Food Pantries & Meal Sites

Food Pantries and Meal Sites in Pittsfield
(Since program hours and days can change without notice, please call the location to be sure of times and requirements)  Updated April 20, 2021

Location

Times

Requirements

Pittsfield Food Pantries

Berkshire Dream Center (held at the Morningside Baptist Church)
475 Tyler Street
Pittsfield  413-522-3495

Tuesdays

2:30pm - 3:30pm

No requirements

Berkshire Dream Center Mobile Food Pantry
413-522-3495

Pittsfield location:
3rd Tuesday of the month
Dower Square at 4:00pm *

4th Tuesday of the month
Morningside School  at 5:15pm *

4th Tuesday of the month
Wilson Park (park on Memorial Drive) at 6:15 *

4th Thursday of the month
Central Annex on 2nd Street at
6:00pm *

1st Saturday of the month
Providence Court at 1:30pm

* If closed due to weather, distribution will be held the following week.

Taconic High School soon to come

No requirements

Campus Cupboard at Berkshire Community College
Susan B. Anthony
Building
1750 West St
Pittsfield 413-236-1601

Open Wednesdays for curbside pick-up by appointment
Go to: http://www.berkshirecc.edu/student-engagement/campuscupboard


Must have BCC student ID

Christian Assembly Church
850 Williams Street
Pittsfield  413-442-1495

As of April 1st:
Wednesdays & Fridays
10:00am - 1:00 pm

Assistance available every week
No questions asked about eligibility
Open to the community
Just sign-in

Christian Center                          
193 Robbins Avenue
Pittsfield  413-443-2828             

 

Mondays thru Thursdays
10:00am – 1:00pm

 

Assistance available twice a month

First Baptist Church
88 South Street
Pittsfield  413-445-4539

Tuesdays
10:30am – 12:30pm

Sign in when utilizing services

First United Methodist Church
88 South St
Pittsfield 413-445-4539

Tuesdays
4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Personal care items, toilet paper, shelf stable milk, fresh product, bread, books, clothing, and household items.
Renee Ave entrance

No Requirements

St. Joseph’s Church (Held at the Parish Center)
414 North Street
Pittsfield  413-445-5789

As of April 1st:
Wednesdays
8:30am – 10:00am

Sign in when utilizing services

St. Mark’s Church
400 West Street
Pittsfield  413-447-7510

Last two Fridays of each month
9:00am – 11:00am

No Requirements

The Salvation Army
298 West Street
Pittsfield  413-442-0624

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
12:30pm – 3:00pm

No Requirements

Soldier On Food Pantry
360 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield  413-236-5644

Saturdays
8:00am – 11:00am

Open to the public

Need verification of address

South Congregational Church
110 South Street
Pittsfield  413-442-7357

Wednesdays & Thursdays
7:30am – 11:00am

Outside drive through 
Walk-Ups available

Short application to fill out

Assistance available once a week

South Congregational Church Mobile Food Delivery
110 South Street
Pittsfield 413-442-7357

Deliveries on Mondays
Please call the church and leave a message if you want a delivery

No requirements

 


Pittsfield Meal Sites

Breakfast Meal Sites

Christian Center
193 Robbins Avenue
Pittsfield  413-443-2828

 

 

Mondays thru Fridays
Continental breakfast will be served in the Warming Shelter at 9:00am
Lunch will be served 12Noon – 1:00pm
Warming Shelter will be open Mondays thru Fridays
9:00am – 3:00pm

 

First United Methodist Church
55 Fenn Street
Pittsfield 413-499-0866

Monday, Tuesdays and Friday
8:00 am -9:00am on Friday's clients
will receive an extra meal for Saturday
Fenn St Entrance

The Salvation Army
298 West Street
Pittsfield  413-442-0624

Monday – Friday
Brunch served 10:30-11:30

South Congregational Church - St. Joseph's Kitchen
110 South St
Pittsfield 413-442-7357

Wednesday's & Thursday's
8:00 am -9:00 am
Grab & Go

Pittsfield Public Schools

 

Free meals for all children 18 & under
Breakfast & lunch will be packaged together
Hot ready to eat meals will be available
Parents can pick-up meals for their children
Meal times align with remote learning lunch
schedules
Children & families can pick-up from any meal
site, it does not have to be from their school

 

