NYC Food Resource Guide: Upper West Side

by NYC Food Policy Editor

last updated: September 19 2022

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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NYC Food Resource Guide: Upper West Side

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 Upper West Side 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)
  • Text the USDA National Hunger Hotline at  914-415-6617 with a question containing the words food, summer, or meals for resources near you.
  • HRA’s Emergency Food Hotline: 866-888-8777
  • Shelter or Temporary Housing Assistance: 3-1-1

Upper West Side 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.

  • Blessed Sacrament Church - Food Pantry
    152 W 71st St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 877-3111
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00AM-3:00PM
    • Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-6:00PM
      Food Pantry opens only on Saturdays, 9-11 am.
  • Blessed Sacrament Church - Soup Kitchen
    152 W 71st St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 877-3111
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00AM-3:00PM
    • Friday 9:00AM-4:00PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • Soup kitchen ends when the line ends.
  • Christ and St. Stephen's Church - Brown Bag Program
    120 W 69th St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 787-2755 x5, (212) 580-8179
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday-Friday 9:30AM-10:30AM
    • Serving grab-and-go meals
    • Food donations: non-perishables preferred
  • National Council of Jewish Women - Community Kitchen
    241 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 687-5030 x463
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Friday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • Grab-and-go pre-packed bags
  • National Council of Jewish Women - Food Pantry
    241 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 687-5030 x463
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Friday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • Grab-and-go pre-packed bags
  • New York Institute of Technology
    26 W 61st St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 261-1532
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Tuesday-Thursday 10:00AM-4:00PM: appointment required
    • Open to New York Institute of Tech students and families only.
    • Food donations: food, monetary donations accepted.
      • The program also has a Target and Amazon wishlist which donors can purchase items off of.
  • Project FIND, Hamilton Senior Center
    141 W 73rd St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 787-7710
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Sunday-Saturday 11:30AM-12:30PM
    • Serves older adults only
    • Grab and go meals for lunch and dinner.
  • Rutgers Thursday Nighters
    236 W 73rd St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 877-8227, (917) 817-9343
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Grab-and-go brown bag meals available to first 70 visitors
  • Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
    30 W 68th St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 877-4050, x280
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Friday 9:00AM-8:00AM
    • Saturday 8:00AM-12:00PM
    • Distributing prepackaged bags of food
  • Congregation B'nai Jeshurun
    257 W 88th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 787-7600 x272
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Thursday 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • Meals are bagged to-go
  • Grand Central Food Program, 79th St Boat Basin
    79th St & West Side Hwy, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 776-2000
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:55PM-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.
  • Grand Central Food Program, 86th & West End
    86th St & West End Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 776-2000
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:15PM-8:25PM
    • 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.
  • Holy Trinity Church - Food Pantry
    213 W 82nd St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 787-0634
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:30AM-11:00AM: 3rd Saturday of the month
    • Neighborhood residents receive priority, but those from farther away are also welcome during the COVID crisis
    • Participants receive a bag of nonperishables.
  • Holy Trinity Church - Soup Kitchen
    213 W 82nd St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 787-0634
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00AM
    • Serving grab-and-go breakfast
    • Food donations (perishables and non-perishables) accepted.
  • Project DOROT
    251 W 100th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 769-2850
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Serving adults 60 to 100 to those with physical mobility, economic status...
  • St. Ignatius Episcopal Church
    552 West End Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 580-3326
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday
    • Please arrive 15 minutes early
    • Serving to-go meals
  • St. Matthew's, St. Timothy's Day Care - Soup Kitchen
    26 W 84th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 362-6750
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday 2:00PM-2:45PM
    • Grab-n-go hot meals; pickup outside
    • Vegetarian meal option available
  • West End Collegiate Church
    245 W 77th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 787-1566
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, St, Sunday 9:00AM-1:00PM
    • Food donations: non-perishables preferred.
  • West Side Campaign Against Hunger - Food Pantry
    263 W 86th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 362-3662 x116
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00AM-1:00PM
    • ID required to sign up first time
    • Visitors can come once a month to get a 5-day supply of food for the family
  • West Side Campaign Against Hunger - Mobile Food Pantry
    (212) 362-3662 x126
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00AM-1:00PM
    • Curbside pickup available
    • People over 65 can call for delivery
    • The Mobile Market partners with and has locations at the following sites: 
      • Bright Temple AME Church, 802 Faile Street, Bronx, NY 10474
      • City Council Member Mark Levine’s Office 500 W 141st Street, New York, NY 10031
      • Davidson Senior Center 950 Union Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459
      • Dominican Women’s Development Center 715 W 179th Street, New York, NY 10033
      • Iris House: A Center for Women 2348 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, New York, NY 10030
      • James Monroe Senior Center 1776 Story Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473
      • Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center 250 W 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
      • Neighborhood SHOPP Leon Senior Center 735 E 152nd Street, Bronx, NY 10455
      • Neighborhood SHOPP Casa Boricua 910 E 172nd Street, Bronx, NY 10460
      • Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation 45 Wadsworth Avenue, New York, NY 10033
      • Phipps Neighborhoods Soundview 1680 Seward Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473
      • Phipps West Farms 997 E 179th Street, Bronx, NY 10460
  • Broadway Community - Food Pantry
    601 W 114th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 864-6100 x123
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday 12:30PM-1:30PM: Produce Pantry
    • Saturday 1:00PM-3:00PM: Client Choice Pantry
    • First come, first served
  • Broadway Community - Soup Kitchen
    601 W 114th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 864-6100
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30PM-1:30PM
    • To-go meals for breakfast and lunch
  • Church of Notre Dame
    405 W 114th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 866-1500
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday 2:00PM-4:00PM
    • Food donations: non-perishables only
  • Church of the Ascension - Food Pantry
    221 W 107 St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-0666
    Status: Open
    ID Required:
    Kosher

