Bread of Life: Bread of Life and church groups throughout Malden, Medford, and Everett offer food pantries and free meal programs. Schedule and locations for food pantries and free meals
SNAP (Food Stamps): SNAP (or Food Stamps) can help you buy food. When you apply for SNAP, you get a plastic card called an Electronic Benefits Card. Your SNAP benefit amount will be transferred to the card each month, and you can use the card to buy food. The amount of SNAP you can get depends on how big your family is and how much income you have.
How much SNAP assistance can I get?
WIC: Are you pregnant, a new mom, or parent of a child under age 5? WIC provides free healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding education, and other support. Find out more.
- Malden WIC, 239 Commercial Street 781-322-1305
- Everett WIC, Everett City Hall, 484 Broadway, Everett, 02149, 617-387-2097
- Medford WIC, o Governor’s Avenue, Medford, 02155, 781-397-2753
Medford Farmers Market has a winter market open every Thursday, 3:00 PM-7:00 PM, in January and February at 116 Riverside Ave., Medford in the Parking Garage beneath Hyatt Place Hotel. The market accepts Electronic Benefits Transfer cards (SNAP) and everybody that pays with an EBT card can get up to $20 in matching coupons. So, if you spend $20, you will receive an additional $20 in Market Bucks coupons to spend at the market that day.
Malden and Everett operate Farmer’s Markets during the summer months. Check back here next spring for more information.
Mystic Valley Elder Services: MVES offers low cost food for adults , 60+:
- Meals on Wheels home delivered meals for adults 60+
- Senior Dining at 7 locations in Malden, Medford, and Everett
- Home Care Services including help with grocery shopping
Want to help bring more food resources to the Tri-Cities? Contact these groups.
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