Ayer, Shirley, Harvard 978-342-4520
North Central Career Centers
SNAP (Food Stamps)
For Ayer, Devens, Groton, Harvard, Shirley:
Fitchburg DTA 978-665-8700
Lowell DTA 978-446-2400
Project Bread Hotline
978-772-0191 (Ayer office)
United Way Hotline
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Official Website
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 Kiddie Depot (next to the church and rectory), 33 Shirley St, Ayer. Open every Saturday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. (weather permitting). (Cash only, not wheel chair accessible). Contact: Mr. Knight, 978-425-5420.
50 West Main Street, Ayer, MA (978) 569-5915
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