Other Local Services

These services are available to residents in the local area

Food Services

The Acton Food Pantry provides a wide variety of food which clients can choose from the pantry’s shelves. Food options include canned goods, meat, eggs, dairy products, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread and dessert. The Pantry also provides baby food, formula, and diapers to those with babies in their household and other basic household products to all families. The Food Pantry is located at 235 Summer Road, Building #1, Lower Level in the Boxborough Business Park, Boxborough, MA, 01719. Please see http://www.actoncommunitysupper.org/ for more information.

The Sudbury Food Pantry is located at Our Lady of Fatima Church (160 Concord Road, Sudbury). Hours are Tuesday and Thursdays 12, noon to 2:15pm. Individuals/families can register on their initial visit.

Mt. Calvary Community Supper serves a free weekly meal in a friendly and welcoming environment to alleviate hunger and social isolation. All are welcome! Meals are served in the Fellowship Hall at Mt. Calvary, 472 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton, MA. For more information, please see http://www.mtcalvaryacton.org/content.cfm?id=310.

Household Goods

Household Goods Inc. (HGRM) provides furniture and household goods, free of charge, to people in need. If you need furniture and/or household items, a social service agency, government agency or clergy must email a referral to HGRM. Please see www.hgrm.org for more information on the services they provide and the referral process.

HGRM contact information: 530 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720; 978-635-1763

Legal Services

Metro West Legal Services, located in Framingham, MA, provides free civil legal aid to low-income people who would be denied justice without help. Metro West Legal Services’ priority practice areas include: Family Law, Housing, Homeless Advocacy, Government Benefits (including Social Security), Education, Elder Law, and Immigration. To apply for services, you must complete an online intake form or call their office at 800-696-1501 or 508-620-1830. See their website – www.mwlegal.org – to access the online intake form and for more information about their services.