Food Resources

FOOD RESOURCES IN OUR COMMUNITY 

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EAST COAST INTERNATIONAL CHURCH
65 Munroe Street
Lynn, MA  01901
781-818-4153    
Monthly
Generally last Friday of each month
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Call voicemail to confirm date.         
•    All served.

GOOD HOPE FOODS
AT CALVARY CHRISTIAN CHURCH 
47 Grove Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940
781-715-0203    
Weekly
Sundays, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.,  and
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
•    All served.
•    Clients welcome to visit two times a month.  

GREATER LYNN SENIOR SERVICES
8 Silsbee Street
Lynn, MA  01901
781-586-8687    
Monthly
Third Friday of the month
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
•    60 and older.
•    Must pre-register and meet income guidelines. 

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH
174 Humphrey Street
Swampscott, MA  01907
781-593-2544    
Weekly
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon 
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
•    Residents of parish area.
•    ID and proof of address required. 

ST. STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
 74 South Common Street
Lynn, MA  01902
781-599-4220    
Every Friday except first Friday of month
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
•    Proof of Lynn address.
•    Photo ID for adults.
•    Birth certificate or health card for children. 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY 
AT ST. JOSEPH’S PARISH
40 Green Street
Lynn, MA  01902
781-593-8049     
Every other week 
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
•    Must live in St. Joseph’s parish area.
•    ID required. 
•    Proof of family size, income, and address.
•    Use back door off rectory driveway.
•    Phone messages monitored daily. 

SALVATION ARMY  I 
One Franklin Street
Lynn, MA  01902    
781-598-0673        
Weekly (Food Pantry)
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
•    Residents of Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott. 
•    Photo ID and proof of residency required.
•    Clients welcome to visit once every 30 days.

SALVATION ARMY  II 
One Franklin Street
Lynn, MA  01902    
781-598-0673        
Weekly (Grocery Store Surplus Food Distribution)
Tuesdays and Thursdays
12:00 p.m.
•    All welcome.

UNITED PARISH FOOD PANTRY AT CLIFTONDALE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
50 Essex Street
Saugus, MA  01906
781-233-2663    
Weekly
Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
•    Visit frequency determined by household size.
•    New clients should bring proof of any social assistance they receive.

WASHINGTON STREET BAPTIST CHURCH
256 Washington Street
Lynn, MA  01902
781-595-2550    Monthly
Last Saturday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
•    Intake and ID required. 

ADDITIONAL AREA RESOURCES
 
2-1-1 Dial 2-1-1 (toll free) 
Community resource that provides free, confidential, and multilingual information and referral services for food and other essentials during times of need. (www.mass211.org ) 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES NORTH (781-593-2312) 
117 North Common Street, Lynn, MA 01902                                                                     Call for more information on Mobile Food Distributions in our area. Food gift cards distributed quarterly- call for an Intake or for more information and to get daily hours. 

MY BROTHER’S TABLE (781-595-3224) 
98 Willow Street, Lynn, MA 01901 
Free meals weekdays from 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and from 5:30–7:15 p.m. 
and on weekends from 2:30 – 4:15 p.m.  Everyone is welcome! 

PROJECT BREAD FOODSOURCE HOTLINE (1-800-645-8333) 
Call the Hotline … 
•    To apply for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Benefits—formerly known as Food Stamps. 
•    To get information on local school meals programs, including summer food programs.
•    To get information on food pantries and other food programs in your area. 


SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAM 
Call your local Senior Center for more information: 
•    Lynn Senior Center        781-586-8503
•    Lynnfield Senior Center        781-598-1078 
•    Nahant Senior Center         781-581-7557
•    Saugus Senior Center         781-231-4178 
•    Swampscott Senior Center     781-596-8866 

WIC (WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN) NUTRITION (781-599-7290) 
PROGRAM AND HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM 
•    Lynn Office:     20 Central Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lynn, MA 01901

 

 

MOBILE MARKET

A Mobile Market will be held outdoors at Catholic Charities on 117 N. Common St.,Lynn, on October 27, 2018 . Call Catholic Charities 781-593-2312 to register your family. 

On December 1,  the Mobile Market will move to (inside) the Salvation Army at 1 Franklin St. in Lynn. Special thanks go to Salvation Army Captains Helen and Kevin Johnson for providing a warmer Winter home to the Mobile Market! The Salvation Army is working with you—a group of incredible volunteers— the Red Cross, Catholic Charities and the Lynn Hunger Network on this  collaborative effort to keep serving hungry neighbors. 

The Mobile Markets will continue at the Salvation Army location on December 29, 2018, January 26, and February 23, 2019. Call Catholic Charities to register for any of the Mobile Markets 781-593-2312 to be sure they have adequete food on hand prior registration is requried.