Food Assistance

A wide variety of organizations provide food assistance.

See the Resource Search Form to search by jurisdiction selecting Food Assistance in the pull-down for Type of Assistance.

ACTS Family Assistance

ACTS Family Assistance offers vouchers to the ACTS Thrift Store for household items. Food pantry.

Alexandrians InVolved Ecumenically (ALIVE, Inc.)

ALIVE, Inc. provides monetary assistance to Alexandria City residents for rent, utilities, medical expenses and other emergency needs.  Mattresses, beds, tables, chairs, sofas, chests, and other furniture. Food assistance.

Annandale Christian Community in Action (ACCA Inc.)

ACCA provides furniture items to low-income residents in need in the Annandale and Bailey’s Crossroads area. Food pantry and delivery assistance on a case-by-case basis.

Arcola United Methodist Church

Arcola United Methodist Church runs the Dulles South Food Pantry, a multi-faith food pantry serving families in the Dulles South region.

Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)

Arlington Food Assistance Center distributes supplemental groceries to Arlington residents who cannot afford to purchase enough food for themselves.

Bethlehem Baptist Church

Bethlehem Baptist Church offers a food pantry with distributions every Monday and Tuesday from 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm. They have nonperishable food items only. Identification is required.


Britepaths provides qualified families and individuals emergency food assistance in the form of grocery gift cards, non-perishable emergency food and non-food items.

Centreville United Methodist Church

Centreville United Methodist Church distributes non-perishable food and seasonal produce.

Christ Church, Alexandria, VA

Christ Church has a food pantry on Thursdays starting at 9:00 am.

Christ House

Christ House has a food pantry that serves a warm meal for 50-65 guests each night of the year.

Church on the Rock Ministries

Church on the Rock Ministries has a food panty that serves individuals and families in the Dumfries community and surrounding area.

Columbia Baptist Church

Columbia Baptist Church operates the Spend Yourself Food Pantry for hungry people in the community.

Committee for Helping Others

Committee for Helping Others provides new or used furniture and household goods to individuals and families in need, and emergency food assistance.

Community Church Christian Ministries

Community Church Christian Ministries operates Messiah’s Market, a self-selection food pantry. Hours of operation are Monday and Tuesday from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.