Food and Clothing

Local food pantries, congregate meals, free school meals, senior food resources, SNAP benefits, clothing banks, and thrift stores.

Danbury Food Collaborative

The Danbury Food Collaborative brings food pantries and congregate meal providers together to address the needs of the City’s food insecure residents.

The Danbury Food Collaborative publishes and regularly updates “A Guide to Accessing Food in Danbury” in multiple languages that includes local food pantries, congregate meals, free school meals, and senior food resources.

Danbury Food Collaborative

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP offers nutrition assistance to eligible individuals and families and allows recipients to purchase healthy, nutritious food at participating entities.

SNAP benefits are deposited monthly to an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) account. Account holders are given a plastic EBT card that can be swiped like a regular credit/debit card.

End Hunger CT!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization, can assist in finding out if you may be eligible to receive SNAP benefits. Their staff will pre-screen you and assist you in submitting an application.

DSS ApplicationPre-Screen Assistance


List of local clothing banks and thrift stores for gently used clothing.

Clothing & Thrift Shops