Community Resources

 
Wayside Food Programs is part of a strong network of agencies that offer food and other basic needs assistance to our community. If you are looking for help with locating or accessing food pantries or social services, we would be happy to assist you. Below you will find a list of Portland and Cumberland County food pantries and programs, as well as additional resources throughout the state. If you need further assistance, please contact our office at (207) 775-4939.

Statewide Resources

 
A statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human service resources, including information about programs providing assistance with food, shelter, clothing, heating, and healthcare. Visit 211maine.org or dial 2-1-1 for information by phone.

Community Meals and Soup Kitchens

 
Wayside Community Meals / Locations vary / 775-4939
Free meals in safe, neighborhood-based settings in Portland and Westbrook
 
Breakfast, 8-9 AM daily
Lunch 12-1:30 PM weekdays, 11:30 AM -1 PM weekends
Dinner, 5-6 PM daily
 
Lunch served Monday through Friday, 11 AM -12:30 PM
 

Portland Food Pantries

MONDAY

St. Vincent Food Pantry / 307 Congress Street / 772-1113
Monday 11:30-2 PM
Service area: Portland
 
Salvation Army Food Pantry / 297 Cumberland Ave / 774-4172
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-2:30 PM
Service area: Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Cumberland, Falmouth, Portland, Scarborough

TUESDAY

Jewish Family Services Food Pantry / 57 Ashmont Street / 772-1959 ext. 259
Tuesday and Thursday, call for appointment appointment
Service area: Cumberland and York counties
Required document: Photo ID
 
Sacred Heart Food Pantry / 80 Sherman Street / 773-7746
Tuesday 10-11:30 AM
Service area: Portland
 
Sagamore Food Pantry / 21 Popham Street / 347-6125
Tuesday and Friday 9:30-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID and ID for children
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Sagamore Village / 21 Popham Street / 775-4939
Fourth Tuesday of each month at 10 AM
Service area: Sagamore Village Neighborhood

WEDNESDAY

First Baptist Church Food Pantry / 360 Canco Road / 773-3123
Wednesday 11:00 AM
Service area: Greater Portland
Required Document: Photo ID
 
Salvation Army Food Pantry / 297 Cumberland Ave / 774-4172
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-2:30 PM
Service area: Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Cumberland, Falmouth, Portland, Scarborough
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Riverton Park / 3 Springbrook Way / 775-4939
Third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM
Service area: Riverton Park Neighborhood

THURSDAY

Jewish Family Services Food Pantry / 57 Ashmont Street / 772-1959 ext. 259
Tuesday and Thursday, call for appointment appointment
Service area: Cumberland and York counties
 
Preble Street Resource Center Food Pantry / 252 Oxford Street / 775-0026
Thursday 1:30-3 PM
Service area: Open to all
 
St. Luke's Cathedral Food Pantry / 143 State Street / 772-5434
Thursday 9:30-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Front Street Study Center / 36 West Presumpscot Street / 775-4939
Second Thursday of each month at 10:30 AM
Service area: Front Street and Washington Gardens Neighborhood
 
White Memorial Food Pantry / 97 Allen Ave / 797-4414
Thursday 8-9:30 AM
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID 

FRIDAY

Sagamore Food Pantry / 21 Popham Street / 347-6125
Tuesday and Friday 9:30-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID and ID for children
 
Salvation Army Food Pantry / 297 Cumberland Ave / 774-4172 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-2:30 PM 
Service area: Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Cumberland, Falmouth, Portland, Scarborough
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Harbor Terrace / 284 Danforth Street / 775-4939
Third Friday of each month at 1 PM
Service area: West End Neighborhood
 
Vineyard Church Food Pantry / 715 Bridgton Road, Westbrook / 854-8339
Friday 6:00-7:30 PM
Service area: Falmouth (West), North Portland, Westbrook, Windham

MONDAY-FRIDAY, Daily

Project Feed / 202 Woodford Street / 761-3920
Monday-Friday 1-3 PM
Service area: Portland, South Portland, Scarborough, Westbrook, Falmouth
Documentation required: Referral from caseworker

Other Cumberland County Food Pantries by Town

BRIDGTON

Bridgton United Methodist Church / 214 Main Street / 647-4476
Tuesday 11-12 PM
Service area: Bridgton
 
St. Joseph Parish / 225 South High Street / 653-9522
Last Tuesday of the month 1-2:30 PM
Service area: Bridgton, Naples

