Emergency Groceries

Countywide (Santa Rosa location)
Catholic Charities Rural Food Program: 528-8712.  Weekly food distribution at rural community sites for people living at or below the poverty line & unable to reach urban food banks & pantries. Se habla español.

Food for Thought (Sonoma County AIDS Food Bank): 887-1647. 
Free weekly groceries, nutritional supplements
& counseling for people with HIV/AIDS. 
Tue-Sat 10am-4:30pm. Call for intake.
6550 Railroad Av, Forestville. Se habla español.

Food Stamps (CalFresh): 565-2715 or 800-331-2278. For elderly, disabled or low income individuals & families. Walk-ins M-F 8am-5pm.
Apply for stamps M-F 8:30am-3pm.
Or apply online:
2550 Paulin Dr. Se habla español.

Calfresh/Food Stamp Assistance:
Call for an
appointment for help at any of the agencies in
the list below. You don't need a
physical address to be eligible for food stamps.
Se habla español.

  • Community Action Partnership  Sonoma (Santa Rosa): 544-6911

  • Healdsburg Day Labor Center: 433-6652

  • La Luz (Boyes Hot Springs): 938-5131

  • Petaluma People Services Center: 765-8488

  • Sonoma Co. Adult & Youth Development: (Rohnert Park) 793-9030

  • West Co. Community Services: Guerneville, 869-0655; Sebastopol, 823-1640.

Friends in Service Here (FISH): 527-5151.
3 days of groceries 1x month. Call for intake.
M-F 10:30-2 & Sat 10:30-12. 1055 Benton St.
Se habla español.

Harvest Christian Center Feed Our Children:
575-1620.  Fruits, vegetables & bread every Thurs 10am-3pm. Walk-ins only.  Up to 6 times/yr.  
ID & social security numbers required.
1821 Piner Rd. (rear of building).
Se habla español.

Redwood Covenant Church Open Closet: 528-8463. For low income individuals & families. 2nd Sat of each month 8:30-10am. 3175 Sebastopol Rd. 
Se habla español.

Redwood Empire Food Bank: 523-7900. Monthly distributions for all
ages countywide. Monthly food box for seniors 60+ & children to age 5. Call for intake & locations. Proof of age, income, & ID required. M-F 8-4:30.
Se habla español.

St. Vincent De Paul Relief Svs: 584-1579.
Emergency food & clothing for families & individuals. First come, first served.
Opens 8:30am & closes when list is full.
Se ofrese español limitado.

The Salvation Army: 542-0998. Emergency food assistance. Photo ID & official record of birth for children. New clients get food once in 90 days.
Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park & Cotati residents.
M-Th 10am-12pm. 93 Stony Point Circle.
Se ofrese español limitado.

WIC (Women, Infants & Children): 565-6590/800-816-3663.
WIC checks/EBT cards, nutritional counseling, breastfeeding info & referrals for pregnant or
nursing mothers & children to age 5.
Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Sonoma & Guerneville residents. Se habla español.


Cloverdale Food Pantry: 894-7896. Fri 1-3pm.
202 Commercial St.

WIC (Alliance Medical Clinic): 431-0831.
Call M-F 8-5. Se habla español.
See Santa Rosa listing.


NOAH:  See Rohnert Park listing.

The Salvation Army: 542-0998.
See Countywide listing.


Food Closet (Forestville United Methodist Church):
2nd & 4th Mon 10-11am. 6550 Covey Rd.

Food for Thought (Sonoma County AIDS Food Bank): 887-1647.  See Countywide listing.


River to Coast Children’s Svs: 869-3613/800-994-3613. Emergency food, diapers & formula for families with young children. Some OTC medications. Call ahead for infant formula,
pull up diapers, head lice treatment or baby food.
Walk in M-F 9-5. 16300 First St.
Se habla español.

Russian River Community Pantry (Guerneville Community Church): 869-3661. 2nd & 4th Sat
10am-12pm. 14520 Armstrong Woods Rd.

West Co. Community Svs Emergency Food:
869-0654. Tues 11am. West County residents.
First come, first served.
Guerneville Park & Ride, Hwy 116 & River Rd.

WIC: 565-6590/800-816-3663.
See Countywide listing.


Healdsburg Shared Ministries Food Pantry:
Tue, Wed, Fri: 3-4:30pm. Healdsburg &
Geyserville residents. 1505 Healdsburg Av.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church: 433-2107.
1st Thur of each month 8:30-10am
(no requirements). 209 Matheson St.

Trinity Baptist Church: 433-4364.
1st Sat of each month 9-10am. Brown bag food
3rd Fri of each month 9-10am.
Bring proof of income.
515 Powell Av.

WIC (Alliance Medical Clinic): 431-0831.
Call M-F 8-5. 1381 University St.
Se habla español. See Countywide listing.

Monte Rio

Mission Food Program: 865-0834. Groceries Tue 5-6:30pm.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Mission,
20329 Hwy 116.


Interchurch Food Pantry:
See Sebastopol listing.

Occidental Community Church: 874-3501. Food vouchers. Pick up Sunday before 10 am or after church at 11:30am. Occidental area residents only. 3637 Church St.

COTS Food Box: 778-6380.  Emergency groceries
for qualified families & individuals. Call for application. 301 Payran & D Sts.
Se habla español.

