I am unable to purchase food or groceries at this time. How can I get help finding food?
The San Antonio Food Bank serves residents of the following counties:
If you are an older adult living in Bexar, Frio, and Atascosa Counties who has difficulty leaving your home, is unable to cook for yourself, and lack outside support you may be able to receive free meals. On a limited basis, disabled individuals under 60 may be eligible for meals if funding is available.
SNAP helps people buy the food they need for good health. SNAP food benefits are put on to the Lone Star Card and can be used just like a credit card at any store that accepts SNAP. SNAP is for people who don’t have a lot of money as long as they meet program rules.
In order to receive help from the San Antonio Food Bank, you will need to provide basic information like:
If you want to apply for help buying groceries with SNAP, you may need to give other information like proof of income, bank statements, rent/mortgage expenses, and medical expenses.
In order to receive help from Meals on Wheels, you will need to provide basic information such as:
Register or fill out a form for SNAP help
Check the website daily for updated information and registration openings.
The fastest way to seek help from the Food Bank is to call 210.431.8326.
Get services from Meals on Wheels
The Food Bank will contact you and let you know next steps in receiving your food.
If qualified, Meals on Wheels will register you for meal delivery and let you know next steps in receiving your food.
This service is not available using a paper form.
Call 210.431.8326 between the business hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Call 210.735.5115 between the business hours of 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
This service is not available in person. Please use Online or Phone.
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