Food

Free Meals and Food Assistance

SNAP Benefits

You may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) administers SNAP benefits. SNAP provides a monthly cash benefits (loaded on a plastic EBT card) to buy nutritious foods. To get SNAP, you must be low-income and be a U.S. citizen or legal noncitizen (restrictions apply). Eligibility for SNAP benefits depends on financial and nonfinancial criteria.

The Literacy Center is an approved Massachusetts SNAP Path to Work provider. To learn more about this program, call or text Ashleigh at (508) 455-5382.

If you need help applying for SNAP benefits, you can call the Project Bread FoodSource Hotline on 1 (800) 645-8333.

As of May 29, 2020, SNAP benefits may be used to purchase groceries online

WIC Benefits

WIC is a nutrition and breastfeeding program that helps eligible pregnant women, new mothers, babies and young children (up to age 5) eat well, learn about nutrition and stay healthy.

 

WIC provides nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods via a debit card that can be used in many grocery locations, and referrals to other health and social services.

Attleboro Area Food Pantries

Free groceries for your family
When you visit a food pantry for the first time, remember to bring a document with your home address on it. This can be an ID or any kind of bill that shows your address.

Murray UU Church Food Pantry

Murray Unitarian Universalist Church

505 North Main Street, Attleboro

Mondays and Thursdays 9:30AM-11:30AM

Open to residents of Attleboro and surrounding towns

 

Hebron Food Pantry

Centenary United Methodist Church

10 Sanford Street, Attleboro

Tuesdays 10AM-12PM (Seniors only)

Wednesdays 4PM-6PM

Thursdays 4PM-7PM

Open to residents of Attleboro, North Attleboro, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Norton, Plainville and Mansfield.

Second Congregational Church

50 Park Street, Attleboro

Fourth Monday of each month 3PM-5PM

St. Theresa's Food Pantry

St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church

18 Baltic Street, Attleboro

Wednesdays 9:30AM-10:30AM

South Attleboro residents only

St. Joseph's Food Cellar

St. Vincent de Paul Parish

71 Linden Street, Attleboro

Fridays 6PM-7PM

Lenore's Food Pantry

43 South Washington Street, North Attleboro

Monday and Friday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Click here to request an appointment

Hockomock YMCA

Multiple locations - click here to complete intake form

300 Elmwood Street, North Attleboro

Wednesdays 1PM-2PM and 5PM-6PM

67 Mechanic Street, Foxboro

Wednesdays 1PM-2PM

45 Forge Hill Road, Franklin

Wednesdays 1PM-2PM

Mansfield Food Pantry - Our Daily Bread

15A West Street, Mansfield

Saturday 9AM-11AM

Wednesday afternoon BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Mansfield residents only

Click here for Wednesday appointments

Living Bread Food Pantry

Plainville United Methodist Church

16 East Bacon Street, Plainville, MA 02762

Wednesdays 6:15PM-7:00PM

Plainville residents only

Doorways Food Pantry

The North School

2 North Street, Seekonk, MA 02771

Saturdays 8:00AM-10:00AM

Seekonk residents only

Call Seekonk Human Services before first visit: (508) 336-8772.

Hot Meals-To-Go

Free hot meal per person
Provided by Attleboro Area Interfaith Collaborative's Food N Friends

VFW Post 115

122 Park Street

Monday - Friday 4:30PM

Walk-Up or Drive-Thru available

Centenary United Methodist Church

15 Sanford Street

Saturdays 11AM

Free Kids Meals

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Phone Numbers for Food Assistance

 

Food n’ Friends program, Attleboro Area Interfaith Collaborative..................(508) 222-2933

Hebron Food Pantry..............................................................................................(774) 331-2120

Meals-on-Wheels / Council on Aging / Bristol Elder Services..........................(774) 627-1302

Murray UU Church Food Pantry............................................................................(508)222-0505

Project Bread......................................................................................................1 (800) 645-8333

St. Joseph’s Cellar Food Pantry...........................................................................(508) 838-5867

Salvation Army Food Pantry.................................................................................(508) 226-8624

Second Congregational Church’s Food Pantry..................................................(508) 222-4677

Self Help.................................................................................................................(508) 226-4192

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)......................................1 (866) 950-3663

St. Theresa’s SVDP Food Pantry...........................................................................(508) 243-4386

WIC Nutrition Program (Women, Infants, and Children)...................................(508) 226-4543

Still need food?  Call Project Bread: 1-800-645-8333