Coronavirus NYC Food Resource Guide: Mott Haven/Melrose

by NYC Food Policy Editor

The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center has partnered with Share MealsHunger Free AmericaBetaNYC and Plentiful to compile the most current and accurate data for these resource guides, which are CONTINUALLY UPDATED.

THE RESOURCE GUIDES ARE MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH A COMMUNITY-WIDE EFFORT. IF YOU KNOW OF ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, PLEASE EMAIL info@nycfoodpolicy.org. THANK YOU!

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Coronavirus NYC Food Resource Guide: Melrose/Mott Haven

As New York City faces increasing closures and changes to everyday life due to coronavirus (COVID-19), the HUNTER COLLEGE NYC FOOD POLICY CENTER aims to provide additional resources and support to community members whose lives are impacted by COVID-19.

Below is a resource guide with the following information: meals for children, meals for seniors, retail food stores and their delivery/benefits policies, local food pantries and soup kitchens, resources for homeless people, resources for immigrant populations and resources for people with disabilities.

The Center has also included citywide organizations and additional resources for New Yorkers, which are applicable to community members outside of Melrose/Mott Haven as well. If you have family, friends or co-workers in other neighborhoods, please refer to our website where we have published additional reports. Please always call the listed organizations before visiting to get the latest information about their services, as many are changing daily. 

If you or someone you know has additional questions or is facing hunger or food insecurity please contact us at info@nycfoodpolicy.org or call the following organizations:

  • USDA National Hunger Hotline (Hunger Free America): 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (para español); Monday through Friday (7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET)
  • HRA’s Emergency Food Hotline: 866-888-8777
  • Shelter or Temporary Housing Assistance: 3-1-1

Melrose/Mott Haven Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens

The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center is collaborating with Plentiful: a completely free, easy-to-use reservation system for food pantries and the people they serve. Through their database, the information below is constantly updated with the latest opening hours and/or changes due to COVID-19.

Many pantries require identification but may be making exceptions under the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call to see if identification is required.

EMERGENCY HELP NEEDED: Millions of New Yorkers rely on food pantries and soup kitchens to survive. To date, ⅓ have closed in NYC due to COVID-19. They relied on retired seniors to volunteer and since seniors can no longer safely leave their homes, pantries are in desperate need of young and healthy volunteers.

VOLUNTEER TO SERVE EMERGENCY FOOD TODAY WITH IN IT TOGETHER NYC.

  • Calvary Deliverance Christian Assembly, Inc.
    737 Concourse Village E, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-5254, (718) 665-5443
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 1:00PM-3:00PM
    • Open to community members
  • Campaign Against Hunger, Andrew Jackson Housing Dev - Mobile Food Pantry
    785 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 773-3551
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Thursday 12:00PM-2:00PM
  • City Harvest Mobile Market, Melrose Houses
    286 E 156th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (646) 412-0729, (646) 412-0740
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Wednesday 9:30AM-11:30AM: 4th Wednesday of the month
    • Saturday 9:30AM-11:30AM: 2nd Saturday of the month
    • Eligibility requirements: must be resident of the Melrose, Morrisania Air Rights, or Andrew Jackson Houses
  • Department of Probation, Bronx
    198 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 537-5395
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No
    Kosher,Halal

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00AM-12:00PM
    • Once COVID pandemic is over, a limited number of visits per month may be reimplemented
  • Grand Central Food Program, Lincoln Hospital
    Morris Ave & 148th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (212) 776-2000
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00PM-8:10PM
    • Mobile truck moves through different areas of the city in the evening. To find out when it will visit a neighborhood near you, please check website.
    • Trucks are at each location for about 5-10 minutes.
  • HOSTOS Community College
    120 E 149th St, Room B101, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 319-7981
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday, Wednesday 11:00AM-4:00PM: By appointment only
    • Pantry is by appointment only and exclusively for registered students and alumnae of HOSTOS Community College
  • Missionary Church of Christ, Inc.
    937 Teller Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 588-4545, (917) 488-8413
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:00AM-12:00PM: Every other Saturday
  • Momentum Project Boom! Health Center - Food Pantry
    226 E 144th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 292-7718
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday 11:00AM-2:00PM
    • 100 meals per day total available
  • Momentum Project, Boom! Health, Wellness - Food Pantry
    3144 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 295-5690, (718) 292-7718
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Only serves first 100 visitors
  • New York City Relief - Mobile Sites
    (908) 352-8778, (800) 736-2773, (908) 416-8883
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Stops at Brooke Avenue (Between 147th and 148th Street)
    • This location has soup, bread, beverages, socks, hygiene kits
  • Salvation Army, Bronx Citadel - Food Pantry
    425 E 159th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-8472, x
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Tuesday 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Only open to people in the following zip codes:
      • 10451, 10452, 10454, 10455, 10456, 10459, 10465, 10472, 10473, 10474
    • Document showing proof of residence in one of the above zip codes required
    • Document showing how many people are in the individual's household is also required
  • Salvation Army, Bronx Citadel - Soup Kitchen
    425 E 159th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-8472, x
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00PM-2:00PM
    • Open to everyone
  • Shout for Joy Baptist Church
    421 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 400-0409
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday October 30 8:00AM-9:30AM
    • Saturday November 6 8:00AM-9:30AM
    • Saturday November 13 8:00AM-9:30AM
    • Saturday November 20 8:00AM-9:30AM
    • Saturday November 27 8:00AM-9:30AM
  • Abraham House, Inc.
    342 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-9321
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 6:30AM-7:30AM
  • Abundant Life Tabernacle
    2692 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-8734
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Tuesday, Thursday 12:00PM-2:00PM
  • Catholic Charities Community Services, Bronx - Food Pantry
    402 E 152nd St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-9090 x19
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday October 27 11:00AM-2:00PM
    • Thursday October 28 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Friday October 29 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Wednesday November 3 11:00AM-2:00PM
    • Thursday November 4 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Text name to (347) 536-5193 to make an appointment
    • ID and proof of address required
  • Cienfuegos, Bronx
    482 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (646) 808-4361
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher,Halal

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Soup kitchen opens November 2021, operating as a pantry at the moment
    • Home delivery available for COVID-19 patients
    • Kosher and halal food sometimes available by request
  • New York Common Pantry, Nourish
    423 E 138th St, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10454
    (917) 982-2564
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Wednesday 8:00AM-5:00PM
    • Proof of income and state ID required
    • For seniors only. To be eligible, seniors need to be 60 years old or older, have a New York state address and meet the financial eligibility requirements. Most seniors who qualify for SNAP will be eligible for Nourish. Once a senior is signed up, they can pick up a food package on a monthly basis.
  • St. Ann's Church of Morrisania - Food Pantry
    295 St Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 585-5632
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Wednesday, Friday 10:30AM-2:00PM
  • St. Ann's Church of Morrisania - Soup Kitchen
    295 St Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 585-5632
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Sunday 11:00AM-2:00PM
    • Serving hot grab-and-go meals
    • ID required if person is picking up more than one meal
  • St. Jerome Community Food Pantry
    330 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 665-5533, (718) 402-7866
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday October 27 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Wednesday November 3 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Wednesday November 10 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Wednesday November 17 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Wednesday November 24 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Open to people who live in zip code 10454 only
    • Registration and ID required
  • St. Luke's Food Pantry
    623 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 665-6677
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Friday October 29 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Friday November 5 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Friday November 12 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Friday November 19 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Friday November 26 10:00AM-12:00PM
    • Open to area residents only
    • Registration, photo ID, and proof of address required
  • Acacia Network, Ruth Fernandez Family Residence
    762 Fox St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 328-8180, (718) 299-1100
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday 11:00AM-12:30PM: Every other Wednesday
    • Families in the residence receive priority
    • Please bring your own bag or cart
  • City Harvest Mobile Market, St. Mary's Park
    595 Trinity Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (646) 412-0729, (646) 412-0740
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday, Saturday 9:30AM-11:30AM: 2nd Saturday & 4th Tuesday of the month
    • Eligibility requirements: Must be resident of St Mary’s Park Houses, The E.R. Moore Houses, Bronxchester Houses, Adams Houses; or resident in zip code 10455
    • The St. Mary’s Mobile Markets are held in the parking lot adjacent to 595 Trinity Avenue
  • Give Them to Eat - Food Pantry
    800 E 156th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (646) 323-9668
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Friday 12:00PM-2:00PM
  • Immaculate Conception Church
    389 E 150th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (917) 600-1644
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Friday 2:00PM-4:00PM: By appointment only; every other Friday
    • Call to make an appointment. Can also visit during the week to make an appointment and get information on SNAP.
    • Opening a location soon in Brooklyn
    • Every other Friday starting Friday 7/9/21
  • MCNY Bronx Campus Community Food Pantry
    463 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-7787 x2808
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12:00PM-6:00PM
    • Primarily for MCNY students and their family members
  • Mott Haven Community Partnership
    555 Bergen Ave, 4th Floor, Bronx, NY 10455
    (914) 529-1150
    Status: Open
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Friday October 29 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Friday November 5 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Friday November 12 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Friday November 19 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Friday November 26 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Primarily serves Mott Haven residents, but do not turn people away if they are not from there
  • New York City Relief, South Bronx - Mobile Food Pantry
    Brook Ave between 147th & 148th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (908) 416-8883
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • This location has: Soup, bread, beverages, socks, hygiene kits, prayer, life care visits & referrals to resources
  • St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
    940 E 156th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 589-4430
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Wednesday 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • Way Out Church Ministries
    520 E 148th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-8069
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday, Thursday 8:00AM-9:30AM
  • BronxWorks, McLaughlin Community Center
    1130 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
    (646) 596-1316
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 9:00AM-2:30PM: By appointment only
    • Food available by appointment only
    • To schedule an appointment, call listed number on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday
    • If you do not have an appointment, visit the food pantry on Saturday for a grab-and-go option. An appointment will be set for the next Saturday.
  • Holy Tabernacle Church - Food Pantry
    3780 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 293-9862
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Tuesday November 2 3:30PM-5:00PM
    • Tuesday November 9 3:30PM-5:00PM
    • Tuesday November 16 3:30PM-5:00PM
    • Tuesday November 23 3:30PM-5:00PM
    • Tuesday November 30 3:30PM-5:00PM
  • Holy Tabernacle Church - Soup Kitchen
    3780 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 293-9862
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday 4:30PM-5:30PM
    • Pantry opens at 4:30PM and closes when food runs out
    • Contact information and number of members in household required
  • Inspirational Gospel Assembly
    1211 Brook Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 640-7800, (347) 758-6447
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday October 30 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Saturday November 6 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Saturday November 13 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Saturday November 20 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Saturday November 27 11:00AM-1:00PM
  • Manna of Life Ministries, Inc. - Food Pantry
    1101 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 577-5788, (917)-294-4080
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Wednesday October 27 9:30AM-12:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Thursday October 28 9:30AM-12:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Saturday October 30 9:30AM-11:30PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Wednesday November 3 9:30AM-12:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Thursday November 4 9:30AM-12:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Food available by appointment only. To make an appointment, call (347) 577-5788 or (917) 549-8595 on Monday mornings at 9AM.
    • Pantry delivery may be available for those who are homebound depending on their situation
  • Manna of Life Ministries, Inc. - Soup Kitchen
    1101 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10456
    (917) 549-8595
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:00AM-1:00PM
    • Serving hot grab-and-go meals
  • Momentum Project, Argus Community
    760 E 160th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 401-5700
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Friday 12:00PM-2:00PM
    • Serves local community only
  • Morrisania Revitalization Corp Inc.
    576 E 165th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 589-7858
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00AM-1:00PM
  • New Covenant Community Development Corporation
    1175 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 328-6072 x4
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday October 27 12:00PM-2:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Thursday October 28 10:00AM-1:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Tuesday November 2 2:00PM-4:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Wednesday November 3 12:00PM-2:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
    • Thursday November 4 10:00AM-1:00PM: To make an appointment via Plentiful, text FOOD to PANTRY (726-879).
  • Redeemed Christian Church of God
    1001 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher,Halal

