Brookline Food Pantry

Filed Under: Food
210 Harvard St.
United Parish
Brookline, ma 02446
Phone: 617-800-5339

“Ensuring that none of our Brookline neighbors go to bed hungry.”

  • Food pantry
    • The Brookline Food Pantry is open to Brookline residents who are in need of food assistance
  • Emergency food delivery assistance
    • For those who are unable to go to a pantry location, they offer emergency food delivery
Service hours

210 Harvard St. United Parish: Wednesdays 2pm - 5pm

Other Locations

(1) 226 High Street Brookline, Ma 02445
Tuesday: 3pm – 7pm

(2) 55A Egmont Street, Brookline 02446
Thursday: 3pm – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm

Requirements & Restrictions

Food Pantry

  • Brookline residents (limited capacity to serve residents in Brookline’s neighboring towns of Jamaica Plain, Brighton, Allston, and Roxbury)
  • Permitted to shop at one of their pantry locations once a week
  • Must have a valid ID to shop
  • Masks required at all pantry locations
  • Meet financial and food insecurity guidelines such as (but not limited to) receiving services from
    • Mass Health (Medicaid) – Commonwealth Care
    • SNAP (Formerly Food Stamp Program)
    • Department of Transitional Assistance (Child Services)
    • EAEDC (Emergency Aid to Elders, Disabled and Children)
    • RAFT (Residence Assistance for Families in Transition)
    • Unemployment Benefits
    • SSI (Supplemental Security Income)
    • TAFDC (Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children)
    • Veterans’ Assistance
    • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
    • WIC (Women, Infants & Children up to age 5 at nutritional risk)
  • Clients may also qualify if they are:
    • Recently unemployed
    • Loss of past services such as Meals on Wheels, Springwell, etc.
    • Referral

If you are unsure of whether you qualify, please call Elizabeth Boen, Director, at 617-800-5339

Emergency Food Delivery Assistance

  • Must live in Brookline
  • Disabled or high risk due to age, immune-compromised, or other related medical conditions
  • Has a referral from local social service agencies (not required)

To see if you qualify for home delivery services, please call them at 617-800-5339


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated November 30, 2021


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