Services Provided by The Open Door:

The Open Door exists to help Glens Falls area residents during their time of need regardless of race, gender, age, or sexual orientation. The Open Door is primarily concerned with the hunger needs of the greater Glens Falls area community, but can provide both emergency assistance as well as contact with other local helping agencies.

Food Assistance

Food Assistance

Meals are offered at The Open Door six days a week. There is no charge or obligation for meal service.

  • Breakfast is served weekdays from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Lunch is served Monday through Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner is offered Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (except the 1st Friday of the month) from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The evenings The Open Door is not offering meal service, meals are still available locally at area churches.

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Food Pantry

The Open Door's food pantry offers emergency food assistance only. This service is available Mondays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m.

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Back Pack Program

Back Pack Program

The Open Door feeds 300 children every week through their Back Pack Program. We currently partner with 10 area schools: Abe Wing, Big Cross, Glens Falls Middle School, Kensington, Queensbury Elementary School, Queensbury WHBI, Queensbury Middle, Lake George Elementary School, Lake George Middle School, WSWHE Boces. If your child attends one of these schools and needs assistance, please contact your school office.

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Code Blue

Code Blue

Glens Falls Code Blue provides emergency overnight shelter to homeless people in the Greater Glens Falls Area. We are open on nights forcast to be 32 degrees or below. Call 518-792-5900 for an updated schedule.

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