    • Saturday 10:00AM-12:00PM: Every other Saturday
    • Located in the church basement
    • Food pantry phone number: (212) 749-5938
  • Columbia Food Pantry, The Medical Center
    646 W 114th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 854-1492
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00AM-2:00PM
    • Open to all New Yorkers
  • Community Impact - Food Pantry
    616 W 114 St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 854-6310
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00AM-2:00PM
    • Photo ID with address required
  • Community Impact - Soup Kitchen
    601 W 114 St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 854-6310
    Status: Open
    ID Required:

    • Breakfast and lunch served together
    • Located in the basement
  • Grand Central Food Program, Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    112th St & Amsterdam, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 776-2000
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:30PM-8:40PM
    • 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.
  • Holy Name of Jesus - St. Gregory the Great
    207 W 96 St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 932-8040
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Monday 10:00AM-12:00PM: Food Pantry Hours
    • ID card (given out by facility) required
    • One visit allowed per month
    • Please bring your own bags or cart
  • LSS/Advent Lutheran Church - Food Pantry
    2504 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 870-1132
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:30AM-11:30AM: 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month
    • One bag per month per family
    • Use side entrance near 93rd Street
  • LSS/Advent Lutheran Church - Soup Kitchen
    2504 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 870-1132
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 12:00PM-1:00PM: 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
    • Hot lunch to go
    • Use side entrance near 93rd St
  • Southern Baptist Church
    12 W 108th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 678-9769
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, St
  • St. John the Divine - Cathedral Kitchen
    1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 316-7540 x7583
    Status: Open
    ID Required: Unknown

    • Sunday 10:00AM-3:00PM
    • Bagged lunches to go
  • St. Michael's Church - Food Pantry
    225 W 99th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-2700
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:00AM-11:30AM
    • Offers prepared meals, sandwiches, and soup in bags to go
    • Food to-go can be obtained from the "gate"
  • St. Michael's Church - Soup Kitchen
    225 W 99th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-2700
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Saturday 10:00AM-11:30AM
    • Serving grab-and-go lunch at the 99th St entrance bet Broadway and Amsterdam
    • Phone extension x116
  • West End Presbyterian Church
    165 W 105th St, New York, NY 10025
    Status: Open
    ID Required: No

