FOOD RESOURCES IN EDDY COUNTY
Please note these resources are changing daily. Please check back for accurate information or call 2-1-1 from any phone in Eddy County.
These resources have been verifed as of 3/26/2020 at 12 noon. We will update as needed.
Calvary Assembly of God located at 2107 W. Church (next to the Stop N Shop) serves hot meals to anyone in need on Monday evenings at 6:00 pm. Food Distribution on the 3rd Saturday of every month at noon. Please bring your ID and a container to carry your food home in. *** IN MARCH, DISTRIBUTION WILL BE THE 4TH SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ***
Abundant Harvest (Oasis Christian Church) is located at 802 S. Main Street. Phone number is 575.887.1212. Food distributions on Tuesdays from 9:00 to 11:00 am. Bring your ID and a container to take your food home in.
Faith Hope & Love, located across the street from Denton Wood Funeral Home at 933 N. Canal Street has ready to eat meals and pantry staples. Operating under shortened hours, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 am. By appointment only. Call 575.941.2022 for more information.
Loving Municipal Schools: Will offer grab-and-go packaged meals for all students during the school closure. Meals can be picked up at the Loving High School cafeteria March 16-19, March 23-26 and March 30-April 2. Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 am. Lunch: 11:00 am to 12 noon. Meals will not be available during the scheduled Spring Break, March 23-March 26.
Carlsbad Municipal Schools: Breakfast and lunch meals will be provided together from 9:00-10:30 am for pick up each week day during the mandatory school closure, at the following sites: Hillcrest Elementary, 215 N. 6th Street; Carlsbad High School, 3000 W. Church; Carlsbad Intermediate School, 800 W. Church; Desert Willow Elementary, 2100 Primrose; Carlsbad Sixth Grade Academy, 301 Alta Vista Street. If no children are present, no more than 4 meals will be provided to a car.
Packs for Hunger, will continue to provide food on the weekends for children already enrolled in the program. You may call Central Office and ask for the Low Income Director or your school counselor for more information, or to see about enrolling your child in this program.
SECAC Senior Meal Site, CARLSBAD: 915 San Jose Blvd., 575.887.3939; ARTESIA: 1313 Gilchrist, 575.746.6712. Congregate meal site has been closed per the Governor’s Office. Homebound seniors will still get meals delivered. All others that are able to drive, SECAC will set up a drive thru meal pick up.
NM Aging & Long-Term Services Department: If you are a senior or disabled adult and cannot access groceries, please call 1-800-432-2080 and leave a message with your name, phone number and city/town you reside in. You will be contacted within 2 hours of your call, if not sooner.
St Vincent De Paul Food Bank, 603 Roselawn, 575.748.8824. Open Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00.
Trinity Assembly of God, 1507 W. Hermosa, 575.748.3389. Every first and third Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
Loaves and Fishes, Comm FP, 120 E. Argyle. Serving Hagerman, Lake Arthur and Dexter. 575.626.1778. The next distribution will be on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 pm. It will be a drive up distribution. Please bring proof of your physical address/zip code.
Artesia Emergency Relief, 103 N. 6th Street, (75.746.9475. Provides food, pays utilities and rent for persons in distressed situations to temporarily relieve poverty until governmental assistance is obtained.
Artesia Public Schools: During the mandatory school closure, any student of the Artesia Public Schools may go to any school from 7:30-8:30 for a grab-and-go breakfast, and from 11:00-12:00 for a grab-and-go lunch. There will be no charge to any student. Meals will be served from March 16-20 and March 30-April 3. Meals will not be available during the regularly scheduled Spring Break, March 23-27.