Boston and Eastern Massachusetts food pantries and banks.

There are a few dozen main food banks and pantries across the Boston region and the entire eastern half of Massachusetts. The centers are located in most counties, including Suffolk and Plymouth Massachusetts.

Each year tens of thousands of individuals and families contact one of these non-profit food banks in the Boston area. They distribute free food, groceries, and other forms of non-financial aid. The locations will also try to never turn anyone away. Other support is offered too. For example, certain Boston area food centers may even offer clothing, diapers, or baby formula. They are always a great place to call for information and referrals to local non-profits, charities, and government programs. For example, learn about and apply for SNAP food stamps, Thanksgiving meals, and Christmas assistance and gifts.

Find a listing of free food banks that are located in the Boston and Suffolk County area below. If there is not one listed for your immediate area, call one in a neighboring town and get a referral.

Abington
Lively Stones-Harvest House Food Pantry
Call - 781.857.2820
127 North Quincy Street
Abington Massachusetts, 02351

SVDP/Abington Food Pantry
781.878.1194
455 Plymouth St.
Abington Massachusetts, 02351

Acushnet
The Shepherd's Pantry
508.763.9289
1215 Main Street
Acushnet MA, 02743

Allston
APAC / Allston-Brighton
Phone number - 617.783.1485
Address: 143 Harvard Avenue
Allston MA, 02134
Emergency food boxes may be distributed. A focus is on families with children, seniors, and students when they no longer have access to school lunches and breakfasts.

 

 

 

 

Amesbury
Our Neighbor's Table/Pantry
978.388.4863
127 Main Street
Amesbury Massachusetts, 01913

Attleboro
Hebron Food Pantry, Inc.
508.223.4257
11 Sanford Street
Attleboro MA, 02703

Murray U.U. Church Food Pantry
508.222.0505
505 North Main Street
Attleboro MA, 02703

Salvation Army/Attleboro Food Pantry
508.226.8624
5 Mechanic St.
Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703
Services include a thrift store, clothing closet, and food bank. Meals and gifts for Christmas may be provided for families and children too.

Self Help Attleboro
508.226.4192
95 Pine Street
Attleboro MA, 02703

St. Joseph's Food Cellar
Phone number - 508.226.1115
208 South Main Street
Attleboro Massachusetts, 02703

Belmont
Belmont Church of God Food Pantry
Call for food - 617.484.6371
25 Marlboro Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Beverly
Beverly Bootstraps Food Pantry
Phone - 978.927.1561
371 Cabot Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

Salvation Army/Beverly Pantry
978.922.4522
50 Elliot St.
Beverly MA, 01915
What is available includes a food pantry and clothing closet. Seasonal programs are administered too, including Christmas and Thanksgiving Turkeys and all the toppings. Other aid includes free Christmas assistance and financial support including medications, housing/rent, shelter, and grants for utilities.

Boston

ABCD N. End/W.End Pantry
617.523.8125
1 Michelangelo Street
Boston Massachusetts, 02113

American Red Cross/Boston Pantry
617.236.2043
1033 Massachusetts Ave
Boston MA, 02118

Bethel Tabernacle Pentecostal Church
Phone number - 617.267.7817
Address: 10 St. George St.
Boston Massachusetts, 02118

Boston Rescue Mission / Pantry
Phone - 617.338.9000
39 Kingston St.
Boston MA, 02111
Shelter, meals, limited financial aid, and case management are offered.

Church of the Covenant
617.266.7480
67 Newbury St.
Boston MA, 02116

Concord Baptist Church
Call 617.266.8062
190 Warren Ave
Boston Massachusetts, 02116
Hot meals, personal hygiene items, bags of food, groceries and more may be offered.

Haley House Food Pantry
617.236.8132
23 Dartmouth Street
Boston MA, 02116

International Institute of Boston Pantry
Call 617.695.9990 for intake
One Milk St., 4th Floor
Boston Massachusetts, 02109

Rosie's Place/Pantry
617.442.9322
889 Harrison Avenue
Boston MA, 02118

Salvation Army/South End Food Pantry
Phone - 617.236.7233
1500 Washington Street
Boston MA, 02118

Sojourner House
617.442.0590
85 Rockland St.
Boston MA, 02119

St. Anthony Shrine/Franciscan Food Center
617.542.6440
100 Arch Street
Boston, MA 02110

St. Francis House Inc. Pantry
Telephone number is 617.654.1225
39 Boylston Street
Boston MA, 02112
Free food (breads, perishable items, canned goods) and more may be provided to the needy.

