Get help with food/and or client services
Call our hotline 832-369-9390 for application assistance:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formerly Food Stamps
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash benefits
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Women’s Health Program
(Family Planning, Health screenings through Medicaid
CHIP Perinatal Program
535 Portwall St.
Houston, TX 77029
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The pantry serves working families who can't access their neighborhood pantry.
Emergency Pantry Information (PDF)
Emergency Pantry Verification (PDF)
Our Social Services Outreach team can also provide Linkage and Referral Services to other social service providers and other food bank programs.
For Individuals and Families needing to find food right now
Contact a food pantry, meal site and/or shelter Near You -Search by zip code or agency name.
Visit SNAP ed for tools and resources in the following sections: Guidelines for Good Health, Balanced Diet, Balanced Lifestyle, Healthy Cooking and Recipes, and How to Eat Right When Money is Tight.
Call 2-1-1 for other assistance (ex. bills, transportation, etc.)
For Agencies (Church pantry, meal site, shelter, etc.)
Become a Member Agency of the Houston Food Bank.