    • Tuesday, Thursday 11:30AM-12:30PM
    • Visitors can pick up food once per month
  • Grizzly Cupboard Cupboard
    26 W 61st St, Room 007, New York, NY 10023
    Status: Unknown
    ID Required: Unknown

  • The Other Place/Goddard Riverside
    264 W 87th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 873-6600
    Status: Closed
    ID Required:

    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

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
          • 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
  • 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

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,  Shiptdelivery.com, SeamlessYelp 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.

  • Alans Farmland
    27 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 265-5886

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
  • Citarella Gourmet Market - Upper West Side
    2135 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 874-0383

    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-9:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: Manhattan
  • CP Yang Corporation
    281 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 877-0837

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: call to check delivery availability
    • Delivery minimum: $60
    • Delivery fee: depends on delivery destination
  • CVS
    200 W End Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 496-4198

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-9:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • Duane Reade
    1889 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 586-6749

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-8:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Sunday 10:00AM-5:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Postmates
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $15
    • Delivery fee: $2.99
  • Duane Reade
    2069 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 799-1067

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Postmates
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $15
    • Delivery fee: $2.99
  • Épicerie Boulud
    1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 595-9606

    • Sunday-Monday 7:30AM-8:00PM
    • Tuesday, Wednesday 7:30AM-9:00PM
    • Thursday-Saturday 7:30AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by Seamless, Uber Eats, and Grubhub
  • Fairway Market 74th Street
    2131 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 595-1888

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Fischer Bros & Leslie
    230 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 787-1715

    • Monday-Wednesday 9:00AM-5:00PM
    • Thursday 7:00AM-7:00PM
    • Friday 7:00AM-2:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available on website or on the phone. Call for same-day delivery.
  • Gourmet Garage
    Lincoln Square, 155 W 66th St, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 595-5850

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by store website
  • Pioneer Supermarkets
    289 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 874-9506

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:30AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone after 4PM
    • Delivery radius: close to store
    • Delivery minimum: $50
    • Delivery fee: $4
  • Trader Joe's
    2073 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 799-0028

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Western Beef Supermarket
    75 W End Ave, New York, NY 10023

    • Tuesday 6:00AM-7:30AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
  • Andy's Deli
    418 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 799-3355

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery radius: 10 blocks
  • Barzini's
    2451 Broadway, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 874-4992

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: 10 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $40
  • Beard Papa's
    2167 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by Seamless and DoorDash
  • CVS
    540 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 712-2821

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • Duane Reade
    609 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 724-4270

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-8:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Sunday 10:00AM-5:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Postmates
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $15
    • Delivery fee: $2.99
  • Gristedes
    504 Columbus Ave #84, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 721-3077

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • Delivery available by Instacart
  • Key Food Supermarket
    530 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 799-8600

    • Monday-Friday 7:00AM-8:45PM
    • Sunday, Saturday 8:00AM-8:45PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: Within store zip code
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Lalu Deli Grocery
    594 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Grubhub
  • Park Deli
    102 W 79th St #1, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 724-5425

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery radius: 3 blocks
  • Space Market
    526 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 787-7025

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
  • Tarallucci e Vino
    475 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 362-5454

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by Seamless and Grubhub
    • Delivery radius: 10-15 blocks
  • Zabar's
    2245 Broadway, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 787-2000

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-7:30PM
    • Sunday 9:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available on the west side
      • $7.50 service charge
      • West Side delivery fee $6 between 60th St & 115th St ($10 on weekends).
  • Zingone Brothers
    471 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 877-7525

    • Monday-Saturday 7:30AM-6:45PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Pickup available by phone
  • 104 Broadway Farm Inc
    2717 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 663-6036

    • Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-7:00PM
    • Sunday 10:00AM-6:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $10+
  • Associated Supermarket
    13 15 W 100th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 531-4571

    • Monday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:30PM
    • Sunday 8:00AM-7:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery radius: 4 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $50
  • CVS
    2495 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 787-2194

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-12:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by store website
    • Delivery radius: see coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery
  • CVS
    743 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 280-0596

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-9:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available 24/7 by Shipt, Postmates
    • Delivery radius: see the coverage map on store website
    • Delivery fees: Orders under $35 have a $7 delivery fee. Orders over $35 have free delivery.
  • Duane Reade
    2683 Broadway #7, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 865-5360

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-9:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • Sunday 10:00AM-6:00PM: Pharmacy Hours
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • Duane Reade
    2864 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 316-5113

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by Postmates
  • Duane Reade
    700 Columbus Ave (94 St), New York, NY 10025
    (212) 864-4189

    • Monday-Friday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery minimum: $20
  • Duane Reade
    2760-62 Broadway (106 St), New York, NY 10025
    (212) 678-7893

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Grubhub and Uber Eats
  • Duke Ellington Gourmet Deli
    934 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 662-3015

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted, cold food only
    • Orders can be placed via GrubHub App
    • Delivery minimum: $7
    • EBT for in-store only
  • Freshy's Deli & Grocery
    941 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 666-0109

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Grubhub
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $8
  • Garden of Eden Marketplace
    2780 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-7300

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by email (preferred) and phone
    • Delivery via GrubHub
    • Delivery radius: 5-10 block radius
    • Delivery minimum: $25
    • Delivery fee: $10 delivery tip
  • Gristedes
    2704 Broadway & W 103rd St, New York, NY 10025
    (646) 352-4690

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Instacart
    • Delivery radius: 10 blocks
    • Delivery fee: $7.95
  • Han's Fruit & Vegetable Market
    2501 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 666-7089

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday 7:00AM-8:00PM: Store Hours
    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM: Delivery Hours
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery radius: 4-5 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $15
  • Joes Gourmet Deli
    920 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 531-1001

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery available by Grubhub
  • Key Food Supermarket
    755 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 665-9900

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery radius: 89th St
    • Delivery minimum: $40
  • Los Vecinos Meat Market & Supermarket
    987 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 316-1968

    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $20
  • Mani Market Place
    697 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 662-4392

    • Sunday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
    • Delivery available by phone and store website
  • Milano Market
    2892 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 665-9500

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
  • Paul Saini Deli Grocery
    724 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 932-3030

    • Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery radius: 2 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Ranch Deli
    980 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 531-8777

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone, Grubhub, and Seamless
    • Delivery radius: around 10 blocks
    • Delivery minimum: none
  • Ranch Deli & Nightlife
    856 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 866-8770

    • Monday-Friday 6:00AM-12:00AM
    • Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery radius: local
    • Delivery minimum: $10
  • Rite Aid
    741 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 316-0436

    • Sunday 8:00AM-10:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM: Store Hours
    • Monday-Friday 9:00AM-10:00AM: Senior Shopping Hours
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Postmates
  • West 109 Gourmet Deli
    990 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 280-7329

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available by phone
    • Delivery minimum: $8
  • Westside Market
    2840 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-3367

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by phone for senior citizens, or by store website for the general public
    • Delivery radius: 80th St - 169th St, 5th Avenue - Hudson River
    • Delivery minimum: Free delivery for $50 in-store purchase. $5 fee for orders less than $50.
  • Westside Market
    2589 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 316-0222

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by store website, GrubHub, or by phone
    • Additional notes: Produce may be priced higher for delivery
  • Whole Foods Market
    808 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-6160

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery available by Amazon (for Amazon Prime members only)
      • Store delivery for anyone who has never had delivery can be done by going to www.amazon.com/wholefoods to sign up for a delivery service invitation
    • Delivery radius: within store zip code
    • Delivery fees: Delivery fees vary. Free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35.
  • Jubilee Market
    180 Riverside Blvd, New York, NY 10069
    (212) 877-6000

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
    • Delivery available on the website.

