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Food Assistance

Need help filling your food cupboards or refrigerator? Check out the following local resources.  See also our “Services For Seniors” page.


Newfane Community Food Pantry

Serves Newfane School District, which includes Olcott, Burt and Appleton. Bring ID for all members of household, proof of residency and proof of income.

Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30am – 4pm

Address: 3455 Ewings Road, Newfane, NY 14108 (St. Brendan on the Lake)

Phone: (176) 778–9822


First Baptist Pantry

Serves Newfane School District which includes Olcott, Burt and Appleton. Also offers pet food.

Hours: Wednesdays, 1pm – 6pm (winter) 1pm – 7pm (summer)

Address: 6047 East Avenue, Newfane, NY 14108 (First Baptist Church of Newfane)

Telephone: (716) 778-9216


Lockport Salvation Army Pantry

Supplies over 150 families each month with enough food for three days. Can assist with completing applications for food stamps, WIC and other resources. Hygiene items, cleaning products, diapers and formula are available. Assistance is based on individual need.

Pantry Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Soup Kitchen Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am – 1:00pm

Address: 50 Cottage Street, Lockport, NY 14094

Telephone: (716) 434-1276


Mobile Food Pantry

The Mobile Food Pantry, through the Food Bank of WNY and sponsored by the Newfane Community Food Pantry & First Baptist Pantry, provides free food to the community once a month. Click here for a complete schedule for Niagara County.

Date: 4th Saturday of the month

Hours: 10:00am (sign up begins between 9:00 – 9:30am)

Address: 2737 Main Street, Newfane, NY 14108 (Community Center behind Town Hall)

Telephone: (716) 778-9216


Niagara Community Action Program, Inc.Nutrition

New York State has a community based program that is helping New Yorkers put food on their tables, as well as helping to recover our state’s economy.  It’s funded by the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).  You can visit their website by clicking here: http://hungersolutionsny.org/

NOEP assists hungry families and individuals to obtain food stamp benefits.  Through free and confidential prescreening, as well as application assistance, NOEP Coordinators are helping eligible households receive the maximum allotment of food stamps for which they are entitled.

Phone: (716) 439-1322 for more information or to set up an appointment for a pre-screening

Address: 564 19th Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301

Email:  foodstamps@niagaracap.org