Galveston College Accessibility Services



Food for Thought Logo

In partnership with the Galveston County Food Bank and Catholic Charities Beacon of Hope Center, Galveston College will distribute perishable and non-perishable food items to currently enrolled students. Food items will be picked up and distributed by Galveston College at the student designated location (Main Campus or the Applied Technology Center). 

Distribution Dates:

Wednesday, April 24th, 2024- 9:30 a.m. at the Applied Technology Center and 10:00 a.m. at the Main Campus Hermes Building Lobby (Gym Entrance). Deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

  1. The program is open to all students enrolled in at least 1 credit hour or Continuing Education program. 
  2. If you selected GC Applied Technology Center as your pick-up location, please go to the covered open breezeway near the garage door on the distribution date(s) selected.
  3. If you selected GC Main campus as your pick-up location, please go to Hermes Lobby (1st Floor) by the gym area on the distribution date(s) selected.
  4. All students must apply to receive food items. 


Meals on Wheels

2803 53rd St

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 744-2668



​Services Offered - Deliver nutritious meals to Island residents who are homebound and cannot prepare their own meals due to illness, disability or age. 

St. Vincent's House

​​2817 Alfreda Houston Pl

Galveston, TX 77550

Office: (409) 763-8521 



Services Offered - Food Pantry and Snack Packs, Homebound Grocery Delivery, Homeless Prevention & Emergency Assistance Program, Transportation, Clinics, Family Service Center Counseling, Dental Extraction Saturday Clinic

Drive Thru Food Pantry St. Vincent's House:

Dates: Monday-Friday

Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm

The Salvation Army 

601 51st St

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 763-1691


Services Offered - Grocery Assistance, Daily Community Meal, Emergency Shelter, Family Shelter, Transitional Shelter, Case Management

Community Dinner 

Days: Every Evening at 5:00PM

The Salvation Army offers a sit-down meal inside

Catholic Charities

​​4700 Broadway, Suite F-103

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 762-2064

24-hr Hotline: (866) 649-5862


Services Offered - Food Distributions, Counseling and Behavioral Health Clinic , Family Assistance, International Foster Care, Pregnancy and Parenting Services, School Counseling Services, Senior Services, Housing Referrals for Rental Assistance , Immigration Legal Assistance, Refugee Services , Women Veterans Program, Disaster Recovery

Beacon of Hope Isle Market Hours (English and Spanish)

CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread

2420 Winnie

Galveston, TX 77550

Office: (409) 765-6971


Services Offered - Nutritious Meals, Clean Clothing, Personal Hygiene Products,  Structured Recovery Program

Breakfast & Lunch Hot Meal

Days: Monday-Friday

Breakfast Served at 9:00 AM and Lunch Served at 11:30 AM 

Our Daily Bread provides breakfast and lunch meals Mon-Fri.

Galveston City Clinic 

Island Community Center

4700 Broadway, Suite F-102

Galveston, TX 77551

Office: (409) 763-7207


Services Offered -  Provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

24/7 Breastfeeding Support: (409) 392- 7120

Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC)

PO Box 149024

Austin, TX 78714-9024

Office: Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-541-7905, after you pick a language, press 2.


Services Offered - SNAP Food Benefits, TANF Cash Help, Health Care, Healthy Texas Women, Medicare Savings Plan, Long-term Care Services 

Galveston County Food Bank

624 4th Ave N.

Texas City, TX 77590

Office: (409) 945-4232


Services Offered - Mobile and Pantry Food Distributions, Nutritional Education, Application Assistance for Social Services


Benefits Registration 

Date: Currently Accepting Clients

GCFB offers application assistance at no-cost for the following the social services - SNAP + TANF, CHIP, CHIP Perinatal + Medicaid, Medicare Savings Program, Healthy Texas Women Program. For more information, contact Ida Quezada at (409) 945-4232 (Ext: 2312) Services available in Spanish.

Check out their Printable flyer in Spanish and English

Also, a virtual flyer in Spanish and English 

Galveston County Community Fridge 

4628 Avenue Q

Galveston, TX 77551

Phone: (409) 939-0619 (Pastor Shirlyn Thomas)


Service Offered: Open to all. This community fridge is up, running, and fully stocked. At no cost, please take what you need, leave what you can.

Galveston Community Fridge Flyer

New Life Fellowship Galveston

6328 Heards Lane 

Galveston, TX 77551


Services Offered: Each Month, New Life Fellowship holds a food fair. It’s open to the community and completely free! Volunteers place food such as fresh fruits and/or vegetables and canned or packaged items (food varies each month) in the trunk of your car. You will only be asked for basic household information. 

Combined Arms Veteran Mobile Food Pantry

The Connection Parking Lot

9300 E.F. Lowery Expressway #222

Texas City, TX 77590

Services Offered: Each month, SERVE, Combined Arms, Pastor Tim Franklin of The Connection Church and the Galveston County Food Bank will host a VETERAN food distribution.

Date: Third Wednesday of each Month

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Galveston County Veteran Mobile Food Pantry Flyer