Food Pantry Services

Our pantry is an all-volunteer and non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need.

All of our services are provided by an assigned caregiver to insure client confidentiality.

We offer a variety of programs including:

The New Scotland Community Food Pantry entrance is located off the side parking lot of St. Matthew’s Church on 25 Mountain View Street in Voorheesville.

Emergency Food Service

To schedule an appointment to take advantage of our services call the hotline number.

Ongoing Food Assistance

New Scotland Community Food PantryOngoing client service is available to residents of the Town of New Scotland or Voorheesville School District. Two forms of ID are required: one photo ID and one showing recent residence (ex: driver’s license and recent utility bill).

To find out if your household is eligible, please call the hotline for more details and to schedule an appointment. An Intake Coordinator will contact you to walk you through the process.  This will include an immediate 10 day supply of food and assignment of an on-going caregiver who will:

  • Schedule confidential visits to the food pantry
  • Work together with you to take advantage of other food pantry services

What's Available on Our Shelves?

Non-Perishable Foods

  • Pasta, rice and sauces
  • Canned goods (soups / stews, fruits, vegetables, etc.)
  • Breakfast cereals (hot and cold)
  • Snacks (crackers, pudding, jello, etc)
  • Beverages (milk, coffee, tea, juice, flavored drinks, bottled water, etc)
  • Baking mixes and supplies
  • Condiments

Personal Care Products

  • Toothpaste, Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Writing supplies (as available)
  • Cleaning products (garbage bags, laundry and dish detergent, etc)
  • Paper products (paper towels, toilet paper, etc)
New Scotland Community Food Pantry shelves

Fresh and Frozen Foods as Available

  • Fresh / frozen vegetables and fruits
  • Frozen Fish & Meats (Beef, pork, chicken)
  • Frozen meals and dinner helpers
  • Processed meats (hot dogs, bacon, etc)
  • Misc dairy products (cheeses, yogurt)
  • Baked goods (bread, muffins, etc) as available

Pet Food

  • Dog food
  • Cat food


  • Infant supplies as available