COVID-19 Community Resources

This is a list of community resources available for those living in the Second Suffolk and Middlesex District, and will be continually updated. It has last been updated on 4/1/20. Please email Alicia Brisson with updated information.

Brighton/Allston

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Health Collaborative ResourcesAllston Brighton Health Collaborative Resource List.
Food AccessCity of Boston is offering free breakfast and lunch to all Boston students.
– Oak Square YMCA, 8AM-12PM
– Brighton High, 8:30AM-11:30AM
– Charlesview, 9AM-12PM
Food AccessWest End House offering daily meal service 3-5PM.
Food AccessThe Allston Brighton NOC Food Pantry is open for food pickup on Mondays 11AM-4PM, Wednesdays 10AM-4PM, Thursdays 10AM-2PM, and Fridays 10AM-4PM.
Food AccessAllston Brighton Food Pantry at the Congregational Church is sharing meals for take out Wednesday evening rather than hosting the Community Supper from 5-6:30PM.
Senior-Specific Seniors can call 311 for senior needs and resources. The Veronica Smith Senior Center is now closed.
Senior-Specific Senior grab and go food sites listed here.
Senior-SpecificThe Allston-Brighton Health Collaborative and Commonwheels Bicycle Collective have partnered to pick up and deliver items by bike to Allston Brighton folks who can’t get to them. Sign up here to volunteer to make a delivery! If you are a senior in need of help, or know someone who is need of assistance, please contact Anna Leslie at anna.leslie@abhealthcollab.org.
Senior-SpecificFriendshipWorks is continuing to connect isolated elders with volunteers. However, instead of in person matches, they will be telefriends. Contact Kara Jeter at 617-823-7050 or kjeter@fw4elders.org if you know an older adult who may feel isolated or to volunteer to make a weekly phone call to an older adult.
Senior- Specific Stop and Shop is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping hours between 6AM-7:30AM everyday.
Senior-Specific Whole Foods is opening one hour earlier than the store’s regular business hours for individuals 60+ before opening to the general public everyday.
Senior-SpecificStar Market is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7AM-9AM.
Volunteer OpportunityCity of Boston Material Distribution Sign up
Brighton Allston Community CalendarCalendar is being updated daily with changes, cancellations, and alterations

Fenway/Back Bay

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Fenway Cares ResourcesFenway Cares Resource List
Councilor Bok ResourcesKenzie Bok Fenway/Back Bay Resource List
Food AccessCity of Boston is offering free breakfast and lunch to all Boston students.
– Boston Latin School, 8:30AM-11:30AM
– Huntington Avenue YMCA, 8AM-12PM
Food AccessBoston Temple Food Pantry (105 Jersey Street), Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3-6pm
Senior-SpecificOperation PEACE Senior Center has been closed until April 13, at which time staff will reassess opening the facility.
Senior-SpecificSenior grab and go food sites listed here.
Senior-SpecificStop and Shop is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping hours between 6AM-7:30AM everyday.
Senior-SpecificWhole Foods is opening one hour earlier than the store’s regular business hours for individuals 60+ before opening to the general public everyday.
Senior-SpecificTarget is reserving the first hour of shopping on Wednesdays for senior and vulnerable-population only shopping.
Senior-SpecificStar Market is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7AM-9AM.
Volunteer OpportunityFenway Cares (Fenway Specific) Sign Up
Volunteer OpportunityCity of Boston Material Distribution Sign up

Watertown

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Food AccessThe Watertown Food Pantry will be open on Tuesdays from 10AM-2PM.
Senior-SpecificThe Watertown Senior Center is closed for all programs and services through Monday, April 6th but is offering phone consultations and support to seniors. Contact the Watertown Senior Center at 617-972-6490.
Senior-SpecificStop and Shop is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping hours between 6AM-7:30AM everyday.
Senior-SpecificTarget is reserving the first hour of shopping on Wednesdays for senior and vulnerable-population only shopping.
Senior-SpecificStar Market is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7AM-9AM.
Volunteer OpportunitySpringwell is seeking home-delivered meal driver. Sign up to volunteer here.

Belmont

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Food AccessBelmont Food Pantry will be open Saturday, April 4 at 8:30AM for food pickup.
Food AccessStudents who qualify for free or reduced meals through the Belmont School System can pick up grab and go breakfast and lunch at the Belmont High School on 3/25 from 7:30-10:30AM.
Food AccessBHA will be providing a free “grab and go” breakfast and lunch, daily from 10:00 -11:00AM at 59 Pearson St, Belmont, MA. These are free meals for all community members 18 and younger.  
Senior-SpecificThe Beech Street Senior Center has stopped programming but is offering essential services to seniors: transportation, grab and go meal service, and social work over the phone. Contact the Beech Street Senior Center at (617) 993-2970.
Senior-SpecificWhole Foods is opening one hour earlier than the store’s regular business hours for individuals 60+ before opening to the general public everyday.
Senior-SpecificStar Market is offering senior and vulnerable-population only shopping on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7AM-9AM.
Other ResourcesBelmont COVID-19 Resource List
Volunteer OpportunityBelmont Helps Out Sign Up
Support Local BusinessesBe With Belmont

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