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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.
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
Cambridge Community Center
Located between Central Square and Memorial Drive, the Cambridge Community Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has been serving the Coast community for over 90 years.
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 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 Community Learning Center (CLC)
Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship (CIRC)
CIRC hosts a monthly free legal screening clinic for any MA resident seeking information regarding their immigration status.
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.
Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger.
Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church welcomes you. Come and see for yourself what God is doing in this place. We worship at 10:00 am every Sunday.
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.