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Food Assistance

Catholic Charities
331 E. Main Street Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: (860) 889-8346

Family service agency provides family and individual support services, including one on one crisis intervention, pregnancy support, parenting education, job readiness assistance, intensive case management, emergency food, emergency basic needs, rental/utility assistance, financial and budgeting education, SNAP food stamps application assistance, and referrals to other social service agencies.

Norwich Human Services
100 Broadway Room 212 Norwich, CT 06360
Adult and Family Services (860) 823-3778 Fax: (860) 823-3793
Rose City Senior Center (860) 889-5960 Fax: (860) 885-1160

Programs and services include case management assistance, child care assistance, emergency rent/mortgage assistance, food resources, heat/utility assistance, and relocation assistance.
*One of the best resources for finding providers in the area.*

Rosalyn Allen Food Pantry at UCFS Healthcare
47 Town Street Norwich, CT 06360

Non-perishable food bags are available for pick up Monday-Thursday 8am-6:30pm and Friday 8am-4:30pm at the
Norwich Health Center.
Information collected: Last name, total number of people in the household.
Drive-Thru Food Pantry Distributions
See UCFS Facebook for more dates.

Feed the Sheep Food Pantry at Eglise Evangelique Psaumes 23 Church
134 Boswell Avenue, Norwich CT 06360
Phone: 860-574-0682
Food Pantry Hours Every Friday 3-5pm, Weather permitting, first come, first serve

Community Outreach Center at Lee Memorial United Methodist Church
294 Washington Street Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: 860-822-6595
Food Pantry Hours: Every Friday 12:30-2pm

St. Vincent De Paul Place
120 Cliff Street Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: (860) 889-7374

Hot Meals:
Breakfast Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch Monday to Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Food Pantry
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 9:30-12:00 & 1:00 p.m.–3:00p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Shower available Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Laundry available for homeless residents with special permission from the director.

Shiloh’s Food Pantry
3 Garvin Street New London, CT 06320
860-443-4462 ext 122
Food pantry that is open to the residents of New London County provides non-perishable food, diapers, and household cleaning products when available. Walk-ins are accepted. There is a registration link available so that the pantry knows what the client is in need of ahead of time: Open every Friday from 3:30-5pm except holidays.

WIC Norwich Office
401 Thames River Pl #201 Norwich, CT 06360
Provides access to supplemental foods, health care referrals, nutrition education, and breastfeeding promotion and support to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

SNAP- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Norwich Field Office
401 West Thames Street Norwich, CT 06360
(855) 626-6632

Apply online, visit under “Apply for Benefits.”
Apply over the phone with End Hunger CT: (866) 974-SNAP (7627)
(Night and Weekend Hours available, English and Spanish speaking)

Federally funded debit card that can be used for food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets. Funding is based on income and household size. SNAP cards can also be used ONLINE at Wal-Mart, Stop and Shop, BJs Wholesale Club, Aldi, Price Chopper, Amazon, ShopRite.