Community Resources

Last updated July 22, 2020

Food or Meal Distribution for All Ages

Seeds of Hope (35 South Street): Offering brown bag meals Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Bon Appetit Meal Program (19 Crescent Street): Offering brown bag service Monday - Friday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Meals on Wheels: Continuing to deliver up to five meals each week to eligible program participants. Click here for more information.

Biddeford Food Pantry (162 Elm Street): Open Tuesday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. All food needs will provided outside and clients will not be allowed inside the building.

Stone Soup Food Pantry (180 Main Street): Open Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Each person will be walked through the pantry one at a time, and it is asked that only one person per household attends.

Youth Full Maine Food Distribution (Biddeford Middle School, 25 Tiger Drive): Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Curbside distribution of dry goods, fresh produce, and sometimes toiletries. In conjunction with the Biddeford Schools free meal curbside pick-up, but available to anyone in the community. Drive through the bus loop to the left of the school. Also on Tuesdays, the Youth Full Maine van follows the Biddeford School Department Area 1 free meal bus and distributes food at the same stops.

York County Shelter Programs’ Food Pantry (5 Swetts Bridge, Alfred): Offering a drive-through service with pre-packaged boxes of food. Open on Fridays and Tuesdays from noon to 3 PM.

You can also apply for assistance with food through our General Assistance program. Conditions must be met to qualify. Eligibility is being determined through phone applications only. Please call 207-284-9514 for more information. Someone will be available to assist you between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The United Way of York County has a list of COVID-19 resources broken down by city that is available here.


Food Distribution for Youth 18 and Under

The Biddeford and Dayton School Departments, in conjunction with the USDA, are providing lunch and breakfast to all youth 18 and under, regardless of income. This food distribution program is continuing throughout the summer. More information...

BIDDEFORD:

  1. ONE curbside distribution site at Biddeford Middle School from 10:30am-12:00pm. 
  2. Four bus routes with 60+ stops will be delivering meals to students in our community. To access meals, simply be present at the bus stop at the designated time shown on this schedule.

DAYTON:

  1. Remains curbside distribution at Dayton Consolidated School from 10:00-11:30am
  2. ALL Dayton youth 18 and under, regardless of school affiliation, are eligible.


MONTHLY FOOD DISTRIBUTION:

  1. Curbside pick-up on the third Wednesday of the month from 3-5pm at John F. Kennedy School, 64 West Street in Biddeford. This distribution is open to all residents and ages.


Apex Community Bicycle Center (45 Granite Street): Free lunch for those ages 18 and under is offered from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Other Resources

If you are in need of assistance with grocery shopping, prescription pickups, or transportation medical appointments, please contact General Assistance at 207-284-9514. You will be asked for your name, phone number, address, and need, and your information will be passed along to volunteers.