Call 1-800-942-1007 or 617-721-6601. weekdays Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm. If you hear a recording, please leave a message with your name and telephone number, and we will respond the same business day. You can also email email@example.com with any questions about WIC nutrition services and enrollment.
CCAB Dorchester: 185 Columbia Road, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 12:30 - 3:00 p.m., 617-506-6628
CCAB South End: 1400 Washington Street, Entrance on the right side, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., 617-506-6628
Concord Baptist Church, 180 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, MA, Every other Thursday, 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Drive up only) Double-check Facebook page before going:
ICNA Relief (Muslims for Humanity), Vegetarian Halal Options, Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 100 Malcolm X Blvd., Roxbury (Drive up only - stay in your car) For seniors/delivery options: email firstname.lastname@example.org
First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain, delivering food only, complete the Google form, or call 617-524-3992. As of May, waiting list.
Eligibility for Boston residents who are homebound due to illness, disability, quarantine, and do not have family/friends that can bring food; the emergency food system/pantry/meal program they have been relying on has closed; have lost your job or income and cannot afford groceries. If your household meets any of these criteria and you would like to inquire about receiving a Fresh Box please email the Office of Food access at email@example.com.
Families with children seeking to apply for Emergency Assistance (EA) shelter only can apply by phone with the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD): 1-866-584-0653. DHCD EA Application Remote Line Agents are actively processing calls.
From HomeStart: For our Prevention Hotline, please call 857-415-2900.Massachusetts recently passed a law "freezing" evictions through August 18th or 45 days after this state of emergency ends, whichever is sooner. During this time we will be answering calls and performing eligibility assessments for when they resume. We created a brief fact sheet about what this law means for renters, or you can read the full bill here.