    • Tuesday 12:00PM-5:00PM
  • St. Augustine - Food Pantry
    1168 Franklin Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 213-4458
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Thursday 11:00AM-2:00PM
  • Temple Beth-El House of Yahweh
    3482 Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 401-0743
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher,Halal

    • Sunday October 31 8:00AM-10:00AM
    • Sunday November 7 8:00AM-10:00AM
    • Sunday November 14 8:00AM-10:00AM
    • Sunday November 21 8:00AM-10:00AM
    • Sunday November 28 8:00AM-10:00AM
  • Vineyard International Christian Ministries/Vineyard Food Pantry
    1140 Teller Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 538-9211
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 12:00PM-4:00PM
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • African Redemption Alliance
    1299 College Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Monday-Friday 10:00AM-4:00PM
    • Saturday 9:00AM-12:00AM
  • El Coqui Liberation Community Garden
    414 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Evangelistic Communities Outreach Bx
    212 E 141st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Tuesday, Thursday 10:00PM-12:00PM
  • Mercy Center
    377 E 145th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-2789
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • St. Peter's Lutheran Church
    431-437 E 140th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Thursday 9AM-1PM
    • Wednesday 10AM-2PM
  • Acacia Network, Maria Isabel Senior Center - Soup Kitchen
    787 E 149 St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 734-2539
    Status: Unknown

  • Cornerstone Assembly Church
    671 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Wednesday 10:00AM-1:00PM
  • Mission Walk an Episcopal, Lutheran Journey
    763 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (212) 665-0732
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Wednesday 2PM-7:30PM
  • Futa Islamic Center
    3400 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 270-2220
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Mission Helping Hand
    860 Forrest Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (646) 705-5538
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Saturday 10:30AM-1:00PM
  • Morrisania Baptist Church
    551 E 169th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 590-8292
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Thursday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • Saturday 9:00AM-11:30AM
  • New Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church
    1040 Washington Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 292-3898, (718) 292-4165
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Women of Courage Mission
    315 E 170th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Tuesday 10AM-5PM
    • Wednesday 10AM-5PM
    • Friday 10AM-5PM
  • Greater Universal Baptist Church
    253 E 153rd St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 585-7166, (718) 292-8640
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Temporarily closed until further notice
  • Momentum Project Boom! Health Center - Soup Kitchen
    226 E 144th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 292-7718
    Status: Closed
    ID Required:

    • Thursday 12PM-2PM
    • Thursday 12PM-2PM
    • Temporarily closed to the general public
  • Volunteers of America, Horizon Program
    349 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 585-8233
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: Unknown

  • Evangelical Garifuna Church
    344 Brook Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 585-6818
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Temporarily closed until further notice due to COVID-19
  • Path of Blessings
    506 Brook Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 600-2401
    Status: Closed
    ID Required:

    • Saturday 12:00PM-3:00PM
    • Please call before visiting. Pantry often changes hours without notice.
  • Acacia Network (United Bronx Parents), La Casita III - Food Pantry
    607 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-9808
    Status: Closed
    ID Required:

    • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00AM-2:00PM
    • Visitors line up as early as 6AM
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • Acacia Network (United Bronx Parents), La Casita III - Soup Kitchen
    607 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-9808
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: No

    • Monday-Friday 2:30PM-4:00PM
    • Runs a kitchen for veterans
  • Bronx Temple SDA Church
    495 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (347) 866-2653
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Monday, Wednesday 11:00AM-1:00PM
    • Thursday 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Temporarily closed while the organization relocates. Plans to reopen by December, 2021.
  • Give Them to Eat - Soup Kitchen
    800 E 156th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (646) 323-9668
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday 2:00PM-5:00PM
    • Temporarily closed until further notice due to kitchen renovations
  • Gospel Hill Baptist Church, Inc.
    3265 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    Status: Closed
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Tuesday 10:30AM-12:30PM

Department of Education Meal Hubs: PROGRAM ENDED

  • As of September 10th, Department of Education Meal Hub Sites are no longer serving grab-and-go meal service for adults and children

Meals for Seniors (60-years-old and above)

  • Additional Meal Delivery (see local list below for meal delivery providers)
    • Meal delivery services work on a case-by-case basis and may offer breakfast, lunch and/or dinner depending on the case.
    • Citymeals on Wheels delivers meals to seniors meeting the following criteria:
      • Must be 60 years of age or older
      • Must be unable to prepare nutritious meals or have no one to do so for you
      • Must be able to live safely at home if services are provided to you
      • Must be physically or mentally incapacitated and in need of some assistance
      • Even if you receive home care or Medicaid, you are still eligible to get meals if the home care worker cannot prepare a meal to fit your dietary or religious restrictions, or if he or she is designated to assist only with other tasks.
      • Click this link and enter your zip code at the bottom of the page to sign up, or call the organization at 212-687-1234.
    • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) at NYC Health + Hospitals / Kings County:
      • The New York State Department of Health's Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) offers free, nutritious foods to seniors aged 60 years of age and older.
      • Provides a free supplemental food package, once a month, to Senior citizens 60 years and older. Packages may include: cheese, canned vegetables and fruits, canned meats and fish, breakfast cereals, UHT and nonfat dry milk, fruit juices, rice, spaghetti, macaroni, whole grain rotini, peanut butter, dried beans.
      • Who Can Apply for CSFP:
        • Seniors 60 years of age or older
        • To be eligible, applicants must have an income that falls within the CSFP guidelines established by the federal government, and be a resident of New York State.
      • *How Do I Apply for CSFP: *To apply for the CSFP Program, please call a CSFP local agency provider nearest you for application information. Once each month you or your proxy will pick up your food at a convenient food distribution site. The CSFP local agency providers are listed below:
        • Locations:
          • New York Common Pantry: 423-438 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
            • (917) 982-2564
          • Kings County Hospital Center: 840 Alabama Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207
            • (718) 498-9208
          • Food Bank for New York City
            • (212) 566-7855
          • Kings County Hospital Center: 91-29 143rd St, Jamaica, NY 11435
            • (718) 523-2220
    • GoGoGrandparent
      • Allows use of Lyft or Uber without a smartphone.
      • Step 1: Register for GoGo by clicking here or by calling 1 (855) 464-6872.
      • Step 2: CALL 1 (855) 464-6872 and wait to hear: “Thanks for calling GoGo”
      • Step 3:
        • PRESS 1 to immediately request a Lyft or Uber to your home.
        • PRESS 2 to request a Lyft or Uber to where we dropped you off last.
        • PRESS 3, 4 or 5 to request a Lyft or Uber to a custom pick up location (once you’re registered please give us a call to set these up).
        • PRESS 6 to request a Lyft or Uber with an operator.
        • PRESS 7 to request meals delivered from local restaurants near you, by delivery services like DoorDash, GrubHub, Postmates, and Uber Eats.
        • PRESS 8 to request groceries delivered from local supermarkets, by services like Instacart, Postmates, Shipt, and more.
        • PRESS 0 to speak with an operator about scheduling requests in advance or anything else.
    • GoGoGourmet: Meals delivered to the door of your home (855) 754-5328
    • GoGoGroceries: Groceries, delivered to the door of your home (855) 222-4919
  • The National Supermarket Association, in partnership with Lyft, is providing access to transportation for seniors in New York City
    • Using the code NSARELIEF in the Lyft app, seniors will have access to $25 for rides to and from designated National Supermarket Association-affiliated supermarkets in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Upper Manhattan during designated senior hours, between 5:30am and 9:30am.
  • PLEASE SCROLL DOWN to the section “Citywide Non-Profit Organizations Offering Food Delivery and/or Mobile Markets” FOR MORE MEAL DELIVERY OPTIONS

