Solanus Casey Food Pantry


Looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? Catholic Social Services may be the answer.

How to Help

We take monetary donations, used and new vehicles, food, furniture, medical equipment, and other items.

The Solanus Casey Food Pantry is located in New Bedford, Massachusetts in our New Bedford Office and serves residents on the Southcoast, Massachusetts, including Bristol county.

The food pantry is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10AM-12PM to the community. We ask that you bring a picture ID, proof of income, proof of residency (i.e. utilities bill) and if you have children either a birth certificate or MASSHEALTH card for each child. The entrance to the food pantry is to the left of the main entrance, down the balconied path.

Catholic Social Services, together with St. John the Baptist, St. Mary’s Dartmouth, St. James, Neustra Senora de Guadeloupe, Our Lady of the Assumption, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, and St. John Neumann, collaborate in the everyday operations.

Also, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Child Nutrition Partnership, Salvation Army, Citizens for Citizens, First Baptist Church, along with local schools and community members/groups/drives support the food pantry. This collaborative team has helped us to become the largest provider of food outside of the Greater Boston area servicing close to 800 clients and their families monthly. In addition, the Food Pantry helps to feed emergency situations in the community, and the numerous residential and other clients of CSS.

For more information, donations, sponsorships, or to volunteer, contact:

Matthew Dansereau
Basic Needs Coordinator
New Bedford Office
(508) 997-7337

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1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724

Phone: 508-674-4681