Community Resources

If you need additional food assistance:

  • Click to find a Houston Food Bank partner near you.
  • Call our the Houston Food Bank helpline at 832-369-9390
  • Text FOOD to 855-308-2282 to find the nearest food pantry in the area.
  • Apply for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to help you purchase groceries and get referrals to other services such as utility assistance and rental assistance with help from certified navigators How To Get Virtual Assistance (CAP)
    • Submit your request for assistance and receive a call back
    • Call the helpline at 832-369-9390
    • P-EBT/P-SNAP is a one-time benefit for families that have lost access to free or reduced-price meals because of closures related to COVID-19. Find answers to frequently asked questions here: P-SNAP FAQs
    • Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a one-time benefit for eligible families to buy food.

–For access to other services, contact the United Way of Greater Houston Helpline at 2-1-1 or 713-957-4357