Resources Beyond Loaves & Fishes

Fuel Assistance

Ayer, Shirley, Harvard 978-342-4520

Groton 978-459-6161

Littleton 508-620-1230

North Central Career Centers

978-534-1481

www.ccncm.com

Mass Health

1-888-665-9993

www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/masshealth/

SNAP (Food Stamps)

For Ayer, Devens, Groton, Harvard, Shirley:

Fitchburg DTA 978-665-8700

For Littleton:

Lowell DTA 978-446-2400

Project Bread Hotline

1-800-645-8333

WIC

1-800-WIC-1007

978-772-0191 (Ayer office)

United Way Hotline

Dial “211”

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Official Website

www.mass.gov

 

Thrift Shops and other affordable clothing sources

Loaves & Fishes’ clothing room closed at the end of 2017 in order for us to reconfigure the pantry to support serving more individuals and families facing food insecurity. Here are some resources in the area for affordable clothing:

Bargains in the Belfry!

9 Ayer Road, Harvard, MA (978) 456-8752

Cornerstone Thrift Shop

12 Concord Road, Acton, MA (978) 263-1050

Ginny’s Helping Hand, Inc.

52 Mechanic Street, Leominster, MA (978) 537-1387

Littleton Friends of the Council on Aging Thrift Shop

33 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA (978) 540-2470

Salvation Army Thrift Store

1422 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA (978) 348-1044

St. Mary’s Thrift Shop in Ayer

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Thrift Shop is located in the basement of the former St. Mary’s School, 33 Shirley St, Ayer.(It is not wheel chair accessible.) Open every Saturday (weather permitting), FROM 9:00am to 3:00pm. (Cash only).

The Closet

50 West Main Street, Ayer, MA (978) 569-5915

This and That Thrift Store

179 West Main Street, Ayer, MA

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Lifting and feeding our neighbors since 1983.