Food pantries report changes to their normal operations

Sussex County. Food Pantries can add their information by emailing Tamara Contreras at Updated information and press releases regarding all of Sussex County may be found at

| 31 Mar 2020 | 01:05


● Andover Presbyterian Church (973-786-5094) Next food pickup is from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 5. The Catholic Family and Community Food Pantry will be open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers will hand bags of food to clients.

● Good Shepard Parish Food Pantry (973-786-6631) Every Thursday 10 a.m.-noon. Call ahead.


● First Presbyterian Church of Franklin (973-827-6444) Saturday lunch program cancelled this week.


● First Baptist Church of Newton (973-383-9757) Third and fourth Mondays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5-6 p.m.

● NORWESCAP Pathways 2 Prosperity (973-383-3945) Every Tuesday, both curbside pickup and curbside delivery.

● Project Self Sufficiency (973-940-3500) Daily 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Redeemer Lutheran Church: Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


● SCARC Harvest Home Foods is closed until further notice.


● First Presbyterian Church of Stanhope (973-347-5142) Closed until April 6 for services. Call for more information.

● Stanhope United Methodist Church (973-347-0247) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon.


● United Methodist Church (973-697-6202) Call for appointment.


● Glenwood Baptist Church no longer has a food pantry.

● St. Francis De Sales Parish (973-827-3248) Normal operations. Call ahead to make an appointment. Wednesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon for food pickup.

● United Methodist Church Vernon (973-764-3188) Call for appointment Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon


● Church of the Good Shepherd (973-875-0919) Porch pick up only. Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call ahead on Tuesday or Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon


● Meals on Wheels (973-5790555) is available to Sussex County seniors, 60 and up, who meet the clinical eligibility criteria: homebound, without support, needing assistance with meals. The program can provide up to one meal a day that meets one-third of the daily nutrition for a senior citizen. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic these meals could be frozen or shelf stable. Call to be screened for services.

● Sussex Help Center Food Pantry (973-702-1922) Call for more information.

● DASI: Food Pantry (973- 579-2386) Normal operations for DASI clients only. Call to make an appointment.

● Department of Agriculture (609-292-8896 is working remotely with the Division of Family Development (609-588-2000)

● Sussex County Division of Social Services (973-383-3600) Daily 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.