COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
Legal Resources: Lawyers for Civil Rights
We currently provided a list of resources and information for people of color and immigrants to common situations resulting from COVID-19.
St. Paul's AME Food Pantry
Our food pantry has been servicing the community for more than 40 years.
Hope’s Cradle Pantry
Hope's Cradle is baby essentials pantry sponsored by Cambridge First Church of the Nazarene .
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Volunteering
We provide a platform for volunteers to recover excess food from businesses and transport it to local human service agencies.
COVID-19 Adult Volunteers: Food for Free
We have urgent need for adult volunteers who can choose from several opportunities we send to applicants.
Food Pantry Volunteers: Cambridge Community Center
We offer volunteering opportunities at our food and supply pantry that are crucial to those we serve. Volunteers have an 11am-3pm shift during one of our pantry days, Tuesday-Friday.
Meal Program Volunteers: CommonCare Meals Ministry
Since 1999, the CommonCare Meals Ministry has been offering community meals that are open to all. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with our meal distribution.
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.
Solutions at Work Program
We offer a wide inventory of interview appropriate clothing for men and women, a wide array of children's clothing, books, toys and baby equipment.
Food Resource Guide
The Food Resource Guide is a great way to learn about and connect to free and low-cost foods in Cambridge.
To view the guide, click on the link under "Additional Information."
CEOC Food Pantry
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.
CEOC SNAP/Food Stamp Assistance
We offer help in applying for SNAP/Food Stamps or complete annual recertification. In addition, our advocates can help you resolve problems that may lead to loss of benefits.
Cambridge/Somerville WIC Program
The Program at 119 Windsor Street provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.
Cambridge/Somerville WIC-North Cambridge Site
WIC provides nutritional counseling, food benefits, and referrals to health and community resources and other resources at no cost to eligible families.
Cambridge Healthy Markets
The Healthy Market Program works with local convenience store owners to make healthy, affordable food and drink options available to customers.
SNAP Match Program
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.
Helping Hand Food Pantry @ Saint James
Our food pantry provides various items for families in need to take home.
The Tuesday Meals Program
Our mission is to offer warm hospitality and an evening meal in a safe, dignified environment to anyone in need of nourishment.
The Friday Café
The Friday Café is a neighborhood gathering place where housed and unhoused neighbors can mingle and get acquainted in a low-key, judgment-free setting.
St. James Food Pantry
Our food pantry serves over a hundred families each week, many of who are from Cambridge.
If your family is in need of clothing, please contact your case worker, family support worker, or family liaison at your child's school.