TDC(Tenants Development Corp.)
617.247.3988
23 Wellington Street
Boston Massachusetts, 02118

The Paulist Center
Phone number - 617.742.4460
Address: 5 Park St.
Boston MA, 02108

Bourne
Bourne Friends Food Pantry
508.759.3351
6A-6B Colonel Drive
Bourne Massachusetts, 02532

Boxborough
Acton Community Supper and Food Pantry
978.635.9295
235 Summer Road, Building 1, Lower Level
Boxborough, MA 01719

Bradford
SVDP/ Sacred Heart Bradford
Phone - 978.373.1281
6 Carlton Avenue
Bradford, MA 01835

 

 

 

Braintree
Braintree Community Food Pantry
781.277.1609
594 Washington St.
Braintree, MA 02184

Braintree Holidays/Friends Pantry
Telephone: 781.848.2124
74 Pond Street
Braintree MA, 02184

Brewster
LCOC / Brewster Pantry
508.240.0694
1848 Main Street
Brewster Massachusetts, 02631

SVDP/Our Lady of Cape Church
Call 508.385.3252
468 Stony Brook Road
Brewster MA, 02631

Bridgewater
SVDP/Saint Thomas Aquinas
508.697.6084
103 Center Street
Bridgewater MA, 02324

Brighton
Allston-Brighton Food Pantry
617.921.1488
404 Washington Street
Brighton MA, 02135

Brockton
BAMSI/H.I.V. Case Management Program
508.580.0219
500 Belmont St., Suite 300
Brockton Massachusetts, 02301

Brockton Assembly of God
508.586.9587
199 Warren Avenue
Brockton MA, 02301

Brockton Temple SDA Food Pantry
508.851.0477
235 Court Street
Brockton MA, 02301

Catholic Charities/Brockton Pantry
508.587.0815
686 North Main Street
Brockton MA, 02301

Charity Guild Food Pantry
508.583.5280
501 Main St.
Brockton Massachusetts, 02301
Some of what may be offered in Suffolk County includes fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, and frozen food items. Clients can only use the pantry a limited number of times per month.

Food for Friends Pantry
Address is 508.586.9021
900 Main Street
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301

Gethsemane SDA Church Pantry
781.344.2902
34 Nilson St.
Brockton MA, 02303

Lincoln Congregational Church
508.230.8850
13 Wales Avenue
Brockton, MA 02301

Mt. Moriah Emergency Food Program
508.588.0833
24 Pleasant St.
Brockton MA, 02301

Salvation Army/Brockton Pantry
Phone number - 508.583.1896
316 Centre St.
Brockton MA, 02303

St. Edith Stein/SVDP Food Pantry
508.583.6491
71 East Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

SVDP/St. Colman's Food Pantry
508.586.1575
42 Wendell Avenue
Brockton Massachusetts, 02302

Trinity Baptist Church Pantry
508.588.4668
1367 Main Street
Brockton MA, 02301-7189

Brookline
Brookline Emergency Food Pantry
617.566.4953
15 St. Paul Street
Brookline Massachusetts, 02446

Burlington
Burlington Food Pantry
781.270.6625
10 St. Marks Road
Burlington, MA 01803

Cambridge
Cambridge Senior Center Food Pantry
Telephone - 617.349.6043
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge MA, 02139

Cambridgeport Baptist Church Food Pantry
617.576.6779
459 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge Massachusetts, 02139

 

 

 

CEOC Food Pantry
617.868.2900
11 Inman Street
Cambridge MA, 02139

East-End House
617.876.4444
105 Spring Street
Cambridge MA, 02141

Food for Free
617.868.2900
11 Inman St.
Cambridge Massachusetts, 02139-2498

Margaret Fuller House Food Pantry
617.547.4680
71 Cherry Street
Cambridge MA, 02139

Mass. Ave. Baptist Church Pantry
617.868.4853
146 Hampshire Street
Cambridge MA, 02139

Salvation Army/Cambridge Food Pantry
617.547.3400
402 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge MA, 02139
A main food bank for Middlesex County.

St. James Episcopal/Helping Hand Pantry
Main number is 617.876.4381
362 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge Massachusetts, 02140

St. Paul's AME Church Pantry
Telephone number is 617.661.1110
85 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge MA, 02139

Zinberg Clinic Pantry
Call 617.665.1038
1493 Cambridge St.
Cambridge MA, 02139

Canton
Canton Area Helpline, Inc.
781.821.8062
960 Washington St.
Canton, MA 02021

Charlestown
The Harvest on Vine
617.990.7314
49 Vine Street
Charlestown Massachusetts, 02129

Chatham
LCOC / Chatham Pantry
508.945.1813
625 Main Street
Chatham MA, 02633

Chelsea
Salvation Army/Chelsea Pantry
Call 617.884.0260 for hours
258 Chestnut St.
Chelsea MA, 02150

St. Luke's-San Lucas Food Pantry
617.884.4278
201 Washington Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150

Youth Star / ROCA, Inc.
617.889.5210
Main address is 101 Park Street
Chelsea MA, 02150

Concord
Open Table Concord Food Pantry
Telephone - 978.369.2275
20 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742

Dedham
Dedham Food Pantry
781.320.9442
600 Washington Street
Dedham Massachusetts, 02026

Dennisport
Cape Cod Council of Churches
508.394.6361
355 Main St.
Dennisport MA, 02639

Devens
Loaves & Fishes Pantry
978.772.4627
234 Barnum Road
Devens Massachusetts, 01434

Dorchester
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Pantry
617.288.6559
1082 Blue Hill Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02124

Berea Church Pantry
617.427.2201
108 Seaver Street
Dorchester MA, 02121

Catholic Charities/Yawkey Center
617.506.6600
185 Columbia Rd
Dorchester MA, 02121
Catholic Charities are some of the leading charity organizations in Suffolk County. They provide free food, meals, social services, holiday meals, and maybe help for energy bills and rent.

Charles Street A.M.E. Church
617.442.7770
551 Warren St.
Dorchester Massachusetts, 02121

Codman Square Health Center
617.822.8369
378-A Washington Street
Dorchester MA, 02124

Dorchester House
Call 617.288.3230
1353 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester MA, 02122

Eglise Baptiste Haitienne
Phone number - 617.287.8351
1 Dix Street
Dorchester MA, 02124
Regardless of religion or age, this religious organization will try to help. Stop by for baby formula, clothes, food boxes, and a listening ear.

Elm Hill Family Service Center
Call 617.442.5900
22 Elm Hill Avenue
Dorchester Massachusetts, 02121

Emmanuel Temple Church Food Pantry
Phone number of pantry - 617.442.8500
471 Warren Street
Dorchester Massachusetts, 02121
Provides shelter, vouchers for groceries, and case management.

Faith Pentecostal Church
617.265.5700
301 Harvard Street
Dorchester MA, 02124

Full Life Gospel Center
617.288.3027
493 Washington St.
Dorchester MA, 02124

Gladtidings Food Pantry
617.296.6784
573 Norfolk Street
Dorchester MA, 02126

Grace Church of All Nations Pantry
617.825.6757
451 Washington Street
Dorchester MA, 02124

 

 

 

Greater Annointing Church Pantry
Dial 781.420.6558
Main address is 20 Charlotte St.
Dorchester MA, 02121

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Ctr.
617.822.5585
632 Blue Hill Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02121

Holy Tabernacle Church
617.427.8022
Address of pantry is 70 Washington Street
Dorchester MA, 02121

Kit Clark Senior Services Pantry
617.825.5000
1500 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester Massachusetts, 02122

Mary Ann Brett Food Pantry
617.436.2190
800 Columbia Road
Dorchester, Massachusetts, 02125

Mt. Calvary Holy Church Pantry
617.427.7596
9-15 Otisfield Street
Dorchester MA, 02121

Neponset Health Center Food Pantry
617.282.3200
398 Neponset Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02122

New Testament Church Of God
Phone number - 617.265.6034
25 Stoughton Street
Dorchester MA, 02125

Project Care and Concern
617.288.2372
540 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester MA, 02125

Refuge & Relief Ministry
617.282.0231
292 Talbot Ave.
Dorchester Massachusetts, 02124

Salvation Army/Kroc Center Emergency Food Pantry
617.318.6940
650 Dudley Street
Dorchester, MA 02125

Saint Katherine Drexel Parish
617.445.8915
517 Blue Hill Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02121
Meals and free food may be offered. Volunteers and donations are always needed at the pantry. Contribute if you can.

St. Mary's Food Pantry
Telephone - 617.282.3181
14 Cushing Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02125

St. Matthew's Church Food Pantry
781.729.1410
33 Stanton Street
Dorchester MA, 02124

Temple Salem SDA Church
Telephone  - 617.277.9852
222 Woodrow Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02124

Zion Temple Church Food Pantry
Phone number - 617.825.9165
79 Stanton Street
Dorchester Massachusetts, 02124

East Boston
Grace Federated Church/Emergency Food Cupboard
617.569.5358
760 Saratoga St.
East Boston MA, 02128

Holy Redeemer Church/Our Daily Bread Pty
617.567.5926
56 Havre Street
East Boston MA, 02128

East Bridgewater
East Bridgewater Food Pantry
Phone number - 508.378.2874
105 Pleasant St.
East Bridgewater MA, 02333

Easton
My Brother's Keeper Food Pantry
508.238.4416
P.O. Box 338
Easton, MA 02356

East Sandwich
SVDP/Sandwich
Phone number - 508.833.1555
324 Quaker Meeting House Road
East Sandwich MA, 02537

East Wareham
Family Pantry - Damien's Place
Telephone - 508.993.1010
3065 Cranberry Hwy
East Wareham MA, 02538

East Weymouth
Weymouth Council for the Hungry
781.331.7682
Location: 1189 Commercial Street
East Weymouth Massachusetts, 02189

Eastham
LCOC / Eastham Pantry
Call for food - 508.255.4724
United Methodist Church
Eastham MA, 0264

Edgartown
ICA/Edgartown Senior Center
508.627.4368
10 Daggett Street
Edgartown MA, 02539
Will serve free hot meals and lunches to seniors and their spouses. Other recreation activities may take place at the center. Workshops also provide information on resources such as Medicare.

Everett
Address of food pantry - A Better Tomorrow
617.381.8726
3 Charlton Street
Everett, MA 02149

Bread of Life/Everett Food Pantry
781.397.0404
460 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149

SVDP/Immaculate Conception Food Pantry
617.389.5660
489 Broadway
Everett MA, 02149

 

 

 

 

Fall River
Citizens For Citizens
508.679.0041
264 Griffin Street
Fall River MA, 02724

Fall River Portuguese SDA Church
508.675.2332
3538 North Main St.
Fall River MA, 02720

Ferry St. Minist./Lighthouse Christian Center
74.644.1551
1367 Pleasant Street
Fall River MA, 02723

Greater Fall River Food Pantry
401.624.6309
228 North Main Street
Fall River MA, 02720

Sacred Heart Pantry
Dial 508.674.8100 for hours of the food pantry.
160 Seabury Street
Fall River MA, 02720

Salvation Army/Fall River
508.679.7900
290 Bedford St.
Fall River MA, 02722
Regardless of religion, this non-profit will have programs for the working poor, low income, and elderly. Other services are for children as well. Receive Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, Angel Tree gifts, and clothes from a low cost clothing closet.

St. Anne's Church Food Pantry
Phone: 508.676.9426
818 Middle Street
Fall River MA, 02721

Veteran's Association of Bristol County, Inc.
508.679.9277
Address: 755 Pine Street
Fall River MA, 02720

Falmouth
Falmouth Service Center
508.548.2794
Address: 611 Gifford St
Falmouth Massachusetts, 02540

Foxborough
Foxboro Discretionary Food Pantry
508.543.2868
35 Neponset St.
Foxborough MA, 02035

Framingham
Hope Worldwide New England Inc.
508.848.2401
214 Concord St.
Framingham, MA 01702

Salvation Army/Framingham Food Pantry
508.875.3341
35 Concord Street
Framingham MA, 01704
Provides free food, meals, and social services for the western suburb areas of Boston.

St. Bridget's Food Pantry
508.879.4271
15 Wheeler Ave.
Framingham MA, 01702

Franklin
Franklin Food Pantry
508.528.3115
80 W Central St.
Franklin MA, 0203

Gloucester
Address of food pantry - The Open Door
978.283.6776
28 Emerson Ave.
Gloucester MA, 01930

Halifax
SVDP/Our Lady of the Lake
781.293.7971
580 Monponsett Street
Halifax, MA 02338

Hanson
Hanson Emergency Food Pantry
781.293.3502
214 Main Street
Hanson MA, 02341

Harwich
Family Pantry Corporation
508.432.6519
133 Queen Anne Road
Harwich MA, 02645

LCOC / Harwich Pantry
508.432.5172
St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Harwich MA, 02645

Haverhill
All Saint's Food Pantry
978.372.7721
120 Bellevue Avenue
Haverhill MA, 01832

Hingham
Hingham Interfaith Second Parish
781.740.8180
685 Main Street (Rear)
Hingham Massachusetts, 02043
Hot and cold meals and offered to the low income and working poor. Also learn about federal assistance such as LIHEAP and homeless prevention. Guidance is also offered for food stamps.

Holbrook
Brookville's Basket
Telephone - 781.767.0217
871 South Franklin Street
Holbrook, MA 02343

 

 

 

Hudson
Hudson Community Food Pantry
978.562.5280
Primary address is 28 Houghton Street
Hudson Massachusetts, 01749

Hull
Wellspring Multi-Service Pantry
781.925.3211
814 Nantasket Avenue
Hull MA, 02045

Hyannis
AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod
508.778.1954
428 South Street
Hyannis MA, 02601

Calvary Baptist Church Food Pantry
508.775.7018
25 Lincoln Road
Hyannis MA, 02601

Cape Cod Child Development Program, Inc.
Location is 508.775.6240
83 Pearl Street
Hyannis MA, 02601

First Baptist Church Hyannis Pantry
508.775.1846
486 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

Independence House Food Pantry
508.771.6507
160 Bassett Lane
Hyannis MA, 02601
Several pounds of food may be offered, depending on family size and income levels. Call the non-profit organization for intake.

Nam Vets Association Cape & Islands Food Ptry
508.778.1590
565 Main St.
Hyannis MA, 02601

Salvation Army/Hyannis Pantry
508.775.0364
100 North St
Hyannis MA, 02601
In addition to the pantry, apply for programs such as WIC, food stamps, or summer snacks for teenagers and students.

SVDP/St. Francis Xavier
Phone number is 508.775.3073
19 Cross st
Hyannis MA, 02601

Hyde Park
Hyde Park Food Pantry
617.839.0985
1179 River Street (rear)
Hyde Park Massachusetts, 02136

Jamaica Plain
APAC Jamaica Plain Pantry
617.522.4250
295 Center St.
Jamaica Plain MA, 02130

Kingston
Careworks Ministry
781.585.6897
41 Pottle Street
Kingston MA, 02364

Plymouth Coalition for the Homeless, Inc
781.582.2010
149 Bishop's Highway
Kingston MA, 02364
In addition to a hot lunch or dinner, the non-profit will have shelter and transition housing units.

Lawrence
FFTW / Community Services Agency
Phone - 978.683.9949
46 - 48 Fritz Street
Lawrence Massachusetts, 01841
Various low income assistance programs are offered. These are in addition to free food, perishable items, and groceries.

Food For The World Inc.
978.683.9949
447 Essex St
Lawrence MA, 01841

Food for the World/Saint Alfio's Villa
978.683.9949
35 Common Street
Lawrence MA, 01841

MLMDJ/Free Methodist Church Pantry
978.683.9949
774 Essex Street
Lawrence MA, 01841
Items such as perishable food and holiday meals are provided for low income families.

Lowell
Catholic Charities Lowell Food Pantry
Phone: 978-452-1421
70 Lawrence Street
Lowell, Massachusetts, 01852

Central Food Ministry Pantry
Telephone - 978.453.4920
370 West Sixth St.
Lowell, Massachusetts 01850

Open Pantry of Greater Lowell
978.453.6693
200 Central St.
Lowell, MA  01852

Lynn
East Coast International Church Pantry
781-818-4153
65 Munroe Street
Lynn MA, 01901

St. Stephen's Food Pantry
Dial 781.599.8963 for hours
74 South Common Street
Lynn MA, 01902

SVDP/St Josephs Parish Food Pantry
Telephone - 781.593.8049
40 Green St.
Lynn MA, 01902

Salvation Army
1 Franklin Street
Lynn, MA 01901
Dial 781-598-0673
Special holiday meals are served too, including free Thanksgiving turkeys, Christmas food baskets, and much more.

St.Mary's Tree of Life
8 South Common Street
Lynn MA 01902
Dial 800-645-8333
The church is part of Project Bread.

My Brothers Table
Address is 98 Willow St.
Lynn, Massachusetts 01901
Dial (781) 595-3224

Church Programs
Several churches may also operate food pantries in Lynn and across Suffolk County or nearby regions. They may feed seniors, children and the working poor, among others. Free food, groceries, and hygiene supplies may be available. Find more details or apply for help from churches.

Malden
Bread of Life Food Pantry
781.397.0404
511 Main St.
Malden MA, 02148

Malden Haitian Church of the Nazarine FP
12 Thacher Street
Malden Massachusetts, 02148
Offers free hot or cold meals to the homeless, working poor, and disadvantaged.

North Shore Assembly of God Food Pantry
781.321.2121
77 Kennedy Drive
Malden MA, 02148

Philadelphie SDA Church Pantry
617.771.5621
575 Main Street
Malden MA, 02148

Salvation Army/Mystic Valley Pantry
781.324.1970
213-219 Main St.
Malden MA, 02148

Manomet
St.Bonaventure Parish-Fund for the Needy
508.224.3636
803 State Road
Manomet, Massachusetts, 02360

Mansfield
Our Daily Bread - Mansfield
508.339.1343
15 West Street
Mansfield MA, 02048

Marlborough
Marlborough Community Services
508.481.4080
255 Main Street Suite 115
Marlborough MA, 01752

 

 

 

Marshfield
Marshfield Food Pantry
781.837.0892
Address: 1981 Ocean St.
Marshfield Massachusetts, 02050

Mashpee
SVDP/Christ the King
Call 508.477.7700
Rt 151 & Jobs FIshing Rd
Mashpee MA, 02649

Mattapan
Greater Boston Nazarene Compassion. Center
617.296.7450
130 River Street
Mattapan, MA 02126
Regardless of income, religion and background, Suffolk County residents can get free food, meals, groceries, and more aid.

Haitian American Public Hlth Initiatives
617.298.8076
10 Fairway Street
Mattapan MA, 02126

Healthy Baby, Healthy Child/BMC
617.534.5832
205B River Street
Mattapan MA 02129

Voice of Tabernacle Multiservice Center
Main number - 617.615.8185
47-49 Edgewater Dr.
Mattapan, MA 02126

Maynard
Maynard Food Pantry
978.897.8340
12 Bancroft St
Maynard MA, 01754

Open Table Food Pantry/Maynard
Telephone - 978.823.0082
80 Main Street
Maynard MA, 01754

Medford
Friends of Francis Food Pantry
Phone - 781.396.3400
441 Fellsway West
Medford Massachusetts, 02155

SVDP/St. Raphael's Food Pantry
781.488.5444
38 Boston Ave.
Medford MA, 02155
St. Vincent and the volunteers from the charity support the poor. This is a local branch of one of the world’s leading charities. Other programs include housing, referrals, and applications for public aid such as food stamps.

Unitarian Universalist Church Pantry
Phone - 781.396.4549
147 High Street
Medford MA, 02155

Medway
Medway Food Pantry
508.533.2434
600 Mehan Circle
Medway MA, 02053

Medway Village Food Pantry
Telephone - 508.533.6401
170 Village Street
Medway MA, 02050

Middleborough
Cent. Cong. Church/Caring Ctr. Pantry
Main number - 508.947.1256
14 School Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Love in Action / Central Baptist
Dial - 508.946.1977
84 Nickerson Ave
Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346

Sacred Heart Outreach Pantry /Middleboro
508.947.1717
53 Oak Street
Middleborough, Massachusetts, 02346

Milton
Milton Community Food Pantry
617.696.0221
18 Myers Lane
Milton, MA  02186

Nantucket
Nantucket Emergency Food Pantry
508.228.7438
20 Fair Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
Provides emergency food and groceries for the Cape Code region.

Natick
A Place to Turn
508.655.8868
99 Hartford St.
Natick MA, 01760
Social services and free food is distributed to the needy.

Natick Service Council Food Pantry
508.655.1791
39 East Central st
Natick MA, 01760

Needham
Needham Community Council Food Pantry
781.444.2415
Address: 51 Lincoln St.
Needham MA, 02494
Call the center to get information and hours. Emergency food boxes can help the less fortunate and low income in the region prepare their next meal and get food on the table.

New Bedford
American Red Cross/New Bedford Pantry
508.996.8286
593 Rear Kempton Street
New Bedford MA, 02140

Catholic Social Services/New Bedford
Telephone - 508.997.7337
238 Bonney Street
New Bedford MA, 02740
Among other services, access a food pantry, clothing closet, and thrift store for assistance. Also get help in applying for government programs like food stamps.

Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry
508.993.0547
Address of pantry - 133 School Street
New Bedford Massachusetts, 02740

Immigrants' Assistance Center, Inc.
Call 508.996.8113
58 Crapo Street
New Bedford MA, 02740

P.A.C.E. Inc./Emergency Food Pantry
Telephone number: 508.999.9920
166 William St.
New Bedford Massachusetts, 02740

Pentecostal Assembly
Call for food -508.996.9865
215 Sawyer Street
New Bedford MA, 02746

S.D.A. Portuguese Church Pantry
Call for food - 508.993.5619
413 Rockdale Ave.
New Bedford MA, 02740

Salvation Army/New Bedford Pantry Prgrm.
508.997.6561
619 Purchase Street
New Bedford Massachusetts, 02740
Homeless prevention, funds for groceries, bills, and other basic needs are offered. Also distributes the Angel tree program for children and holiday meals and assistance.

South Baptist Church Pantry
508.993.2590
745 Brock Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02744

St. Anthony of Padua Food Pantry
508.993.1691
1359 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford MA, 02746

 

 

 

St. Lawrence Parish Food Pantry
Main phone - 508.992.4251
110 Summer Street
New Bedford MA, 02740-5299

St. Martin's Food Pantry
508.264.1520
136 Rivet Street
New Bedford MA, 02744

United Way of Greater. New Bedford/MO Food
508.994.9625
725 Pleasant Street
New Bedford MA, 02740
This organization partners with churches and charities in the Boston region. They often provide funding and grants to these other center.

Newton
Centre Street Food Pantry
Telphone number - 617.527.2790
Food bank address: 11 Homer Street
Newton, Massachusetts, 02459

North Reading
CCS/North Reading Food Pantry
978.276-\.0040
235 North Street
North Reading, MA 01864

Inter. Family Church/Seeds of Love
978.276.6400
99 Concord Street
North Reading MA, 01864

Norwood
Norwood Ecum. Food Pantry
781.769.0425
150 Chapel St.
Norwood MA, 02062

Oak Bluffs
ICA/Oak Bluffs Senior Center
508.693.4509
21 Wamsutta Ave.
Oak Bluffs Massachusetts, 02557

Orleans
LCOC / Orleans Pantry
508.255.0622
Orleans United Methodist Church
Orleans MA, 02653

Lower Cape Outreach Council
508.240.7094
Address: 19 Brewster Cross Rd.
Orleans MA, 02653

Peabody
Haven From Hunger Pantry
978.531.1530
Location - 71 Wallis St.
Peabody MA, 01960

SVDP/St. John the Baptist
978.531.0002
17 Chestnut Street
Peabody, MA 01960

Pepperel
PACH Outreach
978.925.9770
45 Main St. @ Peter Fitzpatrick School
Pepperell, MA 01463

Plymouth
Christ Church Outreach
508.746.4959
149 Court Street
Plymouth MA, 02360

Salvation Army/Plymouth Pantry
508.746.1559
8 Carver St.
Plymouth Massachusetts, 02360

SSCAC/ Emergency Assistance Food Program
Main phone 508.747.7575
265 South Meadow Road
Plymouth, MA 02360

SVDP/Blessed Kateri Food Pantry
508.746.4926
126 South Meadow Rd.
Plymouth MA, 02360

SVDP/Father Sweeney Pantry
508.746.4851
327 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Provincetown
LCOC / Provincetown Pantry
Main phone number is 617.487.8331
10 Shank Painter Road
Provincetown MA, 02657

Quincy
ERSCC/Quincy Crisis Center Pantry
617.847.6967
282 Billings Rd
Quincy MA, 02170
Emergency food boxes are distributed to the needy.

Interfaith Social Services, Inc.
617.773.6203
105 Adams Street
Quincy Massachusetts, 02169

Quincy Community Action/ Emergency Food Center
617.471.0796
1 Copeland St.
Quincy Massachusetts, 02169

Salvation Army/Quincy Food Pantry
Call 617.472.2345
6 Baxter St.
Quincy MA, 02169
Residents south of Boston can turn to this pantry for help. Other items include Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meal basics, career counseling, vouchers for groceries, and limited financial aid for paying bills and expenses such as heat or rent.

YMCA/Germantown Neighborhood Food Pantry
617.376.1389
33 Palmer Street
Quincy MA, 02169

Randolph
Ben-Emmanuel Pantry
Telephone - 508.816.7433
810 North Main Street
Randolph MA, 02368

Friendly Food Pantry of Randolph
333.987.5587
55 Old Street (Rear of building, Door 4)
Randolph, MA 02368
Apply for resources such as baby formula, rice, and frozen food items.

Raynham
Raynham Food Basket
Phone number - 508.823.1104
494 Church St
Raynham Massachusetts, 02767

Revere
First Congregational Church Pantry
Telephone - 781.284.4158
230 Beach St.
Revere Massachusetts, 02151

Rockland
Rockland Emergency Food Pantry
Telephone - 781.878.1078
12 Church St.
Rockland Massachusetts, 02370

Roslindale
SWCDC/Washington Beech
617.477.8661
4560 Washington Street
Roslindale, MA 02130

Roxbury
ABCD/Parker Hill Fenway Nghbrhd Svc Ctr.
617.445.6000
714 Parker St
Roxbury Massachusetts, 02120

ABCD/South End Neighborhood Action Prgrm
617.267.7400
554 Columbus Avenue
Roxbury MA, 02118

Bethel Baptist Church/Open Door Pantry
617.427.3560
18 St. James St.
Roxbury MA, 02119

Boston Medical Center Food Pantry
617.414.3834
818 Harrison Ave. Dowling Bldg. 4th Floor
Roxbury MA, 02118

Catholic Charities/El Centro del Cardena
617.542.9292
76 Union Park Street
Roxbury MA, 02118

Church of God of Prophecy/Roxbury
617.216.7025
270/272 Warren St.
Roxbury MA, 02119

Eliot Congregational Church Food Pantry
617.445.7525
56 Dale St.
Roxbury MA, 02119

Grace and Hope Mission Food Pantry
617.442.7579
1900 Columbus Avenue
Roxbury Massachusetts, 02119

Grant A.M.E./Self-Help
617.427.1019
1906 Washington St
Roxbury MA, 02118

Omega Men in Action
617.442.2114
32-34 Linwood Street
Roxbury MA, 02119

Outreach Van Project
617.872.7782
715 Albany Street
Roxbury MA, 02118

People's Baptist Church Food Pantry
617.427.0424
134 Camden Street
Roxbury MA, 02118

Resurrection Lutheran Church
Telephone - 617.427.2066
94 Warren St.
Roxbury Massachusetts, 02119

St. Mary of the Angels Food Pantry
617.445.1524
Food bank location is 377 Walnut Ave
Roxbury MA, 02119

St. Stephen's Church Food Pantry
617.262.9070
419 Shawmut Ave.
Roxbury MA, 02118

Tobin Brigham Family Support Program
617.427.2543
40 Smith St.
Roxbury Massachusetts, 02120

Twelfth Baptist Church Food Pantry
617.442.7855
160  Warren St.
Roxbury Massachusetts, 02119

Union United Methodist Church Food Pantry
Dial 617.287.1020
485 Columbus Ave.
Roxbury Massachusetts, 02118
Provides vegetables, meats, breads, and other perishable foodstuffs.

United Emmanuel Holiness Church
617.445.6933
65 Windsor St.
Roxbury MA, 02119

Urban Edge Housing Corporation
Call 617.989.9323
7 Waldren Rd.
Roxbury MA, 02119

Urban Edge Housing Corporation/Columbus Ave
617.989.9323
1542 Columbus Ave (Annex Room)
Roxbury, MA 02119

Warwick House-St. Phillip's Parish
617.442.8890
175 Ruggles St.
Roxbury MA, 02120

Salem
First Universalist Church Pantry
978.744.3224
211 Bridge St.
Salem MA, 01970

MLMDJ/Spanish Free Methodist Church Pantry
Call 978.683.9949 for intake
8 North Street
Salem MA, 01970

Salvation Army/Salem Pantry
Telephone - 978.744.5181
93 North Street
Salem MA, 01970

St. Joseph's Food Pantry/Salem
978.744.2532
15 Hawthorne Blvd
Salem MA, 01970

Sandwich
Sandwich Food Pantry, Inc
Dial - 508.888.3816
331 Cotuit Rd.
Sandwich Massachusetts, 02563

Saugus
United Parish Food Pantry
Telephone - 781.233.2663
50 Essex Street
Saugus Massachusetts, 01906-4310

Seekonk
DoorWays, Inc.
Phone number - 508.761.6380
North Street
Seekonk Massachusetts, 02771

Somerset
Annelle Delorme Hagerman Food Pantry
508.677.3825
2112 County Street
Somerset MA, 02726

Somerville
Elizabeth Peabody House Food Pantry
Telephone - 617.623.5510
Primary address is 277 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145

International Ministry Food Pantry
617.625.1692
9 Cummings Street
Somerville MA, 02145

Somerville Homeless Coalition/Prjct SOUP
617.776.7687
15 Franklin Street
Somerville MA, 02143

South Attleboro
SVDP/St. Theresa
508.243.4386
18 Baltic Street
South Attleboro MA, 02703

South Boston
Fourth Church Food Pantry
617.268.1281
340 Dorchester St.
South Boston MA, 02127

St. Augustine's Food Pantry
617.268.1230
St. Augustine/St. Monica's
South Boston MA, 02127

SVDP/PARISH PANTRY
Call 617.268.8100
363 E Street
South Boston Massachusetts, 02127
What is available includes a pantry and soup kitchen. Also call for information on other government assistance and local Suffolk County resources.

