NYC - COVID-19 Food Assistance Home


During the COVID-19 public health crisis, New York City is taking steps to make sure every New Yorker has access to the food they need.

GetFoodNYC: Free Food Locations

Map of food resources across the city, including free food pantries and Grab & Go meals at NYC Schools, available for all children or adults in need, as well as grocery stores and farmer's markets locations.

View the new solicitation for the Older Adult Food Access Program and read the FAQ. Read the Addendum issued 7.9.2020, as well as a secondary FAQ. View Addendum 2, released 7.15.2020, FAQ #3 and FAQ #4. In addition, we have prepared a video and slideshow explaining the solicitation for prospective applicants. Read the Addendum 3, Addendum 4, FAQ #5, and FAQ #6. This bid is now closed. View the bid tabulation, and the registered contracts.


Learn about P-EBT, $420 per child in money for groceries coming to all NYC public school families, in multiple languages.


Find out if you may be eligible for food benefits including SNAP and WIC, and learn how to apply.

Cooking at Home

Our supply chain is strong, but it is changing to adapt, and during this time, we may need to think more creatively in the kitchen. The City of New York is sharing tips and ideas from New York chefs to help get you started.