Food Assistance

Provided here are a few links and information regarding food assistance. If you need help, please consult these resources or phone Human Services at 717-242-5452.

Provider Phone Number
New Shelter Services
13 Depot Street
Lewistown, PA 17044
717-248-0102

Summer Backpack Program

Need help providing lunch for your children during summer vacation? The Juniata County Food Pantry is proud to sponsor the Summer Backpack Program.

If your children completed a grade level, kindergarden through 8th grade, in Juniata County this year, you may be eligible to participate.

Call the Food Pantry after May 25th for an appointment to register your children at 717-436-9718. Read more about the Summer Backpack Program.


Food Distribution Calendars

Download a food calendar below to see the times and places for food distribution in Juniata and Mifflin Counties. Some places must adhere to income limits, while several churches offer free lunches, regardless of income.