Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens are located throughout Erie County to serve emergency needs and provide assistance - please call the Department’s Intake and Assistance Unit at (716) 858-8526. They will direct you to a nearby Food Pantry, a Dining Room/Soup Kitchen, or assist you with programs conducted by the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, or Federal Nutrition Programs such as WIC or Food Stamps. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please call (716) 858-8526. 

The Food Bank of WNY has a Pantry locator available 24/7 - "Find a Pantry" Locator

Or check out the list of pantries in WNY