Get Help

The Foodbank or our partner programs can assist you with emergency food, meals, nutrition education and other services. Please use these Emergency Food Referral Lists for locations, dates, and times of distribution sites. The Foodbank is not a distribution site for individuals.


Emergency Food Referral Lists & Maps

North County South County

To speak with a Foodbank representative for assistance: (805) 937-3422 ext. 0

To speak with a Foodbank representative for assistance: (805) 967-5741 ext. 0

Foodbank Programs

Find out more about Foodbank Programs for children, families and seniors.

Summer Meal Locations

Find  out more about  Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park Program.

Outside of Santa Barbara County?

Find a food bank through Feeding America’s member network.


    Your family may qualify for CalFresh. CalFresh is a nutrition program that helps you feed your family healthy meals every day. It takes just 20 minutes to apply.

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    Brown Bag Program

    Our Brown Bag Programs for Seniors serve almost 1,200 very low-income elderly people who struggle to pay for housing, health care, and basic needs on fixed incomes. Recipients receive two bags of groceries each month to supplement their food budgets and to maintain a healthy, independent lifestyle.