Community Resources

Food - Meals

MOHM'S Place - Council Bluffs

1435 North 15th Street, Council Bluffs - (712) 256-3940: Meals provided nightly to anyone who is hungry from 5:00PM to 6:30PM.  Continental breakfast also available from 8:00AM to 9:00PM.

Open Door Mission - Hot Lunch

2705 North 20th Street East - (402) 829-1521: Hot lunch served Monday through Friday.  Call for current time schedule.

Siena/Francis House - Meal Provider Program

1702 Nicholas Street - (402) 341-1821: Provides daily meals to those in need including breakfast, brunch on Sundays and major holidays, mi-day lunch and snacks, and evening dinner.

Food - Pantries

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

5616 L Street (Operating out of the Liberty Christian Center) - The pantry is open on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 10:00AM to 12:00PM.

Bellevue Human Services - Food Pantry

204 West Mission Avenue - (402) 293-3138: Bellevue residents in need of the food assistance can call to make an appointment to receive a food pantry referral.  Once a referral is obtained, the food bags can be picked up from the local distribution site from 10:00am – 4:00pm; Monday – Friday.  The pantry can provide nonperishable food items and vouchers for perishable food items to be used at the grocery store as much as the donations/guidelines can allow.

Benson Baptist Church

6319 Maple Street - 551-1512:  Non-perishable food pantry available on the last Saturday of every month from 9:00AM-12:00PM.

Care and Share House-Food Pantry

1808 5th Avenue and 600 South Main Street, Council Bluffs - 712-323-4889:  Food pantry available to anyone who has not received help from a Council Bluffs food pantry in the last 30 days. The 5th Avenue location is open Monday 9:30AM-12:00PM and Thursday 9:00AM-12:00PM. The Main Street location is open Monday and Wednesday 5:30PM-7:30PM. Appointments are accepted, but walk-ins are welcome. www.fifthavenueumc.come/CareandShare

Catholic Charities - Juan Diego Center

5211 S. 31st Street - 731-5413:  Emergency food pantry, perishable daily food distribution, and share food buying. Requires a social security card for each household member, photo ID, and mail postmarked within the last 30 days in your name (PO Boxes not accepted). Individuals may receive food once every 60 days. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:30AM-11:30AM and Wednesday from 4:00PM-6:00PM.

Catholic Charities - St. Martin de Porres

2417 Burdette Street - 341-4004:  Emergency food pantry, perishable daily food distribution, and share food buying. Requires a social security card for each household member, photo ID, and mail postmarked within the last 30 days in your name (PO Boxes not accepted). Individuals may receive food once every 30 days. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00AM-1:00PM and the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00AM-12:00PM.

Community of Christ Thrift Store and Food Pantry - Council Bluffs

17 North 2nd, Council Bluffs - (712) 328-8122:  Food pantry available by appointment, Monday through Friday 9:00AM to 11:00AM.  Access to the pantry is limited to once every 30 days.

Countryside Community Church - Community Cupboard

8787 Pacific - 391-0350:  Food pantry held the first Saturday of every month.  Pantry is open from 10:00AM to 12:00PM.  The church staff recommends arriving by 9:00 as supplies are limited and lines form early in the morning.  Identification or a recent utility bill with a current Omaha address is required.

FaithWorks Pantry Place

4829 Oaks Lane - (402) 895-3394: Food pantry for low income families and those in need.  Available with photo id and proof of address once every 30 days.  The pantry is open every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5PM - 7PM and every 4th Saturday of the month from 10AM - 12PM.

First Baptist Church - Council Bluffs

540 1st Avenue, Council Bluffs - Food pantry available Mondays and Tuesdays from 10AM to 12PM.

First Lutheran Church

542 South 31st Street - 345-7506:  Provides food to anyone in need. Pantry open from 1:00PM-2:30PM Monday through Friday.

First Presbyterian Church of Omaha - "Hand Up" Pantry

216 South 34th Street - (402) 345-5383: The “Hand Up” Pantry is a  mission program of First Presbyterian Church staffed by volunteers.  Those in need come to the church for bags of food on Thursdays from 3:30PM to 5:30PM.

Food Bank for the Heartland (Omaha Food Bank)

10525 J Street - 331-1213:  Provides food resources to a network of nonprofit agencies which then distribute the food to individuals and families in need. With the exception of a few programs, Food Bank for the Heartland does not distribute food directly to the public. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides healthy meals to children age 18 and younger during the summer months. SFSP operates in Nebraska, Council Bluffs, and Carter Lake. Fresh produce stands are also available during the summer. Food distribution sites are listed on the Food Bank for the Heartland website.

Heart Ministry Center

2222 Binney Street - 451-2321:  Food pantry available Wednesday and Friday from 10:00AM-12:00PM. Photo ID, social security cards for each household member, and a recent piece of mail required for USDA commodities. Non-USDA commodities available for those without proper documentation. Individuals may receive pantry services once every 30 days.

Heartland Family Service-Tri-City Ministerial Association Pantry

339-2544:  Food pantry available to current Heartland Family Service clients who are residents of Papillion, LaVista, and Ralston.

Heartland Hope Mission (formerly Mission for All Nations)

5210 South 21st Street - 733-2077:  Provides a 7 day supply of food, including food appropriate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, personal hygiene items, clothing, household items, and toys to low-income families. Families may choose their own canned and boxed goods. Frozen meat, produce, and dairy items are packed by volunteers. Families may visit the pantry once every 30 days. Senior citizens (age 60 and older) and individuals with disabilities (proof required) may visit every 21 days. The pantry is open Thursday and Saturday from 1:30PM-4:00PM and Tuesday from 6:30PM-7:30PM. Requires photo ID and valid proof of other household members, proof of address, and monthly income amount.

Holy Family Catholic Church - Door Ministry

1715 Izard Street - 341-6561:  Food pantry available Monday through Thursday from 9:00AM - 12:00PM. Free lunch program also available Sunday through Friday. Sandwiches and packed lunches are given out Sundays beginning at 11:15AM and Monday through Thursday beginning at 9:00AM.  Call for information.