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WhyHunger free

The national WhyHunger Hotline (1.800.5HUNGRY or 1.800.548.6479), refers people in need of emergency food assistance to food pantries, government programs, and model grassroots organizations that work to improve access to healthy, nutritious food, and build self-reliance. This website allows users to search and find food resources in their state and local area.

505 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018

WhyHunger free

The national WhyHunger Hotline (1.800.5HUNGRY or 1.800.548.6479), refers people in need of emergency food assistance to food pantries, government programs, and model grassroots organizations that work to improve access to healthy, nutritious food, and build self-reliance. This website allows users to search and find food resources in their state and local area.

Worcester Community Action Council, Inc.

The Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. serves as an umbrella agency for 18 education and social service programs. Their mission is “helping people move to economic self-sufficiency through programs, partnerships, and advocacy.” 130+ employees serve over 72,000 individuals and families through 18 programs and services annually. The WCAC is home to Healthy Families of Southern Worcester County.

484 Main Street
Second Floor
Worcester, MA 01608

Worcester Community Action Council, Inc.

The Worcester Community Action Council, Inc. serves as an umbrella agency for 18 education and social service programs. Their mission is “helping people move to economic self-sufficiency through programs, partnerships, and advocacy.” 130+ employees serve over 72,000 individuals and families through 18 programs and services annually. The WCAC is home to Healthy Families of Southern Worcester County.

Worcester County Food Bank free

Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) works in partnership with nonprofit programs located in Worcester County to provide food assistance to individuals and families. Please visit their website to find food assistance in your area.

474 Boston Turnpike
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Worcester County Food Bank free

Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) works in partnership with nonprofit programs located in Worcester County to provide food assistance to individuals and families. Please visit their website to find food assistance in your area.

Worcester Housing Authority

The Worcester Housing Authority offers residents a clean, safe, and well-maintained living environment in which to live and raise their families. The WHA reserves 15 apartments to house homeless families in its Transitional Housing Program in order to help homeless families become self-sufficient. The WHA also provides housing opportunities for individual and families with disabilities. These programs include federal public housing, state public housing, special needs housing, an alternative housing voucher program, and more. Cost is based on income.

40 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Worcester Housing Authority

The Worcester Housing Authority offers residents a clean, safe, and well-maintained living environment in which to live and raise their families. The WHA reserves 15 apartments to house homeless families in its Transitional Housing Program in order to help homeless families become self-sufficient. The WHA also provides housing opportunities for individual and families with disabilities. These programs include federal public housing, state public housing, special needs housing, an alternative housing voucher program, and more. Cost is based on income.

Worcester WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

199 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Worcester WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

You Inc. Pregnant & Parenting Teen Program free

The Pregnant and Parenting Teen (PPT) program provides comprehensive prenatal, parenting education, dropout prevention, pregnancy and HIV prevention counseling, and supportive services to pregnant and parenting teens and their infants across Southern Worcester County. The PPT program provides skilled nursing support, school and home visits, counseling and crisis intervention, case management, prenatal and teen mother support groups, life skills and parenting education for both girls and boys, transportation, and social service advocacy/referral.

You Inc. Pregnant & Parenting Teen Program free

The Pregnant and Parenting Teen (PPT) program provides comprehensive prenatal, parenting education, dropout prevention, pregnancy and HIV prevention counseling, and supportive services to pregnant and parenting teens and their infants across Southern Worcester County. The PPT program provides skilled nursing support, school and home visits, counseling and crisis intervention, case management, prenatal and teen mother support groups, life skills and parenting education for both girls and boys, transportation, and social service advocacy/referral.