The food pantry is available to residents in need of food. Clients are able to “shop” for their groceries and choose what they need and will use. Daytime and evening hours are available for families in need. Special services are provided during holidays as well as emergency food boxes for crisis situations. This service helps those in crisis meeting certain criteria and still attempts to reinforce a self esteem of independence at the same time.
The pantry is located at 201 East Church Street in Collinsville.
Clients who qualify can shop two times per month making sure there are at least 9 days between visits.
Assistance is by appointment only on Tuesday and Wednesday; to schedule an appointment please call 618-346-1861.
Clients may receive general assistance one time per year and 3 times in a lifetime.
General assistance is provided on a case by case basis for qualifying Collinsville residents only.