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, South Portland and Westbrook
 
Preble Street Resource Center Soup Kitchen / 252 Oxford Street, Portland / 775-0026
Breakfast, 8-9:30 AM
Lunch, 11:30-1 PM
Dinner, 4:30-6 PM
 
Preble Street Teen Center Soup Kitchen / 343 Cumberland Avenue, Portland / 874-1197
Breakfast, 8-9 AM
Lunch, 12-1 PM
Dinner, 6-7 PM
 
St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen / 307 Congress Street, Portland / 772-1113
Lunch, Monday through Friday 11-12:30 PM
 

Portland Food Pantries

SUNDAY

Stroudwater Food Pantry / 1520 Westbrook Street / 200-5985
Sunday 1-3 PM
Service Area: Greater Portland

MONDAY

St. Vincent Food Pantry / 307 Congress Street / 772-1113
Monday 11-1 PM
Service area: Portland
 
Salvation Army Food Pantry / 297 Cumberland Ave / 774-6304
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-2:30 PM
Service area: Greater Portland
Required document: Photo ID and ID for children

TUESDAY

Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services Food Pantry / 1342 Congress Street  / 772-1959 ext. 259
Tuesday and Thursday, call for 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 10-11 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 10 AM
Service area: Sagamore Village Neighborhood

WEDNESDAY

First Baptist Church Food Pantry / 360 Canco Road / 773-3123
Wednesday 11:30 AM
Service area: Portland
Required Document: Photo ID & Proof of Residency
 
Salvation Army Food Pantry / 297 Cumberland Ave / 774-6304
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-2:30 PM
Service area: Greater Portland
Require Document: Photo ID and ID for children
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Harbor Terrace / 284 Danforth Street / 775-4939
Third Wednesday 2 PM
Service Area: West End Neighborhood

THURSDAY

Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services Food Pantry / 1342 Congress Street  / 772-1959 ext. 259
Tuesday and Thursday, call for 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 / 134 Park Street / 772-5434
Thursday 9:30-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Washington Gardens / 577 Washington Ave / 775-4939
Second Thursday 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 (clothes Monday 4-6 PM)
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID 

FRIDAY

Sagamore Food Pantry / 21 Popham Street / 347-6125
Tuesday and Friday, 10-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID & ID for children
 
Salvation Army Food Pantry / 297 Cumberland Ave / 774-6304
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-2:30 PM 
Service area: Greater Portland
Required document: Photo ID & ID for children

MONDAY-FRIDAY, Daily

Project FEED / 202 Woodford Street / 761-3920
Monday-Friday 1-3 PM
Service area: Open to Cumberland County
Required document: Referral from caseworker

Other Food Pantries by Surrounding Town

BRIDGTON

Bridgton United Methodist Church / 214 Main Street / 647-4476
Tuesday 11-6 PM
Service area: Bridgton, Naples
 
St. Joseph Parish / 225 South High Street / 647-2334
Fourth Tuesday of the month 11-1 PM
Service area: Bridgton, Naples

BRUNSWICK

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program / 12 Tenney Way / 725-2716 x311
Tuesday 11-2 PM and 4-6 PM; Wednesday and Friday 11-2 PM; Saturday 12-3 PM
Service area: Bailey Island, Brunswick, Cundy's Harbor, Orr's Island, Topsham, Harpswell, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, Durham

BUXTON

Buxton Food Coop / 937 Long Plains Road / 929-8806
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:20 AM; Those needing extra assistance can arrive at 9 AM

CAPE ELIZABETH

Judy's Pantry / 280 Ocean House Road / 799-8396
Second and fourth Tuesday January-June 3-5 PM; Tuesday July-November 3-5 PM; December, call for dates
Service area: Cape Elizabeth

CASCO

Casco Alliance Church / 450 Roosevelt Trail / 344-5370
Third Monday 6-7 PM; First Tuesday 6-7 PM
Service area: Open to all
 
Casco Village Church / 941 Meadow Road / 627-4282
Fourth Thursday, January-October 4-6 PM; Monday before Thanksgiving and Christmas
Service area: Casco
Required Documents: Proof of residence

CUMBERLAND

Community Food Pantry / 290 Tuttle Road / 232-5258
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 / 625-2360
Tuesday 9:30-10:30 AM
Service Area: East Baldwin and neighboring towns

FALMOUTH

Falmouth Food Pantry / 271 Falmouth Road / 632-2687
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 Documents: Proof of residence

FREEPORT

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

GORHAM

Gorham Food Pantry / 299B Main Street / 222-4351
Second and fourth Wednesday 6-7 PM; Thursday 9-11 AM
Service area: Gorham
Required Documents: Proof of residence
 
Orchard Community Church Pantry / 1 North Street / 256-0034
Last two Saturdays 9:30-12 PM
Service Area: Gorham and neighboring towns

GRAY

Gray Community Food Pantry / 5 Brown Street / 657-4279 x3
First and third Friday 2-4:30 PM
Service area: Open to all

HARRISON

Harrison Food Bank / 176 Waterford Road / 647-3384
Every Tuesday 3-6:30 PM
Service Area: Harrison, Waterford and neighboring towns

NAPLES

CrossWalk Community Outreach / 15 Village Green Lane / 615-3226 or 838-4578
Every other Monday 1-3 PM
Service area: Naples, Bridgton, Casco, Harrison, Sebago
Required document: Proof of residence

OLD ORCHARD BEACH

Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry / 6 Fountain Avenue / 934-5553
Monday and Wednesday 9-11 AM
Service area: Old Orchard Beach
Required document: Proof of address and income

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 / 161 Black Point Road / 883-1672
Tuesday and Thursday 9-12 PM; First and third Wednesday 4-6 PM
Service area: Open

SEBAGO

Sebago Warming Hut / 183 Sebago Road / 787-1204 or 400-5633
Monday 9:30-11 AM, Fourth Monday 9:30-11 AM and 4-6 PM
Service area: Sebago

SOUTH PORTLAND

South Portland Food Cupboard / 130 Thadeus Street / 874-0379
Thursday 8:30-11 AM
Service area: South Portland and neighboring towns
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Redbank Village / 586 Westbrook Street / 775-4939
Fourth Wednesday of each month 2 PM
Service area: South Portland and West End residents

STANDISH

Standish Food Pantry / 175 Northeast Road / 807-0772
Monday 9:30-10:30 AM, Wednesday 5:30-7 PM
Service area: Standish and neighboring towns

SWEDEN

Sweden Food Pantry / 137 Bridgton Road / 647-5735
1st and 3rd Monday 11 AM-1 PM
Service Area: Sweden and neighboring towns

WESTBROOK

Vineyard Church Food Pantry / 715 Bridgton Road / 854-8339
Friday 6-7 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

WINDHAM

Windham Food Pantry / 377 Gray Road / 892-1931
Monday–Thursday by appointment only
Service area: Windham

YARMOUTH

Yarmouth Community Food Pantry / 116 Main Street / 838-2261
Tuesday and Friday 10-12 PM, Wednesday 5-7 PM
Service area: Yarmouth and neighboring towns
 
 
Updated 4/16/19