Scioto County Community Action has provided an updated list and schedule during the pandemic. If you need assistance with food please contact the CAO at 740-353-7541. Due to the ever-changing status of the pandemic, if you have questions or concerns please call or message the pantry you intend to visit.
1001 9th Street, Portsmouth 740-353-2400
Serving to go meals daily from 11 AM-1 PM from an outdoor canteen
Beech Fork Church
1847 State Route 348, Otway
740-372-2820 or 740-372-4841
Drive-through food pantry. Open 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10 AM-1 PM. Still taking care of people in emergency situations.
Grace Community Church
415 Washington, Portsmouth 740-354-2323
Hands of Grace food pantry is serving the Hudson House. Open the last Saturday of each month on a first come first serve basis. Continuing to serve others in the community and encouraging them to contact by phone, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by messaging us on Hands of Grace Facebook page.
First Presbyterian Church
221 Court Street, Portsmouth 740-353-4259
Open Thursdays from 10:00 to 12:00. Must be screened by Community Action prior to picking up items.
Wheelersburg United Methodist
11605 Gallia Pike, Wheelersburg 740-574-2900
Maintaining regular pantry 3rd Tuesday of the month 9-11 AM. Using a no-contact procedure.
615 8th Street, Portsmouth 740-353-4085
Pantry is closed until further notice.
Rarden Daily Bread
1693 Main Street, Rarden 740-372-6247
Serving to go meals daily 4:30-6 PM
St. Francis Catholic Outreach Center
Catholic Social Services
2311 Stockham Lane, Portsmouth 740-353-3185
Open 9-11 AM and 12-2 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
801 Waller Street
(Corner of 8th and Waller), Portsmouth 740-354-4159
Open on Wednesdays from 10 AM-2 PM BUT handing out prepacked food bags on the porch instead of bringing people into the building to shop for their food. Normally closed the first Wednesday of the month, and believe that will not change. Waiting for confirmation. Continuing to give out emergency food through the office when people are not able to make it to the pantry.
Cornerstone United Methodist
808 Offnere, Portsmouth 740-353-2548
Foodbank will be closed in April.
5409 Winchester Avenue, Sciotoville 740-776-4004
Tuesday 9 AM–2 PM Thursday 9 AM–6 PM 4th Saturday 11 AM–1 PM
Our Lady of Sorrows
2215 Galena Pike, West Portsmouth 740-858-4600
Open first and third Thursdays from 10 AM-12 PM
1514 16th St, West Portsmouth
Food Pantry days are Wednesday and Friday at 10 am. They remain open until they run out.
5731 Gallia St. Sciotoville
3rd Saturday 9-11.
Drive thru. Emergency service by appointment.