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.

  • Kim's Fruit & Vegetables
    900 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:00PM: Store Hours
  • Rite Aid
    210-20 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (212) 787-2903

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
  • 88 Gourmet Deli Inc
    574 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
  • Broadway Farm
    2341 Broadway, New York, NY 10024
    (646) 505-0808

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-9:55PM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Flying Tiger Copenhagen
    424 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

    • Monday-Saturday 11:00AM-7:00PM
    • Sunday 11:00AM-6:00PM
  • Grand Bazaar NYC
    100 W 77th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 239-3025

    • Sunday 10:00AM-5:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted Outdoor Market on Sundays
  • Hot In Crusty
    2393 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
  • New Green Leaf Deli
    518 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 877-7507

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:30AM-1:00AM
    • SNAP accepted
  • Ruandy's Grocery
    175 W 83rd St, New York, NY 10024

  • 99 Cents & Up NYC
    921 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025

    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-10:00PM
    • No contact Information available
  • 194 Manhattan Deli
    194 Manhattan Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 222-1246

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted
    • Delivery radius: 5 blocks
  • Central Markets
    300 W 110th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 932-1990

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-10:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted in-store only
  • Columbus Natural Food
    725 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 663-0345

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC not accepted
  • Deli 360
    360 W 110th St, New York, NY 10025

    • Sunday-Saturday 10:00AM-8:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • Empire Fruits & Vegetables
    200 W 96th St, New York, NY 10025

  • Felipe Grocery
    934 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025

  • Felo Deli Grocery
    23 W 100th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 866-8195

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:00AM-11:15PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • H Mart
    2828 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
    (646) 952-0442

    • Sunday-Saturday 7:30AM-11:00PM
    • SNAP accepted, cold food only
    • Curbside pickup available
    • Mercato
  • Host Deli & Grocery
    880 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (347) 614-7731

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
  • KSY Mini Market
    996 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212)-864-0699

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP accepted in-store only
  • Little Gujrat Deli
    946 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025

  • Mario's Gourmet Deli
    934 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025

    • No contact Information available
  • Trader Joe's
    670 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 678-1680

    • Sunday-Saturday 8:00AM-9:00PM
    • SNAP/WIC accepted
  • West 96 Deli
    214 W 96th St, New York, NY 10025

    • Sunday-Saturday: Open 24/7
  • Wu + Nussbaum
    2897 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Farmers' Markets in Upper West Side

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.

Community Fridges in Upper West Side

Community Fridges are public refrigerators that are projects enabling food to be shared within the community. Unlike food pantries, Community Fridges encourage community members to put food in and take food out as needed and with no limit. These Fridges are located across the five boroughs, organized by community members, for community members. Donations are provided from organizations as well as neighbors, and everyone is encouraged to take what they need and give what they don't need. The below list includes all community fridges within the neighborhood from the Map of NYC Community Fridges

* The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center cannot confirm whether or not community fridges are monitored, regulated or organized by food assistance agencies or organizations, therefore we are unable to confirm food availability and/or food safety. The Center advises community members not to take any prepared food without a date written of when it was cooked or stored. There are no regulations mandating what can go into fridges and how long food is stored, nor how often Community Fridges are cleaned, organized, and maintained. For more information about ensuring food quality and safety, click here and here.

