SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) assists qualifying Americans in accessing nutritious food. It is distributed via a monthly stipend on an EBT card which is used like a debit card to purchase fruits, vegetables, meat/dish, grains, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Please visit the to learn more about applying and receiving SNAP Assistance or join a virtual information session on Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
- Apply for SNAP
- Questions about SNAP and Food Resources? Chat with Project Bread
- Information from Mass Law Reform Institute: SNAP
- Healthy Incentives Program: this is a program that will allow students who are getting SNAP - to buy fruits and vegetables with their SNAP card - for FREE.
Additional Food Assistance Resources
Some of these resources require a referral. is recognized as a referral partner.
- The Greater Boston Food Bank - Find a food pantry in your community
- Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) - 617-348-6000 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Boston Rescue Mission (617-338-9000) - Food Pantry
- Feeding America
- Food for Free - Food Rescue
- Free Food - Food coupons and vouchers
- Food Maps
- Kitchen Education: Cooking Meals on a Budget
- Massachusetts Food Pantries
- Project Bread
- The Salvation Army - 339-502-5900
- Why Hunger - Database of community-based organizations and emergency food providers
- Women’s Lunch Place - 617-267-1722 | email@example.com