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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. 
 
**COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: If you feel sick, please refrain from visiting a pantry. If you are sick and need food, please call us at (207) 775-4939.**

Statewide Resources

2-1-1 Maine

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.

 

 

Where to get prepared meals in Portland

 

Wayside Community Meals / Locations vary / 775-4939
Free meals in safe, neighborhood-based settings in Portland, South Portland and Westbrook
*Wayside has resumed some sit down and take-away meals. Please follow this link for availability.*

Preble Street Resource Center Soup Kitchen  / 775-0026 ext 1880
**Meal's can be accessed twice a day through the Food Mobile. Morning meals will be available at various locations between 9am-10am and afternoon meals between 3:30pm-4:30pm. For a schedule of locations, please visit their website linked here or view our Community Resources Map above. 
 
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
**This location is currently offering take-away meals**

Where to get groceries in Portland

SUNDAY

Port City Mutual Aid / 213 Oxford Street / 319-3631
Sunday 1-2PM
Service Area: Open to all
Non-food essentials are also available as well as a prepared, take-away meal. 

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-Friday 11AM -12:30 PM (clothes Friday)
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
**This pantry is open by appointment only. Guests need to call ahead of time.**

TUESDAY

Sacred Heart Food Pantry / 80 Sherman Street / 773-7746
Tuesday 8-11 AM
Service area: Portland
 
Sagamore Food Pantry / 21 Popham Street / 347-6125
Tuesday 9-10 AM
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID and ID for children
 
St. Vincent Food Pantry / 307 Congress Street / 772-1113
Monday-Friday 11AM -12:30 PM (clothes Friday)
Service area: Portland
 
Project FEED 202 Woodford Street / 761-3920
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 1-3 PM
Service area: Open to Cumberland County

WEDNESDAY

First Baptist Church Food Pantry / 360 Canco Road / 773-3123
Wednesday 11 AM
Service area: Portland
Required Document: Photo ID & Proof of Residency
 
St. Vincent Food Pantry / 307 Congress Street / 772-1113
Monday-Friday 11AM -12:30 PM (clothes Friday)
Service area: Portland
 
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
**This pantry is open by appointment only. Guests need to call ahead of time.**
 
Project FEED 202 Woodford Street / 761-3920
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 1-3 PM
Service area: Open to Cumberland County
 
Locker Project Fresh Food Event at Kennedy Park / 81 Oxford Street  / 899-9540 
Wednesday 2PM
Service area: Open to all

White Memorial Food Pantry / 97 Allen Ave / 331-6407
Wednesday 4:30PM- 6PM (clothes by appointment)
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID 
 
Sagamore Food Pantry / 21 Popham Street / 347-6125
Second and Fourth Wednesday 5-6 PM
Service area: Open to all
Required document: Photo ID and ID for children
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry in the West End / 17 Carleton Street / 775-4939
Third Wednesday 11 AM
Service area: Open to all

THURSDAY

St. Luke's Cathedral Food Pantry / 134 Park Street / 772-5434
Thursday 9-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
 
St. Vincent Food Pantry / 307 Congress Street / 772-1113
Monday-Friday 11AM -12:30 PM (clothes Friday)
Service area: Portland
 
Project FEED 202 Woodford Street / 761-3920
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 1-3 PM
Service area: Open to Cumberland County
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Washington Gardens / 577 Washington Ave / 775-4939
Second Thursday 10:30 AM
Service area: Open to all
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Bayside Anchor / 81 Oxford Street / 775-4939
First Thursday, 11 AM
Service area: Open to all

FRIDAY

St. Vincent Food Pantry / 307 Congress Street / 772-1113
Monday-Friday 11AM -12:30 PM (clothes Friday)
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 & ID for children
**This pantry is open by appointment only. Guests need to call ahead of time**

SATURDAY

First Assembly of God Food Pantry / 243 Cumberland Ave / 774-2415
Saturday 1-4 PM
Service area: Open to all

Where to get groceries in Surrounding Towns

BRIDGTON

Bridgton Food Pantry / 214 Main Street / 647- 3704 or 318-4467
Tuesday 11 AM - 6 PM
Service area: Bridgton, Naples
 
St. Joseph Parish / 225 South High Street / 647-2334
Fourth Tuesday of the month 10AM - 12PM
Service area: Bridgton, Naples

BRUNSWICK

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program / 12 Tenney Way / 725-2716
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
**Take-away lunches are available Monday-Friday 11-12:30PM and Saturday 12-1:30PM. If you are in need of home delivery, please call. This pantry also operates Mobile Food Pantries. For a MFP schedule, please visit their website linked here.**
 

