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Food For You - Commodity Program


The San Joaquin County USDA Commodity Program, FOOD FOR YOU, provides free food for low income individuals in 8 community centers and 10 volunteer sites throughout the county. Individuals must meet residence requirements, and distribution sites are determined by zip code. Eligibility is based on monthly income. No application is necessary; individuals must simply provide proof of residence (i.e. utility bill, rent receipt, etc.).

Food is distributed the third Thursday of each month at each of the centers and 8 of the volunteer sites, and at the Stockton Emergency Food Bank on the last Wednesday of the month, and at Fathers and Families of San Joaquin on the third Friday of the month. Some locations distribute food on additional days of the month when quantities allow. Please check the list of food distribution locations and times. You can also call the FOOD FOR YOU Warehouse at (209) 468-3679 for additional information.

Please check out our flyer, in english, and in spanish, for more information, and read our non-discrimination statement., in English and Spanish.

Helpful Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline

(209) 468-1333

Elder Abuse

(209) 468-3780 or
(888) 800-4800

Fraud Hotline

(209) 953-7733