Mondays thru Fridays
Grab & Go breakfast and lunch served at the
following locations and times:
11:00am – 11:30am
Berkshire Peak Apartments (West Street)
Brattlebrook Apartments (April Lane)
Christopher Arms Apartments (John Street)
Dower Square Housing Village (Wahconah Street)
Wilson Park Housing (Mohawk & Memorial Drive)
11:00am – 11:45am
Allendale Elementary School (Connecticut Avenue)
Capeless Elementary School (Brooks Avenue)
Conte Community School (West Union Street)
Egremont Elementary School (Egremont Avenue)
Herberg Middle School (Pomeroy Avenue)
Morningside Community School (Burbank Street)
Pittsfield High School (East Street, Longfellow)
Reid Middle School (North Street)
Stearns Elementary School (Lebanon Avenue)
Williams Elementary School (Bushey Road)

 

 

Lunch Meal Sites

Cathedral of the Beloved
Held at St. St. Stephen's Church (Enter on Allen St)
67 East St
Pittsfield 413-448-8276

Sundays
1:00 pm

Christian Center
193 Robbins Avenue
Pittsfield  413-443-2828

Monday – Friday
12Noon – 1:00pm

 

Jewish Federation at Knesset Israel Synagogue
16 Colt Rd
Pittsfield  413-442-2200

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
11:45 - 12 Noon Pickup at kitchen door
Kosher senior meals grab & go
Meals by reservation by calling 413-442-2200

St. Stephen’s Church (Enter on Allen Street)
67 East Street
Pittsfield  413-448-8276

2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month
12Noon
If there is a 5th Saturday, they provide lunch at 12Noon

Pittsfield Senior Center
330 North St
Pittsfield 413-499-9346

Monday - Friday
Two meal seatings for seniors: One at 10:30 and the other at 11:30
Guests are required to make reservations at least 24 hours in advance and must indicate
which seating they will attend. Patrons will not be allowed to attend without reservation.
Grab & Go meals are also available and may be picked up between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Reservations must be made by noon the previous day.
Cost for all meals $2 donation for seniors over age 60.

Price Memorial AME Zion Church

163 Linden St
Pittsfield 413-464-7827

Saturdays
11:00 am - 1:00pm
Bagged lunches to go. Call Connie 413-358-8393 
for information on deliveries

St. Stephen's Church (Enter on Allen St)
67 East St
Pittsfield 413-464-7827

4th Sunday of the month
12 Noon

Dinner Meal Sites

First Baptist Church "Feed My Sheep"
88 South Street
Pittsfield  413-445-4539

Monday
5:30pm-6:30
Grab & Go

First United Methodist Church
55 Fenn Street
Pittsfield  413-499-0866

Tuesdays Harvest Table Meal
4:00pm-5:30pm
Fenn St Entrance

St. Stephen’s Church (Enter on Allen Street)
67 East Street
Pittsfield  413-448-8276

Thursday & Friday
4:45pm-5:30pm

The Salvation Army
298 West Street
Pittsfield  413-442-0624

Sundays
4:30pm-5:30pm
Grab & Go

South Congregational  Church - St. Joseph's Kitchen
110 South Street
Pittsfield  413-442-7357

Wednesdays
4:30pm-5:30pm
Grab & Go

 


Other Food Programs

  • Brown Bag Program

This program is a supplemental monthly food program offering 10-15 pounds of food to eligible individuals, 55 years or older, free or for a small donation.  For income eligibility requirements and further information, call your Council on Aging.

  • Elder Services’ Elder Nutrition Program

Noontime meals are offered for those 60 years of age and older at several senior centers throughout the County.  Some sites offer transportation through the Council on Aging.  A suggested donation of $2.00 per meal is requested.  Individuals under 60 years of age are welcome for a required fee of $7.00 per meal.  Call Elder Services of Berkshire County for information and locations at 413-499-0524 or 1-800-981-5201.

  • Elder Services’ Meals on Wheels Program

Nutritious, hot noontime meals are offered Monday through Friday to homebound Berkshire seniors, who are 60 years of age or older.  A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested to help cover the cost of food preparation and delivery.  There are eligibility requirements.  Please call Elder Services of Berkshire County at 413-499-0524 to make a referral for yourself, family member or friend.

  • Take and Eat Program

A program for individuals 60 years of age and older who are homebound, unable to prepare meals, shop, or get out.  Meals are delivered on Sundays and are provided for weekends and three-day holiday weekends.  Contact Kathleen Ryan at 413-672-1404 or 413-664-1041 for information.