Special Supermarket Shopping Hours for Seniors Only

  • Aldi
    • Some Aldi stores have adjusted their opening hours of operation to 8:30AM daily. The first hour is still reserved for seniors, expectant mothers and those with underlying health concerns on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
    • See Store Finder Here for the nearest Aldi
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Dollar General
    • First hour of opening for senior shopping only.
    • See Store Finder Here for the nearest Dollar General
  • Target
    • First shopping hour on Tuesdays is reserved for seniors and those with underlying health conditions.
    • See Store Finder Here for the nearest Target
  • Costco
    • 9-10AM Monday through Friday for members 60 and older and people with disabilities or who are immunocompromised. Only members who meet this criteria will be able to shop during these hours. Guests will not be admitted.

Supermarkets, Delis, Bodegas & Retail Food Stores (Offering Delivery)

This list below includes all retail food stores within the neighborhood from the New York State Retail Food Store Open Data and a Google Maps Places API search with keyword search terms “bakery, convenience store, deli, food, grocery, supermarket.” 

  • For delivery services such as DoorDashInstacartFreshDirectGrubHubPeapodPostmates,  ShiptSeamlessYelp and UberEats, an email address and credit card is required for registration. 
  • The listed apps do not accept SNAP (EBT) payments for delivery, but many retailers do IN-STORE.
  • The SNAP Retailer Locator allows anyone to locate nearby SNAP-authorized retailers by entering a street address, city, and state, or zip code. Enter your starting location and select a retailer or map point to get details and directions
  • Delivery fees range from around $0.99 to $10, but most fees are waived if you spend over $10 or $15 in the app (for independent grocers, this may be higher)
  • Many delivery services are flooded and there may be extra long wait times, unavailable products and/or no delivery possible.

The Food Policy Center team is in the process of verifying the status of any retail food store listed without a phone number.

Please call stores before visiting, as their services (take-out, delivery, benefits such as SNAP) may be changing frequently due to COVID-19.

  • 7-Eleven
    577 Grand Concourse Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-3000

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:30AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Grubhub, Seamless, DoorDash, and 7NOW
  • 153 Deli Grocery
    153 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 862-6955

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM: Delivery Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • 157 Gerard
    119 E 157th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 597-9450

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery minimum: $12
  • 846 Grocery Corporation
    848 Gerard Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 450-3770

    • Monday-Friday 6:30AM-10:00PM
    • Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: Grand Concourse, River, and Jerome areas
    • Delivery minimum: $15
  • A1 Gourmet Deli
    109 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 588-0059

    • Monday-Saturday 6:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted

      No additional information available, please call before visiting.

  • Best & Tasty Deli Grocery
    260 E 143rd St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 402-8888

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery offered by phone, Grubhub, and Uber Eats
    • Delivery radius: 10 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $7
  • BJ's Wholesale
    610 Exterior St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 292-5410

    • Sunday 9:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • Sunday 8:00AM-9:00AM: First Responder Shopping Hours
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart and visiting store website
  • Chris Super Deli Inc
    903 Sheridan Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 410-0708

    • Monday-Friday 6:00AM-4:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: 3 blocks
  • Court Deli
    96 E 161 St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 993-1380

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery minimum: $15
  • CTown Supermarkets
    2733 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 585-8200

    • Monday-Saturday 7:30AM-8:30PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: local
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • El Mando Deli
    611 Grand Concourse , Bronx, NY 10451

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • Sunday 7:30AM-11:00PM
    • Delivery available by Grubhub and Seamless
  • Food Bazaar Supermarket
    445 E 163rd St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 841-6155

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:30PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
  • Food Bazaar Supermarket
    238 E 161 St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 538-3720

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:15PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Foodtown of Third Avenue
    3100 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 585-4004

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Instacart and store website
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Gourmet Deli
    386 E 161 St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 742-0040

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Uber Eats
  • Happy Deli
    201 E 163rd St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 590-4848

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
  • Key Food Supermarket
    760 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 292-5549

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone, Instacart, and for in-store purchases
    • Delivery radius: local
  • La Colonia Food
    594 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-1289

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday 9:30AM-8:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: 2 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • La Liga Deli Food
    350 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 918-8072

    • Sunday-Saturday 11:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery minimum: $10
    • Pickup available
  • Lincoln Deli & Grocery
    181 Lincoln Ave, Bronx, NY 10451

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Curbside pickup available by phone
  • Mike 3 Deli Grocery
    655 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 684-6264

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM: In-Store Pickup Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM: Delivery Hours
    • Delivery available by Grubhub, DoorDash, and Seamless
  • Nadal Three Deli
    888 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 401-6666

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by phone, Uber Eats, Grubhub, and Seamless
    • Delivery radius: 1 mile
    • Delivery minimum: $7
  • San Jose Tulcingo Deli
    109 E 153rd St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (917) 631-9253

    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: University down to 170th St, 3rd Avenue to 144th St.
    • Delivery minimum: $10
    • In-store pickup available by phone
  • Walgreens
    244 E 161 St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 410-5950

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • Delivery available by DoorDash
  • Western Beef Supermarket
    301 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 402-7500

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
  • 219 Fish Market
    219 St Anns Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-3861

    • Monday-Saturday 11:00AM-7:00PM
    • Sunday 11:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP accepted

      No additional information available, please call before visiting.

  • 224 Deli Grocery
    137 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-6317

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Pickup available
  • El Ranchito 2
    456 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 402-1166

    • Monday-Saturday 10:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP accepted

      No additional information available, please call before visiting.

  • Hagar Deli
    2614 3rd Ave #1117, Bronx, NY 10454
    (347) 577-1649

    • Monday-Friday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • Saturday 8:00AM-11:30PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Grubhub, Postmates, Uber Eats, and Seamless
  • La Victoria Grocery
    662 E 141st St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-4193

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday: Delivery Hours
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and for in-store purchases
  • Manuel Deli Grocery Corporation
    625 E 137th St #3142, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-7279

    • Monday-Thursday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Friday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-9:45PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • MK African American Market
    368 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454

    • Monday-Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:30AM-8:30PM
    • Thursday, Sunday 9:30AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • New York Grill & Deli
    550 E 139th St, Bronx, NY 10454

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • Pickup available
  • Pioneer Supermarkets
    256 St Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 665-0140

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: close to store
    • Delivery minimum: $50
    • Delivery fee: $5
  • Pioneer Supermarkets
    250 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 585-7416

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: close to store
    • Delivery minimum: $50
    • Delivery fee: $5
  • Yun's Market
    349 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454

  • ALDI
    3006 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (855) 955-2534

    • Monday 8:30AM-9:30AM
    • Tuesday, Thursday 9:00AM-9:30PM
    • Friday-Sunday 9:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Downtown Bronx Market & Deli
    622 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 708-6565

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday 10:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • El Valle Market & Deli
    796 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 861-7846

    • Monday-Saturday 6:30AM-11:00PM
    • Sunday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery minimum: $10-$15 for deliveries close to the store, $30-$35 for farther deliveries
  • Family Dollar
    475 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10455
    (347) 352-5200

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by visiting store website
  • Fine Fare Supermarket
    459 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-2400

    • Sunday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: 1 mile
    • Delivery minimum: $75 for walking delivery and $100 for van delivery with no fee
    • Additional information: Participates in SNAP/EBT Free Fruits, Vegetables, and Beans program
  • J & W Food Center
    679 Fox St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-4839, (718) 292-1452

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by phone and Grubhub
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Los Hermanos Meat Market
    501b Jackson Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-8494

    • Sunday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Met Foodmarkets
    649 Jackson Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 402-2222

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:30AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: local
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • Oscar Deli Grocery
    750 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-3235

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone beginning at 3PM
  • Romero Fruit Market
    835 E 152nd St #4, Bronx, NY 10455
    (347) 862-7073

    • Saturday, Sunday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • Monday-Friday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery radius: 3-4 blocks
    • Additional info: Spanish-language only
  • Super Pioneer Supermarket
    616 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-2735

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:30AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: 2-3 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • Vegetable & Fruit Maria
    469 E 147th St , Bronx, NY 10455

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday 9:30AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Walgreens
    3012 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-6506

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-9:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Sunday 11:00AM-3:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Delivery available by Postmates
  • 167 Associated Supermarket
    206 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 681-9672

