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RCAH AWARDED GRANT for new

FOOD RECOVERY PROGRAM. 

Click here for more details!

Our 4th Annual SCARE AWAY HUNGER FOOD DRIVE is coming

Oct 21 & 22.  

Click here for more details!

 

CLICK HERE TO "ADOPT" A LOCAL FOOD PANTRY / FEEDING PROGRAM THRU THE FOOD BANK OF THE HUDSON VALLEY

Want to Become a Member?

Please call us at:

+1 845 268-8023

or fill out our contact form.

 

Rockland Community Against Hunger

209 N Route 9W

Congers, NY 10920

 

Read more ABOUT US.

Read about how we distributed over 2,000,000 pounds of healthy food to food pantries and soup kitchens throughout Rockland County

 

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Want to see how YOU CAN HELP? - Contact US

 

Read about us to find out more about the food pantries, soup kitchens and other related programs in Rockland County.

Federal & State Nutrition Assistance Programs

Rockland County Programs

For more information about health and nutritional services in Rockland County, CLICK HERE to visit our website.

 

For specific information on nutrition, diabetes and other programs and services provided by the Rockland Department of Health - CLICK HERE

Program

For Who?*

Benefit

To Apply

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Adult day care, child care,  afterschool programs, homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters

Meals in care settings, low-income neighborhoods

NYS CACFP: 1-800-942-3858
  

Congregate Meals

Adults age 60+ and their spouses

Daily nutritious meals, up to 5x per week

NYS Senior   Citizen’s Helpline:1-800-342-9871 

Farmers’ Markets

Nutrition Program

Older adults; Women, Infant Children (WIC)
recipients

$20 of coupon vouchers for older adults, varying cash–value vouchers for WIC participants

CLICK HERE to find a farmers' markets that accept SNAP

or Contact area office for aging, (845) 364-2110, WIC clinic.

SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamp Program)

 

Individuals and families that meet income guidelines

Monthly “food dollars” used with an Electronic Benefit Card (EBT)

Call SNAP / Food Stamp office (845) 364-3100 or CLICK HERE to visit the Local Dept. of Social Services; In Rockland County website.

Home Delivered Meals

 

Homebound and at-risk older adults

1-2 nutritious meals daily, 5x week

NYS Senior Citizen’s Helpline: 1-800-342-9871 

Nutrition Outreach & Education Program (NOEP)

 

Individuals and families potentially eligible for food stamp benefits

Outreach, educational presentations, pre-screenings, one-on-one help

NOEP Coordinator:  Rosa Balbuena at 845-942-5791 ext 14  or visit www.catholiccharitiesny.org

School Meals

Children enrolled in school. Must meet income guidelines.

Breakfast and lunch at school, sometimes free or reduced-price

Contact your child’s school for free and reduced-price school meal application

 

Rockland County Dept. of Health - Nutrition

Rockland County Residents

Whether you want help to quit smoking, make your business a healthier place to work, or to explore Rockland's park system with your family...Steps can help.

Looking for information about good nutrition, healthier cooking, weight loss, or where to find better food choices in your community? Then you've come to the right place! CLICK HERE for more information.

Summer Meals

Children and teenagers, age 18 and younger

Free meals during summer, mostly in low-income neighborhoods

For a list of  summer meal sites:

1-800-522-5006

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) of Rockland

Pregnant women, infants, children age 4 and under who qualify

Monthly food vouchers, nutrition education, health screenings, farmers’ market coupons, breastfeeding support

Call WIC Rockland office:

(845) 364-2577 or CLICK HERE


For Other Rockland County Services contact:
  • Rockland County Dept. of Social Serivces - (845) 364-2000 - or CLICK HERE
  • or the Rockland County Dept. of Health    - (845) 364-2512 - or CLICK HERE

*Each program has additional eligibility requirements.

Prepared by a project of the Nutrition Consortium of NYS, USDA/FNS, and NYS OTDA, July 2010. This
institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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