AFAC Updates Two Sites to Increase Access to Food for Clients

AFAC is excited to announce that two existing food distribution sites will now be opened up to the wider community, making them more accessible to any Arlington resident in need. 

Arlington’sĀ Department of Human Services (DHS) Community Outreach ProgramĀ (COP) staffs the food distributions at Arlington Mill Community Center and Gates of Ballston. Previously, all participating clients needed to be enrolled by COP staff. Moving forward,Ā any DHS caseworker or intake worker who refers clients to AFAC’s Nelson & Clarendon sites will have two more options to choose from.

  • Arlington Mill Community CenterĀ 909 S. Dinwiddie St (lower level, cafeteria)
    Mondays 9:30 – 11:30 AM
    COP Contact: Zineb MourchidĀ
  • Gates of BallstonĀ 4108 4th St N. (community room)
    Fridays 11 AM – 2 PM
    COP Contact: Connie FreemanĀ Cfreem@arlingtonva.usĀ and Miguel Carpio-CastanonĀ
  • Nelson at Shirlington – AFAC Headquarters 2708 S. Nelson St
    Open 6 days a week: Monday – Friday 9:30 AM – 1 PM, Tuesday & Thursday 6 – 7 PM, & Saturday 9 – 11 AM
    *note new evening hours on Tuesdays as of May 2022*
    AFAC Contact: Lily DuranĀ
  • Clarendon UMCĀ 606 N. Irving St (lower level, rear entrance)
    Saturdays 8:30 – 10:30 AM
    AFAC Contact: Lily DuranĀ