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM: Delivery Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: 10 miles
    • Delivery minimum: $40
  • 1296 Sheridan Deli Grocery
    1296 Sheridan Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 992-6943

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
  • Abreu Grocery
    773 E 169th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 328-2926

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and for in-store purchases
    • Additional notes: Delivery depends on availability of delivery person
  • Associated Supermarket
    724 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 292-1718

    • Saturday-Friday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: close to store
  • Associated Supermarket of 3rd Avenue
    3470 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 590-9420

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases only
    • Delivery radius: the Bronx
    • Delivery minimum: $60
  • Aylin Grocery Store
    388 E 169th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (917) 473-7079

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 3:00PM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • AZ Deli
    649 E 169th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 450-8828

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by Seamless, Grubhub, and Uber Eats
  • Bravo Supermarkets
    210 E 170th St, Bronx, NY 10456

    • Sunday 9:30AM-5:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery radius: 10 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Cousins Meats and Fish
    1443 Webster Ave, Unit A, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 820-6709

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-4:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone before 2PM
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • Family Dollar
    1227 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by visiting store website
  • Food Bazaar Supermarket
    548 St Pauls Pl, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 866-0271

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:30AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • La Familia Deli Market Corp.
    279 E 170th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 591-4961

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by phone after 3PM
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Maulin Deli Grocery
    1291 Clay Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 537-7977

    • Sunday-Thursday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • Friday, Saturday 7:00AM-1:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and Uber Eats after 3PM
    • Delivery minimum: $10
    • Pickup available
  • Mega Food Store
    1405 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 992-0018

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
  • Melo Deli Grocery
    1304 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 676-9000

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available for in-store purchases after 2PM
  • Met Foodmarkets
    1188 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 588-2600

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and for in-store purchases
    • Delivery minimum: $25
  • Mr. Grill Deli Grocery Corp
    1431 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 577-1553

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by phone, Grubhub, and DoorDash
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Ramales Grill Deli
    936 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 271-4869

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: 4 blocks
  • Valerio & Sons Deli Grocery
    1382 Crotona Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (929) 246-5977

    • Sunday-Thursday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • Friday, Saturday 7:00AM-1:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone after 3PM

Supermarkets, Delis, Bodegas & Retail Food Stores (No Delivery)

_This list below includes all retail food stores within the neighborhood from the New York State Retail Food Store Open Data and a Google Maps Places API search with keyword search terms “bakery, convenience store, deli, food, grocery, supermarket.” _

The Food Policy Center team is in the process of verifying the status of any retail food store listed without a phone number.

Please call stores before visiting, as their services (take-out, delivery, benefits such as SNAP) may be changing frequently due to COVID-19.

  • 157 N Gourmet Deli (20/20) Gourmet Deli
    786a Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451

  • 450 Los Socio Deli Grocery
    450 E 160th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-0191

    • Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday, Friday, Saturday 8:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • 630 Deli Grocery
    630 Walton Ave, Bronx, NY 10451

  • A & M 145 Convenience Store
    145 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10451

    • No contact information available
  • Bravo Supermarkets
    640 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451

  • Concourse Gourmet Deli
    845 Concourse Village W, Bronx, NY 10451

  • Court Side Deli II
    909 Sherdian Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 588-0598

    • Sunday-Saturday 5:00AM-2:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • CVS
    282 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-5600

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
    • Wednesday 9:00AM-10:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • CVS
    224 E 161 St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 588-5700

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Curbside pickup available by CVS app
  • Diala Deli
    3214 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10451

  • Dream Gourmet Deli
    111 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 681-3277

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
  • Fine Fare Supermarket
    675 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 590-8300

  • Grand Concourse Food Corporation
    760 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 993-3619

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:30PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Kims Fish Market
    555 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-5477

    • Monday-Saturday 10:00AM-7:30PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-6:30PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • La Campina Deli Grocery
    802 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 450-8120

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • La Finquita Fruit & Vegetable
    602 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 402-9441

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Lincoln Deli & Grocery
    522 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-5572

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
  • M & K 99 Cents Plus
    776 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 450-8047

  • Marwan Deli Grocery
    120 E 157th St, Bronx, NY 10451

  • Melrose Community Deli
    911 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 402-6540, (347) 533-6657

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
  • Melrose Deli & Grocery
    769 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (646) 923-6176

  • Mike Family Deli Grocery
    635 Courtland Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 608-0021

    • Sunday 9:30AM-4:30PM
    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Mo's Gourmet (A&C Gourmet Shop)
    337 E 146th St , Bronx, NY 10451

    • Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday 10:00AM-6:00PM
    • Wednesday 10:00AM-8:30PM
    • Sunday 12:00PM-3:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Morris 1 Gourmet Deli
    675 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 450-8355

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Rincon Grocery & Deli
    3047 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 993-4618

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Royal AM African Market
    871 Elton Ave #161, Bronx, NY 10451

  • 139 Gourmet Deli
    274 Alexander Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (347) 597-8056

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-3:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • 217 Baitoa Deli Grocery
    217 St Anns Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (917) 259-7079

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP not accepted
  • 674 Neighborhood Store (San Juan Grocery)
    674 E 136th St, Bronx, NY 10454

    • No contact information available
  • Amber
    2728 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10454

  • Brito Deli Grocery
    309 Crimmins Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (347) 284-5605

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Cofaci Foods
    436 Brook Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 401-8787

  • Cypress Gourmet Deli
    268 Cypress Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (929) 263-1220

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • DM Villanueva
    237 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (347) 498-1382

    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Empire Deli Grocery
    511 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454

    • No contact information available
  • First 1 Deli
    333 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-5028

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • FoodFest Depot
    500 E 132nd St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-2020

    • Monday-Friday 5:00AM-7:00PM
    • Saturday 6:00AM-6:00PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-4:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Grand Stop Grocery
    713 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-9399

    • Sunday-Saturday 5:00AM-5:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Jose Deli Grocery
    221 St Anns Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-1406

    • Sunday-Saturday 5:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • La Tienda Deli Grocery
    502 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
  • Lucky Deli and Meat
    523 E 137th St, Bronx, NY 10454

  • Mexicans Grocery
    245 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-3101

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-8:45PM
    • Sunday 10:00AM-8:00PM
  • Mi Mexico Fruit Grocery Corporation
    530 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454

  • N & M Grocery
    2660 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 402-0190

  • New 7 Seafood Plaza
    223 St Anns Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 665-9731

    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-6:30PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • New Family Meat Market
    283A Saint Anns Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-8684

  • Rite Aid
    537-539 E 138th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 402-5550

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-10:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-7:00PM: Delivery Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • SNAP accepted
  • Shorty Grocery
    317 Alexander Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (929) 246-5892

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:30AM-11:00PM
  • Steven Deli Grocery Corp.
    325 Cypress Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-6202

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • United Hajjie Deli Grocery
    211 St Anns Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (917) 631-9493

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Willis Gourmet Deli Grocery
    302 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10454

    • No contact information available
  • 10 Days Grocery
    459 Brook Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-0782

    • Monday-Saturday 6:30AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • 24 Hours Deli Grocery Store
    726 E 152nd St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-0288

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • 654 Green Mart
    654 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-4001

  • A-Z Haven Market
    784 E 152nd St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 483-9876

    • Tuesday-Sunday 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Anthony's Mini Market
    740 St Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 585-3690

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:30AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Brotherhood Gourmet Deli
    703 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10455
    (347) 862-3043

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Butchers Choice
    448 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 402-5378

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-6:30PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-4:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • Day & Night Deli Grocery
    1017 Legget Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (917) 473-6084

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-2:00AM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Deli Grocery El Fogon
    362 E 146th St , Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 679-1319

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
  • Family Dollar
    780 St Anns Ave , Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 503-9601

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
  • Golden Apple Tree Supermarket
    745 Wchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10455

  • Jay Fish Market
    422a Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-9767

  • Josmar Mini Market
    775 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 585-1112

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-8:00PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • La Antillena Fruits Mini Market
    2935 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10455

  • La Fortuna Food Deli
    481 Wales Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (646) 545-1611

  • Longwood One Fish
    838 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 620-8850

  • Manuel Mini Grocery Corp
    648-650A Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10455

    • No contact information available
  • Mavelyn Deli Grocery
    596 Avenue St John, Bronx, NY 10455
    (917) 645-5674

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Omar Deli
    424 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (347) 597-7898

  • Saar Deli Grocery
    824 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455

  • Willis Deli
    526 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 618-7212

    • Monday-Friday 6:00AM-9:00PM
    • Sunday, Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Young Deli Gourmet
    480 Concord Ave, Bronx, NY 10455

  • 3rd Ave Stop Shop
    3754 3rd Ave , Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 293-8840

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • 3rd Avenue Gourmet Deli
    3251 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 431-1446

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • 24/7 King Deli
    3593 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-2:00AM
  • 358 Famous Deli
    1224-1226 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

    • No contact information available
  • Aicha African Market
    218 Mcclellan St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (646) 287-2056

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Ana & Alex Mexican Deli
    1133 Boston Rd, Front 4, Bronx, NY 10456
    (929) 428-9232

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-12:00AM
  • Antillana 167 Fruits & Vegetables
    212 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 618-7905

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Cacheo Food Market
    1011 Sheridan Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 293-3338

    • Sunday-Saturday 9:00AM-3:30AM
    • Additional notes: Spanish-speaking only
  • Compare Supermarket
    1091 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 787-0952

