Free meal and food distribution is happening across San Francisco. Explore the following sites to find the location that is most convenient to you. For food resources in San Francisco, check out sf.gov. For more SF food resources based on location, visit sfgov.maps.arcgis.com and nokidhungry.org.
Disclaimer: Children’s Council does not endorse any of these services. Please check all websites for the most up to date information regarding program availability and eligibility.
Click the link to search for nearby food pantries, senior food distributions, CalFresh assistance, and other food programs.
3453 18th Street, SF Phone: 415-431-1180
Weekly food pantry for immigrant and/or low-income families in need (Spanish, English & Chinese). See website for days and details.
School District (SFUSD)
School meals are free for all SFUSD students starting in the 2021-2022 school year.
This includes breakfast and lunch at all schools. Supper will be available at after school programs.
Save time and money next year by having your children take advantage of free school meals! Their participation keeps Federal funds here in San Francisco and supports the meal program to improve and expand. For more information, visit sfusd.edu.
Family Resource Centers
50 Broad St, SF. Phone: 415-406-1370
Every Tuesday for fresh food; every other day dry goods are available. Call in advance as location may change.
751 Missouri St, SF. Phone: 415-795-3591
Every Tuesday for fresh food; every other day dry goods are available.
1426 Fillmore, #303, SF. Phone: 415-202-9770
The Western Addition FRC has food boxes available.
741 30th Avenue, SF. Phone: 415-751-6600
3 weekly food pantries for Richmond District residents of any income level; Monday, 4:00-5:00 PM, Tuesday, 2:45-4:45 PM, Thursday, 2:30-4:00 PM. Emergency food access for any San Francisco resident is also available.
Healthy breakfast and lunch will be provided daily this winter/spring. At the Club, youth are provided with all-natural, healthy snacks and drinks.
Phone: 415-447-2335. Email: email@example.com
Free meals provided to sick, disabled and older adults who are in the Community Nutrition Program.
150 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
10:00am to 1:30pm – Open to everyone, including seniors and families with children.
2111 Jennings St, San Francisco, CA 94124
Breakfast: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Dinner: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
225 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
Monday to Saturday: Noon – 2pm
Vegetarian meals, some vegan
Benefits & Nutrition Programs
Phone: 415-558-4700. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone based CalFresh application assistance for low-income families and individuals—available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese, and Russian (and others through translation services). Click link to apply online.
Find your local WIC office and phone number through the link above.
Phone-based application assistance for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and children under five.