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Free food pantries, groceries and meals in Middlesex County MA.

Locate free food pantries that help low income families and people in need in the Middlesex County Massachusetts region. Learn where to find a free food bank, soup kitchen or pantry near you, listed bellow. Charities, food pantries, churches, and other non-profit organizations free groceries, baby formula, personal hygiene stuff and other forms of aid to the low income and people facing a hardship. Find free food today near you from pantries in Middlesex County MA below, including Cambridge, Lowell, Somerville and nearby towns.

Most of the centers offer a wide variety of programs, including a free drive thru pantry. Find a phone number at the bottom of the page for more free grocery programs. Stop by a food bank in the region for support and referrals. Or get free canned or fresh groceries, hot or cold meals, breads, vegetables, holiday food baskets (Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas) and other perishable items.

Most of the food pantries can also provide other forms of assistance, such as Meals on Wheels for seniors and disabled and referrals to government programs and/or local charities. For example, families can often apply for SNAP food stamps or the government WIC program at a center. Each of the non-profit centers listed below will have its own conditions that need to be met by a client before distributing food to them, and their hours may be limited.

Where to get fee food and meals in Middlesex County Massachusetts

EFSP A Place to Turn
99 Hartford Street, Natick, Massachusetts, 01760 . Phone number - (508) 655-8868
EFSP A Place to turn provides a food pantry with some general clothing available.

Town of Ashland
Address of the food bank is 162 West Union Street Lower Level., Ashland, MA, 01721. Telephone: (508) 881-0109

Bedford Community Table/Pantry, Inc.
Town Center 1-7 12 Mudge Way, Bedford, Massachusetts, 01730 . Phone - (781) 275-7355




Bread of Life
Address - 54 Eastern Avenue, Malden, MA 02148. Phone number - (781) 397-0404
The location provides food pantries, congregate meals/nutrition sites and home delivered meals to the low-income seniors and other qualified people. Get tuna, fresh fruit or vegetables, free Christmas or Thanksgiving meals and more. There is also soap, detergent, and free household items.

The Presbyterian Church - Burlington Community Pantry
335 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA, 01803. Main phone number - (781) 272-9190
Supports the area north of the city, including the interstate 95 corridor. Baby formula, boxes of groceries, clothing, hot meals, and more is available for the needy.

Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, Inc.
11 Inman Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139. Phone number of the center is - (617) 868-2900
The Middlesex County community action agency for low-income and/or working poor families. Get information on grants, SNAP food stamps, or emergency food. There is job training, groceries, SNAP Outreach and other benefits.

Cameron Senior Center
20 Pleasant St, Westford, MA 01886
Call (978) 692-5523 or Dial the center at (978) 399-2323
Meals, food, and other resources are offered for senior citizens in the western portion on Middlesex County. Some volunteers may also deliver meals to the elderly and homebound. Free Meals on Wheels, congregate setting and other support too.

242 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143. Dial (617) 628-8188 or Phone number - (617) 628-3850

Catholic Charities - There are several food distribution centers, including soup kitchens, around Middlesex County Massachusetts. The locations for free or low cost food, groceries, and meals are as follows. Many centers also offer other social services, including even financial assistance for bills, rent, or emergency needs like medications. Immigrants, single moms and women facing abuse can get free food today and other support. The center also has information on assistance programs from government, such as food stamps and lunch meals for students.

  • 270 Washington Street, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143. Dial (617) 625-1920
  • 70 Lawrence Street, Lowell, Massachusetts, 01852. Call (978) 452-1421





Center Street Food Pantry
11 Homer Street, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459. Telephone - (617) 522-7279 or (617) 340-9554
Serves food to residents in the western suburbs of Middlesex County.

Sudbury Community Food Pantry
Address: 160 Concord Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776. Call (978) 443-7725

Salvation Army of Middlesex County Massachusetts
The Salvation Army operates several pantries in the region. Call for food, groceries, meals or free grocery vouchers and other aid. Such as information and help applying for government benefits, information on food stamps, emergency financial support, and much more, such as case management.

There is baby formula, ensure for low income seniors, hygiene supplies or free toiletries from the pantry and other support. Or get free Thanksgiving turkey dinner, a Christmas meal or food basket and shelf stable food.

  • 402 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone number - (617) 547-3400
  • 150 Appleton Street, Lowell, Massachusetts, 01852 Phone:(978) 458-3396
  • 33 Myrtle Street, Waltham, MA, 02453 Phone:(781) 894-0413
  • 298 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201 Phone:(413) 442-0624
  • 150 Appleton Street, Lowell, MA, 01852 Phone:(978) 458-3396
  • 35-45 Concord St. Post Office Box 311, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01704 Phone:(508) 875-3341
  • Read more on Salvation assistance programs in Cambridge, Boston, and nearby areas.