  • D & M Fruit
    1420 Clay Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 590-3170

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • Sunday 10:00AM-12:00PM
  • Dollar Resort (99c Spot)
    190 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456

    • No contact information available
  • Familia 056 Deli Grocery
    1374 Sheridan Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

  • Fruits Product Meat Corporation
    800 St Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

    • Sunday 7:30AM-8:30PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Saturday 7:30AM-9:30PM: Store Hours
  • Good Guy Meat Market
    187 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456

  • Hero Teller Deli & Grocery
    336 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • J & E Deli Grocery
    3321 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (917) 471-9405

  • J & L Fish Market Inc
    37-06 3rd Ave #9, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 293-9777

    • Monday-Saturday 10:30AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Kaho International Market Corp.
    283 E 170th St, Bronx, NY 10456

  • La Minita Grocery
    1408 Fulton Ave, Unit 1, Bronx, NY 10456

  • Lebanon Deli Grocery
    638 E 169th St, #9, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 542-6288

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • LW African Market
    3394 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (347) 425-8324

    • Sunday-Saturday 5:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Market Deli Grocery
    1229 Franklin Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 588-0923

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Morris Ave Deli
    1274 Morris Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (646) 981-7440

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
  • New Town African-Caribbean Market
    3748 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

  • One Family Deli Grocery
    292 E 166th St, Bronx, NY 10456

  • Webster Gourmet Deli
    1225 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

Farmers' Markets in Melrose/Mott Haven

To ensure the below farmers's markets are open, please call or check the listed websites for the most up-to-date information.

Many farmers' markets accept cash, SNAP/EBT, debit/credit, WIC and Senior FMNP coupons. They may also offer Health Bucks for EBT users -- for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables. For an updated list of farmers' markets near you (including days/hours of operation) visit nyc.gov/health and search "farmers markets."

*During the winter season, markets accept Health Bucks but may not distribute them.

Social Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

Child and Family Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • East Side House Settlement - Winifred Wheeler Nursery
    200 Alexander Ave, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-3692, (718) 292-5335

    • Services offered: A center providing Universal Pre-K and a Head Start program for children ages 5 (including those with special needs); day care for children; psychological and social services; referrals; and health and dental screenings
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Offering in-person and virtual services at this time
      • The Nursery is currently open for physical operations and virtual learning
      • New remote or virtual programs have been created to adjust to new conditions
      • Remote check-ins with students and families are being conducted to promote mental health and provide for any needs
    • Additional information:
      • Enrollment for in-person learning's in September for ages 18 months to 4 years
      • Head Start Program meet every Monday to Friday from 8AM-4PM, year round
      • Email: eastsidehouse.org
  • Bronxconnect
    432 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 402-6872

    • Services offered: A community and faith-based program that offers alternative-justice, cure violence, and re-entry programs to help communities build from within
  • NYC Parks - St. Mary’s Recreation Center
    450 St. Ann's Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 402-5155

    • Services offered:
      • Swim Programs
      • Stewardship Programs
      • Urban Park Rangers Programs
      • Youth Sports Programs
      • Shape Up NYC
      • Senior Programs and Resources
      • Adaptive Programs
      • Media Education Programs
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • As of Monday, September 13, recreation center reopen to all New Yorkers — members and non-members
      • Fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks or be socially distanced
      • Unvaccinated children and adults should wear a face covering and practice social distancing.
      • Face coverings are required to enter any municipal building, regardless of vaccination status.

Resources for People with Disabilities

Coronavirus is putting immense pressure on mobile and delivery services throughout New York City. Below are resources for people with disabilities who may already rely on these systems and/or need extra support during this time. Please call or email before visiting for updates about their services.

Center for Independence of the Disabled NY

  • Currently with customers via telephone only.
  • Manhattan office: 212-674-2300.
  • Queens office: 646-442-1520.
  • If they are unable to speak with you when you call, they will return all messages as soon as they are able.
  • ASL-speaking consumers can call the Manhattan office VP line at 646-350-2681 or the Queens VP line at 347-905-5088.
  • Coronavirus update
  • Food access
  • Transportation and Access-A-Ride

Crisis Services/Mental Health: Mobile Crisis Teams A mobile crisis team is a group of health professionals, such as nurses, social workers and psychiatrists, who can provide mental health services, primarily in people’s homes.

  • To request a team, call NYC Well at (888) NYC-WELL (888-692-9355)

Helping Hands for the Disabled of NY

  • Action Line: We are here for you 9am – 9pm, seven days a week at 718-606-9712
  • Food Pantry Available for Disabled People: We can bring food to you.

NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

NYC Mayor’s Office: Disability Service Facilitators Contact Information with EMAIL ADDRESSES and/or ASL VIDEO PHONES which may be helpful for people who are unable to hear and/or speak

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities: The Front Door The Front Door is the way OPWDD connects people to the services they need and want.  Once you enter, a person-centered planning process begins which helps you learn about and access service options taking your needs and desires into consideration.  It will also give you the chance to direct your own service plan or help your family member or loved one as they direct theirs.

  • The first step: Determine eligibility
  • If eligible to receive services: Begin planning process
  • Support and service options available: residential, employment, day habilitation, children’s services and aging services.

Contact the OPWDD regional office that covers your county (Manhattan 646-766-3220) to access the Front Door, or call the OPWWD Info Line at 1-866-946-9733.

Olmstead Rights: New York Disability Resources and Advocacy Organizations

  • Links to government agencies and disability rights organizations in New York.

Services for People with Disabilities in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • Child and Family Support Services (CFSS)
    840 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 618-7535

    • Services offered: Provides community habilitation, assistance with daily living, social services, medicaid service coordination to individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 3+
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Day habilitation, and community pre-vocational will operate remotely
      • Community habilitation and in-home respite will continue to operate until further notice
      •  Speech therapy programs are back
      • CFSS will continue to operate; however, in order to limit the number of visitors to the office, visiting hours enacted: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10AM-4PM
  • ADAPT Community Network - 137th Street
    408 E 137th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-3458

    • Services offered: Primary and special medical care for people with disabilities and their families
    • Service affected by COVID-19:
      • Adult Day Habilitation Programs are providing full virtual services and in-person services in some locations 
      • In accordance with both New York City (Department of Mental Health and Hygiene) and ADAPT Community Network the Recreation programs are currently closed
      • Reach out to the Project Connect information line (877) 827-2666 or email ProjectConnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org
      • See ADAPT Community Network's COVID safety plan here
  • Creative Lifestyles, Inc.
    67 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 665-7002

    • Services offered: Organization providing Bronx residents who have developmental disabilities (ages 5+) with residential group homes. Also offers, community habilitation, respite, day habilitation / cardio club, employment services, and residential services.
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • Lower West Side Household Services - New York City
    460 Willis Ave, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10455
    (212) 307-7107

    • Services offered: An organization providing individuals with Down syndrome or autism with personal care services, including home health care services, skilled nursing, home attendants, and rehabilitative therapies; and early Intervention services for children from birth to age 3.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are offered in person and through telehealth
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • Services for the Underserved - Adult Day Habilitation Program - 149th Street
    391 E 149th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 742-0344, (212) 633-6900

    • Services offered: A day habilitation program providing adults (ages 21+) with developmental disabilities with community integration skills, volunteer opportunities, recreational activities and life skills training.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Current clients continue to receive full care and support.
    • Additional information:
      • To apply, email services@sus.org or call (877) 583-5336 to determine what services are needed
  • 163rd Street Improvement Council
    490 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 620-6007

    • Services offered: Support services for the houseless, low-income people, and those with special needs
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • SEBNC - Best of Me Day Habilitation Program
    955 Tinton Ave, Bronx, NY, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 542-2727

    • Services offered:
      • Developmental Disabilities Services: A day program offering adults (ages 18+) who are developmentally disabled with various service
      • Early Learning Services: Provide nutritious meals daily, on-site libraries, recreation areas, music and physical education, hearing and vision screening, and toilet training
      • Family Child Care Network: Programs offered to infants, toddlers, and 3-K in a home setting by licensed, qualified, child care providers.
  • SEBNC - Leisurely Yours After-School Program
    3289 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 665-8909

    • Services offered: An after-school program providing Bronx youth (ages 12-21) who have developmental disabilities with educational and recreational activities.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services continue with precautions
  • SEBNC - South East Bronx Neighborhood Centers , Inc. - Business Office
    955 Tinton Ave, 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 542-2727

    • Services offered: Community center offering afterschool programs, developmental disability services
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Center has reopened
    • Additional information:
      • Prepackaged food is given to the children's parents after forms are completed and signed

Education and Employment Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • Green Chimneys
    2417 3rd Ave, Room 606, Bronx, NY 10451
    (347) 514-0752

    • Services offered: Academic, behavioral, and emotional support through preschool programs, summer camp, and youth and family services (immediate help is available 24 hrs when you call the hotline 845-279-2588). Also has services for homeless or at risk youth from ages 17-21, LGBTQ youth services, mentoring, and transitional housing services.
    • Services affected by COVID 19:
      • LGBTQ services, mentoring, temporary housing, and transitional housing.
    • Additional information:
      • Must call for phone screening
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM

Health and Medical Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • BOOM!Health - Harm Reduction Center
    226 E 144th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 292-7718

