Sevier County Food Resources

Food Assistance

Sevier County Food Ministries
*Drive-thru only.  Thrift store is closed. 
890 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 428-5182
(Starting April 6) – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
12:00PM-4:00PM

Richardson Cove Pantry
3238 Pittman Center Road, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 428-9223
Food Pantry – Thursdays 2:00PM – 5:30PM

CROSS Food Ministry
406 Boyds Creek Highway, Seymour, TN 37865
Phone: (865) 579-6192
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 10:00AM-12:00PM
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Helping Hands Ministry
*Drive-thru only. Sevier County residents only.
First Baptist Church Sevierville
317 Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 453-9001
Wednesday 12:00PM -2:30PM
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Lighting the Way Outreach
*Drive-thru at back door. Thrift store closed.
174 E. Wears Valley Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
(Behind the Track @ Light #3)
Thursdays & Saturdays – 12:00PM to 3:00PM
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Salvation Army Food Pantry
806 W. Main Street, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 908-4010
Sevier County residents call for appointment

Roaring Fork Baptist Church
215 Church Street, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone: (865) 410-6748
Food Pantry: Wednesday 11:00AM – 6:00PM

Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority
Sevier County Center
750 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 453-7131
Commodity Food Distribution – Quarterly
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Sunset Gap Food Pantry
1300 Sunset Gap Road
Cosby, TN 37733
Phone: 423-623-4313
Wednesdays 9:00AM to 12:00PM
[email protected]
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SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps)
*Lobby closed. Dropbox located in front of office.
Sevier County Department of Human Services (DHS)
815 Dolly Parton Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 429-7005
Monday – Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM
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Free Hot Meals

MONDAY
First Baptist Church Sevierville
Youth Building Court Avenue
Sevierville, TN 37862
5:00-6:00 P.M.
(Meals handed to participants in bags)

Infant - Child Assistance

Sevier County Heath Department – WIC Program provides vouchers for supplemental foods for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children to age 5 years.  For more information, call the Sevier County Health Department (865) 453-1032.

Sevier County Schools Nutrition Program – Sevier County Schools will provide breakfast and lunch at no cost to any child 18 years and younger during school closure.  The meals will be a ‘grab and go” breakfast and lunch and may be picked up at the school the child attends. Cafeteria staff will provide drive through service at each school between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday & Friday . . . School Buses are taking lunches to various locations.  For information, contact your child’s School Principal or go to school system website, sevier.org

Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains will provide lunch and sack to any child in the community ages 2-18 at no cost. The service will be a Grab-and-Go service located at the entrance of each Club site during the hours of 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Monday-Friday. The child will need to be present to receive the lunch and snack bags. Each food bag will contain non-perishable food items. The Nutrition program is open to all youth in the community ages 2-18, the child does not have to be a member of a Club to receive the meals. For a complete list of Clubs and their location in Sevier County please see the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains website, bgcsmoky.com or call 865-428-6550 for additional information.

Senior Meals

The Sevier County Office on Aging offers mobile meals to homebound seniors over 60 years of age.   The cost is on a sliding scale based on the individual’s income.  Very low-income seniors may receive their meals at no charge.  This also is an option for those on waiting list for Meals on Wheels program.  For information contact Vicky Payne (865) 453-8080 x105.

Douglas-Cherokee Meals on Wheels provides hot, home delivered meals to homebound senior’s age 60+. Eligibility is primarily for low income and disabled seniors. *Congregate sites are closed. Home meals – 5 cold meals delivered once per week. 

For more information on the Douglas-Cherokee Meals on Wheels program, please call office in Morristown at (423) 318-6936 or (423) 587-4500.

Important Information

The information provided above may change according to Government, CDC recommendations, and local decisions. Updated April 1, 2020. This guide is current and will be updated every two weeks.

(Guide assembled by UT Extension Sevier County– 4-1-2020)