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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meals Program: Harvard Square Churches
The Harvard Square Churches Meal Program operates a community supper each Thursday evening at Christ Church Cambridge.
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.
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.
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.
Meals Program: CommonCare Meals Ministry
Since 1999, the CommonCare Meals Ministry has been offering community meals that are open to all.
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.
Scan and Go Tax Help Clinic: Just-A-Start
1pm – 3pm
Also: 6pm – 8pm, 1pm – 3pm, and 6pm – 8pmNorth Cambridge
We provide free tax preparation for people who make less than $56k a year. We have a remote tax option and an in-person service.
Emergency Meals Program: Cambridge Public Schools
Every weekday, Cambridge Public Schools will be packing and distributing bagged breakfasts and lunches to locations throughout the city.
Low-Cost Internet & Phone Services
This list contains several programs that provide low-cost or free internet and phone services to low-income households and individuals, including the Lifeline Program and Comcast Internet Essentials.
Emergency Child Care: Massachusetts EEC
Those who are "Essential Workforce" may qualify for emergency child care during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Cambridge Community Food Line
We are a food delivery service for Cambridge residents delivering weekly bags of produce and shelf-stable food to those eligible (high risk of food insecurity).
Seniors Special Grocery Store Hours
Some grocery stores have special hours for people over the age of 60.
Mental Health Resources: Cambridge Public Schools
This is a list of resources and recommendations for families needing mental health services during school closures.
Help Line Questions for Seniors: Council on Aging
This is a telephone line for general questions about senior adult services in Cambridge.
Cambridge Housing Resources
The City of Cambridge can help address concerns and questions about housing resources, tenants, homeowners, landlords and property management companies, and court-related information.
Cambridge Businesses: Resources & Questions
The City of Cambridge frequently updates information about businesses including closures, local and state announcements, financial resources, small business supports and other information.
Businesses List and Information: City of Cambridge
The City of Cambridge frequently updates information about businesses including a list of which businesses are opened, closed, and what services they offer, including the sale of groceries.
Meals Program: The Friday Café
During the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be providing bagged lunches on the lawn once each week.