Family Unwrapping

Financial Assistance
Resources

El Centro del Cardenal

Financial Support

Phone: 617-542-9292

Location: Boston

Times open: Food Pantry open 10am - 2pm on Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday. 

Services Provided: Initial Response - emergency food, fuel, rental/utility assistance, holiday assistance Referrals given to those in need of shelter/counseling support. Adult English language-learning classes

Population Served: Latino immigrant families

Cost: Free

Financial Support

Phone: 866-889-9347

Times open: 24/7

Services Provided: Financial counseling (ex: credit, foreclosure, homebuyer, student loan, bankruptcy), debt management, financial education, post-disaster financial recovery
Population Served: All

Cost: Free or low-cost (may be eligible for reduced/waived fees)

Financial Support

Phone: 877-382-2363

Location: Massachusetts

Times Open: 8:15am - 4:45pm

Services Provided: SNAP benefits, economic assistance, employment & training resources

Population Served: All in Massachusetts

Cost: Free

Food Assistance

Location: Nationwide

Times open: varies

Services Provided: ​Nutrition assistance (SNAP), Women Infants, & Children (WIC) supplemental foods, health care referrals

Population Served: SNAP - low-income families; WIC - low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and infants to children age five

Cost: Free

El Centro del Cardenal

Food Assistance

Phone: 617-542-9292

Location: Boston

Times open: Food Pantry open 10am - 2pm on Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday. 

Services Provided: ​Initial Response - emergency food, fuel, rental/utility assistance, holiday assistance Referrals given to those in need of shelter/counseling support. Adult English language-learning classes

Population Served: Latino immigrant families

Cost: Free

Food Assistance

Phone: 774-253-1619

Location: Worcester

Times open: Food distribution - Tuesday and Friday 10am-1pm 

Services Provided:

  • Food Services

  • Emergency Food Services

  • English Classes

  • Foster Care Resources

  • SNAP/WIC Resources (Filling out and translating application)

  • Immigration Assistance

  • Form Preparation

  • Information and Referral Services

  • Free Pastry and Bread, as available

  • Thanksgiving Food Baskets (sign up in October)

  • Holiday Toys for Tots (sign up in November) sign up- November

  • Furniture (availability based on incoming donations)

  • Clothing (availability based on incoming donations)

  • Help calling and translating to make appointments for Spanish-speaking families

  • Volunteer Opportunities (National Honor Society, SNAP, etc.)

Population Served: All

Cost: Free

Food Assistance

Phone: 800-645-8333

Location: Massachusetts

Times Open: M-F 8am-7pm, Sat 10am-2pm

Services Provided: ​Food assistance in 180 languages - food source hotline. Call to find out eligibility for SNAP/help with applying, find free meals for kids, meal programs, food pantries, and more.

Population Served: People in Massachusetts

Cost: Free

Housing Assistance

Phone: 617-859-0400, 800-272-0990

Location: Boston

Times Open: M-F 8:45am - 5pm

Services Provided: Emergency rent/mortgage assistance, residential assistance for families in transition, eviction prevention, housing vouchers

Population Served: Boston area

Cost: Free

Housing Assistance

Location: Boston Area

Services Provided: Resources for the homeless/preventing homelessness

Population Served: Homeless/those at risk of becoming homeless in the Boston area

Cost: Free

Housing Assistance

Phone: 800-569-4287

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Resources for rental assistance, housing education

Population Served: All

Cost: Free

Housing Assistance

Phone: Department of Housing & Community Development - 617-573-1100

Location: Boston Area

Services Provided: Housing assistance and resources for the Boston area

Population Served: All

Cost: Free

 
 
 

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