BUXTON

Buxton Food Coop / 937 Long Plains Road / 929-5806
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8:30 - 10 AM
Service Area: Open to all

CAPE ELIZABETH

Second and Fourth Tuesday 3-5PM
Service area: Cape Elizabeth

CASCO

Casco Alliance Church / 450 Roosevelt Trail / 344-5370
Third Monday 6-7 PM; First Saturday 10-11 AM
Service area: Open to all
 
Casco Village Church / 941 Meadow Road / 627-4282
Fourth Thursday, 2-5 PM
Service area: Open to all

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 -11 AM
Service Area: East Baldwin and neighboring towns

FALMOUTH

Falmouth Food Pantry / 271 Falmouth Road / 632-2687
Friday 9-10:30 AM
Service area: Falmouth, Westbrook, Cumberland, Yarmouth, and Portland
Required Documents: Proof of residence
**This pantry is currently closed to the public but home delivery is available. Please call to schedule at 207-632-2687 or 207-781-2996.**

FREEPORT

Freeport Community Services / 53 Depot Street / 865-3985 ext. 205
Monday and Wednesday 11AM - 1PM
Service area: Freeport and Pownal
Required Documents: Proof of residence 

GORHAM

Gorham Food Pantry / 299B Main Street / 222-4351
Thursday 10 AM-12 PM
Service area: Gorham
Required Documents: Proof of residence
 
Orchard Community Church Pantry / 1 North Street / 730-3910
All Saturdays except the First Saturday of the month 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 12-2 PM
Service area: Open to all

HARRISON

Harrison Food Bank / 176 Waterford Road / 647-3384
Every Tuesday 12-6 PM
Service Area: Harrison, Waterford and neighboring towns

NAPLES

CrossWalk Community Outreach / 15 Village Green Lane / 615-3226 or 595-4156
Every other Monday 1-3 PM
Service area: Naples, Bridgton, Casco, Harrison, Sebago
Required document: Proof of residence
 
OLD ORCHARD BEACH
 
Old Orchard Beach Community Food Pantry / 155 Saco Avenue / 937-8094
Monday 2-5 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 9AM - 12PM
Service Area: Old Orchard Beach
Require document: Proof of address and income
 
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 AM
Service area: Pownal, Durham, New Gloucester, Auburn
**For emergency food, please call Tom Harlow at 207-407-3081**

RAYMOND

Raymond Food Pantry / 1273 Roosevelt Trail / 655-4334
Second and Fourth Thursday 4-6 PM
Service area: Raymond

SCARBOROUGH

Scarborough Food Pantry / 161 Black Point Road / 883-1672
Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-4PM
Service area: Open

SEBAGO

Sebago Warming Hut / 183 Sebago Road / 787-5105
First and Third Monday 9-10:30 AM, Second Monday 9:30-11 AM, Fourth Monday 9:30-11 AM and 3:30-5:30 PM
Service area: Sebago

SOUTH PORTLAND

South Portland Food Cupboard / 130 Thadeus Street / 874-0379
Thursday 8:30-11 AM; Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Tuesday 10:30AM - 12PM; First Wednesday 5-7PM
Service area: South Portland and neighboring towns
**If you are a resident of South Portland and need a ride, please call the SPFC office number above to schedule a free door-to-door ride.**
 
Wayside Mobile Food Pantry at Redbank Village & Brick Hill / 2 Townhouse Road / 775-4939
Fourth Wednesday of each month 12 PM
Service area: South Portland and West End residents

STANDISH

Standish Food Pantry / 410 Northeast Road / 358-0359
Monday 9:30-10:30 AM, Wednesday 4-6:30 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
**For emergency food boxes please contact Nancy at 207-647-5399 or Linda at 207-647-8419**

WESTBROOK

Locker Project Fresh Food Event at 192 Brown Street / 192 Brown Street / 899-9540
Monday 3-4PM
Service area: Open to all
 
Locker Project Fresh Food Event at Westbrook First Baptist Church / 733 Main Street / 899-9540
Thursday 3PM  
Service area: Open to all
 
Vineyard Church Food Pantry / 715 Bridgton Road / 854-8339
Friday 5:30-6:20PM
Service area: Westbrook and Portland residents West of Riverside
 
Westbrook Food Pantry / 426 Bridge Street / 591-8147
Tuesdays 11AM - 1PM
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 / 420-1880
Tuesday and Friday 10-12 PM,
Service area: Yarmouth and neighboring towns
 
 
Updated 08/24/22