Just Food has three onsite programs that provide food to residents of Douglas County who are in need of nutritious food to put in their diet! Click on the links below to find out more about our onsite programs!
Food Pantry – The food pantry is open five days per week. Clients can come in and receive a bag or box of food once every thirty days. Once approved, clients may visit daily for fresh produce and bread. To qualify for this program, clients must be within 185% of the federal poverty level. Click on the link for more information, hours and how to download an application. Ballard Community Services, Salvation Army and Penn House are all a part of the same network. One household may visit one pantry in a thirty day period, but may come each day for fresh bread and produce.
Mobile Food Pantry – The mobile food pantry happens the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 9:00 a.m and it is operated by Ballard Community Services. This event takes place at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. For more information, please contact Ballard Community Services at 785-842-0729.
Federal Commodity Distribution (Senior Commodities and Regular Commodities) (CSFP and TEFAP) – Federal commodity programs are now distributed by Harvesters: The Community Food Network. Please contact Harvesters at 816.929.3000 for more information.
Other food pantries & feeding programs in Douglas County – Please click on the link to view the Douglas County Food Assistance Guide.