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See our list of food pantries and meal sites in Livingston County.

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Pay with your SNAP benefits EBT card at grocery stores and farmers' markets.

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

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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 - 108 Prospect Street
  • Cal-Mum Food Pantry - George Street (585-509-4770)
  • Conesus/Webster's Crossing Food Pantry - Conesus Town Hall 
  • Dansville Ecumenical Food Pantry - Elizabeth Street (585-335-9030)
  • Geneseo-Groveland Emergency Food Pantry - Central Presbyterian Church (Lower level), Geneseo
  • Hemlock Food Pantry - Hemlock Methodist Church
  • Leicester Food Pantry - Leicester Evangelical Presbyterian Church (585-245-3448)
  • 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
  • York United Presbyterian Church (2662 Main St. – 243-2673 or 243-0520)
  • Mt. Morris Food Pantry - Located at The New Family Theater, Main Street (Catholic Charities - 585-658-4466) 
  • 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 they 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.

Last updated May 23, 2023