There is No Reason for You to Go Hungry!

Our clients all meet eligibility requirements which closely follow those of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) of the USDA, and must provide documentation of need. If you need food but are not sure if you meet the eligibility requirements listed below, or think you may qualify for special consideration, please come to the Pantry during our scheduled business hours to find out if you are eligible.
General Eligibility Requirements:

You are automatically qualified if you participate in one of the following programs:

• Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
• Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (YES, IF YOU RECEIVE FOOD STAMPS YOU ARE STILL QUALIFIED TO RECEIVE FOOD AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS FROM THE FLEMINGTON AREA FOOD PANTRY.)
• Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
• Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
• MEDICAID

Participants in these programs will be asked to show proof of participation.
Your total household income cannot exceed 185% of federal poverty guidelines. You will be asked to show proof of income such as unemployment, a social security check, or a pay stub.
You will be asked to complete an application providing your name and address, and the names and ages of others in your family. All of the information you provide may be verified.
If you are in need of emergency food or shelter please call:

Hunterdon County
Division of Social Services
908-788-1300
between the hours of 8:30AM – 4:30PM or Hunterdon Helpline
1-800-272-INFO (4630) after 4:30PM at night