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Food & Other Resources

FOOD RESOURCES IN OUR COMMUNITY 

updated 2/15/19 

 

Good Hope Foods

at Calvary Christian Church

47 Grove Street

Lynnfield, MA 01940

781-715-0203

 

Weekly

Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

  • All served.
  • Clients welcome to visit two times a month.
  • ID and proof of address required.   

 

Greater Lynn Senior Services

Greater Boston Food Bank Brown Bag Program

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 

One Franklin Street

Lynn, MA  01902            

781-598-0673   

 

Weekly (Food Pantry)

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

  • Residents of Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott.
  • ID required.
  • Proof of family size, income, and address.
  • Clients welcome to visit once every 30 days.
  • Preferred that clients bring their own bags.

Weekly (Bread Distribution)

Mondays-Fridays

  • Bread available in mornings (time varies) while supplies last.

                                                                                 

Saugus 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.
  • Questions can be messaged through Facebook page.

 

Washington Street Baptist Church

256 Washington Street

Lynn, MA  01902

781-595-2550

 

 

Monthly

Last Saturday, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • 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

Monthly Mobile Food Pantry. Call Intake for more information on how to register and to get daily resource information hours. Families can call between the mobile food pantries for Emergency Food Assistance. 

 

My Brother’s Table (781-595-3224)

98 Willow Street, Lynn, MA 01901

  • Free meals Monday through Friday 11:45 - 12:30 PM and 5:30 - 7:15 PM.
  • Free meals Saturday & Sunday from 2:30 – 4:15 p.m.
  • No registration required. 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