  • Ujamaa Community Fridge
    830 Columbus Ave, New York 10025
    • Open 24/7
  • Has a freezer
  • Accepts fresh produce, dairy products, prepackaged/canned goods, bottled water & beverages, prepared meals (labeled with ingredients & date), frozen meat (placed in freezer)
  • Does not accept alcohol, left overs from already eaten foods, unlabeled prepared foods/goods, meat/seafood in the fridge
  • The West End Community Fridge
    245 W 77th St, New York 10024
    • Mini fridge outside on the sidewalk is open 24/7
  • Fridge up the stairs and inside the gate is open Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Has a freezer
  • Prefers refrigerated items (does not have dry storage). No expired foods or unlabeled/unsealed prepared meals

Social Services in Upper West Side

Child and Family Services in Upper West Side

  • Bank Street Family Center
    610 W 112th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 875-4412

    • Services offered: Offers children (ages 6 months-5 years) with and without disabilities inclusive preschool special education and evaluation offered in the child's home, preschool, or child care program.
    • Additional information:
      • Tuition assistance is available. Scholarships are based on financial need, and any family may apply.

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 behavioral health professionals — such as social workers, peer specialists and family peer advocates — who can provide care and short-term management for people who are experiencing severe behavioral crisis.

  • 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 Upper West Side

  • ADAPT Community Network - Manhattan Children's Program
    80 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (646) 740-2525

    • Services offered: Early childhood services such as preschool programs and free universal pre-kindergarten (ages 3-5) and after-school programs (ages 5-21) for those with physical and/or developmental disabilities.
  • The JCC in Manhattan - Jack and Shirley Silver Center for Special Needs
    334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
    (646) 505-4444

    • Services offered: A range of groups and programs designed to help individuals with special needs and their families deal constructively with challenges
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Some services have resumed in-person, while other continue remotely

Education and Employment Services in Upper West Side

  • West Side Campaign Against Hunger
    263 W 86th St, Basement, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 362-3662 x126

    • Services offered: West Side Campaign Against Hunger can connect people to a world of supportive services, whether its information and referral, or more intensive case management.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • All operations are happening outdoors
    • Additional information:
      • Food pantry hours: Tuesday - Friday 9AM-1PM
      • Located on the corner of West 86th St and West End Ave

Health and Medical Services in Upper West Side

  • Lighthouse Guild - Manhattan
    250 W 64th St, New York, NY 10023
    (800) 284-4422, (212) 769-6200

    • Services offered: Provides coordinated care for eye health, vision rehabilitation and behavioral health as well as related services directed at prevention, early detection and intervention of vision disorders
  • DOROT - Homelessness Prevention and Aftercare Project
    171 W 85th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 580-0001, (212) 769-2850

    • Services offered: Housing for adults 60+ who are experiencing homelessness
    • Hours of operation
      • Monday-Thursday: 9 AM-5 PM
      • Friday: 9AM-3PMS
      • Services or now offered via Zoom and off-site but are still open for those who need assistance.
  • Homeward NYC
    483 West End Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 873-6300

    • Services offered: Temporary mix-aged housing for homeless young mothers ages 18-24 and low-income older adults. Provides services to help secure affordable homes.
  • The West Side Commons - The DOME Project
    696 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 874-7272

    • Services offered: Provides social services, affordable housing, after-school programs and family services
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Office is open, no walk ins, call for an appt
  • Goddard Riverside Law Project
    51 W 109th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 799-9638

    • Services offered: Free legal services and tenant-organizing support to low-income residents via phone.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • In-person intake suspended. Call to schedule an appointment.
    • Additional information:
      • Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 10AM-6PM
      • Intake hours: Thursday from 4PM-6PM, by phone.
  • Goddard Riverside Outreach - Homeless Outreach
    965 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 873-6600

    • Services offered: Connects people in need of services such as medical and psychiatric care, food and shelter, while helping them transition into permanent housing
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • The Law Project is continuing all counseling and support by phone.
      • Homeless Outreach teams are continuing to provide 24/7 services to people living on the streets. They are operating reduced shifts and will limit face-to-face contact where possible. The staff continue to keep appointments for housing interviews and placements.
      • The Green Keepers are continuing to operate, but their activities are staggered to prevent the groups from being together in close proximity.
      • The ACT team is conducting activities by phone but continuing to see clients in the field and at their office as necessary.
      • TOP Clubhouse and TOP Opportunities programs are connecting to members remotely
  • Goddard Riverside, Havens
    206 W 92nd St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 877-6305

