The Family and Adult Services program assist the residents in the Westminster community who are struggling financially. The food pantry, soup kitchen, adult education program, and Gennesaret Free Clinic provide families with basic need. Twice per month, clients can select items from the food pantry. An annual Christmas Basket Program provides food, gifts, and clothing to 300 families.
The Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen are open the following days:
Mondays from 3:00-6:00 pm
Thursday from 8:30-11:30 am
On the third Wednesday of the month a special food pantry day is devoted to those specifically 55 and older for all of Marion Country. The Senior Shopping day includes both the Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen. Hours of the Senior Shopping day are 9:00 am-12:00 pm.
Westminster’s soup kitchen provides a hot nutritional meal to over 1,000 individuals including homeless, low-income, adults, children and families as a whole. The soup kitchen is open on Monday’s 4:00-6:00pm and Thursday’s 10:00-11:30am. All meals are provided by Second Helpings and paired with food from Panera Bread, Kroger, Whole Foods, Aldi, etc. The soup kitchen provides meals to our guests in a friendly atmosphere and has no eligibility requirements.
Westminster’s Christmas Basket program provides that special Christmas to 300 families in our area. Families will receive approximately two weeks worth of groceries, food items for a Christmas dinner, hygiene items, clothing (winter hat, gloves, socks, and underwear), two gifts for each child under the age of 18 still in school.
Looking for Adult Education classes? Westminster partners with Warren Township MSD to offer High School Equivalency classes to prepare you for the test to earn your certificate. Stop Monday-Thursday between 9:00 am-12:00 pm to get more information. Click here to learn more about the Adult Education program
Gennesaret Free Clinic is open to community residents on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Wednesday’s are by appointment and Thursday’s are walk-in.
Westminster’s goal is to continue to expand its programming and community partnerships to provide an even more comprehensive continuum of services that meet the needs of the at-risk families living within Westminster’s service area.
Looking for more information on how to get involved in the Family and Adult Services program? Contact Lindsey Welch, Family and Adult Services Director, Lindsey.email@example.com or 317.245.6282 to find out most needed pantry items or how else you can help.