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Nutrition and Food Services


  • Eat Smart New York In Cortland County
    60 Central Ave., Room 105 Cortland, NY 13045
    Phone: 1-607-753-5077

    This program has classes for people to learn how to stretch their money for groceries, eat healthier, plan meals and how to prepare meals.

  • Food Sense of Cortland County
    Phone: 1-607-836-6319 or 1-607-749-2280

    An organization that sells packages of food at lower prices to anyone that is interested in this service.

    32 North Main Street Cortland, NY 13045
    Phone: 607-753-6781

    This program is for women that are pregnant or nursing and children birth through 5 years old. The program offers nutritional counseling and food at no charge for low-income people. Other locations available throughout the county.

  • Cortland Loaves and Fishes
    13 Court Street Cortland, NY 13045
    Phone: 607-756-6195
    Office Hours:
    Mon., Tues., Thurs. 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wed., Fri. 3 - 6:30 p.m.

    Loaves and Fishes is a non-profit organization, the only soup kitchen in Cortland County. A place of hospitality, food, information and referral sources for community resources.

    We serve six free meals a week to anyone regardless of race, color or need. It is a place where no questions are asked and no judgments passed. 

Food Services 

  • Cortland County Department of Social Services
    60 Central Avenue, County Office Building Cortland, New York 13045
    Phone: 753-9681

  • Catholic Charities
    Community Food Pantry
    33 Central Avenue Cortland, New York 13045
    Phone: 756-5992

  • Salvation Army
    138 South Main Street Cortland, New York 13045
     Phone: 753-9363

  • Food Bank representative in Cortland County
    Trina Griffen at 1-315-437-1899

    Representatives can pre-screen your family’s income and expenses to see if you qualify for Food Stamps.  They can also help with the application itself to make it as easy as possible to apply