Lee County Food
Resources for families in Lee County, AL during the
There are no upcoming food box pickups currently scheduled, but Lee County has many food pantries that are ready to help! Food pantries can provide boxes of staple items, canned goods, meat, vegetables, dairy, and more. Click the button below to download a handout with more details about where food pantries are located, when they are open, and phone numbers you can call for more information
Meals for Seniors
Are you at least age 60, married to someone age 60, or have a person with a disability residing with you and are homebound? Would you benefit from a home delivered meal? You may be eligible for home-delivered meals provided by one of four senior centers in Lee County. Just call 1-800-AGE-LINE (243.5463) to find out more and see if you qualify! Additional funding for nutrition programs has just been made available to senior centers through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps)
Many people are now experiencing the need for SNAP (food stamps.) Click below to apply or call (866) 465-2285 or (800) 382-0499. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities can call the Alabama Relay Service at 711 or 800-548-2546 (TTY) for assistance contacting your Local County Office.
USDA NATIONAL HUNGER HOTLINE
The USDA National Hunger Hotline is a resource for individuals and families seeking information on how to obtain food. The National Hunger Hotline staff connects callers with emergency food providers in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.
Call 1-866-3-HUNGRY from Monday through Friday (6 am to 9pm central) to access the hotline.