Gloucester City Library

Help in Hard Times




  • Helping Hand Food Pantry - has moved to the parsonage behind Church of the Ascension, 110 S. Sussex Street. Assistance with canned and dry goods is offered on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, please call the church at (856) 456-4394.
  • Lighthouse Baptist Church Food Pantry, 811 Market Street. Open 4 to 6 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. For details, see the link or call (856) 456-8595.
  • - search the database for topics like Food Bank/Pantry, Food Distribution Center, Food Stamps, Holiday/Food, Emergency/Food, WIC, Nutrition and Soup Kitchen.
  • Recipe Finder - low cost recipes from SNAP
  • Hillbilly Housewife - low-cost emergency menus with recipes
  • Nutrition Vouchers for senior citizens are available through the Food Bank of South Jersey for fresh produce at farmer's markets. Call Falynn Milligan at (856) 425-4612 or Robyn Lockett at (856) 745-3090 for information.
  • Our books about Low Budget Cooking


Housing - General Help

  • NJ Housing Resource Center - State of New Jersey site to help you find affordable housing
  • - search the database for topics beginning with the word Housing, such as Housing Location Assistance, Housing, Section 8/Voucher  and more.
  • Tenants' Rights in New Jersey - book in our Reference Room Ref 346.0434 Tenants'


Housing - Foreclosure Help




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Updated 4/12/14