Framingham Community Resources
We Strive to Be a Valued Resource for Our Middlesex County Community
We’ve gathered any important information our neighbors-in-need might be looking for – from government websites to relevant articles. We want to make sure that you are supported and have access to the resources you need.
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health, and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives, and support people in need.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
You may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) administers SNAP benefits. SNAP provides a monthly benefit 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.
In recognition of the growing need for access to basic health care for those communities that are uninsured or underinsured in the MetroWest and Greater Boston area, Gratis Healthcare provides free medical and mental health services to those in need. By using volunteer clinicians in multiple specialties with Portuguese and Spanish interpreters, we aim to remove barriers to basic health care and strive to connect patients to the Massachusetts health care system and community resources.
Women, Infants, and Children’s Nutrition Program
WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services, free of charge, to Massachusetts families who qualify.
Dignity Matters’ mission is to assist homeless women and girls by providing underwear and feminine hygiene products when they need them most. Through our action we support women in regaining self-confidence and dignity by helping them stay healthy and clean.