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Serving the Greater Wareham/New Bedford Community.

Resources

FamilyWize.org

Whether you are insured or not, get the lowest price on prescriptions. Free and accepted by pharmacies nationwide. Save up to 43% on prescriptions.

Cards available at the Pantry or at United Way of Greater New Bedford. Ask the computer operator for more information.

Click ‘N Cook

Helps you find easy and healthy recipes. Managed by registered dietitians. Dietary advice on how to prepare everyday ingredients. Sponsored by The Greater Boston Food Bank.

Got Food?

Resource to assist the food insecure population and the people who care for them in locating nearby food pantries and soup kitchens. Available free on all smartphones. Download Got Food to find a meal near you.

SNAP

The Family Pantry-Damien’s Place assists clients interested in applying for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) formerly the Food Stamp Program.

Clients interested in applying for SNAP benefits, can complete the SNAP Referral Form, available at the Pantry. The completed form is submitted to The Greater Boston Food Bank by one of our Pantry Volunteers. This gives the Food Bank permission to contact you to assist you with completing and submitting the application to the Department of Transitional Assistance.

The form is very short and clients only need to provide their name, address and phone number as well as a preferred call back time. The Greater Boston Food Bank will contact clients within two business days of receiving your referral.

VisionCenter.org

The importance of healthy nutrition on your eyesight. Click here to find out what you can do to keep your eyes healthy!

South Coast Resources

SHELTER

  • Turning Point –every day 9:00-12:00
    508-291-0535 Ask for Lee.
  • Church of the Nazarene 508-295-9268
  • St. Patrick’s Church 508-295-2411
  • The Bridge 508-295-3111

 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

1-866-624-3578

 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

24 HOUR 1-800-503-8602

 

HOSPITALS

  • Tobey Hospital 508-295-0880
  • St. Luke’s Hospital 508-997-1515
  • Charlton Mem. Hosp. 508-679-3131
 

DO NOT CALL REGISTRY

888-382-1222

 

ELDERLY ABUSE HOTLINE

800-242-0246

 

FUEL ASSISTANCE

508-291-3130

 

VETERAN’S BENEFITS

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30
508-291-3105 x 3135

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS

995 Rockdale Ave. New Bedford
508-996-8286

COUNCIL ON AGING

COA’S are located in most towns and offer a lot of services. Help with Mass Health, Social Security, Meals on Wheels, Tax Info, Fuel Assistance, Bus Passes, and Foot Care.

  • WAREHAM 508-291-3130
  • ACUSHNET 508-998-0280
  • DARTMOUTH 508-999-4717
  • FAIRHAVEN 508-979-4029
  • MARION 508-748-3570
  • MATTAPOISETT 508-758-4110
  • ROCHESTER 508-763-8723

 

CLOTHING, FOOD, AND FURNITURE

Call the St. Vincent DePaul Society of your local Catholic Church Church of the Nazarene Thursdays 10:00-12:00

 

WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN

WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, health food, and other services free of charge to MA families who qualify.

  • PLYMOUTH 508-747-4933
  • WAREHAM 508-295-0056
  • MIDDLEBORO 508-946-0632
  • MARSHFIELD 781-834-8980
  • NEW BEDFORD 508-997-1500
  • ROCKLAND 508-878-0669
  • MA TOLL FREE 1-800-942-1007

 

FAMILY RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CTR.

508-994-4521

 

DIAL-A-RIDE

508-759-8900

SALVATION ARMY

508-997-6561

 

P.A.C.E.

508-999-9920
166 William St. New Bedford

Emergency food bank, Fuel assistance, health access, Head Start, SERV, Youth-build, The Family Center, and housing services.

 

SHINE

1-800-243-4636

Provides assistance with: Transiton, MA health, social daycare, meals on wheels, transportation, free tax prep, food cards, fuel assistance, food stamp forms, daily activities, congregate dining, veteran’s services, nursing care, foot care, canned goods.

