Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter

2 Quincy StreetNashua, NH 03060
Phone: 603-889-7770Website: Visit Website Google Map

Food services are available to all in need within the greater Nashua area. No identification is required.

Breakfast: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Dinner: Monday – Saturday, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Sunday, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Food Pantry

Please do not arrive early, you will be turned away. Remember to bring along your own shopping bags to carry your food items. NSKS does not provide bags.

Perishable Items: Fruits, veggies, and bread are available Monday through Friday, 11:00 AM – 2:45 PM. There is a limit of two pantry visits per week.

Food boxes: Eggs, meat, and nonperishable items are available Monday through Friday 11:00 AM – 2:45 PM. There is a limit of one box per month.

We are the only local shelter providing emergency family shelter. NSKS serves all clients without the need for identification and emphasizes non-discriminatory practices.
Shelter: Emergency shelter and services are available for homeless single men, single women, and families with children.

For Emergency Shelter, please call the Coordinated Access and Referral (CAR) line to inquire about shelter availability: 1-844-800-9911. That line is answered during business hours on weekdays, so an evening call is returned the next business day. For immediate response after hours and on weekends, please all the state’s resource hotline: 211 or 1-866-444-4211 from a non-NH number.

We regularly host Nashua Public Health, Rivier University, UNH Cooperative Extension, Lamprey Health Care, and other organizations who offer services such as HIV testing, flu and other vaccines, blood pressure and diabetes testing, nutrition and cooking classes, and much more.

Personal care items are available to Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter clients. No identification is required. A family or individual can request a toiletry bag once a month through the pantry. Toiletry bags are filled with whatever donations we have on hand.
Diapers: Available Monday through Friday, 11:00 AM – 2:45 PM (quantities are limited).

Hygiene Products: Available Monday – Friday, 11:00 AM – 2:45 PM. Items include razors, shampoo, soap, toilet paper, and toothpaste. Personal care bags are limited to once a month.

Shower: Available for unsheltered persons. Walk-ins welcome Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Laundry: Available for unsheltered persons. Walk-ins welcome Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Children’s Birthday Bags

The goal of this program is to provide families currently involved in our programs with gifts and party supplies for their children’s birthdays. Donations of gift cards and toys for this program are happily accepted.