GroceriesFood Assistance

There are a number of resources within Gallatin County that are designed to help families and individuals put healthy meals on the table, including:

WIC

Food assistance, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support for Gallatin and Madison Counties. WIC families can be moms, dads, foster parents, grandparents, and guardians. WIC is for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, families, and children up to age 5 who meet certain income limits.

 

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm

215 W. Mendenhall, Bozeman

(406) 582-3115

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

A program through the State of Montana that provides supplemental food and nutrition assistance to those who meet certain income limits. SNAP recipients use EBT cards, which are similar to debit cards, to purchase food in authorized retail stores. For more information, go to http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/hcsd/snap/index.shtml

 

School Breakfast & Lunch Programs

Children may qualify for free or reduced price school breakfast and lunches. For an application, go to http://www.schoollunchapp.com/.

 

Food Banks

Gallatin Valley Food Bank

Helping Gallatin Valley residents in need of emergency food assistance by providing a 5-day food box to help fill your shelves with pantry staples and your refrigerator with meats, dairy, and fresh produce. All Gallatin Valley residents are eligible for food bank services, and services can be used once every 30 days.

 

Hours: Mon. – Fri. 1-4 pm, Tues. 5-7 pm

602 Bond St, Bozeman

(406) 586-7600

www.gallatinvalleyfoodbank.org

 

Headwaters Area Food Bank

Emergency Food Assistance, providing a 3 to 5-day food supply, along with holiday food assistance (Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday food items).

 

Hours: Mon. 9 am-4 pm, Thurs. 12-7 pm

12 E Cedar St., Three Forks

(406) 285-3559

www.thehrdc.org/programs/headwaters-area-food-bank/

 

Livingston Food Pantry

Providing supplementary food assistance with one basket of food per month.

 

Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 1-5 pm

Contact: 112 North M Street, Livingston

(406) 222-5335

http://www.livingstonfoodpantry.org/

 

 

Gardiner Food Pantry

Providing emergency food assistance.

 

Hours: Tues. 1-6 pm

205 Main St, Gardiner

(307)344-9006

 

 

West Yellowstone Job and Social Services Center

Providing emergency food assistance.

 

Hours: Thurs.2- 5 pm

200 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone

(406) 646-7311

 

Help Center

Providing food assistance after normal business hours.

 

Contact: 421 E. Peach Street, Bozeman

http://www.bozemanhelpcenter.org/contact.html

 

Free Meals

Kids’ Summer Lunch Program

A program through the Gallatin Valley Food Bank, they serve free lunches for children 18 and under at various locations throughout Gallatin County. For times and locations got to http://www.gallatinvalleyfoodbank.org/sub/our-services/summer-lunch/

 

The Community Cafe

An extension of the Gallatin Valley Food Bank, they serve free dinners seven days a week.

 

Hours: 5-7 pm, 7 days per week

302 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman

(406) 586-7600

 

Salvation Army

Offering sack lunches on weekdays.

 

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 am-4 pm

425 E Babcock, Bozeman

(406) 586-5813

 

7th Day Adventist Church

Serving hot meals across from Wal-Mart & at their Church location.

 

Hours: 4:30-6:30 pm on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month

24 North 15th Ave, Bozeman

(406) 586-2414