Food Bank

Where to Find Help

Need information on resources available in your community? NJ 2-11 is a database of community resources with operators on hand to provide comprehensive information and referral services to callers about a variety of issues, including basic needs, food services, childcare, support for seniors, physical and mental health, employment support, and more. You can reach NJ 2-1-1 by dialing 2-1-1 from any landline or cell phone. For more information or to add your agency to the database go to www.NJ211.org or call 211.

Visit www.njhelps.org to find out if you qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps) and other state and federal programs that can help you find housing, employment, child care, health insurance, prescriptions and much more.

Below is a list of area food pantries and meal sites:

Food Pantries

A Better Way
340 Calhoun Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 392-1224

Abundant Life Christian Fellowship
1440 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ  08618
(609) 883-9780

ARC/Mercer, Inc.
180 Ewingville Road
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 406-0181

Arm in Arm – East Hanover Street
117 East Hanover Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 396-9355

Arm in Arm- Client’s Choice, Hudson Street
48 Hudson Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 341-0763

Arm in Arm – Princeton
61 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-2135

Bethel French Seventh Day Adventist Church
207 Hillcrest Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 532-8444

Bethel World Outreach Ministries
931 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 284-3437

Catholic Charities Mercer Community Services
132 North Warren Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 394-8847  EXT 2504

Christ Presbyterian Church – Ginny’s Pantry
726 Klockner Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
(609) 635-7745

Community Action Service Center/RISE
225 Franklin Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 443-4464

Faith Deliverance Cathedral
15 Keswick Avenue
Ewing, NJ 08638
(609)637-9604 or
(856) 952-2430 cell

First Haitian Church of God
1501 Greenwood Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08629
(609) 695-3708

First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury-Skeet’s Pantry
22 South Main Street
Cranbury, NJ 08512
(609) 395-0897

Griggs Farm-Princeton Community Housing
205 Griggs Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924- 3822

HomeFront Pantry
1880 Princeton Avenue
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
(609) 989-9417

Isles Youth Institute- Ned’s Pantry
33 Tucker Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 341-4752

Jewish Family and Children Services of Mercer County-Yvette Sarah Clayman Food Pantry
707 Alexander Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 987-8100 x126

Lawrence Community Center (at Slackwood Elementary School)
295 Eggerts Crossing Road
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
(609) 883-3379

Meals on Wheels of Mercer County
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Ewing, NJ 08638
(609) 695-3483

Mercer Street Friends Center for Parent & Family Empowerment
222 North Hermitage Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 278-6912

Mercer Street Friends Preschool
1201 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 656-5220

Morrisville Presbyterian Church – The Food Center
771 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Morrisville, PA 19067
(215) 295-4191 x 230

Mt. Carmel Guild of Trenton 
73 North Clinton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 392-5159

New Covenant United Methodist Church
1965 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 393-4725

New Hope Church of God
400 Hamilton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 393-3293

NJ Conference Adventist Community Services Center
2160 Brunswick Circle
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
(609) 218-5651

Prima Iglesia Pentecostal Alpha and Omega Casa de Dios
347 Second Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 571-9135

Princeton Deliverance Center
301 Southard St., Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 392-9161

Rehoboth Petecostal Church, Inc.
1254 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 462-3970

Resurrection Lutheran Church
4315 Nottingham Way
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-3355

Rescue Mission of Trenton
98 Carroll Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 396-2183

Sacred Heart Church
343 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 393-2801

The Salvation Army Trenton Citadel Corps Community Center
575 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 599-9373

Samaritan Baptist Church
531 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 393-0016

St. Raphael Holy Angels Church
151 Gropp Avenue
Hamilton, NJ 08610
(609) 585-3848

Turning Point Presbyterian Church
15 South Broad St., Trenton, NJ 08607
(609) 393-9574

Trenton Deliverance Center
100 South Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 346-6208

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
801 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 392-3805

United Progress, Inc.
162 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 392-2161

The Victorious Church
320 Hollowbrook Drive, Ewing, NJ 08628
(609) 771-4251

Meal Sites & Shelters

Amani House (Shelter)
518-520 Martin Luther King Blvd. Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 393- 3168
Click here for directions

Anchor House (Shelter)
482 Centre Street Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 396-8329
Click here for directions

HomeFront’s Family Preservation Center (Shelter)
101 Celia Way, Ewing, NJ 08628
(609) 883-7500 (ext. 307)

Rescue Mission of Trenton (Shelter)
98 Carroll Street, Trenton NJ 08609
(609) 396-2183

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK)
72 Escher St., Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 695-5456

TASK South Trenton Meal Sites
Dinner is served from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm Monday-Wednesday at the First Baptist Church located at 128 Centre Street  Click here for directions
Dinner is served Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at Divine Mercy Parish at St. Stanislaus Church located at 60 Randall Avenue Click here for directions

TASK West Trenton Meal Site
Dinner is served Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm in the Trinity Cathedral at 801 West State St. Click here for directions

TASK Hamilton Meal Site
Mid-day meal is served Monday through Friday from 12 pm to 1 pm at Medallion Care at 1 Electronics Drive, Suite 105 Click here for directions

TASK Hightstown Meal Sites
Dinner is served Mondays from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown located at 320 North Main Street Click here for directions
Dinner is served Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Hightstown located at 187 Stockton Street Click here for directions

TASK Princeton Meal Site:
Dinner is served Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Princeton United Methodist Church located at 7 Vandeventer Avenue Click here for directions

United Progress, Inc. Transitional Housing (Shelter)
56 Escher Street, Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 392-2161
Click here for directions