Direct Assistance

Meals

Times and Locations:

Santa Maria Foursquare Church

709 N. Curryer St. (corner of Alvin and Curryer)
Santa Maria, CA

Thursdays 5:30pm

Grocery Assistance

Emergency Food Pantry

Central Coast Rescue Mission

1207 N McClelland Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456
Various Weekday Mornings- first come, first served.

Check our Facebook page for daily postings!

Volunteers serve big portions of mashed potatoes and turkey from hot food pans

Clothing Assistance

Times and Locations:

Call 805-354-5217 for assistance

Meals

You are most welcome to come and join us for a meal and some conversation at the Central Coast Rescue Mission meal locations. We would love to serve you a hot meal in a safe environment. You are welcome anytime we are serving. Just come to the locations and meal times listed here, get into the line, and you will be served a hot, nutritious meal.

Community Dinners

Santa Maria Foursquare Church

709 N. Curryer St. (corner of Alvin and Curryer)
Santa Maria, CA

Thursdays 5:30pm

Who qualifies to eat?

Everyone!

How often can someone come just to eat?

At every meal.

Could anyone be turned away from getting a meal?

Yes, if they are belligerent and/or are using foul language (If excessive, they may be asked not to come back for a designated period of time)

Basic Clothing Necessities

Clothing is distributed to those in need in conjunction with the meals and at most of the special events. We offer basic necessity clothing including, but not limited to:

  • Pants
  • Shirts
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Underwear
  • Coats
  • Blankets

Central Coast Rescue Mission

1207 N McClelland Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456
Various Weekday Mornings- first come, first served. Check our Facebook page for daily postings!

For more information, please feel free to call the mission at (805) 614-0220.

Family members share a smile and a laugh

Grocery Assistance

The Central Coast Rescue Mission also has a Food Pantry where needy families or individuals can come for groceries, clothing, and prayer.

Emergency Food Pantry

Call 805-354-5217 for assistance

Food Pantry Frequently Asked Questions

How often can a person/family receive grocery assistance?

One time per month for 6 months, and may be eligible for 6-month extension. Each calendar year every person/family must re-qualify to receive food from the pantry.

Who qualifies to for grocery assistance?

Central Coast Residents, with proof of residency, number of persons in their household, and proof of low income.

Low Income is defined as the following:

Size of Family Unit Monthly Income
1 $1,090
2 $1,470
3 $1,853
4 $2,298
5 $2,616
6 $2,999
7 $3,380
8 $3,763
9 $4,145
10 $4,528