    • Services offered: Case management, assistance acquiring/keeping benefits, onsite rehab program, weekly medical care, psychiatry.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Everything is in-person
      • Psychiatry appointments may be virtual if the patient is unvaccinated.
    • Tenants are often referred through shelters.
  • Samaritan Daytop Village - Veritas House
    68 W 106th St, New York, NY 10025
    (646) 790-7364

    • Services offered: Transitional housing for clients engaged in intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment
    • 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.
      • Hope Care Management program continues to serve clients in need of assistance with coordinating chronic medical, behavioral health and social service needs
      • Open for people needing Methadone, Buprenorphine or other medication-assisted treatment
      • Recovery Coaches at the Peer Alliance Recovery Centers are available to provide support for people in recovery
  • The West Side Commons - Strycker's Bay Neighborhood Council (SBNC)
    696 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 874-7272

    • Services offered: Direct counseling for affordable housing to low/moderate income families; help enrolling in food assistance programs; after school and summer programs offered
      • Provides assistance enrolling in SNAP, and referrals to food pantries.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Some appointments may be virtual; decided on a case-by-case basis.
      • After-school care programs are all in-person.

There are no specific legal service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

Mental Health Services in Upper West Side

  • All Angels' Church, Institute for Family Health
    251 W 80th St, New York, NY 10024
    (212) 362-9300

    • Services offered: Sunday/emergency shelter, health, and social services for people experiencing homelessness including meals, mail, clothing, and showers.
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Shelter is temporarily suspended
    • Additional information:
      • Drop-In Program: Tuesday and Thursday, 8AM-2PM

Mutual Aid Organizations in Upper West Side

Senior Services in Upper West Side

  • The New Jewish Home - Manhattan Campus
    120 W 106th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 870-5000

    • Services offered: Provides support to help seniors continue to live independently in their own homes
    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Adult daycare programs are currently closed until further notice

Substance Use Programs in Upper West Side

Women's and Domestic Abuse Services in Upper West Side

There are no specific women's and domestic abuse service organizations found in this neighborhood. Please refer to the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center’s other neighborhood resource guides to find the closest services to you.

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

  • The GetFoodNYC Emergency Meal delivery program concluded on October 1
  • 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
  • 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 in cash, credit/debit, EBT/SNAP, Healthfirst OTC cards (LIP and CC members only), Health Bucks, Greenmarket Bucks, or Fresh Connect Coupons for next week’s share. Fresh Food Box uses an equitable pricing system to ensure access for all New Yorkers. Customers can choose one of three prices for the same share of food: $14, $17, or $20.
    • *Half-priced Fresh Food Boxes are now available for customers shopping with SNAP! Receive the same great bag of produce for just $7 when you pay with your EBT card at every GrowNYC Fresh Food Box site. *
    • Return the following week to pick up your share containing 6-9 items of fresh, high-quality produce.
    • 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
  • All GrowNYC markets accept SNAP and EBT. Most markets accept Health Bucks and FMNP checks. See the GrowNYC website for more information on using SNAP/EBT and FMNP.
    • 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
    • Online Ordering is back. Click here to get started.
  • 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.
  • To help stop the spread of COVID-19, many local department of social services and SNAP Centers locations are consolidating their hours until further notice. We are asking New Yorkers to do everything they can through myBenefits.ny.gov. Please call your local district or visit their website to check their operating hours
  • 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
  • For more locations, visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/locations/snap-locations.page

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 Upper West Side (Please call rather than visiting)

  • Ryan Health: WIC
    801 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 865-0410

    • 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
    • Office Hours:
      • Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
  • St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital WIC Center
    1111 Amsterdam Ave, Travers Building, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 523-3446

    • Services affected by COVID-19:
      • Services being offered remotely
      • On-site appointments are limited
      • Can pick up card in person or via mail
    • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM

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