About Stewpot Community Services

Stewpot Community Services provides assistance at no charge to central Jackson residents who are in need of food, shelter, clothing, love and encouragement.

Founded by several Jackson congregations in 1981, Stewpot has grown from a simple soup kitchen into a locally supported nonprofit agency that includes four shelters, counseling services, food and clothing services, community development projects and children's programs. As an interfaith ministry, Stewpot gratefully receives funding and welcomes volunteers from more than 200 congregations and hundreds of individuals and businesses. 

Stewpot's ministries include:

Community Kitchen

Meals on Wheels

Food Pantry

Matt's House Emergency Shelter for Women

Billy Brumfield Shelter for Men

Children's After-School Program

Summer Camp

Legal Clinic

Clothing Closet

Library and Learning Center

Family Counseling

Opportunity Center

Rapid Rehousing


St. Dominic Free Health Clinic


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