The Arlington Food Assistance Center's offices, warehouse, and Nelson food distribution center are located at 2708 S. Nelson St, Arlington 22206.
Food Distribution Hours at AFAC Nelson:
*Starting Monday, March 23, hours will be (until further notice):
Until further notice, evening distributions will be canceled.
Main Office Hours:
Food Drop Off Hours at AFAC's Warehouse:
Non-Perishable Drop Off Locations in Arlington:
Due to COVID-19, our regular centers where we have food donation boxes have closed. Click here for information about where to drop off food until further notice.
In Case of Inclement Weather
In case of bad weather, AFAC will be closed for daytime distribution when the Arlington Public Schools are closed due to bad weather. If the Arlington Public Schools open two hours late, AFAC will open on time. Evening distribution will be determined by 1:00 pm. The distribution at Gunston will be canceled if Arlington Public Schools are closed that day. Saturday clients should call ahead.
All closings will be posted online. If you are unsure, please call 703-845-8486 to see if AFAC is open for distribution.