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


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

Community Advocate Help Lines

For additional information about food assistance, heating oil, housing, health care, and much more, contact: