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(The following list was compiled by Schenectady Inner City Ministry from information available from other providers of either Food Pantries or Meal Sites. It was accurate with information made available to SICM; however, programs operate independently and are subject to change).  Rev. May 3, 2016

Food Pantries

Sch'dy Inner City Ministry (SICM)
839 Albany St.
Schenectady, NY 12307
Pantry: 346-4445
Contact: Shelly Ford

For any Sch'dy County resident
Open Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, 9:00 am -11:30am
Mass Distribution the last Thursday of each month (8:30 to 11:30am)
ID’s required for every family member each visit

Salvation Army
222 Lafayette Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 346-0222

Open Tues, Wed, Thurs, 9:30- 11:30 am
* 5 times/year*
*10 times/year seniors*

Bethesda House Food Pantry
834-836 State St.
Schenectady, NY12307
Phone: 374-7873
Open 2nd & 3rd Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30 am & 1pm-3pm
Clients receive a punch card
Scotia-Glenville Pantry
CityView Church
132 Mohawk Ave. (Rte. 5)
Scotia, NY 12302
Contact: Janice Cooper or Eileen Quick
Phone: 399-9426 / 377-2196
Open to residents of Scotia & Glenville Only
*One visit per month*
Open Tuesdays, 5:30 -7:00pm & Fridays, 9:00-11:00am
ID required for every family member
St. Luke’s Food Pantry
1243 State St.
Schenectady, NY 12304
Must call 347-1385 to make appointment by 10 am
Open Weds, Thurs, and Fri
Harmony Fellowship
888 Albany St.
Schenectady, NY 12307
Phone: 331-6243
Pantry open 2nd & 4th Thursday of month 3-5 pm
Coffee Shop open Tuesday-Friday 2-5pm
Lighthouse Food Pantry
Evangelical Church of America
4780 Duanesburg Rd
(5.4 miles from 5 corners)
Princetown, NY, 12056
Phone: 355-2277
Open Wed, Thurs, & Fri 4 – 6 PM
State Street Food Pantry
State Street Presbyterian Church
5 Catherine St.
Schenectady, NY, 12307
Phone: 374-2684
Open Mon, Tues, Wed 1- 4pm
*6 times/year*
St. Paul the Apostle
St. Vincent de Paul Society
2777 Albany St. Schenectady, NY
Call 377-8886 for reservation
The Bridge Christian Church
735 Crane St. Schenectady, NY
Vicki Phone : 878-7221
Open Tues 3:30-6pm & Thurs 4-6 pm
Only in emergency cases call for appointment
Trinity Baptist Church
2635 Ball town Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309
First & Third Thursday 7pm-8pm
Please use Back Entrance of the Building
Braman Food Pantry
Route 30
Duanesburg, NY 12056
Phone: 518-956-1758

Every Thursday, 1pm-3pm, or by appointment.
*no limits on visits*
Our Lady of Fatima Pantry
Delanson, NY 12053
Contact: Laura Countryman
Phone: 895-2788
Duanesburg, Delanson, Quaker Street,
1735 Alexander Road Esperance and Mariaville areas only.
By appointment Only.
*once per month*
The Gathered Remnant Ministry
1374-76 10th Ave. Sch’dy 12303
Contact: Rev. Cynthia VanAlstyne
Phone: 374-3487
Food & Clothing pantry available the 3rd Tuesday and 4thThursday of the month from 1:00pm – 6:00pm. Hot meal available 3rd & 4th Saturday of the month, 12:30pm – 3pm.
Copying and faxing also available.
Villa Fusco Food Pantry
955 Balltown Road
Niskayuna NY 12309
Contact: Sr.Caroline
Phone: 377-1613
Open on the Third Saturday of every month, 12-2pm.
Please call on that Thursday/Friday prior to the 3rd Saturday for an appointment.
Messiah Lutheran Bread of Life Food Pantry
2850 Guilderland Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12306
Judy Becker - 374-5104
Clients can visit once/month by referral only

Free Meals

Breakfast Program
Lunch Program
Salvation Army

222 Lafayette St.
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 346-0222
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 8:30 am
Mon – Fri 12 pm – 1:00 pm
Late Lunch/Early Supper
Bethesda House

834-836 State St.
Schenectady, NY 12307
Phone: 374-7873
Hot meal Mon - Fri 3:00 pm
Breakfast Program
First United Methodist Church

603 State Street (Chapel Street entrance)
Schenectady, NY 12305
Contact: Rev. Sara Baron
Phone: 374-4403
Sunday 8:30am to 9:30 am
(except for the first Sunday each month)
Emmanuel Friedens Church
218 Nott Terrace of the month: 10-11am
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 374-4114
Community Meal Brunch on the LAST Saturday
City Mission

512 Smith Street
Schenectady, NY
Phone: 346-2275 ext. 0
Dinner Mon - Fri, 5:45 PM, Sat 3 PM
Bag Lunch, Sun 3 – 3:30 PM
Sandwiches ALL Day at the 425 Hamilton Street Entrance
Neighborhood Meal
Christ Church Episcopal

970 State St
Contact: Rev. Brad Jones
Phone: 374-3064
The LAST Sunday of each month.
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Holy Name of Jesus National
Catholic Church
1040 Pearl Street
Schenectady, NY 12303
Third Sunday of every month

Phone: (518) 372-1992