Dawson County

If you are in need of emergency food assistance, contact one of our partner agencies in Dawson County. Each agency has different hours of operation and requirements. Therefore, we suggest that you call the agency for specific information. If you are unable to find help near you, please contact Lydia Johnson at 770-534-4111 or via email.

Food Pantries

Abba House
348 Hwy. 9 South, Dawsonville, GA 30534 678-208-2000 ext. 107 Day / Time: Monday 2pm – 4pm as supplies last. Notes: Client can receive food no more than 2x a month. ID required the initial visit and no one but the person on file can pick up for the family.

Christ Fellowship Church – Food Center
139 Hightower Parkway #100 Dawsonville, GA 30534 706-216-3248 Day / Time: Thursdays 4pm – 6:00pm

Ric-Rack Food Pantry
829 Hwy 9 N. Dawsonville, GA 30534 (706) 265-1045 Day / Time: M, W & F 12pm-3pm Notes: Client can come 1x per month; proof of Dawson County residency and income required.

Jesus Name Apostolic Church
77 Hugh Stowers Road Dawsonville, GA 30534 678-410-4455 Day / Time: Tuesday and Thursday 4pm-6pm, Saturday 9am-3pm; also provides emergency boxes Notes: Clients can receive food boxes 1x month per family. Clients can come every Saturday for fresh vegetables, bread and any surplus items.

North Central / There’s Hope for the Hungry
1230 Samples Industrial Cumming, GA 30041 770-310-6671 Day / Time: Monday – Thursday 10am – 1pm, by appointment Notes: Client will be given the location and date of distribution nearest them.

  • Cross Bridge Community Church – 751 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534 (706) 216-3138  1st Wednesday of the month 10am – 1pm
  • Holy Ground Christian Family Center – 406 Heath Road, Dawsonsville, GA 30534   3rd Monday of the month 10am – 1pm

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