Emergency Assistance & Food Pantry

Food Pantry

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 am – 1 pm
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.

Case Management

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

Current clients of JFS may have access to limited financial assistance if the family or individual find themselves in financial crisis (NOTE: Financial assistance is not available to the general public at this time).

Some examples:

  • bus passes
  • having disconnection notice on electricity
  • facing eviction from their apartment, or
  • needing medication assistance

North Texas Food Bank Mobile Pantry

As a partner agency of the North Texas Food Bank, we are able to offer fresh produce to anyone in need through their mobile pantry once a month.  The truck parks in the Jewish Family Service parking lot on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  First come, first served. Please call for more information.

Vickery Meadow

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 serving 75231 and 75243 zip codes only. JFS Case Management Services are also available on site.

Location:

Vickery Meadow Food Pantry
8448 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, Texas 75231

Vickery Meadow Food Pantry hours:

Wednesday: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 – 12:00
Saturday: 9:00 – 12:00

No appointment needed. Vickery Meadow Food Pantry is a walk-in pantry.