Food Assistance Resources

ACC's Food Access Resources

Grocery Pick-Up Schedule 

Primarily drive-thru distribution events. Free and open to all ACC students, staff, faculty, and the public.

Food Access Google Calendar 

Add the calendar to your own Google calendar to search by zip code or just view events. 

Student Life Food Pantries 

Modest food pantries at Student Life or campus manager offices on all campuses.

Find Food Near You

Central Texas Food Bank

Call the Distribution Programs Hotline for schedule updates at 512-684-2559.

2-1-1 Texas


Map of Food Resources 

USDA National Hunger Hotline 

Find food resources by calling 1-866-3-HUNGRY OR 1-877-8-HAMBRE OR text “97779”

Financial Assistance for Food

SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program / español

Your Texas Benefits: Watch this ACC video to learn more and apply here (español).

ACC Support Center staff can help eligible ACC students enroll in these federal assistance programs. Contact to enroll.

Central Texas Food Bank also offers application assistance: Schedule an appointment to enroll (español) online or call their Help Line Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m at 855-366-3401

WIC: Women Infants & Children / español

If you are pregnant or the mother of young children you likely qualify for this benefit. Apply here (español) or email: 

WIC Grocery Resources: Email for WIC Shopper Program or visit Lone Star Family Market (español).

Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

Those eligible for WIC get $30 to use at Texas farmer’s markets..

Double Up Food Bucks / español 

Doubles the amount of Lone Star (SNAP), WIC, and FMNP benefits individuals and families can spend on fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets, select grocery stores, and mobile markets in Austin.

Grocery PickUp (Free/Low Cost)

Central Texas Food Bank

Scroll down to “Resources For You” for calendars and big list of places to get free food.

Foundation Communities

Mobile pop up food pantries.

Neighborhood Centers (City of Austin)

Food assistance to help low and moderate-income families in need with free services.

Travis County Community Centers

Six Centers: Central Austin, Del Valle, Manor, Jonestown, Oak Hill and Pflugerville.

El Buen Samaritano

Located in South Austin. Reliable regular hours throughout the week for those living in all zipcodes.

Farmshare Fresh For Less Mobile Markets

Low-cost weekly fresh produce & groceries in Travis County. Accepts SNAP benefits.

Hays County Food Bank

Regular weekly grocery distributions in Hays county. 

Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food staples, fresh produce (from 30+ gardens) and more (Williamson County and beyond).

The Caring Place

Individuals and families in the service area can visit the food pantry.

Hill Country Community Ministries

Food pantries & Fresh Food For All produce program (Williamson County and beyond).

Grocery Delivery (Free/Low Cost)

Central Texas Food Bank Home Delivery Program

Participants enrolled in the program will receive a monthly box of shelf stable groceries, delivered directly to their home. All groceries and delivery are free of charge.

Farmshare Fresh For Less Mobile Markets

Low-cost weekly fresh produce & groceries in Travis County offering curbside delivery to select areas.  Accepts SNAP benefits.

Prepared Meal PickUp

Saffron Trust/Cook’s Nook/Feeding Austin Families Program

Free ready-to-eat meals and groceries to Travis County residents. Order a free meal by filling out their form.

Caritas Community Kitchen  

Free lunch M-F (11am -12:30) in downtown Austin. 611 Neches Street

Angel House Soup Kitchen of Austin Baptist

Serving breakfast 9:30am -10am  and lunch 11am-12:30pm daily at 908 E Cesar Chavez, Austin

These resources are for the convenience of our community and do not represent sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of any agency or service. For assistance accessing resources contact

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