St. James Social Services

604 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. BLVD - Newark, NJ - 07102 | (973) 624 4007

Mission Statement


To help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.

Who's Eligible


Our food pantry does not require a certain eligibility. Our services are open to singles with a photo ID, proof of income as well as their address. For families with children identification such as birth certificate is preferable for each individual child in the family. The parents of the families are only required to bring forth photo ID along with proof address.

     - Head of household photo ID, social security card, and kids birth certificate

Hours of Operation


The food pantry hours of operation are Monday through Friday:

     Intake/Registration: 3:00 - 3:45 pm

     Distribution: 4:00 - 6:00 pm