Crisis Hotline – (413) 733-6661
Mass 2-1-1 – Trained specialists are available to connect families with valuable resources – Simply dial 2-1-1
Christ Church Cathedral – 35 Chestnut Street, Springfield – Lunch and dinner available Wednesday.
Community Survival Center – 240 Main Street, Indian Orchard – (413) 543-3930 – The Community Survival Center’s Food Pantry has three distinct programs which offer assistance to qualifying at-risk individuals in the Indian Orchard, Sixteen Acres, and Pine Point neighborhoods of Springfield – Emergency Food, Preschool Program, Senior Outreach.
Department of Transitional Assistance – 95 Liberty Street, Springfield (413) 858-1000. SNAP benefits (food stamps), families with dependent children.
Friends of the Homeless – 755 Worthington Street, Springfield – (413) 732-3069 – Prepares and serves three community meals every day, 365 days a year, to anyone needing food.
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts – There are no eligibility requirements to receive food from our Mobile Food Bank. Monthly Distribution Locations in Springfield.
The Gray House Food Pantry – 22 Sheldon Street, Springfield (413) 734-6696 – Households are able to visit the pantry ten times in a year. With each visit they receive three to four days worth of food. Food is distributed on Thursdays from 9AM – 12PM and on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month from 4PM – 6PM.
Open Pantry Community Services – Loaves & Fishes Kitchen – (413) 731-5668. Provided prepared meals to people who are disadvantaged in Greater Springfield on a daily basis. Lunch and supper are available.
Open Pantry Community Services – Emergency Food Pantry – 2460 Main Street, Springfield (413) 737-5353. Provides non-perishable groceries for people in need.
Shiloh Church – 797 State Street, Springfield, MA – Lunch and dinner available Sunday.
South Congregational Church – 45 Maple Street, Springfield -Lunch and dinner available Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat.
Springfield Commonwealth Academy, Oasis Food Pantry – 175 Central Street, Springfield – Open Every Friday
Springfield WIC Program – 1771 Boston Road, Springfield – (413) 693-1029 option 3 – Apply for the Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program. WIC provides a range of services for qualified families. From nutrition and health education to food and support, all services are free.
Springfield Rescue Mission – Clothing and Give-Away Center – 10 Mill Street, Springfield (413) 732-0808. All clothing and household items are distributed free of charge to those in need. By appointment.
Open Pantry Community Services – The People’s Center – 287 State Street, Springfield (413) 737 – 0229. The center provides gently used clothing and other household gooods to those in need of assistance.
Springfield Housing Authority – Rental Assistance – 67 Sanderson Street, Springfield (413) 785-4521. Rental Voucher Program. Section 8 Housing Assistance.
Springfield Partners for Community Action – 721 State Street, Springfield – (413) 263-6500. A HUD-Certified Housing Counseling agency. Also offers Emergency Fuel Assistance , and an Eviction Clinic.
Way Finders – Housing Center – 322 Main Street, Springfield (413) 233-1500. Housing support programs, home ownership programs and resources.
Friends of the Homeless – 755 Worthington Street , Springfield – (413) 732-3069 . – Provides housing shelter for single adults over 18 yrs old. Women’s Shelter (755 Worthington). Men’s Shelter (769 Worthington)
Springfield Rescue Mission – 148 Taylor Street, Springfield (413) 732-0516. Men only. Call to reserve a bed 8 AM.
YWCA of Western Massachusetts – Domestic Violence Shelter Service – (800) 796-8711
Health Services for the Homeless – 755 Worthington Street, Springfield (413) 337-9100. Provides medical, dental, case management, substance abuse and behavioral health services to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and the general public.
MassHealth Enrollment Center – 333 Bridge Street, Springfield (413) 785-4100. Health coverage, eligibility, MassHealth benefits and enrollment.
Mercy Healthcare for the Homeless Program (HCH) – 413-748-9064. Services are provided throughout the year on a daily basis with back-up arrangements for 24-hour, emergency coverage. The program provides primary care services on-site at shelters, soup kitchens, job placement sites and transitional programs throughout Hampden, Franklin and Hampshire counties.
Call2Talk – (508) 532-2255 or Text C2T to 741741 – The Call2Talk Line is a confidential, emotional support line that assists individuals and families through stressful times including those that are despondent and those who may be considering suicide. Call2Talk is a National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Crisis Center.
Mental Health Crisis Hotline – (413) 733-6661
National Suicide Prevention Hotline – Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. | (800) 273-8255
MassGov.org, Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) – 243 Cottage Street, Springfield (413) 858-1000 – Assists and empowers low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long term economic self-sufficiency.
Domestic Violence Hotline – (413) 733-7100
National Domestic Violence Hotline – (800) 799-7233. Available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) – Contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline. Free. Confidential. | 24/7 | (800) 656-4673