The Jewish Family Service Food Pantry is an affiliate of the North Texas Food Bank, addressing issues related to hunger in the Dallas area.
JFS' Food Pantry provides food for qualified families and individuals in the following North Dallas and Carrollton zip codes: 75209, 75220, 75225, 75229, 75230, 75231, 75234, 75238, 75240, 75243, 75244, 75248, 75252, 75254, 75287, 75001, 75006, 75007, 75010, 75011. Food Pantry Hours (by appointment only): Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
To make an appointment please call 972.437.9950.
Our Food Pantry is set up so that individuals are able to choose food items just as they would in a grocery store. Kosher foods are available for those who observe Jewish dietary laws. In addition to regularly scheduled appointments for individuals and families at our Pantry, we provide home delivery for the homebound or disabled individuals as appropriate.
For those individuals who come to our Pantry, access to the food pantry Case Manager is provided. When an unmet need arises, we work in providing information and referrals as appropriate and also coordination of those needed services. “Wraparound Services” are provided to address basic needs essential to regaining self sufficiency.
Access to the Continuum of Our Agency Services
Those who use our Food Pantry have access, if needed, to our individual and family counseling, employment counseling, family violence intervention, special needs services and services for the elderly.
Limited Emergency Financial Assistance
Limited financial assistance can be provided to clients of JFS, when families or individuals find themselves in financial crisis after meeting qualifications. Some examples-- (bus passes, having disconnection notice on electricity, facing eviction from their apartment, or needing medication assistance)
Vickery Meadow Neighborhood Alliance, Jewish Family Service, Catholic Charities, Temple Emanuel, Our Ladies of Charity and St. Vincent de Paul collaborated to create the Vickery Meadow Food Pantry located at 8448 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas 75231, serving 75231 zip code only. Vickery Meadow Food Pantry hours are: Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm; Thursday 9:00 – 12:00 and Saturday 9:00 – 12:00. JFS Case Management Services also available on site.