Important information about our Programs.

If you would like to register at Columbia County Cares Food Pantry to receive regular monthly support, here’s what you need to do:

  • Be a resident of Columbia County GA. We will need to see 2 proofs of residence (driver’s license, bills mailed to this address with your name on them.) No PO Boxes.
  • If you are on food stamps or if you have children below the age of 18, you need to go to DFACS – Department of Family and Children Services (located at 6853 Columbia Rd across from the Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center) and get a referral slip.
  • Only one person at a given address may register with us
  • By law, we cannot register people in nursing homes or agencies that provide residents with food.


Official office hours are Tuesday – Thursday 9:30am – 2:00pm.

Grocery Program

Our Grocery program serves families in Columbia County who are in need. Our volunteers prepare bags of groceries for our clients to pick up on a monthly basis. We receive donations from our partners and volunteers to provide food, health, and comfort items.

Shared Programs with Our Partners

Columbia County Cares has many programs which we partner with other great organizations to meet the needs of Columbia County. Programs like Columbia County School System- back pack program, various Non-profit community organizations, homeless shelters, and other food pantries in CSRA.

Thanksgiving Dinners

Annually, Columbia County Cares provides Thanksgiving Dinners to our registered clients. All clients who have visited the pantry 3 times by October 2019 will be eligible to receive a dinner.