Second Harvest Food Bank 
of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties
Call Food Connection: 1-800-984-3663

Organizations: If you are an organization who would like to receive food from Second Harvest to distribute in your community, please see our Become a Partner page.

If you are hungry, know that hot meals are available all over Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties for people of all ages. For specific locations, dates, and times, follow the links below.

Information: Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, closed on the weekend. This hotline is for people who need food. Food is easy to get for anyone who needs it. Just give your name, address, date of birth, and the number of adults and children living in your house. You will be asked to bring ID for adults and a medical card or birth certificate for each individual before directing you to the nearest location for assistance.

Individuals and Families: Food Connection can tell you where you can get free food at locations near your home or work. You may also call to find out if you might qualify for CalFresh (Food Stamps) and where you can apply. During the summer you can find out where the closest summer meal sites for children are located.

Calling From a Cell Phone? The toll-free Food Connection number routes calls based on the area code of the phone you are using. If you have a cell phone with an area code that is not local, please call direct at either (408) 266-8866 x101 or (650) 610-0800 x101.

Want Us to Contact YouIf you prefer, fill out this short form and we will contact you within a few days.

Meals on Wheels (Sourcewise of Silicon Valley)
Tel: 1-800-510-2020 / Tel: 1-408-350-3200

Information: Delivers weekly meals to home-bound seniors age 60 and over. Cost is $1.80 per day for seven frozen dinners and seven frozen breakfasts plus bread and snacks, delivered once a week.

Meals on Wheels (Health Trust)
Tel: 1-408-961-9850 / Tel: 1-800-505-3367

Information: To apply for Meals On Wheels, you must be a resident of Santa Clara County who is home-bound and has difficulty getting your own meals. In other words, you have a need for home-delivered meals due to a medical condition or isolation. You or a family member or a professional caregiver may apply by calling the Meals On Wheels office at 408.961.9870 or toll-free at 800.505.3367.


If you have further questions, please see our Client Frequently Asked Questions or call our office.

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