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 August 20, 2018

Location

Times

Requirements

Pittsfield Food Pantries

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

Wednesdays

10:00am – 2:30pm

The 2nd Sunday of the month

12:00pm – 1:00pm

No requirements

Berkshire Dream Center Mobile Food Pantry
413-522-3495

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

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

Wednesdays
12Noon – 2:00pm

Friday
10:00am – 12Noon

Form of ID with address and telephone number

Assistance available every week

Christian Center                          
193 Robbins Avenue
Pittsfield  413-443-2828             

Wednesday – Friday
9:30am – 11:45am and
12:30pm – 2:30pm

 

Proof of income and residency required yearly

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

Reigning Love Church
235 East Street
Pittsfield  413-448-6221

Thursdays
9:30am- 2:00pm
Closed 1st Thursday of the month

Assistance available once every 30 days

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

Wednesdays
9:00am – 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

Sign in when utilizing services

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

Monday– Friday
9:00am – 11:30am and
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Rent/lease receipt, proof of income, utility bill

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

Wednesdays 
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Short application to fill out

Assistance available once a week

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

Wednesdays
Wahconah Heights
10:00am

No requirements

 


Pittsfield Meal Sites

Breakfast Meal Sites

Christian Center
193 Robbins Avenue
Pittsfield  413-443-2828

Continental breakfast served

Monday– Friday
9:00am – 11:00am

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

Community Breakfasts

Monday-Friday
8:00am – 9:00am

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

Monday – Friday
9:00am – 9:30am

Lunch Meal Sites

Cathedral of the Beloved
Held at St. Joseph’s Church Front Lawn
414 North Street
Pittsfield 413-448-8276

Sundays
2:00pm includes worship

Christian Center
193 Robbins Avenue
Pittsfield  413-443-2828

Monday – Friday
12Noon – 12:30pm

 

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

1st & 5th Saturdays of the month
12Noon – 1:00pm

Beginning September 1, 2018 3rd Saturday of the month will also be added

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

Dinner Meal Sites

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

Monday
5:30pm

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

Tuesdays
Doors open at 4:00pm
Meals served at 5:00pm

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

Thursday & Friday
5:15pm

 

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

Sundays
4:30pm

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

Wednesdays
5:00pm

 


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.