Westford Area Public Assistance Programs: Food Pantries, Community Suppers, Services

Westford Area Public Assistance Programs: Food Pantries, Community Suppers, Services

Looking for help with a need? See our directory of local Westford assistance programs and helpful services, such as food pantries, community suppers, and more. The Catholic church also has financial resources available, as well as a list of helpful services. The Cameron Senior Center Council on Aging also has a Westford Resource GuideClick here to see a list of Littleton services.

See special list of food assistance programs during the Covid-19 emergency.

Area Food Pantries

*ID may be required

Westford Food Pantry
(at Cameron Senior Center)
20 Pleasant Street, Westford, MA
See website for days and hours open.

Chelmsford Food Pantry
(behind Fire Station in trailer)
50 Rear Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA
Hours: Weds 5-8, Thurs 2-4, and Fri 6:30-8

Acton Food Pantry of Boxboro
235 Summer Road, Building #1
Lower level in Boxborough Business Park
Serves Acton, Boxborough, Concord, Carlisle,
Littleton, Maynard, Stow, and Westford.

Open Pantry of Greater Lowell
13 Hurd St, Lowell, MA
Serves Lowell, Billerica, N.Billerica, Chelmsford, N.Chelmsford, Dracut, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Westford, Wilmington.

Clothing Assistance 

Cameron Senior Center Thrift Shop
20 Pleasant Street, Westford MA

Salvation Army
150 Appleton St. Lowell, MA

The Thrift Shop at All Saints’ Episcopal Church
10 Billerica Rd (Rt. 129) Chelmsford, MA

Community Suppers

Table of Plenty
First Parish UU Church
2 Westford St., Chelmsford
Tuesday 5-6PM. All are Welcome

Mt. Calvary Community Supper
472 Massachusetts Ave., Acton, MA 01720
Weds. 5:00 to 6:00 p.m

Open Table, Inc.
First Parish Church of Concord
20 Lexington Rd, Concord, MA 01742
Thurs. 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Neighborhood Supper
Congregational Church
330 King Street, Littleton, MA 01460
Tues. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Emergency Housing Assistance

Community Teamwork Inc
155 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA

Substance Abuse Support

Alcoholics Anonymous 617-426-9444
Al-Anon / Alateen 508-366-0556
Narc-Anon 866-624-3578

Domestic Violence Services

Community Teamwork’s New Horizons offers a safe haven to victims of domestic violence by providing temporary emergency shelter and resources to become stabilized and gain self-sufficiency.
Contact Solange Acevedo – 978-654-5818

Hagar’s Sisters (Acton)

For one woman’s story visit autumnmiles.com.

Hospitals & Behavioral Services

Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA

Emerson Hospital
133 Old Rd To Nine Acre Corner
Concord, MA 01742

Lahey Behavioral Health Emergency Services
391 Varum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854
978-455-3397, 800-830-5177

Community Health

Lowell Community Health Center
161 Jackson Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Community Health Centers provide care to all, regardless of ability to pay. Interpreters available and assistance with Masshealth applications. They also offer a sliding fee pay scale.

Dental Assistance

Westford Senior Center
Westford Senior Dental Grant-for residents 60+

Mass Dental Society Directory
See website for list of clinics

Emergency Services

Westford Police Station
53 Main St, Westford, MA
978-399-2345 (phone)
911 (emergency)

Tip Line: 978-399-2072
Rape Crisis Line: 978-399-2998
Alternate Number: 978-692-2161

Westford Fire Department
65 Boston Road, Westford, MA
978-692-5542 (non-emergency)
911 (emergency)

If you have other resources you think would be helpful, please contact us to suggest them.