413 Cares Resource Database

Looking for support? 413 Cares is a resource database that can connect you to services in the area for food, housing, employment, financial and legal help, and more.

Project Bread

FoodSource Hotline: 1-800-645-8333

Summer Eats- programs where kids and teens can receive free meals in the summer months

Valley Opportunity Council

From energy assistance, to housing, to education for residents of all ages, Valley Opportunity Council has a variety of programs providing opportunities for people in the Greater Hampden County area to have a higher quality of life.

Springfield Partners for Community Action

Springfield Partners for Community Action provides resources for affordable housing, employment, money management, and more to residents of Springfield.

Berkshire Community Action Council

Berkshire Community Action Council assists low-income residents of Berkshire County in achieving sustainability and self-sufficiency through their financial stability programs, fuel assistance an weatherization, and more.

Community Action Pioneer Valley

Serving Hampshire County, Franklin County, and the North Quabbin Region, Community Action Pioneer Valley provides a wide variety of community services to residents with low incomes to achieve economic security and stability.

Way Finders

Way Finders provides programs for housing stability and economic mobility in Hampshire and Hampden Counties.


The Women, Infants & Children program (WIC) provides nutrition and health education, healthy food and other services free of charge to qualifying families.

  •  www.mass.gov/wic or 1-800-WIC-1007, (1-800-942-1007).
  • Local WIC offices:
    • Berkshire County North: (413) 445-9429
    • Berkshire County South: (413) 528-0457
    • Franklin County/North Quabbin: (413) 376-1160
    • Hampshire County: (413) 584-3591
    • Holyoke/Chicopee: (413) 534-2460
    • Springfield North: (413) 737-8868
    • Springfield South: (413) 693-1029
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Find a food pantry or free meal

Please refer to this schedule to find free meals or a food pantry.