Carteret County Food Resources

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During this time of uncertainty, some people may need to utilize different food resources that they’ve never had to use before. Below is a list of food resources in Carteret County and other online resources!

If there are any other resources that can be listed on this webpage, please email Stephanie Stevenson.

Children’s Services:

Info finding meals for your childfinding meals for your child in Spanish

  • Families who need help finding meals for their children ages 18 and younger can text “FOODNC” to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting “COMIDA” to 877-877.

Food Pantries:

Food Pantry Hours Address Contact Information
Harkers Island UMC   Thursdays Only 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 603 Cape Lookout Dr., Harkers Island, NC (252) 728-7017call for an appointment
Loaves and Fishes Mondays Only 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 1700 Live Oak St., Beaufort, NC (252) 504-0123
Martha’s Mission Monday, Wednesday, Friday10:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. 901 Bay St., Morehead City, NC (252) 726-1717. May need a voucher.
Salvation Army Monday-Friday9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 2800 Bridges St., Morehead City, NC   (252) 726-7147 Call upon arrival.
The Storehouse Monday-Friday11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 3114 Bridges St., Morehead City, NC. (443) 956-4633
Wildwood Presbyterian Thursday Only 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. 276 Wildwood Rd., Newport, NC (252) 726-9118

Other Carteret County Food Services:

  • The Market at Cedar Point is offering anyone that needs groceries at this time to come to the market and receive a produce and assorted groceries at no cost. They are also accepting donations of gift cards for people to purchase groceries if they cannot at this time.
  • Food for Friends of Carteret County – Gift cards available for those unemployed due to COVID-19

Government Services:

  • SNAP/EBT Department of Social Services (252) 728-3181 call for phone/virtual appointment. Application online here.
  • Carteret County WIC Office (252) 222-7710. Now doing re-certifications and sign-ups via phone.
  • Food Secure Carteret, offers an online list of food sources which is update 2 times a week. Click here to view. 

Online Resources:

If you are not in need of food resources, think about donating to one!

Carteret Food Pantries Urgently Need Our Help