Boston Area Community Programs

Food Pantry Information

Whittier Street Health Center is offering Food Pantry Service 

1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA 02120

Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please call 617-989-3152

Walk-ins are welcome, no one will be turned away.


Dewitt Center is offering Food Pantry Service

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month

122 Dewitt Drive, Roxbury, MA 02120

Pantry starts at 1 p.m.


Free Community Center Membership

Dewitt Center

122 Dewitt Drive, Roxbury, MA 02120

Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Enjoy the many activities the center has to offer

(Basketball court, teen center houses PS5s and more

Membership is free for Children & Adults.  


Boston Globe Teen Writers Wanted


Football League

Come join the Titans Football & Cheer team

Season Started August 1

Ages 3 to 16 welcomed

For more information Call 617-870-1342 for Football & 617-756-8421 for Cheer


Office of Housing Stability Resources & Services (2022 Update)

Office of Housing Stability - Helps residents find and maintain stable, safe, and affordable housing.


Metro Housing Boston - Housing Service

Eviction protections in Massachusetts are extended through April 2022. If you can’t pay rent because of COVID-19-related financial hardship AND have a pending application for rental assistance, you can’t be evicted.  Use this link to get more information: Rent Relief, Utility Arrears, and Eviction Prevention.


Massachusetts (Boston) can help Boston residents who are at risk of losing their housing with services.  Click this link: Rental Relief Fund to access the online application and to learn more about accessing funds to help with rent, or if you're in the process of eviction click this link: Help for Tenants Facing Eviction or What To Do When Facing An Eviction in Boston


A Bed for Every Child

This resource is to apply for free beds for kids in need. If you know anyone who needs this resource please use this link:  The form should be completed by a caseworker or school liaison. If you are attempting to self refer, please contact Robyn Frost, Executive Director, at 781-595-7570 x12 or more


The Post-Pandemic EBT 

Boston Double Up Food Bucks - Have EBT? Get more fresh fruits and veggies with Boston Double Up Food Bucks!

Healthy Incentive Program - Earn more SNAP dollars with the Healthy Incentives Program. 


City of Boston Meal Sites - 2023 Summer Eats

The 2023 Boston Summer Eats program is ongoing! 


COVID-19 Resources - Help for Residence

We're all in this together. Use the links below, for a list of resources and communities where Boston residents can find help and support during this turbulent time.


Buoy Health: 

When something feels off, Buoy It.  Buoy helps people figure out health issues and find the right care.  Want to chat about symptoms?  Use this link:  Free Testing / Screening Tool.  This tool is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. 


Testing Sites - Please Verify Testing Center Information before Going 

Codman Square Health Center - For persons with symptoms,  Call (617)-822-8271 for hours of availability.

The City of Boston partners with community health centers, hospitals, and pharmacies to increase access to COVID-19 testing for Boston residents. Click this link: City of Boston - COVID-19 Testing Sites for more information about widely available Testing for COVID-19 in the state of Massachusetts or click this link for COVID-19 AT-HOME TEST KITS.