Material Aid Support Resources


Material Aid and Advocacy Program (MAAP)

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We provide materials to individuals who are low-income or extremely low-income, and who are experiencing homeless, are housing insecure, or living in persistent poverty.

Application required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Please visit the Get Support page on our website and click the folder link to receive the required forms that you or the person referring you must complete.


This Program is free!


  • In-person only.

Material Aid and Advocacy Program Office

5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States


West Cambridge

Dates and Times

This is an ongoing program.

Tuesday and Thursday.

We are currently providing support outdoors on Tuesdays and Thursdays to indviduals experiencing homelessness.

Additional information

MAAP meets unmet basic needs by providing free material aid:

  • Gently-used seasonally-appropriate clothing, shoes, and accessories;
  • Hygiene Kits (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, deodorant, razors etc)
  • Feminine Hygiene Kits (tampons, sanitary pads, wipes);
  • Survival supplies (sleeping bags, yoga mats, camping packs, flashlights);
  • Small household goods (bedding, towels, cooking supplies, dishware);
  • Student supplies (at the beginning of the school year we provide students of all ages with backpacks and school supplies).  
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This is an ongoing program.

Tuesday and Thursday.

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Cassie Hurd

MAAP Executive Director

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Last updated May 7, 2024.