COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
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.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance: Massachusetts DUA
We have a new system for unemployment assistance during the pandemic for people unable to work due to a COVID-19-related reason but are not eligible for regular or extended unemployment benefits.
Food & Supplies Resources: Find It Cambridge
We created a list of all of the food and supply resources we know about, including food pantries, meal programs, delivery services, and other supports for getting food and supplies.
COVID-19 Testing in Cambridge: Cambridge Public Health Department
We will offer COVID-19 testing to all Cambridge residents via mobile testing in North Cambridge, The Port, East Cambridge, and Harvard Square one day each week.
COVID-19 Test Site Locator: MEMA
We provide this search tool to help people locate and get directions to nearby test sites in Massachusetts. Always contact test sites prior to arrival.
Online COVID-19 Screening Tool: Buoy Health, Inc.
We provide an online support tool that checks people for symptoms of COVID-19 through AI and provides information about the possibility of their being sick with COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Unemployment Advice for Non-English Speakers: CEOC
We can assist those who speak Haitian Kreyol, Spanish, Amharic and Portuguese with signing up for unemployment services.
Cambridge Housing Stabilization Program: City of Cambridge
We help eligible people whose rent, condominium fees, or cooperative carrying charges exceed 40% of their income by providing a 4-month subsidy for the amount housing costs exceed 40% of their income.
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.
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
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.
Free Delivery Service: Cambridge Bicycle Safety
Sign up to receive free deliveries. Our volunteer cyclists will pick up store orders and deliver items to seniors, vulnerable residents, disabled people, and people that live alone.
Free Delivery Service: Helping Hands
We help senior citizens, the immuno-compromised, and people with disabilities or preexisting medical conditions by organizing a volunteer to deliver groceries, medicine, and other necessary supplies.
Virtual SEPAC Parent Supports & Activities
We have several support groups, meetings, and events happening virtually for parents and their children.
Food Assistance: WIC Program
We provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.
MassHire Career Center Services
Our offices are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we return calls and do our best to connect people with available career support resources, such as workshops, job postings and more.
SNAP Application Assistance: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House
We're hosting sessions by phone or online for those needing support applying for DTA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which can provide you with money for groceries.
Utility Bill Assistance: DHSP Fuel Assistance
We assists low-income households from the City of Cambridge and Somerville with winter heating costs incurred. Due to COVID-19, we have extended our support until the end of May!
Meal Program: First Church
We provide to-go meals to those in need on during dinner hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Health Coverage Helpline: Health Care for All
We are here to answer your questions about health insurance in Massachusetts and troubleshoot issues with state programs.
Food Source & SNAP Hotline: Project Bread
We help to fully enroll individuals in state and federal nutrition programs, like SNAP, as well as refer callers to local food resources.
SNAP Grocery Reimbursement Tool: Expensify.org
We help individuals who qualify for SNAP benefits to get reimbursed for up to $50 of essential foods.
Seniors Special Grocery Store Hours
Some grocery stores have special hours for people over the age of 60.
Helpline, Virtual Support Groups, and Resource Navigation: Cambridge Women's Center
We have currently established a helpline for non-gender specific and non-geographic specific emotional support, resource referrals, and navigation support.
Food & Supply Pantry: Cambridge Community Center
The Food & Supply Pantry is open to all on a first come, first served basis until supplies run out.