COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
SNAP Food Assistance: Massachusetts DTA
SNAP benefits are provided by the federal government and administered by DTA.
Unemployment Assistance: Massachusetts DUA
Workers can learn how to apply for temporary income through Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance programs by clicking the links on this page.
Food Pantry: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House (MFNH)
The Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House food services program provides emergency food to over 16,000 individuals and families each year.
Employment Services Program: Massachusetts DTA
We offer employment training and education programs offered for Transitional Aid for Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) clients.
Meal Program: Faith Kitchen
We distribute free, prepared to-go meals twice each month on the second and last Tuesday evenings.
City of Cambridge and DeNovo Virtual Immigration Legal Screening Clinic
5:15pm – 7:15pm
Also: 5:15pm – 7:15pm, 5:15pm – 7:15pm, and 5:15pm – 7:15pm
On the 3rd Wednesday, this FREE monthly VIRTUAL clinic offers limited consultations with an immigration attorney and the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families.
Meals Program: Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
During COVID-19, we'll be distributing bagged meals at the door for people to take home.
Meals Program: Loaves and Fishes
Every Saturday, we open our place to the people in need and provide them with hot meals.
Meals Program: CommonCare Meals Ministry
Since 1999, the CommonCare Meals Ministry has been offering community meals that are open to all.
Meals Program: Harvard Square Churches
The Harvard Square Churches Meal Program operates a community supper each Thursday evening at Christ Church Cambridge.
Emergency Food Pantry: East End House
Our pantry provides individuals and families in need with fresh produce, canned and dry goods, meats, and dairy products.
Riverside Early Intervention Parenting Partnership
Program offered to pregnant or postpartum with babies up to three months old and continues until the baby turns 1. Supports include one on one support, connection to resources and groups.
Disabilities Resource Directory: Exceptional Lives
This is a free Resource Directory of disability services in Massachusetts. Use your information to find programs near you that will meet your family's needs.
Telehealth In-Home Therapy: Riverside
We are actively continuing to support families via Telehealth, including In-Home Therapy for children and families ages 3-20 years old.
Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is a vibrant, innovative health system dedicated to providing essential services to all members of the community.
De Novo Center for Justice and Healing (formerly Community Legal Services and Counseling Center)
De Novo provides free civil legal assistance and affordable psychological counseling to low income people.
Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)
Our mission is to assist and empower low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long-term economic self-sufficiency.
DHSP Multi-Service Center (MSC)
We help address the needs of individuals and families in our community who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homeless.
Cambridge Public Library
A unified system with a strong main library and six active branch libraries each tailored to the unique needs of its neighborhood.
Food For Free
We rescue fresh food that might otherwise go to waste and distribute it within the local emergency food system where it can reach those in need.
Cambridge Women's Center
The mission of the Cambridge Women’s Center is to provide a supportive community space for all women by offering opportunities for empowerment, learning, healing, trauma support, and understanding.
Community Development Department
DHSP Fuel Assistance
Serving both the cities of Cambridge and Somerville, the Fuel Assistance Program assists low-income households with winter heating costs incurred between November 1 and April 30.
City of Cambridge
With over 110,000 people located within a 6.
Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
We manage workforce development and labor to ensure workers have protection, tools, and training to succeed.