Food Assistance

The following providers help individuals or families obtain food or access to food.

Agape Care & Share, Inc.
336-744-4004
www.triaddreamcenter.com

Crisis Control Ministry
Kernersville:  336-996-5401
Winston-Salem – 336-724-7453
www.crisiscontrol.org

Forsyth County Department of Social Services
Food Stamps
336-703-3800
www.co.forsyth.nc.us/dss

Lewisville Community Assistance Program
Lewisville residents only
336-945-3203

Salvation Army
336-722-8721
www.salvationarmy.org

Samaritan Ministries Soup Kitchen
336-748-1962
www.samaritanforsyth.org

Senior Services, Inc.
Meals-on-Wheels (60+):  336-748-5932
Senior Lunch (60+):  336-725-0907
www.seniorservicesinc.org

Sunnyside Ministry
Zip codes 27107 and 27127 only
336-724-7558
www.sunnysideministry.org

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Q: Am I eligible for food stamps, and how do I apply?
A: Eligibility for food stamps is based on household income and expenses. There are several ways for Forsyth County residents to apply.

  • In person at
    Forsyth County Department of Social Services
    741 Highland Avenue
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • Click here to download a mail-in application.
    Submit to the following address:
    Forsyth County Department of Social Services
    741 Highland Avenue
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    Attn: Food Stamps
  • Complete online here.

Q: Where are the local food pantries?

A: Click here to view the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina list of partner programs in Forsyth County.  You will probably want to check on the hours for a specific location before you visit it.

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