Helpful Community Services

The following links will direct you to our partners' sites where you can find additional information. 

Union County Pantries and Food Resources

This is our compilation of pantries and food resources from our partner organizations. This current list reflects resources available in Summer 2022 (June- August).

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Common Heart

Community Shelter of Union County

Emergency Food and Shelter 

Providing 3 meals a day to those in need

Shelter for individuals and families

Food and Nutrition Services (SNAP)

Loaves and Fishes of Union County, Inc.

Monroe-Union County Economics Team

Resources for businesses and professionals

Operation Reach-Out

A Christian nonprofit located in Monroe, North Carolina, that strives to provide help and hope to those in need in our community.

UC CARES (Union County Community Assistance & Resources Emergency Support)

Crisis/Emergency Assistance


Financial Assistance

Health & Insurance

Behavioral, Mental, & Emotional Health




Learn more here. 

Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry

Financial Education and Food Pantry

Financial Resources 

Food Pantry Request Form 

Union County Farmers Market

Open on Saturdays from 8 am-noon.

Our local Farmers and Artisans have been proudly serving Union County for over 30 years!

Location: 805 Skyway Drive Monroe, NC 28110

Union County Food Hub

The Union County Food Hub connects our local growers to local businesses and restaurants This supports our local economy and creates a sustainable food system

Union County Local Foods & Products

Here, you can find participating farms and businesses in the Union County area who are excited to connect and share their products with you.

Union County Senior Nutrition

Providing meals to individuals 60 and over throughout Union County. We do more than provide a nutritious meal, though! We also provide support, education and personal interaction that promotes nutritional, physical and social well-being. We believe our services help sustain health, promote independence and improve the quality of life of those who participate.

There is no cost to participate in any of our nutrition programs and there are no income guidelines. 

Learn more here. 

Union County WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

Nutritional and Breastfeeding Services

Food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, as well as infants and children.

Click here to learn more.

United Way

Fighting for the education, health & financial stability of every person in our community.

WellCare Health Plans

Managed care plan providing health insurance.