Aptos, CA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 79 food pantries in the Aptos area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Aptos , CA 95001

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Aptos, CA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Aptos , CA.

Area Served:
Aptos , CA



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Aptos Christian Fellowship

3 Miles Away

7200 Freedom Boulevard
Aptos, CA 95003
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Services:
Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

Hours:
Hours vary

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County (Aptos)

Additional Services:
Hosts A Food Pantry For Residents Who Live In Aptos. Distributes Food On The Last Tuesday Of Each Month From 10-12 On A First Come, First Served Basis.



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Twin Lakes Church

3 Miles Away

2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Room 704
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 566-3791

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Services:
Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

Hours:
Wednesday, 3:30-5:30

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides A Weekly Food Pantry



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Inner Light Ministries

4 Miles Away

5630 Soquel Drive
Soquel, CA 95073
(831) 465-9090

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Services:
Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

Hours:
Food Distribution;

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County (Soquel)

Additional Services:
Serves As A Second Harvest Food Distribution Site For People In Need In Santa Cruz County.



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Community Bridges Live Oak Family Resource Center

5 Miles Away

1740 - 17th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 476-7284

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Services:
Case/Care Management for Families, Childbirth Education, Health Insurance Information/Counseling, Mentoring Programs for Youth and Probationers, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance for Families with Children, Paralegal Counseling, Parenting Education, Specialized Information and Referral for Families

Hours:
Tuesday-Friday, 9-12, 1-4;

Eligibility:
None for most services

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County (Live Oak)

Additional Services:
Offers A Wide Range Of Services To The Community Including Childbirth Preparation Classes, Parenting Classes, Positive Discipline Classes, Case Management And Home Visiting, Health Plan Enrollment Assistance, Education And Advocacy, Paraprofessional Counseling, Brief Crisis Case Management, Mentoring Youth On Probation And Information And Referrals To Other Resources.



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Grace Community Church

10 Miles Away

Confidential Location
Watsonville, CA



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The Salvation Army Watsonville Corps Community Center

11 Miles Away

112 Grant Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-3922

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Services:
Clothing Vouchers, Community Shelters, Homeless Shelter for Mothers, Homeless Shelter for Women, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens, Substance Abuse Drop In Services, Supportive Housing for Women, Utility Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-4

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Aptos, Capitola, Live Oak, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz

Additional Services:
Provides An Overnight Shelter For Men And Women, A Six-month Shelter Program For Women And Children, And Supportive Housing For Women Transitioning Out Of A Rehabilitation Or Aftercare Program.



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Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County

11 Miles Away

800 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-7110

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Services:
Communications/Marketing Volunteer Opportunities, Emergency Food Clearinghouses, Food Banks/Food Distribution Warehouses, Food Sorting/Packing Volunteer Opportunities, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Speakers/Speakers Bureaus for Hunger/Food Issues, Specialized Information and Referral for Hunger/Food Issues

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8-4

Eligibility:
Member agencies - Nonprofit agency food provider serving Santa Cruz County. Community Food Hotline - anyone in need of food assistance

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Gathers And Distributes Food To Participating Charitable Agencies. Foods Are Gathered From Surplus Food Products And Edible But Unmarketable Food That Has Been Acquired From Growers, Grocers And Other Sources. Also Included Are The Supermarket Chains, Food Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Restaurant Suppliers, Agencies That Organize Food Drives, Government Departments (e.g., The Usda) And Other Organizations That Donate Food On A Regular Basis To Food Banks And/or Directly To Food Pantries, Meal Programs, Homeless Shelters And Other Human Service Agencies With Food Programs.



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Pajaro Valley Loaves And Fishes, Inc.

11 Miles Away

150 - 2nd Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-4144

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Services:
Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens, Specialized Information and Referral

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-3

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides A Free Hot Lunch Every Weekday At Noon To All Needy Individuals. Offers Free Bags Of Groceries For Those In Need. Also Offers Information And Referral For Related Services Such As Financial Help, Shelters And Other Basic Needs.



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Pajaro Rescue Mission

11 Miles Away

111 Railroad Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-2074

Services:
Food Donation Programs, Furniture, Furniture/Home Furnishings Donation Programs, Homeless Shelter for Men, Information and Referral for Homeless People and Men, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

Hours:
7pm-6:30am daily

Eligibility:
Homeless man

Area Served:
Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Cruz County, Solano County

Additional Services:
Provides A Long-term Homeless Shelter For Men For Up To 13 Months. Men Can Join The Program If They Are Homeless, Have Anger Issues Or Have Substance Abuse Issues.



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Catholic Charities Of The Diocese Of Monterey Watsonville Office

11 Miles Away

217 E Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 393-3110

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Services:
Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Utility Service Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-5 by appointment

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Monterey County, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides Assistance For Needs Such As Eviction, Utility Shutoff Including Gas, Electric And Water, Food, Lodging Or Other Critical Problems.



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