Hours of Operation

Monday:      12:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday:     2:00pm - 5:30pm

Thursday:   9:00am - 1:00pm

Friday:      11:00am - 3:00pm

Saturday:  9:00am - 11:00am (on the 3rd Saturday of every month)


Senior Box Day: 11:00am - 1:00pm (for Clients 60+ years, on the 2nd Thursday of each month)

Free Classes

Each month, we provide free educational classes. Attend 2 or more in a single month, and receive an extra meat when shopping our Pantry the following month. All classes are held at our NERA office in downtown Ponca City.

Wednesday, Feb 20 2019 (1:30pm - 2:30pm):  Spring Gardening

 - We're excited to annonce that instructor Mark Southard will provide simple instructions on how to prepare a garden this spring, wherever you'd like to have one. Please come join us, and learn how to grow your own nutritious foods and beautiful plants.

Check back often for future class schedules - we not only help our Clients with current needs, but empower them with valuable life tools and information for future success.

Special Assistance

Senior Box Program:

From 11:00am to 1:00pm on the SECOND Thursday of each month, we serve those 60 and wiser with special food boxes designed to last approximately 1 week. During this time, we are not open to other Clients.

Help with Food Stamps:

Are you enrolled in the SNAP Program and have a question?  Interested in learning more about the Program, or not sure if you're eligible? Each Tuesday, we may have a representative from DHS on-site to assist you in a friendly, informal setting. Don't go hungry - make it a point to stop by, and get the help you deserve.

Help with Rent & Utilities:

Each Tuesday from 9:00am - 10:00am, we may assist clients with periodic rent and utility needs, on a first-come, first-served basis. Check out some of the requirements on our FOR CLIENTS webpage, then simply call or stop by.