Visit our Food Pantry links for a list of daily pantries and meal sites in Livingston County.
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Visit our Food Pantry links for a list of daily pantries and meal sites in Livingston County.

You can pay electronically with your SNAP benefits EBT card at grocery stores and farmers' markets.
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You can pay electronically with your SNAP benefits EBT card at grocery stores and farmers' markets.

The National School Lunch Program provides healthy, balanced low-cost or free meals to children each school day.
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The National School Lunch Program provides healthy, balanced low-cost or free meals to children each school day.

Your EBT/Food Stamp/SNAP card is welcome at a farmers' market near you!

Your EBT/Food Stamp/SNAP card is welcome at a farmers' market near you!

Food Assistance Programs

Making ends meet during difficult times can be easier with help from the right programs and other community resources. Cornell Cooperative Extension works with many local food assistance programs to help families, individuals, and seniors find and access food resources that best meet their needs.

Local Programs:

  • Avon Food Pantry - St. Agnes Church
  • Conesus Websters Food Pantry
  • Ecumenical Food Pantry, Dansville
  • Geneseo-Groveland Emergency Food Pantry - St. Mary's Church, Geneseo
  • Hemlock Food Pantry, Hemlock Methodist Church
  • Leicester Food Pantry
  • Lima Food Pantry, Lima Town Hall
  • Livonia Area Church Food Pantry, Livonia Fire Department
  • Missionary Food Pantry, Mt. Morris
  • Nunda Food Pantry
  • Dansville Foursquare Church
  • Chances & Changes, Mt. Morris
  • Angel Food Ministries - Lighthouse Wesleyan Church, Wayland
  • Foodlink, Rochester
  • Avon Zion Episcopal Church
  • Nunda Methodist Church
  • Trinity Church of Nunda

Do you know of anyone missing from this list? If so, contact the CCE-Livingston office ASAP.

State & National Programs:

MyBenefits.Gov - New York State residents can visit this site to find out if you are eligible for help through SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), Nutrition Education, Temporary Assistance, HEAP, WIC, School Meals, and Summer Meal Programs.

SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) - Benefits help low-income working people, seniors, the disabled, and others feed their families. 

The SNAP-to-Market website helps you find NY Farmers' Markets where you can use your SNAP benefits (formerly Food Stamps) and explains how to make Farmers' Market purchases with them. You'll also find information on when fruits and vegetables are in-season and recipes to use with produce you buy. 

WIC - the Women, Infants & Children’s Supplemental Food Program provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to community services for low-income pregnant and post-partum women and their children under five years of age. Breastfeeding support is available. Find out if you are eligible for WIC by contacting the Livingston County Department of Health at 585-243-7530.

Our educational program series and lessons help families and households to stretch their food dollars to make healthier choices and eat better for less! Our Eat Smart New York! Program helps individuals and families who have limited resources to gain the knowledge and skills to make healthier food and activity choices.

Last updated March 10, 2017