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Updated: Mar 6, 2023

Food Resources in Wilmington, Ohio

Food is a basic human need and going hungry should not be a worry. This page will help link you to the SNAP assistance program and gives you access to view the food pantry and soup kitchen schedule for Wilmington.

Table of Contents

  1. Food Financial Assistance (view)

  2. Food Pantries (view)


Food Financial Assistance

SNAP Food Assistance (Food Stamps)

SNAP is available through Ohio Jobs & Family Services (website) by calling them at (866) 635-3748 or visiting their office located at 1025 S South St # 200, Wilmington, OH 45177.

If you need assistance (issues with transportation, literacy, etc.), you can alternatively work with HealthSource (website) to assist you with getting SNAP benefits by calling their local representative coving Clinton County at (513) 707-9901.


Clinton County WIC

Phone: (937)382-2862

  • Who is eligible? Pregnant women and children under the age of 5.

  • Authorized Foods List: PDF Download


Free & Reduced Lunch

Starting with the 2022–23 school year, Wilmington City Schools will no longer be giving free breakfast and lunch to its students. You must now apply for the free/reduced lunch program.

  • Application & Information Packet (2022–23): PDF Download

  • Summer Lunch Program: June–August (excluding 7/4) all children under age 18 eat free Mon–Fri.

  • Cafeteria at Wilmington Middle School (For families with children): Mon–Fri 11am to 1pm

  • Children DO NOT need to be enrolled with WCS to

  • All food must be consumed on site


Laurel Oaks P-EBT

Starting this school year, 2022-2023, our food service program will return to normal, pre- pandemic operations. All families should complete and submit a Free/Reduced Meal Application if they would like to see if their students qualify based on the income of all family members.

Cafeteria Price Lists: View Here

Application and Information Packet: PDF Download


Council on Aging Home Delivered Meals

Phone: (937)382-7170


Food Pantries

Clinton County Community Action Program

Provides 3 day food supply. Household is eligible once a month. Photo ID, Proof of Income, Proof of Address Required for Assistance.

Address: 789 N. Nelson Ave.

Hours: Mon–Fri 8am to 3:30pm

Phone: (937) 382-83665

What to Bring:

  • Proof of income for entire household

  • Piece of mail with an address dated with-in the last 30 days

  • ID and Social Security Number

Learn More: Website


Clinton County Homeless Shelter

Hours: Everyday 10am to 2pm

Learn More: Website


Laurel Oaks Student Food Pantry

This pantry is a great resource for students in need of extra food and hygiene at home. Using public donations this pantry helps students have a sense of food security and access to hygiene products.

Learn More: Email


Sugartree Ministries (Our Father's Kitchen)

Sugartree Ministries is a Christian outreach ministry based in Wilmington, OH. Our mission as a ministry is to reach out to the broken and the hurting in our community and help them find hope, freedom and peace.

Hours: Food Pantry: Thursdays 11am to 2pm ( Hot meals provided Mon–Sat)

Phone: (937) 382-8359

Learn More: Visit Facebook


Wilmington Church of God (Elizabeth J. Looney Food Pantry)

Please call ahead of time and leave a message telling the number of members in your family.

Hours: Last Saturday of the Month 10am to Noon

Phone: (937) 382-1587


Wilmington Faith Lutheran Church

Meals: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the Month

Learn More: Website


Wilmington Friends Church

Please call ahead for food vouchers.

Address: 66 N. Mulberry St. Wilmington, OH 45177

Hours: 2nd & 4th Monday of the Month 9:30am to 11:30am

Phone: (937) 382-2349

What to Bring:

  • ID

  • Social Security Card


WHS Food Pantry for WCS Families

Wilmington High School has a Food Pantry that has been set up in partnership with the Free Store Food Bank. Any family with a student attending in the Wilmington City School District is eligible for this program.

Phone: (937) 382-1641

Learn More: Website


Wilmington St. Vincent DePaul Society

Address: 73 N. Mulberry St. Wilmington, OH 45177

Hours: Call for Appointment

Phone: (937) 382-6851 (must have a local number or they will not return the phone call)



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