Direct Assistance


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 below, get into the line, and you will be served a hot, nutritious meal.

Times and locations:

Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Santa Maria Foursquare Church
709 N. Curryer St. (corner of Alvin and Curryer)
Santa Maria, CA

Frequently Asked Questions –

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.)


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

Central Coast Rescue Mission
1207 N McClelland Street
Santa Maria

Food Pantry Hours:
Wednesdays 11:00 am to noon


Clothing is distributed to those in need in conjunction with the meals and at most of the special events.

Times and locations:
Wednesdays 11:00 am to noon

Central Coast Rescue Mission
1207 N McClelland Street
Santa Maria

We offer basic necessity clothing including, but not limited to:

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

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

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