PHP DBA Burlington Food Pantry
Address - 21 Murray Ave, Burlington, MA 01803. Call (781) 270-662

Anchor Baptist Church
Address: 29A Montvale Ave., Woburn, MA 01801. Call 781-932-0765

Open Pantry of Greater Lowell Inc.
Food pantry address - 13 Hurd St, Lowell, MA 01852. Dial (978) 453-6693 for hours.
Hot meals, shelter, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas assistance is available. Programs are available in Spanish as well. The pantry may also have items such as free baby formula, summer meals for students, and much more.

Open Table, Inc.
Stop by or call one of the two food pantries. 20 Lexington Rd, Concord, MA 01742, phone (978) 369-2275) or a second location Cafeteria Building 8, Maynard, MA, 01754 (call (978) 823-0082)

Our Lady of Fatima Parish
Our Lady of Fatima Church 160 Concord Road, Sudbury, Massachusetts, 01776. Phone number (978) 443-9233





Our Neighbor's Table
127 Main Street, Amesbury, Massachusetts, 01913 Phone:(978) 388-1907

Council on Aging - Town of Pepperell Food Pantry
37 Nashua Road, Pepperell, MA, 01463. Call (978) 433-0326
Food is provided from this pantry in partnership with the town. Get free dairy, milk, household cleaning supplies and bag lunches for low-income elderly or disabled people. There are summer snacks for kids as well as canned goods, paper products and other items.

Project Just Because, Inc. - Hopkinton Food Pantry
77 South Street Unit G, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, 01748. Dial - (508) 435-6511

Saint Joseph's Pepperell Aid from Church to Home
28 Tarbell Street, Pepperell, Massachusetts, 01463 Phone:(978) 433-5737
A drive thru pantry is open some days as well. Free canned groceries and boxed food.

MHSA/Bristol Lodge Pantry
Main address - 545 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02451. Phone: (781) 899-2099

ABCD/Allston Brighton
640 Washington St #203, Brighton, MA 02135. Call (617) 903-3640

Community Teamwork
A free food distribution center in Middlesex County for the poor, single moms, disabled people and more. Get applications to to the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), bread, cheese, surplus commodities and other social services. More on Community Teamwork assistance programs.

Central Food Ministry, Inc.
370 West Sixth Street, Lowell, MA, 01850. Dial (978) 454-7445 for hours of this church.

Chelmsford Community Exchange
Address - 50 Rear Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA. Dial (978) 746-6914 or Call (978) 250-3818
Emergency boxes of food, canned goods, fruits, vegetables, and more may be served.

Community Cupboard Pantry
Food pantry location is 147 High Street, Church of Medford, Medford, MA, 02155. Stop by or call the number below.  Phone - (781) 396-4549

Community Supper
235 Summer Rd Ste 1, Boxborough, MA 01719. Dial (978) 635-9295 or Telephone number is (978) 263-5077
Meals and free food provided to unemployed, struggling, and those low income or on brink of poverty.

Council of Social Concern
Council of Social Concern 2 Merrimac Street, Woburn, MA, 01801. Phone number - (781) 935-6495 Ext: x208 to reach the church.

Dracut Food Pantry
Address - 1934 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut, Massachusetts, 01826 . Call - (978) 957-8600

East End House
105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA, 02141
Main phone (617) 876-4444

East Middlesex Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc.
20 Gould Street, Reading, MA, 01867
Phone number – (781) 942-4888
Disabled who have low income can qualify for food or advice. The association may also be able to provide employment services.

Emmanuel Baptist Church - Malden
20 Hillside Avenue, Malden, Massachusetts, 02148
Church phone number is (781) 322-5885
Volunteers and other help low income families, children, and the elderly in Middlesex County Massachusetts. Donations of food, fresh produce and more is always needed.







SVDP/Food Supplement Program of Lincoln
Main address is 142 Lincoln Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. Telephone - (781) 899-2611
A drive thru pantry as well for free food. There is also a soup kitchen and thrift store.

Celebration International Church
Food pantry is at 6 Loker st, Wayland, MA 01778. Main number is (508) 887-2229

St. Bridget's Food Pantry
Location - 15 Wheeler Ave., Framingham, MA 01702. Call (508) 875-5959

Stow Food Pantry
Main address: 509 Great Road, Stow, MA 01775. Dial (978) 897-4230

TLCMS/Mount Calvary Community Supper
Address is 472 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton, MA 01720. Call (978) 263-5156

Acton Community Supper and Food Pantry
235 Summer Road, Building 1, Lower Level, Boxborough, MA 01719. Dial (978) 635-9295

Centre Street Food Pantry
Address is 11 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459. Telephone: (617) 340-9554

Rose's Bounty
Main address - 77 Stratford Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132. Call 857-203-0404

Watertown Council on Aging
Location - 80 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA 02472. Call (617) 972-6490

Food for Free Committee
11 Inman Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139
Dial (617) 868-2900
A variety of free food, groceries, and other support is offered.

Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS)
1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451
Phone number - (781) 647-5327
Regardless of religion, support services are provided to the low income and needy.

Loaves & Fishes
234 Barnum Road, Ayer, Massachusetts, 01434
Call the food pantry at (978) 772-4627

City of Lowell partners with the Merrimack Valley Food Bank
Location of the bank is 735 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA, 01851
Phone number (978) 454-7174

City of Malden – Food is distrusted to qualified people from the center at the address below.
200 Pleasant Street, Malden, Massachusetts, 02148
Phone (781) 397-7144





Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, Inc.
71 Cherry Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139
Telephone number - (617) 574-4680 Ext: 227

Marlborough Community Services, Inc.
255 Main Street, Suite 113, Marlborough, MA, 01752
Phone:(508) 481-4080
Get applications for public aid, such as WIC or TANF. Or stop by for a free box of groceries in a crisis.

City of Marlborough
255 Main St., Suite 115, Marlborough, Massachusetts, 01752
Call (508) 485-5832 to speak to a representative.

Massachusetts Avenue Baptist Church
Church address is 146 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139
Call the parish food pantry at (617) 868-4853

Maynard Food Pantry
Address - 12 Bancroft Street, Maynard, MA, 01754
Phone: (978) 897-8340

Merrimack County Food Pantry Program – Also covers families who need help in Middlesex County too.
735 Broadway Street, Lowell, Massachusetts, 01854
Dial - (978) 454-7174 for food or social services.

Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities
70 Lawrence Street, Lowell, MA, 01852
Telephone - (978) 452-1421
Baby formula, holiday meals, breads, rice, and other food items are passed out to the unemployed and needy. Children may receive a summer snack as well.

Ministerio Los Milagros de Jesus, Inc.
Address - 447 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA, 01843
Phone - (978) 683-9949
The center is open limited hours. Call in advance.

Bedford Community Table Pantry
Main address of the pantry - 12 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730. Dial 781-275-7727

Maynard Food Pantry
82 Main St, Maynard, MA 01754. Call (978) 897-8340

Open Table Food Pantry & Community Meal
33 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754. Main phone - (978) 369-2275

Holliston Pantry Shelf
73 Charles St, Holliston, MA 01746. Dial (508) 429-5392

Celebration International Church
Free groceries or at 6 Loker st, Wayland, MA 01778. Call (508) 887-2229

Natick Service Council
2 Webster Street, Natick, MA, 01760 Phone:(508) 655-1791
May also have schoo supplies, clothing, winter coats, and more.

New Bethel Baptist Church
11 Beech Street, Framingham, MA, 01702
Dial (508) 872-1222
Meals for seniors are offered.

Somerville Homeless Coalition, Inc. – Hot and cold meals, shelter, and other free food is offered to the homeless.
One Davis Square, Somerville, MA, 02144
Phone - (617) 623-6111
As the name implies, the very low income and homeless can be assisted. A hot meal or food is offered, as well as basic needs such as clothing or a blanket.

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services
Location - 61 Medford Street, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143
Food and support for seniors is offered here. Dial (617) 628-2601





Town of Tewksbury
999 Whipple Road
Tewksbury, Massachusetts, 01876
Phone number of pantry is (978) 858-2273

Wakefield Interfaith
467 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880
Call (781) 245-2510

Watertown Food Pantry
80 Mount Auburn Street St. John's United Methodist Church, Watertown, MA, 02472 Phone:(617) 972-6429
Many families from Waltham also use this center. Emergency food boxes, perishable items, fruits, vegetables and more is offered.

Wayside Youth & Family Support Network – Runs two locations for families in the area, noted below. Stop by either facility for food, groceries, case management, or other support. The center also has information on public aid, items for students, clothing, and more.

  • 10 Asylum Street, Milford, Massachusetts, 01757
  • 75 Fountain Street, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01705. Call (508) 879-9800 Ext: 237

Westford Food Pantry
Location - 20 Pleasant St, Westford, Massachusetts, 01886
Main number - (978) 692-5523

Additional free food programs near you in Middlesex County

Several other free emergency pantries, soup kitchens and food banks are located in Middlesex County Massachusetts for low-income families. Programs can also assist senior citizens and the youth with meeting their nutritional needs, including from Meals on Wheels or free school lunches. Call (617) 427-5200 for information, including details on government programs, Feeding America resources such as USDA Commodities or food stamps.


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