CURBSIDE FOOD BANK
Supporting neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis response.
STAY STRONG KITSAP! Free Flu Vaccine Clinic at Helpline House for adults 19 years or older: Uninsured (do not have health insurance) or underinsured (insurance does not cover flu vaccine). For more information call Kitsap Public Health District 360.728.2235 or Helpline House at 206.842.7621
Helpline House Thanksgiving Gift Card program is available to all registered families* November 9th though November 20th. Grocery bags are pre-packed and distributed curbside 12 - 4 PM, Mon - Fri, not Wed. While we strive to have holiday foods available, no specific food is guaranteed and limited to food on hand. New households are eligible for same day registration and Thanksgiving service, please visit Helpline House during curbside pickup.
Any community member is eligible to receive groceries. All information is confidential and no income information is needed to pickup groceries from the food bank.
The food bank continues to be the door that opens to assist with weekly groceries, critical needs, free case management and/or counseling, referrals, and resources. When life's biggest challenges make an impact, Helpline House can help people to weather crisis, and rebuild their lives with professional and confidential support.
12 pm - 4 pm | Mon - Fri, except Weds
Curbside pickup includes a prepacked brown bag with a variety of canned and fresh foods.
Weekly Curbside Pickup per Household
New and Existing Shoppers please:
follow signs up the driveway to upper lot
please stay in your car
brown bag content may vary
sorry no substitutions
weekly items will change upon availability
Wait for a staff person to come to your car.
How many in your household: adults and/or kids?
Do you prefer a regular or vegetarian option?
Do you have school aged children and would you like a kid's pantry bag?
That's it! Thanks for your patience. Stay safe!!
SCHEDULE HOME DELIVERY
Home delivery provided by our partners Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) will deliver prepacked nutritious foods to households that are unable to come to the food bank.
Please call IVC directly to arrange for delivery.
For a Helpline House delivery, IVC needs:
your primary contact phone number
your physical address
your availability between M-F, not Wed 12 - 4 pm
household size, including any school age children
your preference for a regular or vegetarian box from Helpline House
Specific items like prescriptions or specific grocery items can be arranged with IVC for purchase and delivery. Please coordinate your specific dietary needs, groceries, medicines, etc. with IVC.
LOCAL & STATE NUTRITIONAL MEAL PROGRAMS
GET HELP BUYING GROCERIES WHILE SCHOOL
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)
For students K - 12 receiving free or reduced price school meals in addition to your EBT's basic food benefits you will automatically receive P-EBT on your EBT card.
Schedule a phone appt with a case manager for further assistance.
Ended to Sept 11, 2020
Go to WashingtonConnection.org
Meals on Wheels Kitsap
Nutrition service for persons age 60+ years young.
Existing and New sign-ups call
360-377-8511 or toll-free at 888-877-8511to pre-order a day in advance for
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Bainbridge Senior Center
370 Brien Drive SE
$3.00/frozen meal or give what you can give.
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides resources in the form of vouchers to purchase fresh and nutritious fruits, vegetables, edible herbs, honey and nutrition education to eligible senior residents in the state of Washington.
* Printed forms are available at the food bank curbside.
Farmers Market Application Continues!
as of 9/15/2020
Free Meals in Kitsap County - still current as of as of 9/15/2020
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) enables low-income households to make grocery store food purchases.
Fresh EBT | Food Stamp Balance App is an easy and secure phone app to check your food stamp balance on your phone. Free and available in English and Spanish.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Online Ordering
WA retailers currently accepting online SNAP payments online:
Amazon and Walmart
SNAP Market Match
Poulsbo: Poulsbo Farmers Market
1891 8th Ave NE (Gateway Fellowship)
Women Infant and Child (WIC)
is a nutrition program fro pregnant women, new and breastfeeing moms, and children under 5 years old.
BARN Bites Fridays at
Nutritious prepared meals.
No sign-up necessary. First come, first served. Vegetarian options are available. Drive up curbside at Helpline House on Fridays, 12 pm - 4 pm.
The BARN Bites Meals
Pick up at Helpline House on Fridays! until 12/31/2020
"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors