COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
Cambridge/Somerville WIC Program- Cambridge site
We provide support to pregnant and postpartum women, infants children under 5 years of age that meet income guidelines.
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.
St. Paul's AME Food Pantry
Our food pantry has been servicing the community for more than 40 years.
Meal Program: Faith Kitchen
We distribute free, prepared to-go meals twice each month on the second and last Tuesday evenings.
Food & Supply Pantry: Cambridge Community Center
The Food & Supply Pantry is open to all on a first come, first served basis until supplies run out.
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.
Free Delivery Service: Cambridge Bicycle Safety
Sign up to receive free deliveries. Our volunteer cyclists will pick up store orders and deliver items to seniors, vulnerable residents, disabled people, and people that live alone.
Bicycle Delivery Service: Volunteers Needed
We need volunteer cyclists to pick up story orders from local businesses and delivery items to seniors and other vulnerable residents.
Free Delivery Service: Helping Hands
We help senior citizens, the immuno-compromised, and people with disabilities or preexisting medical conditions by organizing a volunteer to deliver groceries, medicine, and other necessary supplies.
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.
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.
Meals Program: The Friday Café
During the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be providing bagged lunches on the lawn once each week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Directory of Resources for People Homeless in Cambridge
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 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.