East End House: Emergency Food Program

Filed Under: Food
105 Spring Street
Cambridge, ma 02141
Phone: 617-876-4444

East End House offers a number of programs to the community:

  • Workshops- Tax assistance, flu clinics, nutrition classes, financial planning, health screenings, yoga classes, and more.
  • Benefit eligibility program- Mass Health, EAEDC, food stamps, fuel assistance, TAFDC, SSDI)
  • Infant necessities program- Baby goods provided to families in need, plus referrals and resources to expecting and new parents
  • Computer classes- Free classes to community members at varying skill levels
  • Food pantry- Fresh fruits and vegetables, canned and dry goods, meats, and dairy products. Community members are welcome to visit the pantry two times per month. Eligibility for food pantry below.
Requirements & Restrictions

Food pantry- Individuals and families in need in the Cambridge and greater Boston area with no residency restrictions. On your first visit, you will be required to fill out an intake form. Bring ID and a form of income verification. Acceptable forms of verification include pay stubs, Medicare/Mass Health card, a DTA/EBT card, a referral, a benefit statement, or any other document that proves your income status, or that your age is over 62.


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 January 31, 2019