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Food Assistance

Food Assistance


Food Pantries

St Joseph Food Pantry

1133 Adams Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 393-9800

Please call for food pantry hours of operation

Holy Spirit Food Pantry

4754 Smallhouse Road
Bowling Green, KY 42104

(270) 781-0432

Tuesday and Thursday 10:30am – 2pm

St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

1589 US 31-W Bypass
Bowling Green, KY 42101

(270) 904-1832

Store & Donation Center Hours
Mon – Sat: 10AM – 6PM
Sun: Closed



American Red Cross
1647 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42104
ARC coordinates disaster services, health and safety services, services to military families and veterans, international tracing services, blood services and food assistance.

Barren River Area Safe Space
BRASS provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling, case management, court advocacy, children's services, and referrals to other agencies for victims of domestic violence.

Broadway United Methodist Church
1323 Melrose Street
Bowling Green, KY
Broadway provides limited food baskets. All other materials assistance is provided through HOTEL INC.

Churches United in Christ Help Ministry
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Churches United is a joint ministry of downtown Bowling Green churches, providing assistance with utilities and other crisis matters.

Community Action – LIHEAP
171 Center Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
LIHEAP provides assistance with heating, e.g., gas, electric, propane and wood.

First Baptist Church
621 East 12th Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Helping Hands Ministry: Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to Noon. Applicants are requested to provide a Picture ID and assistance is available once a month. Applicants will be invited to speak with a church counselor to discuss spiritual issues/questions, church involvement and to share in a time of prayer.

Forest Park Baptist Church
520 Old Morgantown Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Utility bills only – Tuesdays from 9 to 11. Please bring past due bills or disconnect notice.

Helping Hands
1901 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Helping Hands assists with clothing, furniture, and household items for those in an emergency or crisis situation; must be referred through an agency.

Hope House
112 W 10th Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Hope House exists to alleviate physical & spiritual poverty through gospel restoration. During the year, Hope House provides food and material assistance to individuals in the community. For more information about Hope House, call 270-904-1200.

1005 Boatlanding Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Manna Mart food pantry - Tuesday 10-1 & 4-5pm, Thur-Friday 10-1
Requirements: Warren county resident, current photo ID, social security cards for households, proof of residency required if your ID is not current.

Life Care Ministry
Life Care provides food and clothing assistance.

Salvation Army
400 West Main Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Primary role of the Salvation Army is to provide shelter and food to those in need, as well as make referrals to other community services; transportation vouchers, heating assistance when funds are available.

Social Security Administration
2724 Chandler Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42104
SSA administers various programs under the Social Security Act, including retirement, disability, survivors and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

St. Vincent DePaul
St. Joseph Conference
1133 Adams Street – The Tomorrow Center Building
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Holy Spirit Conference
4754 Smallhouse Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
St. Vincent DePaul provides financial aid for utilities, prescription medication and shelter at the Salvation Army; provides food, clothing and household items as needed. Donations accepted are clothing, furniture, household items, small appliances, vehicles and other items. The recycling of these items helps the St. Vincent De Paul Society provide a variety of services and assistance for needy individuals and families in Warren County.

Warren County Welfare Center
429 E. 10th
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Welfare Center provides rent and utility assistance.