    • Services offered: Services include syringe distribution, meals, showers, clothing, laundry, safe space, daily support and education groups, rapid HIV testing, rapid hepatitis C screening, hepatitis A and B vaccines, case management services, counseling, connection to health care, medication and complementary therapies such as auricular acupuncture.
    • Additional information:
      • Syringe exchange located in mobile unit
      • Accepting new clients
      • Food pantry for clients only
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • The Dennelisse Corporation - Bronx Office
    349 E 149th St, Suite 605, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 993-5580

    • Services offered: Provides services to those with chronic or mental health illnesses and/or homelessness, including case management, home care, and care coordination.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • In-person services currently being offered
  • University Consultation and Treatment Center - Ehrlich Apartment Program
    1020 Grand Concourse, Suite 7, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 588-2850, (718) 293-8400

    • Services offered: A scatter site program providing individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families with housing and the following residential supportive services: healthcare coordination, counseling, entitlements assistance, and recreational activities
    • Additional information:
      • Open for current clients
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • WE STAY/Nos Quedamos, Inc.
    754 Melrose Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 585-2323

    • Services offered: Helps people prepare and apply for affordable housing via Housing Connect
    • Additional information:
      • Hours:
        • Monday - Thursday, 9AM-6PM
        • Friday, 9AM-3:30PM
  • Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. (AEA) - Weatherization Assistance Program
    105 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 292-6733 x8228

    • Services offered: A weatherization program providing low-income homeowners with repairs and services to lower energy costs, with a focus on serving seniors, individuals with disabilities, and homes with children.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Currently the program is active and staff are available by phone. Please call before visiting a physical location.
    • Additional information:
      • Visit the listed website for eligibility requirements and further program information.
      • Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-3PM
  • Bowery Residents' Committee (BRC) - HomePlus - Bronx
    357 E 145th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 402-3875

    • Services offered: Programs to help people overcome addiction, mental and physical illness, unemployment, and homelessness and achieve their potential
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Residential programs remain fully operational
      • Currently not taking any walk-ins; please call the listed number for inquiries and questions
    • Additional information:
      • For residence, submit an application—provides food and help for those who move on, with food stamps and pantry information
      • Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • BronxWorks - Avenue St. John Office
    630 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10455
    (646) 393-4015, (929) 252-7015

    • Services offered: Eviction prevention program. Helps families with children under the age of 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and in need of emergency services. The program provides help with rent arrears, eviction notices, and utility termination.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • For services affected by COVID-19, please visit the listed website or call the listed number
    • Additional information:
      • In order to qualify, families must fall within 200 percent of the poverty guidelines, be the leaseholder, and have US citizenship or legal permanent residency.
  • BronxWorks - Family Eviction Prevention Supplement Program
    630 Jackson Ave, 3rd Floor, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 637-2630

    • Services offered: CityFHEPS is a rental assistance program to help individuals and families find and keep housing
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • For services affected by COVID-19, visit their website
    • Additional Information:
      • Covers people living in zip codes 10451, 10452, 10454, 10455
  • Ehrlich Residence
    690 E 147th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 401-8196

    • Services offered: 24 hour residential facility assisting individuals in choosing housing, roommates, and furniture; provides financial assistance with purchasing apartment furnishings and with initial apartment/utility deposits, assistance with resolving roommate or landlord issues that may jeopardize the stability of the housing placement; and linking residents to a comprehensive community support system of case management, mental health and general health supports.
  • St. Anthony Shelter
    410 E 156th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-5161

    • Services offered: Private overnight shelter to care for the long-term needs of homeless men 18 years or older in New York City
    • Additional information:
      • Currently accepting new guests. For the most up-to-date information, call the listed number. This can change day-to-day based on room availability.
      • This is a dry shelter. Guests must be clean and sober to be accepted.
      • If looking for a room, call weekdays at 9AM -12 PM or come in person or Sunday at 11AM for information about available space
  • BronxWorks - Homebase - McLaughlin Community Center
    1130 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 508-3040

    • Services offered: Helps individuals and families at risk for homelessness with services such as family or landlord mediation, budgeting skills, legal services, short-term financial assistance, mental health/substance abuse services, household repairs, entitlements, childcare, education, and employment.
    • Additional information:
  • Community Access - Casa De La Luna
    3462 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (212) 780-1400

    • Services offered: Provides adults with permanent housing in single-occupancy studio apartments, and supportive services for residents with psychiatric disabilities. Will refer to food pantries and soup kitchens when called or from website
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Residents in Adult Homes are not permitted to receive visitors, including staff
      • The Respite Center is now open, and re-opening plans for East Village Access is ongoing
      • Direct support is offered to all Community Access tenants
      • For full list of services affected by COVID-19, please visit listed website or call the listed number
  • Community Access - Franklin Residence
    1363 Franklin Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (212) 780-1400

    • Services offered: Provides low-income families, and individuals living with psychiatric disabilities, with permanent housing
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Residents in Adult Homes are not permitted to receive visitors, including staff.
      • The Respite Center is now open, and re-opening plans for East Village Access is ongoing.
      • Direct support is offered to all Community Access tenants.
      • For all services affected by COVID-19, please visit website
  • Community Action for Human Services - Paige Apartments
    1455 Fulton Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 588-5388

    • Services offered: Community residence providing mentally ill and homeless adults with single room occupancy residence
    • Additional information:
      • Food donations are received from CityHarvest and gifted to a local church for distribution
  • St. John's House I
    1182 Washington Ave, Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 402-3704

    • Services offered: Apartments for formerly homeless individuals
    • Additional information:
      • Office Hours: 9AM-5PM
  • Weston United - Bronx STAR
    232 E 169th St, Bronx, NY 10456
    (646) 794-1499, (212) 663-3000

    • Services offered: Provide emergency shelter, transitional and permanent supported housing, and case management services to those struggling with homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • In-patient programs are still running for those already admitted; current patients continue to receive care and support
      • Telehealth services are available, call for support
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • CUNY - Citizenship Now! - Hostos Community College Immigration Center
    427 Walton Ave, T-501, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 518-4395

    • Services offered: Provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Operating remotely
      • Remote help with citizenship, green card renewal, work authorization, and fee waiver applications offered
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
      • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
  • Legal Aid Society of New York - Criminal - Bronx Practice
    260 E 161st St, 9th & 10th Floors, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 991-4758​

    • Services offered: Provides urgent legal services to reunify families and assist low-income immigrants in obtaining lawful status, applying for citizenship, and defending against deportation
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Physical offices are currently closed, but staff is working remotely
    • Additional information:
      • If assistance is needed from the Criminal Defense Practice or Juvenile Rights Practice, call (212) 577-3300, where an operator will assist the caller
      • If assistance is needed from the Civil Practice, call the listed neighborhood office number
  • Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, Inc.
    2417 3rd Ave, Suite 205, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-2486

    • Services offered: A community organization dedicated to mobilizing African immigrant women to improve the quality of their lives, strengthen their families and develop their communities
    • Additional information:
      • The office is starting to open. Call the listed number to speak to someone about services and days.
  • Mercy Center Bronx
    377 E 145th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 993-2789

    • Services offered: Provides legal representation to participants in immigration proceedings.
    • Additional information:
      • Offers free assistance with Naturalization Applications for legal permanent residents and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals.
      • Free online programs are available; a full list of programs can be found here, and other online resources can be found here.
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM-9PM
  • Coalicion Mexicana
    389 E 150th St, 3, Bronx, NY 10455
    (917) 600-1644

    • Services offered: Organization providing Latino, Mexican and the Mexican-American community with case management, education, citizenship preparation, and mentoring.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • In-person (by appointment), Virtual or phone services available for immigration assistance, case management, ESL classes, citizenship classes, and social service assistance. For information and to make an appointment for these opportunities, call the listed number.
    • Additional information:
      • Emergency food service on Fridays, 11AM-2PM. Appointment required.
      • Language Spoken: English, Spanish
      • Office Hours:
        • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9AM-6PM
        • Saturday, 9AM-4PM
  • Mexican American Students' Alliance (MASA)
    2770 3rd Ave, 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10455
    (646) 481-5890

    • Services offered: Partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully participate in and contribute to the larger community. Focus is housing, education, immigration, and food.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are offered both virtually and in-person depending on the service. Rapid response services are in person.
      • Community Education, ESL Classes, and after school programs offered virtually
    • Additional information:
      • Food Pantry: Wednesday by appointment only. Call (718) 360-6655 for new registration.
  • Legal Services NYC - Bronx
    349 E 149th St, 10th Floor, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 928-3700

    • Services offered: Free legal services for civil court cases for low-income or elderly Bronx residents
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Legal Services NYC's Access Line is OPEN and continuing to serve clients and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although physical offices are closed, the dedicated staff are working remotely on behalf of new and existing clients.
      • Current clients should contact their advocate's office or extension for more information about their cases.
      • COVID resources can be found here.
    • Additional information:
      • If you are seeking legal assistance on a new matter, you can call the legal assistance hotline at (917) 661-4500, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-4PM. Staff can take calls in any language.

