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Community Resources

There are a variety of food assistance programs available in San Joaquin County for families, individuals, and seniors.

The Emergency Food Bank Main Pantry is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., excluding holidays.

  • Emergency food assistance is available to San Joaquin County resident households twice per calendar month.
  • To receive emergency food assistance, please bring current photo identification along with proof of San Joaquin County address if possible.

Other food resources include:

  • 2-1-1 San Joaquin
    For a comprehensive list of community resources, please visit 2-1-1 San Joaquin, at www.211sj.org.  You can also dial 2-1-1, or (800) 436-9997, from your landline or mobile phone.  Help is available 24 hours a day.
  • Door Dash Program
    The EFB distributes bags of food to over 500 Stockton residents doorsteps every Tuesday. Contact 2-1-1 Family Resource and Referal Center to enroll (see info above).
  • USDA Commodities
    Food and nutrition items provided by San Joaquin County are distributed at the Emergency Food Bank on the last Wednesday of each month (see Helpful Links below).
  • Partner Pantries supported by the Emergency Food Bank
    Several locations throughout the County distrubite emergency food. Times and dates varies by location, see Pantries page.
  • Independent pantries and food programs
    Offered by other agencies throughout San Joaquin County (see Helpful Links below).
  • Meals on Wheels
    Offered to seniors 60 and older at various dining sites and by home-delivery throughout the County (Meals on Wheels, USDA Commodities and other County food services).

Helpful Links