Our primary service area for the pantry includes the Park South, Capitol Hill and Center Square neighborhoods of Albany for guests meeting the (confidential) eligibility requirements.
The food pantry obtains information from guests upon intake.
You must live in the area that FOCUS serves. Guests are required to share information regarding income sources, employment and government benefits.
Photo ID for all adults in each household plus a proof of residence- this could a bill from a utility company or a lease.
For children: Birth certificates, insurance cards or official document from the child’s school or document from DSS.
Families may visit the pantry twice each month.
Monday through Friday (except holidays) 10 am to 1 pm.
The last Saturday of each month 10 am to 1 pm.