South Hamilton
Acord Food Pantry
Telephone - 978.468.7424
69 Willow St.
South Hamiliton MA, 01982

 

 

 

South Yarmouth
Yarmouth Food Pantry
508.771.1135
845 Route 28, Unit 16
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

Stoneham
Adventist Community Services Food Pantry
781.438.1374
9 Gerry Street
Stoneham MA, 02180

Stoughton
Immaculate Conception Parish Food Pantry
781.341.0611
2 Park Ave.
Stoughton MA, 02072

Ilse Marks Food Pantry
781.341.1994
Seaver Street
Stoughton Massachusetts, 02072
Some of what may be passed out includes fruits, vegetables, and snacks for students. A formal application process is in place, however they try to help everyone they can. Donations are appreciated.

Stow
Stow Food Pantry
978.897.4230
1st Parish Church Great Road, Route 117
Stow MA, 01775

Sudbury
Sudbury Community Food Pantry
Dial 978.443.9705
160 Concord Rd
Sudbury MA, 01776

Swansea
Bethany Gospel Chapel
774.644.1551
62 Lindsay Lane
Swansea MA, 02777-2613

Taunton
Coyle and Cassidy High School Pantry
508.823.6164
2 Hamilton Street
Taunton MA, 02780-2483

SVDP/Taunton
508.823.6676
141 Washington Street
Taunton MA, 02780

Townsend
Townsend Ecumenical Outreach
978.597.2209
82 Bayberry Hill Road
Townsend Massachusetts, 01474

Truro
LCOC / Truro Pantry
508.240.0694
Food bank is at Christian Union Church
Truro MA, 02666

Vineyard Haven
ICA/Island Food Pantry
508.939.9440
66 Williams St.
Vineyard Haven MA, 02568

ICA/Tisbury Senior Center
508.696.4205
34 Pinetree Rd.
Vineyard Haven MA, 02568

Waban
Newton Food Pantry
617.527.2394
1608 Beacon Street
Waban, MA 02468

Wakefield
Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry
Call for the food bank hours - 781.245.2510
8 Lafayette Street
Wakefield MA, 01880

Waltham
J. F. & C. S. Family Table
781.693.5649
1430 Main Street
Waltham MA, 02451

MHSA/Bristol Lodge Pantry
Call 781.883.2050
545 Moody Street
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02451

Sacred Heart Church Food Pantry/Waltham
781.899.0469
311 River Street
Waltham MA, 02453

Salvation Army/Waltham Pantry
Phonen umber - 781.894.0413
33 Myrtle Street
Waltham MA, 02453
In addition to providing free food, may have emergency assistance for basic needs. They can include money for rent, vouchers for holiday meals and gifts and other support for the low income. Senior citizens may also sign up for Meals on Wheels.

Wareham
Good Shephard's Table Food Pantry
508.295.2840
74 High Street
Wareham MA, 02576

SVDP/Food Pantry of Wareham
508.295.2411
Address: 82 High Street
Wareham MA, 02571

Watertown
SVDP/St. Patrick's Food Pantry-Watertown
617.926.7121
Primary location is 25 Chestnut St
Watertown MA, 02472

Wayland
Celebration International Church
508.653.6864
6 Loker st
Wayland MA, 01778

Wellfleet
LCOC / Wellfleet Pantry
508.349.9323
Grace Chapel
Wellfleet MA, 02667

West Roxbury
MBH/Food Pantry
Call 617.325.6700
2020 Centre Street
West Roxbury Massachusetts, 02132

West Tisbury
ICA/Up-Island Senior Center
508.693.2896
State Rd.
West Tisbury MA, 02568

Westwood
Westwood Council on Aging
781.329.8799
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood MA, 02090
This location focuses on senior citizens. They will be provide with USDA approved healthy and nutritious meals. If you can’t make it to the center volunteers may deliver items to you.

Whitman
SVDP/Whitman Food Pantry
Call for food - 781.447.8560
44 Blake street
Whitman MA, 02382

Winthrop
Winthrop Community Food Pantry
617.846.6884
Location is 222 Bowdoin St.
Winthrop MA, 02152

Woburn
Anchor Baptist Church Pantry
781.932.0765
29A Montvale Ave.
Woburn Massachusetts, 01801
The non-profit will provide brown bags, school meals, and groceries to the less fortunate in the community.

Woburn Council of Social Concern
Phone number - 781.935.6495
2 Merrimac St
Woburn Massachusetts, 01801

 

Several other pantries, soup kitchens, and government programs operate in Boston and Suffolk County. Call 617.427.5200 for information. Thousands of families receive assistance such as free food, groceries, lunches, and home delivered meals from the non-profits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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