Client Rights & Responsibilities

In order to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all who visit Loaves & Fishes, we have established the following Client Rights and Responsibilities based on our core values: Community, Compassion, Dignity, Hope, Service


As a client of Loaves & Fishes, you have:

  • The privilege of participating in a food distribution program, as well as other assistance programs offered here free of charge.
  • The right to receive courteous and respectful service from all staff and volunteers who represent our organization.
  • The right to be treated fairly without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, physical or mental handicap, or citizenship status.


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Respect each other

  • Respect all rules, policies and procedures.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Drive safely.
  • Respect parking guidelines.
  • Use respectful language and behaviors.
  • Be thoughtful of other clients.

Respect the environment

  • Do not smoke anywhere on the grounds.
  • Do not eat or drink while inside the building.
  • Do not loiter before or after program hours.

All clients are expected to follow these rules to be served at Loaves & Fishes.

Disregard for the above responsibilities may result in a discontinuation of services.