The Salvation Army: 769-0716.
Emergency food assistance. Photo ID, proof of residency & children’s official birth record. New clients receive food commodities once in 90 days. Petaluma, Penngrove & Cotati residents.
M-Th 9am-11pm. 721 So. McDowell Blvd.
Se ofrese español limitado.
See Countywide listing.

WIC: 565-6590/800-816-3663.
See Countywide listing.

Rohnert Park

Bring bags or boxes for 20-25 lbs of food.  Cotati, Rohnert Park & Penngrove residents with photo ID.  Wed 4pm to 6pm. Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, 5475 Snyder La. Se habla español.

The Salvation Army: 542-0998.
See Countywide listing

Santa Rosa

Catholic Worker Food Pantry: 575-8342. 
Tue & Fri only. Sign up at 8am & pick up at 10am. Bring ID for self & children. 437 A St.  
Se habla español.

Elisha's Pantry: 527-0196/542-2569. Groceries Thu 4-5:30 pm.  Bennett & Rincon Valley residents in zip codes 95404, 95405, 95409. 1717 Yulupa Av.
(Christ Church United Methodist parking lot).

Foundation Christian Fellowship Food Pantry:
573-5700. Call M-F 8-4pm to pick up food on Saturdays. 28 Maxwell Ct. Se habla español.

Prayer Chapel Mission: 546-6520. Food closet
1st Wed each month, 2-4pm. 1335 So. Wright Rd.
Se habla español.


Interchurch Food Pantry (St. Stephen’s Church): 823-2483. Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10am-12 noon. Serves Sebastopol, Graton & Occidental.
500 Robinson Rd.


Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH): 996-0111.
3 days of groceries 1x mo. for 3 mos. Call M-F
9am-12pm for pick-up 1:30-2:30. Glen Ellen to Schellville residents. 18330 Sonoma Hwy.
(Enter on Sierra Dr.)  Se habla español.

WIC: 565-6590/800-816-3663.
See Countywide listing.


WIC (Alliance Medical Clinic): 431-0831.
Call M-F 8-5. 1381 University St., Healdsburg.
Se habla español. See Countywide listing.

Windsor Service Alliance: 838-6947.  Fri 2-4. New clients at 3pm. Two forms of I.D. & proof of Windsor residency. 8987 Windsor Rd.


Countywide (Santa Rosa location)
Council on Aging Senior Dining Sites: 525-0383.
Hot lunches for seniors 60+. Call for locations, days & times or visit website. $4 donation (not required).

Holiday Events & Meals: 211 or 800-325-9604.
Se habla español.

Redwood Empire Food Bank: 523-7900.  Free children's lunch during summer. Call for intake & locations. M-F 8-4:30.
Se habla español.

Redwood Gospel Mission: 542-4817. Breakfast & dinner. Breakfast & devotion at 6:30am; Dinner & chapel at 6pm. Attendance at services required.
18+ years old.  Photo ID required. 101 6th St. 
Se habla español.

Sonoma County Indian Health Project: 521-4545. Seniors, people with disabilities & their spouses. $3.50 seniors, $6.50 others. Donations welcome.
Call 1 day ahead. M-F 9-3. 144 Stony Point Rd.
Se habla español.

St. Vincent de Paul’s Free Dining Room: 528-7580.  Lunch 11:30-12:30pm daily. 610 Wilson St.

The Living Room: 579-0142.
Free breakfast & lunch for homeless and
at-risk women & children only. M-F 8:30-1:00.
636 Cherry St. Se habla español.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation (UUCSR): 568-5381. 
Saturday Breakfast 7-8:30am.
547 Mendocino Av.


Free Dinners Project: 869-2491. Soup, salad, & vegetarian whole grain meals. 2nd & last Wed of month 4:30-6:30pm. Volunteers 1:30-8:30pm. Guerneville Veterans Memorial Hall,
First & Church Sts.

Russian River Senior Resource Center: 869-0618. Dining site for seniors 60+. Tue-Fri 9-4. Lunch 11:30. $4 donation (not required).
15010 Armstrong Woods Rd.
Se ofrese español limitado.


St. Paul’s Sunday Meal Program: 433-2107.
Sundays 4pm. 209 Matheson.

Monte Rio

Mission Food Program: 865-0834. 
Dinner 1st & 3rd Tue 5-6:30.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Mission,
20329 Hwy 116.


Petaluma Kitchen (COTS): 778-6380.
Mid-day meal 7 days/wk for
low income Petaluma residents.
M-F 11:30-1, Sat-Sun 11:30-12:30.
900 Hopper St. 

Petaluma People Services Ctr Senior Dining:
For seniors 60+. M-F: Coffee 12-12:30pm.
Activities 12:30-1pm. Lunch 1pm.
Call day before to reserve. Limited transportation available. $3.50-$8 donation (not required).
211 Novak Dr. Se habla español.


Brown Baggers (Sonoma Overnight Support):
933-9593. Free burrito lunch at several sites in Sonoma Valley Mon & Thur 11:30am. 
Free soup & salad Fri at La Luz, 17560 Greger St.
4-6pm. Se habla español.


Harvest for the Hungry Garden ~ 1717 Yulupa Avenue ~ Santa Rosa, CA 95405

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