Lawrence food assistance


Just Food bank, 1200 E. 11th St, 856-7030.

Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Ballard Community Center, 708 Elm St., 842-0729

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Penn House, 1035 Penn., 842-0440

Hours: 8 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Friday.

Trinity Interfaith Pantry, 1027 Vt., 843-6166.

Hours: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday; and 10 a.m-noon, Saturday.

First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive, 843-0020

Hours: 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday.

The Leo Center, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Suite 100, 841-7297

Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.

• First Christian Church, 1000 Ky., 843-0679.

Hours: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., third Thursday of the month.


• Jubilee Cafe, 946 Vt., in the basement of First United Methodist Church, 856-9521 . Hours: 7 a.m.-8 a.m., Tuesday and Friday.

L.I.N.K. (Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen), 221 W. 10th St., 331-3663

Hours: 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Salvation Army, 946 N.H., 843-4188.

Hours: 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

SNAP (formerly food stamps)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. Benefits are provided on an electronic card that is used like an ATM card and accepted at most grocery stores and the Lawrence Farmers’ Markets.

Apply online at or pick up an application at one of the following SRS Access points:

• Community Health Facility, 200 Maine.

• Health Care Access, 1920 Moodie Road.

• Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

• Lawrence Workforce Center, 2540 Iowa St., Suite R.

• United Way Center for Human Services, 2518 Ridge Court.

For more information, contact the Lawrence SRS office, 1901 Delaware, at 832-3700.

Tagged: food pantries, kitchens, food stamps


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