Food Resource Guide
Cambridge in Motion and Cambridge Public Health Department
Our guide is a great way to learn about and connect to free and low-cost foods in Cambridge.
SNAP Food Assistance: Massachusetts DTA
Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)Outside Cambridge
SNAP benefits are provided by the federal government and administered by DTA.
Central Square Meals Program
Solutions at WorkCambridgeport, Mid Cambridge, Riverside, and The Port
Restaurant prepared hot meals served primarily to unhoused persons.
Solutions at Work Program
Solutions at WorkMid Cambridge and Riverside
We offer a wide inventory of adult clothing and children's toys and resources.
Cambridge Healthy Markets
Cambridge in Motion and Cambridge Public Health DepartmentWellington Harrington North Cambridge The Port Cambridgeport Mid Cambridge
The Healthy Market Program works with local convenience store owners to make healthy, affordable food and drink options available to customers.
Drop-In Community Center
Cambridge Women's Center
Our drop-in is open to eight people at a time. Check website for updated hours. Use a computer, cook in the kitchen, get help from a volunteer, pick up food & supplies, T-passes, clothing closet.
Emergency Food Pantry
East End HouseEast Cambridge
The Food Pantry provides individuals and families in need with fresh fruits and vegetables, canned and dry goods, meats, and dairy products.
Food & Supply Pantry: Cambridge Community Center
Cambridge Community CenterCambridgeport and Riverside
The Food & Supply Pantry is open to all on a first come, first served basis until supplies run out.
Food Pantry: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House (MFNH)
Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House (MFNH)The Port
The Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House food services program provides emergency food to over 16,000 individuals and families each year.
Food Pantry: St. Paul Parish
Find It Cambridge and St. Paul ParishMid Cambridge
We are distributing free bags of fresh vegetables, bread, and other food items every Saturday morning from 10:00-12:00.
Infant Necessities Program
East End HouseEast Cambridge
We can provide some essential food and materials for infants for families affiliated with East End House who are struggling to meet the basic needs of a newborn.
Meal Program: Faith Kitchen
Faith Lutheran ChurchThe Port
We distribute free, prepared to-go meals twice each month on the second and last Tuesday evenings.
Meals Program: CommonCare Meals Ministry
St. Peter's Episcopal ChurchMid Cambridge
Since 1999, the CommonCare Meals Ministry has been offering community meals that are open to all.
Meals Program: Harvard Square Churches
Find It CambridgeMid Cambridge
The Harvard Square Churches Meal Program operates a community supper each Thursday evening at Christ Church Cambridge.
Meals Program: Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes MealsCambridgeport
Every Saturday, we open our place to the people in need and provide them with hot meals.
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: The Friday Café
First Church in CambridgeNeighborhood 9 and West Cambridge
During the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be providing bagged lunches on the lawn once each week.
Seniors Special Grocery Store Hours
City of CambridgeOutside Cambridge North Cambridge Neighborhood 9 Mid Cambridge and The Port Cambridgeport and Riverside
Some grocery stores have special hours for people over the age of 60.
SNAP Application Assistance: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House
Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House (MFNH)
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.
SNAP Match Program
Community Development Department, Cambridge Public Health Department, Food For Free, Mass Farmers Markets, and Cambridge Community FoundationRiverside The Port Baldwin
If you are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, the SNAP Match program will double the value of your SNAP purchases at three Cambridge farmers markets.
Cambridge/Somerville WIC Program
Cambridge Health AllianceThe Port
The Program at 119 Windsor Street provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.
Directory of Resources for People Homeless in Cambridge
This online guide contains information on many different types of resources that may be useful to individuals and families who are homeless.
Home Delivery: Food For Free
Food For Free
Food For Free's Home Delivery program brings food to low-income Cambridge residents who live alone or who cannot access food pantries due to illness or disability.
WIC Program - North Cambridge
Cambridge Health AllianceNorth Cambridge
WIC provides nutritional counseling, food benefits, and referrals to health and community resources and other resources at no cost to eligible families.
CEOC Food Pantry
Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC)Mid Cambridge
Our Food Pantry offers fresh vegetables, fruits, cereals, canned goods, eggs and frozen meats for families and individuals who need some support.
Volunteers welcomed, CORI check required.