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Catholic Charities to provide phone-based services while continuing to provide food

Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler is shifting to phone-based services in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The measure is being taken to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
Anyone in need of services are asked to call. For those in need of food, they may come to our Food Pantries during regular Pantry Hours. Call our Chemung Office at 607-734-9784 to receive a directory of Staff. In Schuyler County, call 607-535-2050 for a Staff Directory. Staff are working remotely and checking voicemail on a regular basis. Emails may also be sent via the Catholic Charities’ website at
Please visit our Facebook page and website for further updates.

Samaritan Center Food Pantry
380 S. Main St, Elmira
Call for needs other than food.
Pick up food during pantry hours at the side door (facing Mt. Zoar)
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am – 3:30pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 4 pm
(closed noon – 1pm)
Pantry Closed for Walk-Ins.

Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry
112 10th St, Watkins Glen
Call for needs other than food.
Pick up food during pantry hours at the pantry door
Hours: Tuesday, Friday: 9am – 2pm
Thursday: Noon – 4pm
Pantry Closed for Walk-Ins.

Elmira Community Kitchen
Serving FREE TAKE OUT Meals available at the door.
Mondays & Wednesdays: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays:
11:30am – 12:30pm
Last Saturday of each month: 11:30am – 12:30pm
160 High Street, Elmira
(in Saints Peter & Paul Church Community Center, near St. Joseph’s Hospital)

Anyone wishing to make a donation of food or cleaning supplies, should call the Pantries before stopping by. Arrangements will be made with Staff for drop-off. Donations may also be ordered and shipped to us via RightGift. Monetary donations may be mailed to Catholic Charities, 215 E Church St, Elmira, NY 14901.