211 Live Chat Hours:
8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri
Need help? Ask live with chat


Schedule Dial 2-1-1 to call us
Available 24/7
Alternate number:
877-211-8667

A paper grocery bag filled with food

Tompkins County has the fortune to host many different places where one can obtain free food or prepared meals.Food pantries andhot meals are listed in the two calendars below. You can also print out a list of these food distribution site names and locations.


Do you qualify for food stamps or WIC?
Find out using the My Benefits NY website.





Food Pantries

Click on any pantry name for details


Free Community Meals

Click on any meal name for details