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Posted on: March 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Food Resources Available in Biddeford

If you are in need of food resources during this uncertain time, here are the options available in Biddeford that we are aware of as of March 19:

Food or Meal Distribution for All Ages

Seeds of Hope (35 South Street): Offering brown bag meals Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Seeds of Hope will also have a food pantry with limited dry goods on Fridays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Bon Appetit Meal Program (19 Crescent Street): Offering brown bag service Monday - Friday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Friends of Community Action Food Pantry (162 Elm Street): Currently CLOSED

Stone Soup Food Pantry (180 Main Street): Currently CLOSED

York County Shelter Programs’ Food Pantry (5 Swetts Bridge, Alfred): Offering a drive-through service with pre-packaged boxes of food. Open on Fridays and Tuesdays from noon to 3 PM.

You can also apply for assistance with food through our General Assistance program. Conditions must be met to qualify. Eligibility is being determined through phone applications only. Please call 207-284-9514 for more information. Someone will be available to assist you between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The United Way of York County has a list of COVID-19 resources broken down by city that is available here.

Food Distribution for Youth 18 and Under

  • Free lunch and breakfast will continue to be provided to all youth 18 and under, but changes have been made to the distribution process for the week of Monday, March 23-Friday, March 27 to better meet the needs of our families. The School Department is still waiting on an official waiver by the USDA for delivery but felt it prudent to move forward with this action regardless as many families do not have access to transportation.

      • ONE curbside distribution site at Biddeford Middle School from 10:30am-12:00pm. All previous community sites have been discontinued.

      • Four bus routes with 60+ stops will be delivering meals to students in our community. To access meals, simply be present at the bus stop at the designated time shown on the bus schedule.

    • DAYTON:

      • Remains curbside distribution at Dayton Consolidated School from 9:30-11:30am

      • ALL Dayton youth 18 and under, regardless of school affiliation, are eligible.

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