Mental Health Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • Baltic Street Advocacy, Employment, and Housing (AEH), Inc. - Bronx Home Works
    369 E 148th St, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 563-2808

    • Services offered: Supportive housing and peer advocacy
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services provided over telehealth while transitioning back to in-office services
  • Goodwill Industries - Bronx Employment Support and Training
    384 E 149th St, Room 622, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 401-2555

    • Services offered: Provides adults with mental illness (ages 18+) with supported employment, assisted competitive employment, and an Adult Self-Help (ASH) supportive services program.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are available remotely by phone
    • Additional information:
      • Language Spoken: English, Spanish
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM
  • Goodwill Industries - Lantern House
    512 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-1078

    • Services offered: Offers adults (ages 18+) with mental health diagnoses psychiatric rehabilitation services, including vocational, educational and social activities
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are all virtual
      • Day program reopening plan. For more information visit here.
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday, Wednesday 8:30AM-4:30PM

Mutual Aid Organizations in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • South Bronx Mutual Aid

    • Services offered:
      • South Bronx Mutual Aid is a mutual aid group founded by educators and volunteers serving the South Bronx and adjacent communities (Eastern Bronx, Uptown Manhattan, etc).
      • Provides support with food and supply needs, tech access for students, and distribution and logistics in the food share and community fridge movements.

Senior Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • Eastside House Settlement - Patterson Senior Center
    308 E 145th St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 665-5250, (646) 581-5801

    • Services offered: Senior center offering individuals (ages 60+) case management, entitlements assistance, health-related workshops, daily lunch, and recreational activities.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Temporarily closed
      • Remote check-ins with seniors are being conducted to promote mental health and provide for any needs
  • Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council, Inc
    900 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 588-8200

    • Services offered: Job training and vocational counseling, job readiness workshops, literacy and basic education classes for adults, a Head Start program, Day Care, Pre-K, after-school and school-to-work programs for children and adolescents, nutrition programs and case management.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Senior center is open. Some remote classes are available.
  • Acacia Network - Betances Senior Center
    607 Concord Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-4922

    • Services offered: A senior center providing seniors (ages 60+) with case assistance, recreational activities, arts & crafts, meals and an exercise program.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Now offering COVID-19 vaccine at designated Federally Qualified Health Centers. For more information, visit this website
      • Not providing grab-and-go meals at the moment. Senior members will receive meals directly at their home.
      • Video appointments with primary and behavioral care providers are available and accepting new patients. To schedule a virtual or office appointment, call (718) 734-2539.
    • Additional information:
      • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM

Substance Use Programs in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • Samaritan Village - Independence Alcohol Treatment Program at Willis Avenue
    2778 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 402-9000

    • Services offered: Provides in-person and virtual services for people with substance use or mental health disorders, including addiction counseling and education and employment assistance.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Treatment services are available for those with substance use or mental health disorders. Services include ”Telehealth” powered by online video chat technology. To find an Outpatient clinic near you, click hereResidential Admissions can be reached by calling (718) 657-6195 or (855) 322-4357.
      • Hope Care Management program continues to serve clients in need of assistance with coordinating chronic medical, behavioral health and social service needs. Call (718) 402-2614.
      • Two Opioid Treatment Programs in the Bronx are open for people needing Methadone, Buprenorphine or other medication-assisted treatment. Call Willis Avenue site at (718) 292-4640 or the Grand Concourse site at (718) 292-4455.
      • Recovery Coaches at the Peer Alliance Recovery Centers are available to provide support for people in recovery. Dial (929) 244-1500 or (929) 244-1445, ext. 1883 or 1882.
    • Additional information:
      • Food pantry across the street open every day

Women's and Domestic Abuse Services in Melrose/Mott Haven

  • New York City Family Justice Center - Bronx
    198 E 161st St, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 508-1220

    • Services offered: You can call any New York City Family Justice Center (FJC) to get connected to free and confidential assistance for victims and survivors of domestic and gender-based violence, which can include sexual violence, human trafficking, stalking, and intimate partner violence. Also provided help for immigration legal services, family and juvenile services, and etc.. as you can see on the website
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Temporarily closed
      • Service and support is still available by phone calls, email, or drop-in through appointment
    • Additional information:
      • In the evenings or weekends: Call NYC's 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-621-4673; TTY: 1-866-604-5350)
      • You can also:
        • Chat on a secure website with a Safe Horizon advocate who can offer information, advocacy and support through SafeChat on Monday to Friday, 1PM-6PM (except for holidays)
        • Text confidentially with an advocate with the NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline at (844) 997-2121.
      • For help with stress and anxiety please call NYC Well (1-888-692-9355) or text "WELL" to 65173.

Citywide Non-Profit Organizations Offering Food Delivery and/or Mobile Markets

  • GetFoodNYC: a meal delivery program created by the City of New York to assist New Yorkers who are unable to access food themselves during COVID-19. 
    • Apply here by creating an account. Call 311 if you need help creating an account.
    • Intended for individuals and families affected by COVID-19 who meet the following criteria:
      • No members of the household can go out and get food because they are at increased medical risk or homebound
      • No neighbors or family members can go out and get food for you
      • Do not receive meal assistance from other providers (such as: Meals on Wheels or God's Love We Deliver); and
      • You are unable to afford meal delivery or grocery delivery
    • Households may place an order once every two days.
    • Each order contains 4 meals per person in the household. No household will receive more than 8 meals per delivery.
  • City Harvest: Mobile markets are still operating throughout the city. Please click here to find a mobile market in your neighborhood.
  • CityMeals on Wheels: Deliver meals to eligible New Yorkers over 60 years old.
  • God’s Love We Deliver: Deliver meals to eligible New Yorkers who are too sick to cook or shop for themselves.
    • Eligibility Requirements and Application Information here.
    • Require a Medical Provider to sign the application for services.
    • COVID-19 response updates
  • Invisible Hands Deliver: A program delivering groceries and other essential items to populations vulnerable to COVID-19.
    • To request a delivery, use the form online or call (732) 639-1579 to request a delivery via phone
  • GoGo: GoGo turns on demand transportation companies like Lyft into services that can be accessed and monitored without a smartphone. You can order take-out food and/or groceries with GoGoGourmet and GoGoGroceries (see below). You may also request special accessibility services through GoGoGrandparent, though you do not have to be a senior (just 18+ years of age). 
    • Step 1: Register for GoGo by clicking here or by calling 1 (855) 464-6872.
    • Step 2: CALL 1 (855) 464-6872 and wait to hear: "Thanks for calling GoGo"
    • Step 3: 
      • PRESS 1 to immediately request a Lyft or Uber to your home.
      • PRESS 2 to request a Lyft or Uber to where we dropped you off last.
      • PRESS 3, 4 or 5 to request a Lyft or Uber to a custom pick up location (once you're registered please give us a call to set these up).
      • PRESS 6 to request a Lyft or Uber with an operator.
      • PRESS 0 to speak with an operator about scheduling requests in advance or anything else.
    • GoGoGourmet: Meals delivered to the door of your home (855) 754-5328
    • GoGoGroceries: Groceries delivered to the door of your home (855) 222-4919
  • Meals on Wheels America: Deliver meals to eligible Network of over 5,000 independently run local programs
    • Search for participating locations near you here. Requirements and eligibility vary from location to location. Some locations may also provide additional services, including pet food and medical supply delivery services.
  • GrowNYC Fresh Food Boxes: seasonal produce well below retail prices
    • Visit a Fresh Food Box site near you (see bullets below)
    • Pay $14 (or $15 at workplace sites) in cash, credit/debit, EBT/SNAP, or Health Bucks for next week’s share
    • Return the following week to pick up your share: 10-15 pounds of fresh, high-quality produce
    • All Fresh Food Box sites accept SNAP/EBT and Health Bucks
    • SUSPENDED: Hunter College, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 1 Centre Street, and Department of Health.
    • OPEN (operating outdoors): 
      • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House: 70th Street & 1st Avenue, 1st Avenue Entrance
      • Project H.O.P.E.: 854 Hunts Point Avenue
      • Family Health Center of Harlem: Now operating at East Harlem Health Action Center (below)
      • East Harlem Health Action Center: 158 E 115th Street
      • Uptown Grand Central: Southwest corner of 125th Street & Park Avenue
      • Montefiore: 871 Prospect Ave, Bronx (Friday's, 2-5pm)
    • See GrowNYC updates here.
  • Mutual Aid Groups:** **Click here to find the closest mutual aid group to you:
    • Request help online or call the Mutual Aid NYC Hotline: 646-437-8080
  • GrowNYC Farmers Markets and Youthmarkets: offering seasonal, fresh produce, for New York City residents. Locate a market near you here; most accept EBT/SNAP and Health Bucks 
    • Deemed essential businesses, GrowNYC reconfigured 80+ food access sites to keep them open and safe for shoppers, producers, and staff. ​
    • Working with community partners to deliver free Fresh Food Boxes to low income New Yorkers who are undocumented, unemployed, or struggling in high need neighborhoods. 
    • Building out distance learning resources to continue to support educators and the general public as learning spaces move remote.
    • Many Greenmarket producers are offering a variety of ways to purchase their products, from allowing customers to pre-order and pick up at a market, to direct home delivery and shipping products from their online stores. All of that information is available in one place at GrowNYC Greenmarket Alternative Sales Directory 2020
    • See GrowNYC updates here.
  • Common Pantry: Providing takeaway meals for hot breakfast and dinner programs
  • To sign up for the Nourish program, visit either our Manhattan or Bronx locations 
    • 8 East 109th Street, East Harlem
    • 1290 Hoe Avenue, Bronx
      • Thursday and Friday at 10AM-2PM
      • Saturday at 10AM-2PM
    • For additional questions about services contact NYCPServices@nycommonpantry.org
  • Farms That Are Delivering: A database of farms nation-wide that are delivering locally and across the country.** **
    • Meat, produce, and dairy that can be ordered for purchase and delivery online