BRUNSWICK

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program / 84A Union Street / 725-2716
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11-2 PM; Saturday 12-3 PM
Service area: Brunswick Topsham, Harpswell, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, Durham
Required Documents: Proof of address

CAPE ELIZABETH

Judy's Pantry / 280 Ocean House Road / 767-1031
Second and fourth Tuesday January-June 3-5 PM; Tuesdays July-November 3-5 PM; December, call for dates
Service area: Cape Elizabeth

CASCO

Casco Alliance Church / 450 Roosevelt Trail / 344-5370
Third Monday of the month 6-7 PM
Service area: Open to all
 
Casco Village Church / 941 Meadow Road / 627-4282 or 831-9091
Fourth Thursday of the month, January-October 4-6 PM and Mondays before Thanksgiving and Christmas
Service area: Casco

CUMBERLAND

Community Food Pantry / 290 Tuttle Road / 233-3595
First, second and fourth Fridays 3-6 PM
Service area: Cumberland, North Yarmouth, Pownal, New Gloucester
Required Documents: Proof of residence and Photo ID

EAST BALDWIN

First Congregational Church Food Pantry / 26 School Street / 675-3284
Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 AM
Service Area: East Baldwin and surrounding towns

FALMOUTH

Falmouth Food Pantry / 271 Falmouth Road / 781-2996
First and third Monday 9-11 AM; Second, third and fourth Tuesday 9:30-11:30 AM; Second, third and fourth Thursday 4:30-6:30 PM
Service area: Greater Portland
Required document: Proof of residence

FREEPORT

Freeport Community Services / 53 Depot Street / 865-3985 ext. 205
Monday - Thursday 10-4 PM
Service area: Freeport and Pownal

GORHAM

Gorham Food Pantry / 299B Main Street / 222-4351
Second and fourth Wednesday 6-7 PM; Every Thursday 9-11 AM
Service area: Gorham

GRAY

Gray Community Food Pantry / 5 Brown Street / 657-4279
First and third Friday 2-4:30 PM
Service area: Open to all

NAPLES

CrossWalk Community Outreach / 15 Village Green Lane / 615-3226
Every other Monday 1-3 PM
Service area: Naples Bridgton, Casco, Harrison, Sebago
Required document: Proof of residence

POWNAL

North Pownal Food Pantry / 851 Lawrence Road / 688-4938
Wednesday 9:30-11:30 AM; Thursday 4-6 PM
Service area: Pownal, Durham, New Gloucester, Auburn

RAYMOND

Raymond Food Pantry / 1273 Roosevelt Trail / 232-5830
Second and fourth Thursday 4-6 PM
Service area: Raymond

SCARBOROUGH

Scarborough Food Pantry / 167 Black Point Road / 883-1672
Tuesday and Thursday 9-12 pm
Service area: Open

SEBAGO

Sebago Warming Hut / 183 Sebago Road (Rt. 114) / 274-1569
Monday, hours vary - click for full schedule
Service area: Sebago

SOUTH PORTLAND

South Portland Food Cupboard / 130 Thadeus Street / 874-0379
Wednesday 5-7 PM; Thursday 8:30-11:30 AM
Service area: South Portland and neighboring towns
Required document: Proof of residence
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Red Bank Village / 586 Westbrook Street (HUB parking lot) / 775-4939
Fourth Wednesday of each month 2 PM
Service area; South Portland West End residents

STANDISH

Catherine's Cupboard / 175 Northeast Road / 893-7790
Wednesday 5-6:30 PM
Service area: Standish and neighboring towns
Required document: Proof of residence

WESTBROOK

Vineyard Church Food Pantry / 715 Bridgton Road / 854-8339
Friday 6:00-7:30 PM
Service area: Westbrook and Portland residents west of Riverside
 
Westbrook Food Pantry / 426 Bridge Street / 591-8147
Tuesday 12-2 PM and 6-7:30 PM
Service area: Westbrook
Required document: Proof of residence

WINDHAM

Windham Food Pantry / 377 Gray Road / 892-1931
Monday–Thursday by appointment only
Service area: Windham
Required document: Proof of residence

YARMOUTH

Yarmouth Community Food Pantry / 116 Main Street / 846-3773
Tuesday and Friday 10-12 PM, Wednesday 5-7 PM
Service area: Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Freeport, Cumberland, Pownal
Required document: Proof of residence