 

BABY PRODUCTS

Church of the Nazarene 6 Rogers Ave. Wareham 508-291-0535 3rd Thursday of the month 9:00-1:00

IF YOU NEED EMERGENCY HELP AND CANNOT SPEAK: DIAL 911

WHEN THE OPERATOR ANSWERS:

PRESS 1 FOR POLICE
PRESS 2 FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT

PRESS 3 FOR AN AMBULANCE

Recursos de la Costa Sur

REFUGIO

  • Punto de in exión –todos los días 9:00-12:00 508-291-0535 Pregunte por Lee.
  • Iglesia del Nazareno 508-295-9268
  • Iglesia de San Patricio 508-295-2411
  • El puente 508-295-3111

 

NARCÓTICOS ANÓNIMOS

1-866-624-3578

 

ALCOHÓLICOS ANÓNIMOS
24 HORAS 1-800-503-8602

 

HOSPITALES

  • Hospital Tobey 508-295-0880
  • St. Luke’s Hospital 508-997-1515
  • Charlton Mem. Hosp. 508-679-3131

 

NO LLAME AL REGISTRO

888-382-1222

 

LÍNEA DIRECTA DE ABUSO DE PERSONAS MAYORES

800-242-0246

 

ASISTENCIA DE COMBUSTIBLE

508-291-3130

 

BENEFICIOS DE VETERANOS

Martes y jueves a la 1:30
508-291-3105 x 3135

 

CRUZ ROJA AMERICANA

995 Rockdale Ave. New Bedford
508-996-8286

CONSEJO SOBRE EL ENVEJECIMIENTO

CoA’S se encuentran en la mayoría de las ciudades y ofrecenuna gran can dad de servicios. Ayuda con Salud Masiva, Seguridad Social, Comidas sobre Ruedas, Información Tributaria, Asistencia de Combustible, Pases de Autobús y Cuidado de Pies.

  • WAREHAM 508-291-3130
  • ACUSHNET 508-998-0280
  • DARTMOUTH 508-999-4717
  • FAIRHAVEN 508-979-4029
  • MARION 508-748-3570
  • MATTAPOISETT 508-758-4110
  • ROCHESTER 508-763-8723

 

ROPA, COMIDA Y MUEBLES

Llame a la Sociedad de San Vicente DePaul de su Iglesia Católica local

Iglesia del Nazareno Jueves 10:00-12:00

 

MUJERES, BEBÉS Y NIÑOS

WIC es un programa de nutrición que proporciona educación nutricional y de salud, alimentos para la salud y otros servicios de forma gratuita a las familias de MA que califican.

  • PLYMOUTH 508-747-4933
  • WAREHAM 508-295-0056
  • MIDDLEBORO 508-946-0632
  • MARSHFIELD 781-834-8980
  • NUEVA BEDFORD 508-997-1500
  • ROCKLAND 508-878-0669
  • MA TOLL GRATIS 1-800-942-1007

 

DESARROLLO DE RECURSOS FAMILIARES CTR.

508-994-4521

 

DIAL-A-RIDE

508-759-8900

EJÉRCITO DE SALVACIÓN

508-997-6561

 

P.A.C.E.

508-999-9920 166 William St. New Bedford

Banco de alimentos de emergencia, asistencia de combustible, acceso a la salud, Head Start, SERV, Youth-build, The Family Center y servicios de vivienda.

 

BRILLO

1-800-243-4636

Proporciona asistencia con: Transición, salud MA, guardería social, comidas sobre ruedas, transporte, preparación de impuestos gratis, tarjetas de alimentos, asistencia de combustible, formularios de cupones de alimentos, actividades diarias, comedores congregados, servicios de veteranos, cuidado de enfermería, cuidado de pies, productos enlatados.

 

PRODUCTOS PARA BEBÉS

Iglesia del Nazareno 6 Rogers Ave.
508-291-0535
3er jueves del mes 9:00-1:00

SI NECESITA AYUDA DE EMERGENCIA Y NO PUEDE HABLAR: MARQUE EL 911