Pet Food Bank: Supporting Families In Need


These policies and procedures are intended to ensure we are in keeping with our Mission: to keep family pets in homes- and out of shelters, and to safeguard enough food to serve all who qualify.

To set up an appointment, call (904) 507-4425

Hours: Tuesday 10-11 AM, Thursday 1-2 PM


  • Complete a NEW Application, good for one year only
    Renewal for an additional 6 months will be approved on a case-by-case basis.
  • Provide PROOF of financial need
    Our website provides a list of acceptable forms of financial proof.
  • Provide PROOF that ALL pets in the household are spayed/neutered
    We offer low/no cost spay/neuter surgeries. Call 904-425-0005 to schedule. 

    Application and required paperwork must be presented at time of appointment.Please begin preparing for these changes now!

In order to be sure there is enough food for all customers who have household pets, we are no longer able to provide food for feral cats/colonies. 


Eligibility Requirements

First Coast No More Homeless Pets’ Jacksonville Pet Food Bank provides a one-month supply of cat or dog food to families in need, for up to one year. The Food Bank is designed to supplement the food you are able to provide your pets-we are unable to become a sole resource of pet food.

To be eligible, you are required to provide proof of financial need and ALL pets in the household must be spayed or neutered. 

If your family financially qualifies for the Food Bank but your pet is not yet spayed or neutered, you may be eligible for our low/no cost spay/neuter surgeries:

In order to be sure there is enough food for all customers who have household pets, we are no longer able to provide food for feral cats/colonies. 

Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must fall under one of the following categories:

SNAP Benefits
Health Ease
Healthy Kids
Kid Care
Jax Care
Shands Community Health
Sect. 8/Public Housing

Or fall under one of the following income guidelines:

# Living in Household
Gross Annual Income Less Than
Gross Monthly Income Less Than

How Does the Pet Food Bank Operate?

Before you make an appointment, be sure you meet financial eligibility and spay/neuter requirements-and be prepared to provide documentation for both at your first appointment. 

To make an appointment call the Food Bank Hotline: 904-507-4425

The Food Bank operates out of our warehouse at 464 Cassat Avenue. 

  • Drive around the block to the back of the building. We are the first warehouse on the left.
  • Please wait in your car, in line until it is your turn.
  • When it is your turn, pull into the garage for service.

What to Bring To Your First Food Bank Appointment 

Distribution Location

Cassat Regional Veterinary Hospital
464 Cassat Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254

Donations Welcome!

We can only help pets and the people who love them through the support of the community. Any donation of pet food is greatly appreciated! Here’s how you can help:

We are always in need of wet and dry food for cats and dogs and litter

  • Order online through our Amazon Pet Food Bank Wishlist or our Chewy Pet Food Bank Wishlist. Items are shipped directly to us.
  • Bring unopened bags/cans of food to our Cassat Regional Veterinary Hospital directly, located at 464 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32254
  • Pickups are available for donations weighing more than 200 pounds. To schedule a pick-up, please call (904) 707-7636 or email us at