Summer Meals Program: Meals are still served even when school is out this summer. Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is participating in the federal Summer Food Service Program to provide free breakfast and lunch to all children ages 0 to 18 (babies and toddlers included) from June 23 through August 21, 2015. The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA-funded program for youth when they no longer have access to free/reduced priced meals at school. We will be serving meals at the following locations in Dover, Rochester and Somersworth. (downloadable PDF) If you have questions about the program or would like to donate to CAP's summer food service program, call Jamie Swan at 603-435-2500 ext. 2339
Grow an Extra Row for Our Pantries
Interested in donating extra produce from your garden to our food pantries? Call 603-460-4237 to learn how to participate in the Grown an Extra Row program to donate veggies to our pantries.
We operate food pantries in Dover and Farmington to provide short-term supplies of food to eligible households. Photo identification and proof of household income is required. For information or to learn how to donate, call 603-460-4237 (Dover) or 603-460-4313 (Farmington) for information.
Farmington, 527 Main Street. Open from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Dover, 61 Locust Street, Suite 240, McConnell Center. Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
CAP's food pantry in Milton closed as of May 26, 2015. Please use the Farmington pantry or call 603-460-4237.
For a list of all food pantries and soup kitchens in Strafford County, click here
Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program is a federal program administered by the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County that helps supplement the diets of low-income residents, including the elderly and the homeless by providing them with food and nutrition assistance at no cost. In Strafford County, our agency's food pantries, along with more than 20 other food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and nursing homes participate in this program. Contact 603-460-4237.
Holiday Food Baskets
Every year, CAP seeks food and financial donations to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets to those in need. In 2014, we distributed 580 baskets during the holidays. For information or to learn how you can help, contact 603-460-4237.