but with Changes because of COVID-19
Call 713-944-0093 for an appointment
9:30 am – 12:30 pm on
Tuesday mornings to pick up food on Wednesday morning
or Thursday mornings to pick up food on the following Monday morning
Also check the Mobile Pantry schedule below
If you are in need of immediate assistance please contact the Houston Food Bank emergency food pantry for an appointment 832-369-9390
Call 713-944-0093 9:30 am – 12:30 pm on
Monday mornings or Wednesday mornings
Different funds are available at different times
SeAM Goes the Extra Mile for its Neighbors
“I was so desperate; I didn’t know where I’d get food for the children but SeAM cared and immediately helped.” Susan, age 29
“When I got out of the hospital my rent was overdue. SeAM kept me from losing my apartment while I recovered from surgery.” David, age 75
SeAM Serves ZIP Codes
Gateway at Ellington
FOOD ASSISTANCE - Nutritious food, including eggs, milk, meat, and fresh produce is provided to clients by the SeAM Food Pantry. Additionally, Food Fairs are held each Saturday to distribute large amounts of produce. The Food Pantry also endeavors to accommodate special dietary requirements.
HOUSEHOLD, HYGIENE, and INFANT CARE - items are also provided as they are available.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - SeAM provides limited financial assistance for rent, utilities, transportation and job related needs. Aid also is available for clients with urgent medical needs such as physician-written prescriptions and medical supplies and equipment.
CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANCE - Vouchers to the SeAM Thrift Store enable clients to obtain clothing, including garments suitable for work, shoes, bed linens, kitchen equipment and other household items.
COMMUNITY REFERRAL - SeAM maintains a large cooperative network with clinical, educational and other social service providers. Clients who need additional specialized forms of assistance are referred to appropriate resources at the time of initial interview.
Client Service Process
The process for emergency assistance begins with a personal interview at SeAM's Client Service Building, located at 2102 Houston Blvd. in South Houston. A confidential interview is conducted to identify the client's needs and determine how SeAM best can be of assistance.
Identification Items Required at Each Visit
-Social Security Numbers for all members of the household that have them
-Proof of address: Lease or recent bill with person’s name and current address
-Cut-Off Notice or Eviction Notice for rent or utility assistance
Mobile Pantries / Food Fairs
which distribute food during the pandemic
Saturday Aug. 15, 10:00am, CrossRoads UMC,
10030 Scarsdale Blvd., Houston 77089
Saturday, Aug. 22, 8:00am, Elim Church,
3200 S. Richey St., Houston 77017
Saturday, Aug 29, 10:00am, Life Church,
9901 Windmill Lakes Blvd., Houston 77075
Saturday, Aug 29, 10:00am, South Belt Church,
13100 Beamer Rd., Houston 77089
Saturday,Sept 12, 10:00am, Grace Church,
14505 Gulf Frwy., Houston 77034
Other Food Fairs-Mobile Pantries in SeAM's area
Thursdays in August, 10:00am, San Pablo/St. Paul Episcopal
7483 Park Place Blvd., Houston 77087
Other Pantries in SeAM's area
Pantry 9:00-12:00 Tue. & Thur. Bibleway Church
9000 Frey Rd., Houston, 77034