Washington Food Assistance – Free Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens & Food Stamps

There are several ways to get help and do away with hunger in Washington. Visit local food pantries and food banks to get free food. Or find out about Washington food assistance programs issuing food stamps which you can use to but the items you need.


Loans for ANY NEEDS
for Washington residents
APR from 4.99%

Washington free food banks

Washington residents can turn to food banks and pantries nearby for emergency help. These are non-profit organizations that provide free food, groceries, clothes and more to people at times of hardships.

On our website you can find a list of local food banks and pantries by city. You also get their phone numbers and addresses. We also provide information on Washington and federal government food assistance programs.


Smaller tax return than you expected? Apply online for quick cash. Apply


Free food pantries in Washington by city

Food Banks Near Me

Find your local Food Bank open today in Washington
Show more
Show less

How does food banking work?

Washington food banks operate as food distribution centers. They get food as donations, store it and deliver to smaller local food pantries where individuals will be able to receive food boxes.

Food Assistance in Washington

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides free food help to low-income households of Washington.

  1. Recipients should apply for assistance.
  2. If they qualify, they get their benefits on an electronic card that is used like an ATM card.
  3. Then they can use them to buy eligible food.

Applications for the Food Assistance Program are available in all county DHR offices of [state] and online.

How to apply for Washington Food Assistance Program / Stamps (SNAP)?

  1. Food assistance applications must be filed in the county where you live or online. You can apply by fax, mail, or visiting your County Department of Human Resources (DHR) office.
    If you do it online, register for an account first.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. It will be sent to the DHR office in your county for processing.

Who is eligible for Washington Food Assistance Program (SNAP)?

To be eligible for free food stamps in Washington, you must:

  • Be a resident of Washington
  • Have a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or
  • Have a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $3,001 if you share household with either a person or persons age 60 and over or a person with a disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself).

Contact the program in your community for more information and guidance.


Loans for ANY NEEDS
for Washington residents
APR from 4.99%


Loans for ANY NEEDS
for Washington residents
APR from 4.99%

Advertiser Disclosure

COMPACOM.COM is an independent advertising service that provides information and reviews on various companies to help customers compare them and get the best deal. If the company's page is not marked by "Affiliate Sign" and "Affiliate Disclosure", it means we are not affiliated with this business. We just provide the relevant data to help the company promote its services and let the customers find and get the necessary assistance faster.

COMPACOM.COM is not responsible for any products and services advertised and compared. As you click on any advertising block, you are redirected to the third party's website and it's your responsibility to check all the details of the deal. Neither is COMPACOM.COM liable for other companies' logos, names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks used on our website. Their use does not signify or suggest endorsement, affiliation, or sponsorship. The main aim of COMPACOM.COM is to provide verified information that is taken from the companies' websites and other public sources and supported by the links to them.

COMPACOM.COM can get some compensation for featured placement of certain sponsored products and services, or your clicking on links posted on this website. But it doesn't impact the way the companies are evaluated. Their rating is based solely on real people's reviews which go through a double verification via phone number and e-mail.

We strive to keep all the information on this site up-to-date and accurate but you should check any rates and terms as well as other product or service information on the provider's website.