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Life has it's up's and downs. In those down times we often need someone who can give us a hand. TOMEC's hope is that we can become that helping hand when there is no one you can turn to. See our list of community services below and let us know if we can help. 

Commmunity Services Provided by TOMEC Congregations

Commmunity Food Pantry

TOMEC operates a community food pantry for all qualified individuals and families living in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Food distribution is the second Monday of each month from 8:30a to Noon and 1:00p to 2:00p, and by appointment later in the day. Distribution continues the Tuesday after that Monday. Distribution on Tuesday is from 8:30a to Noon. The distribution is held at Five Loaf House, 133 Firehouse Rd., Pocono Pines, PA 18350. (See the map on our Contact Page)

Emergency Shelter

TOMEC will help find short term emergency shelter available for individuals and families going through a housing crisis. This is available to residents of Tobyhanna, Tunkhannock and part of Coolbaugh Townships. Watch this space for future developments.


Our churches have pastors who are qualified in various areas of counseling. Allow us to help you find a pastor who can encourage you and help you with your life struggles. 

Meals on Wheels

TOMEC works in concert with the local Meals On Wheels program in our area. If you would like to find out if you are qualified for Meals On Wheels connect with us through our Contact Page or go directly to

Emergency Meals

TOMEC will assist individuals will emergency food assistance through our pantry and other means available. If you need assistance please contect us through the Contact Page

Emergency Financial Assistance

Individuals or families struggling financially can receive a one time assistance payment once a year from TOMEC when funds are available and the need qualifies for our emergency assistance program. Use our Contact Page to connect with us. 

Contact us through our contact page to receive more information.

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