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Emergency Resources

SUPPORT

 

Area Community Dinners

 

Neighborhood Suppers
Congregational Church 330 King Street Littleton, MA 01460                        
(978) 486-3245

Shirley Council on Aging                                                                            
(
978) 425-1390
The Shirley Council on Aging addresses the physical and emotional needs of our town's seniors.  They provide programs, information and referrals that enable seniors to live independent and fulfilling lives.  Their Outreach Office is located at 9 Parker Road Shirley, MA 01464

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry 
(978) 772-4627 ext. 312
For assistance with food, please come to an open pantry session at 234 Barnum Road in Devens: Every Wednesday & Friday 9:45 am – 12:30 pm (doors open at 9am)
First & third Saturday 8:45am – 11am (doors open at 8am)
Second Tuesday of the month 6-8pm (doors open at 5:15pm)

  • Bring a recent utility bill as a proof of residency.  You may shop at the pantry twice a month. You will receive up to $300 worth of food each month and $2 milk vouchers to Hannaford’s in Ayer.  You will also receive: clothing, school backpacks and supplies for your children, and holiday gifts. Scholarships for summer camp are also awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Household Goods Recycling of Massachusetts ("HGRM")                    
(978) 635-1710 ext. 3

HGRM clients are individuals and families in transition who need help to rebuild their lives. They include:

  • victims of fires or floods
  • women and children escaping abusive domestic situations
  • people coming out of shelters or halfway houses
  • war veterans down on their luck
  • refugees and recent immigrants to the U.S.

If you need furniture and household goods, you must have a referral e-mailed to HGRM from a social service agency, government agency or clergy. Please ask the person from the agency or religious organization who is helping you to make the referral and set up an appointment for you to come to HGRM.
If you are not being assisted by any agency or organization or have other questions about receiving goods, please call us at 978-635-1710 ext.3.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston                                       
(978) 452-1421
The mission of Catholic Charities is to build a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people. Catholic Charities, established in 1903, is the primary social service agency of the Roman Catholic Church in Greater Boston. Catholic Charities offers 139 programs through 43 service sites located throughout Eastern Massachusetts. The agency’s programs include community health and social services, residential shelters and transitional housing, mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment programs, refugee and immigration services and parish social ministry.

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Alcoholics Anonymous                                                                                    
(617) 426-9444
Local Meeting: Monday 7:30 p.m. First Church Unitarian, 19 Foster St, Littleton

Al-Anon/ Alateen                                                                                            
508-366-0556
The primary purpose of Al-Anon/Alateen is to help families and friends of alcoholics.
Local Al-Anon Meetings (in Littleton):     
Weds. 7:30 p.m. First Church Unitarian (19 Foster St) 
OR Friday 10:00 a.m.
St. Anne Parish (75 King St)

Community Teamwork, Inc.     (Emergency / Homeless Shelter)                    
978-459-0551

Community Teamwork established the first shelter for homeless families in Greater Lowell, which remains in existence today the name of Milly's Place.  CTI also opened the Merrimack House to further address the needs of a growing homeless family population.

The mission of the Milly's Place and the Merrimack House is to assist homeless families to locate affordable housing and to become self-sufficient while providing a safe, and supportive environment. In addition to emergency services such as shelter and food, we also offer a wide array of social, educational, and enrichment programs. We strive to respond to the needs of our residents by assisting them with job training and educational opportunities, personal and financial counseling, information and referrals, housing assistance, as well as case management.

For more information about CTI's Shelters, call Milly's Place at (978) 458-8853 or Merrimack House at (978) 452-4241.

 

 

 

Substance Abuse Hotline
800-327-5050

Narc-Anon
866-624-3578
Call for information about NA for addicts, professionals, and the general public, with ultimate goal of directing those seeking recovery to Narcotics Anonymous.

Child Risk Hotline                      617-232-4882

Elder Abuse Hotline                   800-922-2275

Parental Stress Line                   800-632-8188

Safe Link Domestic Abuse Hotline                         877-785-2020


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