Emergency Need Pantry

The Emergency Need Pantry provides non-perishable staple food items for families in need.  

Diapers and formula are also available when funding permits.  

Call (812) 425-4241 to be certain that needed items are available.

Contact Information

Vanderburgh County

401 SE 6th St, Suite 001
Evansville, IN 47713
(812) 425-4241
Office hours:
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Monday — Friday

Posey County

1113 Main St
Mt Vernon, IN 47620
(812) 838-4839
Office hours:
8:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays

Gibson County

115 N Prince Street
Princeton, IN 47670
(812) 386-6576
Office hours:
8:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Program participants in past program year

4,943 households


To provide non-perishable, staple food items to customers in need of food.

Services provided

Moderate provisions of non-perishable foods on a monthly basis.

Customers may also inquire regarding the availability of infant food and formula.

What the program can / cannot do

Program can provide 1-2 days basic provisions no more than one time per month.

Program cannot provide large quantities of food to last more than 1-2 days.

Program cannot provide money for the purchase of food.

Who is eligible?

Households which require 1-2 days of staple foods in emergency situations.

Information / documentation required for application

Social Security cards or positive identification for all household members.

Additional information

The Administrative Office in Vanderburgh County can provide information regarding food banks located in Evansville.

Funding sources

Private donations

FEMA Emergency Food & Shelter Program

Vanderburgh County FEMA (for infant food and formula)