Feeding the Hungry Along the Shoreline

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get helpThe Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is an interfaith service that provides food and fellowship to those in need and educates our community on hunger and poverty.

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We recognize that we all may end up needing food and fellowship at some point in our lives and that empathy makes us committed to being here for you with open arms and hearts.

Below you will find the locations of all our meal sites and pantries.  In addition, see our Q&A page for a list of common questions and answers that might help you decide what will help you most.   For Pantry Guest Guidelines, download information here.

As always please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

USDA Non-discrimination information English and Spanish - download here..

Locations of Meal Sites:

NOTE:  The following meal sites are
drive up/take away:
Chester, Essex (Baptist Church), Old Saybrook,
Deep River, Westbrook and Centerbrook.

Clinton Methodist and St. John's Essex are Dine In only
Grace Episcopal is Dine In and Drive Thru

Closed - Old Lyme meal site

Sundays  5:00 - 6:00 pm (Open)
United Church of Chester, 29 West Main Street, Chester

Mondays  5:00 - 6:00 pm (Open)

The First Baptist Church in Essex, 10 Prospect Street, Essex

Tuesdays  5:00 - 6:00 pm (Open)
St. John's Episcopal Church, 23 Main Street, Essex

Wednesdays  12:00 - 1:00 pm (Open)
Grace Episcopal Church, 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook

Wednesdays  5:00 - 6:00 pm (Open)
United Methodist Church, 12 Commerce Street, Clinton

Thursdays  5:00 - 6:00 pm (Open)
Deep River Congregational Church, 1 Church Street, Deep River

Fridays  12:00 - 1:00 pm (Open)
Trinity Lutheran Church, 109 Main Street, Centerbrook

Fridays 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Open)
Westbrook Congregational Church, 1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook

Locations of Food Pantries:
(NOTE:  Open for curb-side pick-up.  Please remember to wear a face mask.)

Tuesdays  11:30 - 2:15 pm  (Open)
St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, 222 McVeagh Road, Westbrook

Tuesdays  2:00 - 4:00 pm  (Open)
First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational), 366 Main Street, 
Old Saybrook

Wednesdays  3:30 - 6:00 pm (Open)
First Church of Christ, Congregational, 55 Church Road, Clinton

Thursdays  2:30 - 4:30 pm (Open)
St. John's Episcopal Church, 400 Main Street, Niantic
Pantry is held inside 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturdays  8:30 - 10:30 am (Open)
First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Road, Old Lyme
Pantry is held inside 
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Curbside pickup is no longer available.

Shoreline Resources by Town

Here is a listing of all shoreline food resources. Download here.



Here is a map of the areas we serve. Download here.
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