During COVID-19, only ID or mail with your name/address on it is needed for food assistance. As restrictions are lifted, new clients who need ongoing assistance will be interviewed to create a client care plan.
If you are a Byron Township resident seeking food assistance due to a financial based need, Buist Community Assistance is here to help.
Service Area: Byron Township & those attending Byron Center Schools
Boundries are: North to 68th Street & South to 108th Street
East to Disivion Ave. & West to Kenowa Ave.
Bring in the following documents during Client Pantry Hours. A brief interview with staff/volunteers will help establish a plan for assistance.
Periodic reviews with staff/volunteers occur to adapt your care plan based on need and milestones.
AS OF 2014: NO NEW CLIENTS ACCEPTED WHO LIVE NORTH OF 68th ST.
and household linens (towels/sheets)
Drop Off: During office hours (tax receipts available)
Outdoor Drop Box: Anytime
Items are given free of charge to clients. No toys or no large household items. Call ahead to see if furniture is needed.
Clothing shopping during COVID is located at 870 74th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315
As an independent non-profit organization, Buist CAC is lead by a Leadership Board while day-to-day operations are handled by a few staff members and over 80 committed volunteers. This structure allows Buist CAC to use most of the financial donations received for serving clients and other food ministry partners.
Beth Bouwma, Volunteer & Board Treasurer
Larry Buist, Volunteer & Board Vice-President
Tim Buist, Volunteer & Board President
Jenelle Jonkman, Buist CAC Director
Cheryl VanSolkema, Volunteer & Board Secretary
Bern Zylstra, Volunteer & Board Member
By Appointment | con cita:
MON 1:00-5:30 PM
TUE 12:00-2:30 PM
WED 12:00-2:30 PM
No Appointment | no cita:
THUR 12:00-2:30 PM
2nd Sat 9:00-11:30 AM
(next to Judd's Body Shop)
BUIST CAC is an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit food pantry. We depend on donations to be able to serve the others.
8306 Byron Center Ave. SW
Byron Center, MI 49315
(next to Judd's)
Hours may vary as needed
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
|TUE||8:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
|WED||8:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
|THUR||8:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
BCAC will be closed on major holidays:
New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day