Resources for Familes in Need

If your family is struggling financially and/or is homeless, below are some resources that are available in our community. Please do not hesitate to reach out for help.

Food Pantries in Fitchburg, MA

The Salvation Army on Water St
Fitchburg CAC on Normandy Rd
Cleghorn Neighborhood Center on Fairmont St
St Francis Church on Sheridan Street
GVNA community Services on Main St
Highland Baptist Church on Cedar St
Catholic Charities on Mechanic St.

MOC, Montachusett Opportunity Council, offers a wide range of resources and contacts for those who need heating assistance, emergency housing, and/or food pantries.

133 Prichard Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420 

YMCA After School Club for Teens, offers an after school club for teens for FREE where teens can join in different activities and sports, including tutoring, swimming, and basketball to name a few, and students can use the facilities such as the showers at the YMCA. The program is available Monday-Friday after school until approximately 6 PM. For more information, contact the teen center at:

55 Wallace Ave, Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 343-4847, ext. 206

Health Resources

Community Health Connections Family Health Centers 978-878-8555
Mass Health Enrollment Center 888-665-9993
MassHealth Customer Service 800-841-2900

School Resources: Attached is the McKinney Vento/Homeless Student Program for your review.  Should you have questions or for more information and resources, please contact your schools’ Homelessness Liaison:

Lyndsie Currallo
School Counselor
978-345-2701, ext. 421