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Our Agencies Can Help

You are not alone if you are struggling to provide nutritious food for yourself or your household.  Many agencies and organizations are ready to help, but it is really important that you apply for and use food stamps if you are eligible.  If you are not receiving food stamps, find out if you are eligible by visiting your county's Department of Social Services or check out the website.  But, there is more.  Agencies partner with the Food Bank of the Albemarle to provide emergency food.

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Agency Locator Map

Finding emergency food assistance may be just one click away and as simple as knowing your ZIP Code.  Don't waste valuable time and money driving around your county looking for a distribution location.  Be smart, and use our convenient Agency Locator.

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Agency Listing

You may be able to receive emergency food from an agency in a fixed location OR from a mobile distribution site.  Checking here you get a complete alphabetical listing of agencies in each of the 15 counties we serve.

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Food Stamp Assistance

Food stamps help you get the food your family needs from local stores.  Eligibility requirements change periodically.  If you are not currently receiving food stamps visit DSS or visit this webpage to find out how to apply for this tremendous benefit.

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