Additional Resources for New Yorkers

Case Management Services

  • See hitesite to locate a Case Management Agency near you

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • SNAP provides food assistance for eligible New Yorkers. SNAP benefits can be used to purchase fresh produce and groceries at participating stores and online retailers.
  • All in-person Human Resource Administration (HRA) Appointments are CANCELLED.
  • All SNAP application and recertification interviews can now be done online/by phone.
  • Apply for SNAP online at www.nyc.gov/accesshra or by smart phone with the ACCESS HRA app. After you submit your application, complete your eligibility interview by calling 718-SNAP-NOW (718-762-7669) anytime between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
  • If you cannot get SNAP benefits quickly enough and need urgent help, please call the Emergency Food Hotline at 866-888-8777. SNAP Application:
  • Apply online for SNAP here.
  • To locate a SNAP center near you click here. If you were already in the process of applying for SNAP:
  • Your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) case will stay open EVEN if you DO NOT….
    • Complete your eligibility interview in person if one was scheduled. You can still complete your eligibility interview by phone by calling 718-SNAP-NOW (718-762-7669) anytime between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
    • Submit your 6-month periodic report. Please submit all required documents through the ACCESS HRA app’s mobile document upload feature.
    • Meet the Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) work requirements

Official SNAP Enrollment Centers in NYC - Human Resources Association (HRA)

There is at least one SNAP enrollment center location open in each of the five boroughs at this time. Please call rather than visiting: 

  • Bronx - Crotona S46*
    • 1910 Monterey Avenue, 5th Fl., Bronx, NY 10457
    • Phone: 929-252-7436 | Fax: 917-639-1107
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a children's area that does not provide supervision.
  • Brooklyn - Clinton Hill #67
    • 495 Clermont Ave, Brooklyn NY 11238
    • Phone: 929-221-2809 | 929-221-1568
    • Fax: 917-639-2511 | HDU Fax: 718-639-7705
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a Children's Corner, which provides supervision during limited hours.
  • Brooklyn - Coney Island #63
    • 3050 West 21st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    • Phone: 929-221-3856 | 929-221-3867
    • Fax: 917-639-2515 | HDU Fax: 917-639-2516
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a children's area that does not provide supervision.
  • Manhattan - Waverly S19
    • 12 West 14th St, 4th Fl., New York, NY 10011
    • Phone: 212-352-2524 | Fax: 917-639-2504
    • Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a Children's Corner, which provides supervision during limited hours.
  • Queens - Queens S53
    • 32-20 Northern Blvd., 2nd Fl., LIC, NY 11101
    • (Entrance on One Honeywell Street)
    • Phone: 718-784-6315 | Fax: 917-639-2492
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
    • This center includes a Children's Corner, which provides supervision during limited hours.
  • Staten Island - Richmond S99
    • 201 Bay Street, 2nd Fl., Staten Island, NY 10301
    • Phone: 718-390-6994 | Fax: 917-639-2537
    • Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) offering assistance with SNAP applications  Many CBOs provide help completing SNAP applications and screening applicants for eligibility. 

  • They DO NOT provide interviews (the final step of the application process) - this is only done at the HRA locations listed above. 
  • Due to COVID-19, interviews may not be required or may be completed by phone. HRA will contact you if they need more information after you apply. For the Site Finder, enter your address and choose Site Type “Food Stamp Center” to find a CBO offering assistance with SNAP applications close to you.
  • It is difficult to confirm the status of these organizations, so please always contact them before visiting. The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center is continually reaching out to try to verify opening hours and temporary closures.
  • If you cannot go to a location, you can request reasonable accommodations (if you are working, elderly, or disabled; if you have problems with child care; if you have trouble traveling to a SNAP Center). Call HRA’s infoline at 718-557-1399 (free language translation services are available) or contact HRA online here. 

Retail store locations accepting SNAP in NYC: The SNAP Retailer Locator allows anyone to locate nearby SNAP-authorized retailers by entering a street address, city, and state, or zip code. Enter your starting location and select a retailer or map point to get details and directions.

Online retailers accepting SNAP in NYC:

  • Amazon
    • Add your SNAP EBT card here.
    • Amazon Restaurants is not currently operating
    • Amazon Fresh inventory and delivery may sometimes be unavailable; confirmation is available only at online checkout
    • Prime Now, Amazon Fresh, and Whole Foods Market are still delivering. Delivery customers always have the option to select “unattended delivery” (if no alcohol in order) during checkout if they prefer not to come into contact with others.
    • Check coronavirus updates here.
  • ShopRite
    • Do not accept EBT for delivery, just for pick up orders.
    • Still delivering
    • Implemented “drop at your door” service for delivery orders. Your driver will call or text you when they are on their way to make your delivery and your groceries will be left at your door unattended. (Provide your mobile phone number in the Delivery Instructions field at checkout when placing delivery orders.) Note, payment options may have changed to accommodate this service. *SNAP benefits cannot be used to pay delivery fees. 

Health Bucks Health Bucks is a coupon program that is run by the City of New York for individuals who receive SNAP benefits, to buy fresh, locally-grown produce. Health Bucks can be used at any NYC Farmers Market that accepts SNAP benefits. 

  • You MUST be a SNAP recipient to be eligible for Health Bucks.
  • For every $5 you spend at farmers markets using SNAP on an EBT card, you can automatically and immediately get $2 in Health Bucks
  • Pharmacy to Farm Prescription program
    • Receive $30 in Health Bucks when you fill your prescription for blood pressure medication at select pharmacies in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
    • Sign up at any pharmacy listed below:
      • Brooklyn
        • Brooklyn Center Pharmacy at 104 Dekalb Ave., 11201 in Downtown Brooklyn
        • Myrtle Drug Care at 355 Myrtle Ave., 11205 in Fort Greene
        • Park Drugs at 801 Nostrand Ave., 11225 in Crown Heights
        • Whitman Pharmacy at 329A Myrtle Ave., 11205 in Fort Greene
      • Manhattan
        • Drug Mart II at 4873 Broadway, 10034 in Inwood
        • Dyckman Pharmacy at 199 Dyckman St, 10040 in Inwood
        • Nagle Pharmacy at 210 Nagle Ave., 10034 in Inwood
        • New Amsterdam Drug Mart at 698 Amsterdam Ave., 10025 on the Upper West Side
        • New London Pharmacy at 246 8th Ave., 10011 in Chelsea
        • New York City Pharmacy at 206 1st Ave., 10009 in East Village
        • Quick RX UWS at 909 Columbus Ave., 10025 in Upper West Side
      • Queens
        • Image Heights Pharmacy at 7501 37th Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights
        • Jannat Pharmacy at 7203 35th Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights
        • Nueva Vida Pharmacy at 81-25 37th Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights
        • Superior Pharmacy at 80-05 Roosevelt Ave., 11372 in Jackson Heights

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC provides nutrition for eligible pregnant and postpartum women and children. Fathers and caregivers can also apply for their children.

  • Normally WIC applicants must apply in person, but most centers are now working via phone.
  • Determine if you are eligible for WIC here
  • You do NOT need to be a US citizen to receive WIC
  • If applicants have all necessary documents, WIC benefits are effective immediately after application
  • Locate a WIC center near you here or call 1-800-522-5006
    • Those applying can make an appointment by calling one of the centers closest to them.
    • Remote services available only
  • For more information on WIC see the New York State Department of Health WIC website

Organizations Providing WIC Services close to Melrose/Mott Haven (Please call rather than visiting)

  • Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council – Family Preservation Center
    1125 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 410-6735, (718) 588-1887

    • Services offered: Community center providing low-income individuals of all ages with various services.
    • Additional information:
      • WIC hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9AM-5PM
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    432 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 585-4695

    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are being offered remotely
      • New clients can sign up over the phone and pick up their card in person on Fridays
    • Office Hours:
      • Monday - Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
      • Tuesday: 9AM-5:30PM
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln – WIC Program
    234 E 149th St, Floor 1, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 579-5398, (718) 579-5462

    • Services offered: Public local enrollment and service site for WIC, a government-sponsored food program.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are being offered remotely
      • New clients can sign up over the phone and receive their card by mail or pick it up in person
    • Additional Information
      • Call to schedule an appointment or requisites regarding pre-screening, and information on documents needed for enrollment.
      • Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French
      • Hours: Monday 8:30AM - 7PM; Tuesday - Friday 8:30AM - 5PM; Saturday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
  • The Bronx Defenders
    360 E 161st St, Bronx, NY 10451
    (718) 838-7878

    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are being offered remotely
  • Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) – 137th Street office
    625 E 137th St, Bronx, NY 10454
    (718) 716-4400

    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services are being offered remotely and in person
      • New clients must sign up in person. Please call ahead to make an appointment.
      • Walk-ins accepted
      • MHHC staff can now update your e-WIC card, based on the type of your appointment, over the phone
    • Additional information:
      • Email for inquiries: Askwic@mhhc.org
      • Hours:
        • Monday - Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM
        • Wednesday 8:30AM-7:30PM
        • Every other Saturday 9AM-5PM

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