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 31:
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.
Bon Appetit Meal Program (19 Crescent Street): Offering brown bag service Monday - Friday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Meals on Wheels: Continuing to deliver up to five meals each week to eligible program participants. Click here for more information.
Friends of Community Action Food Pantry (162 Elm Street): Open Tuesday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon. All food needs will provided outside and clients will not be allowed inside the building.
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
The Biddeford and Dayton School Departments, in conjunction with the USDA, are providing lunch and breakfast. Thanks to some area nonprofits, the schools are now able to provide some personal care items and add fresh produce to the distribution. This is available to all youth 18 and under, regardless of income. For the week of Monday, March 30-Friday, April 3:
ONE curbside distribution site at Biddeford Middle School from 10:30am-12:00pm. All previous community sites have been discontinued.
Bus routes with 60+ stops will deliver meals to all youth. To access meals, simply be present at the bus stop at the designated time shown on the revised schedule.
Remains curbside distribution at Dayton Consolidated School from 9:30-11:30am
ALL Dayton youth 18 and under, regardless of school affiliation, are eligible.