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Food Pantries & Resources

Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.

Important: Food Finders does not distribute to individuals.

50 Olympia Ct., Lafayette, IN 47909-5182
Phone: 765-471-0062
Fax: 765-471-1101

Food Finders services agencies in Tippecanoe County who, in turn, distribute food to the needy. Food Finders does not distribute to individuals. Businesses or organizations with a large quantity of food to donate should contact Food Finders at the phone number listed above.

Brady Lane Church of Christ

2701 Brady Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909
Phone: 765.474.1633

No income requirements. Can be used once a month.
Hours: Second Tuesday of each month 6:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. Last Tuesday of each month 8:00 a.m. until 12 noon.

Elmwood Church of Christ Food Pantry

2501 Elmwood Ave, Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone: 765.447.2874

Can be used once per month. Must provide picture ID.
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Wednesday from 5:30pm – 7:00pm

St. James Lutheran Church

710 North 9th St., Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.1616

Can be used once a month. No income requirements.
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. til 12 noon.

Salvation Army

1110 Union Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone: 765.742.0006

Can be used once a month (once every 30 days)
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00a-11:00a

Memorial Presbyterian Church

731 Walnut Street, Dayton, IN
Phone: 765.296.3199

Can use once per month. Call for hours.
Kid’s Closet: Last Saturday of the month. 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon.

Meals on Wheels

2400 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone: 765-447-6188
Hours: Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The purpose of this program is to serve nutritiously balanced meals to the elderly and others who, for various reasons, are unable to prepare such meals for themselves and who live within our delivery area.

Food Stamp Office

Tippecanoe County Division of Family Resources
111 North 4th Street
Lafayette, IN 47901-1305

Telephone Number: (765) 742-6698
Fax Number: (765) 429-5900
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

You should call this office before going in because procedures change periodically on how to apply. You can pick up an application any week day at the Food Stamp Office.

When you apply for food stamps, you should take along the following things:

  • Rent Receipts or House payment book
  • Utility bills
  • Proof of all income coming into your household for the previous four weeks.
  • Bankbooks or other proof of savings.
  • Proof of all medical expenses, doctor or hospital, for the last 30 days.
  • Social Security cards for everyone.

If everyone in your house receives welfare, contact the eligibility or budget section of the Welfare Department. If everyone in your home does not receive welfare, or if you receive no help at all from welfare, go to the Food Stamp Office.

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2020