Community Provisions

Of Jackson County, Inc.

107 West Bruce St.

Seymour, Indiana 47274


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Provisions Facts

*  Community Provisions, located at 107 West Bruce Street in Seymour, is open Tuesdays and Fridays from noon until 3:00 p.m.  Clients are asked to call ahead to make an appointment so that we can provide prompt service to meet their needs.


*  Families may be referred by a township trustee, a church or other social services.  However,  an official referral is not required at this time.


*  Food drives conducted by local churches, schools and service organizations provide a large  portion of our food supplies.


*  Provisions has only one part-time employee, the Director of Operations.


*  Provisions is the largest food pantry in the county.  An average of 201 families utilized Provisions each month in 2004.  As a general rule families are provided food only one time per month.  The amount of food supplied depends on the number of family members and is expected to feed them for an average of three days.


*  Volunteers staff the facility and operations providing assistance as drivers, counselors, sorters, receptionists, stockers, box builders, etc.  The average monthly volunteer hours for 2004 was 277 hours.