New Bedford Food Pantry

American Red Cross, 593 Kempton Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 996-8286

About this Location

The American Red Cross' New Bedford Food Pantry works collaboratively with food distributors and community-based agencies to coordinate services and provide residents with (at minimum) a three-day supply of nutritionally-balanced groceries, once a month.

Specialties and Services


  • Benefits Counseling
  • Food Pantry

Service Settings

  • Food Aid


  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

  • SNAP (food stamps) Screening
  • SNAP Application Assistance


  • N/A


  • Not Provided

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Walk-in service
  • Open referral

Intake Process

  • The pantry is open for clients on Thursdays from 1pm-6pm
  • Food Stamps screening and application assistance is provided during pantry hours
  • For More information: (617) 274-5200 x 5596

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Other Elgibility Criteria:
  • To enroll, a photo ID must be supplied and any type of ID for household members (such as a medical card)
  • Services are limited to one visit per individual or family per month


  • Does not apply