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Jones County Food Assistance Resource Guide

Need additional help? Call 252-448-9621

To suggest additions or revisions to this document please contact Sarah Ware at Sarah_Ware@ncsu.edu


QUICK LIST OF RESOURCES

Organization Offering When
Jones County DSS, Food & Nutrition Services Food and Nutrition Services Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Jones County DSS, Senior Nutrition Services Weekly Meals Weekly
Jones County Health Department eWIC benefit card Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Trenton Food Pantry Food boxes & TEFAP boxes

Wednesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m.,

TEFAP 2nd Wed 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Filling Station

Non-perishable boxes, perishables when available

Commodity Supplemental

Food Program (CSFP)

Boxes for income qualified residents over 60 yrs.

Tuesday and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until all boxes are distributed

2nd Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. until all boxes are distributed

Trenton United Methodist Church Pantry Free food Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jones County Community Hope

Commodity Supplemental

Food Program (CSFP)

Boxes for income qualified residents over 60 yrs.

3rd Thursday 5:00 – 6:30
Maysville United Methodist Church Food boxes 3rd Monday 9 a.m.

 DETAILED INFORMATION BY ORGANIZATION


Jones County DSS, Food and Nutrition Services

Available to: Low-income families

Service Provided: Helps low-income people buy the food they need to remain healthy.
Instructions: Call 252-448-2581 ext. 2028
Days/Times: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location(s): 418 Hwy 58 North, Unit C, Trenton, NC 28585
Contact Information: 252-448-2581 ext. 2028


Jones County DSS, Senior Nutrition Program

Available to: Jones County residents 60 and older

Service Provided: Congregate and home delivered meals. During the Covid-19 response, five frozen meals are delivered each week to participants.
Instructions: Call the Jones County Senior Center at 252-448-1001 for more information.
Days/Times: Weekly
Location(s): Home delivery or 215 State Rd 1123, Trenton, NC 28585
Contact Information: 252-448-1001


Trenton Food Pantry

Available to: Anyone & The Emergency Food Assistance Program
(TEFAP must meet income requirements)

Service Provided: Food boxes & TEFAP boxes
Instructions: Curb side service, boxes will be placed in your vehicle by a volunteer
Days/Times: Wednesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m., TEFAP 2nd Wed 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location(s): 346 W Jones Street, Trenton, NC 28585
Contact Information: 252-723-0049
Click here for Trenton Food Pantry’s website


WIC

Available to:

  • Pregnant Women
  • Postpartum women who have had a baby in the past six months or who are breastfeeding an infant less than 12 months of age
  • Infants and children under 5 years of age
  • Live in North Carolina
  • Meet gross annual income that cannot exceed 185% of the poverty level – all Medicaid, SNAP and Work First recipients meet WIC income eligibility
  • Be at nutritional risk – a nutritionist or other health professional makes the nutritional risk assessment at no cost to the participant

Potential eligibility to receive WIC benefits can be determined by clicking here.

Service Provided: Nutrition education, Supplemental food packages (eWIC benefit card), Breastfeeding Promotion and Support, Referrals to health care
Instructions: Call 252-448-9111, option 3; or online referrals can be made by clicking here.
Days/Times: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location(s): 418 Hwy 58 North, Unit C. Trenton, NC 28585
Contact Information: 252-448-9111
Click here for WIC’s Facebook


Filling Station

Available to: All Jones County residents & income qualified residents over 60 yrs

Service Provided: Non-perishable boxes, perishables when available
Instructions: Curb side service, boxes will be placed in your vehicle by a volunteer
Days/Times: Tuesday and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until all boxes are distributed & 2nd Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. until all boxes are distributed
Location(s): 221 Main Street, Pollocksville, NC 28573
Contact Information: 252-224-1127
Click here for The Filling Station’s website


Trenton United Methodist Church Pantry

Available to: All Jones County residents

Service Provided: Free food
Instructions: Come in & shop our pantry.
Days/Times: Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location(s): 107 Market St, Trenton, NC 28585
Contact Information: 252-448-1133
Click here for Trenton United Methodist Church Pantry’s website


Jones County Community Hope

Available to: income qualified residents over 60 yrs

Service Provided: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
Instructions: Curb side service, boxes will be placed in your vehicle by a volunteer
Days/Times: 3rd Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location(s): 346 W Jones Street, Trenton, NC 28585
Contact Information: 252-2670-7093
Click here for Jones Community Hope’s Facebook page


Maysville United Methodist Church

Available to: All Jones County residents

Service Provided: Free food boxes
Instructions: Curb side service, boxes will be placed in your vehicle by a volunteer. Check the church sign for the most up to date information.
Days/Times: 3rd Monday 9 a.m.
Location(s): 804 Foy Ave, Maysville NC 28555
Contact Information: 910-743-3691