Food Resources for Students and Families

Food Security Flyer in English, Spanish, Portuguese

Free Grab-and-Go Meals

Stop by one of our sites for a free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch. No ID required and one person can pick up for the entire family. Please bring a bag if you are picking up for multiple family members or for someone who needs assistance.

Times: Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 11:00am (in all weather)

Arthur D. Healey School (5 Meacham Street),
West Somerville Neighborhood School (177 Powder House Boulevard)

Friday Food Backpack Program

Families who receive Friday backpack meals will be receiving a phone call or email about picking up bags during this closure period. If you do not receive a call or email, please reach out to Meghan Bouchard, SFLC Liaison Program Coordinator, at

Food Pantry Information

Visit for food pantry locations and hours. Website will note any restrictions such as requiring an ID or proof of Somerville residency.

Food Pantry for Quarantined and Disabled Residents

Starting March 17, the City of Somerville and Food For Free will run a supplemental food pantry. Register online: Deliveries reserved for those in quarantine or with limited mobility. Please limit use to once per week. Seniors with questions can also call the Council on Aging for more information at (617) 625-6600, ext 2300. This pantry is open to all residents, but delivery is restricted to those who qualify. Pick ups at 165 Broadway available.

Call with Concerns and Questions

Call 3-1-1 any time if you are concerned about food access, and they will connect you with the appropriate resource.