COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
COVID-19 Health Resources: Cambridge Public Health Department
We've created a series of guides to help residents understand how to keep their families safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 & 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.
Workers Emergency Funds: Massachusetts Jobs with Justice
We compiled a list of relief funds, we recommend you apply to them regardless of immigration status. The list is a work in progress please share and let us know of new funds you learn about!
In-Person Full Day Support at CCC
Providing safe, in-person full day academic and social-emotional support for school-age children enrolled in virtual learning during the 2020-21 school year.
Food Pantry: St. Paul Parish
We are distributing free bags of fresh vegetables, bread, and other food items every Saturday morning from 10:00-12:00.
Career Support: MassHire Career Centers
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.
Meals Program: The Friday Café
During the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be providing bagged lunches on the lawn once each week.
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.
COVID-19 Volunteers: Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse
CVC informs and guides volunteers about opportunities matching their interests, time and experience.
Relief Grants for Individuals: Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition
We've compiled a resource for staff and volunteers supporting Cambridge residents in need of financial relief .
Meals Program: Harvard Square Churches
The Harvard Square Churches Meal Program operates a community supper each Thursday evening at Christ Church Cambridge.
Infant Necessities Program: East End House
We can provide some essential food and materials for infants for people struggling to meet the basic needs of a newborn.
Meals Program: CommonCare Meals Ministry
Since 1999, the CommonCare Meals Ministry has been offering community meals that are open to all.
Food Assistance: WIC Program
We provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.
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.
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.
Meal Program: First Church
We provide to-go meals to those in need on during dinner hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.