-9545
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive in person

Simuel Whitfield Simmons Organization

Community services for families and youth

732-246-1585
P.O. Box 1422
Somerset, NJ 08875
Phone: 732-246-1585
How to Access: Call for updated info

Somerset County Community Development

Providing info/resources to social services and community partners

27 Warren St., P.O. Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 541-5756
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Email or call office to speak with staff

Somerset County Office on Aging and Disabilities

Wide range of services for seniors and caregiving families.

908-704-6346
27 Warren Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-704-6346
In Person / Virtual: Virtual, moving back towards in person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or view website

Somerville YMCA Emergency Food Boxes

During COVID, first come first serve boxes of food are given out. 5 days of shelf-stable food for 1 person, family packs avail.

Covid | Food |
2 Green St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
In Person / Virtual: In Person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Arrive on location, first come first serve. Wear mask and gloves