Food, Clothing, Children, & Household

  • BayPath Elder Nutrition Program: This program provides a noontime meal at the Senior Center, or home delivered for housebound seniors. Meets 1/3 of daily nutritional requirements; $2 requested donation. Call the Council on Aging at 508-647-6540.
  • Camp Wonderland Vouchers: The Salvation Army provides vouchers for summer programs for youth and seniors; call Human Services at 508-647-6519.
  • Food Pantries: Food pantries in your area include A Place to Turn (also has clothing) at 99 Hartford St., call 508-655-8868; and the Natick Service Council, 2 Webster Street; 508-655-1791.
  • Food Stamps: Food stamps are available from the state Department of Transitional Assistance; call Human Services 508-647-6519, Council on Aging 508-647-6540, or the Department of Transitional Assistance at 508-661-6600.
  • Kids Connect: This program offers tutoring, after-school programs and workshops for grades 2-12. Call 508-652-4211 or visit their website for more information.
  • Natick Early Childhood Network (NECN): The Natick Early Childhood Network (NECN) resources and refers individuals to community programs and services, including financial assistance for childcare, preschool and many other programs to help families with young children. Call 508-655-2557 or visit their website for more information.
  • Natick Service Council: The Natick Service Council provides toys and all the components for children's birthday parties, as well as backpacks of school supplies for families in need of assistance. Call 508-655-1791. or visit their website for more information.
  • Natick's Open Door: This program is an all volunteer organization that provides an evening meal every Thursday at 5 p.m. to anyone who wishes to attend. Meals are served in Sherrill Hall at St. Paula's Episcopal Church across from the central Fire Station. Call 508-655-1708 for more information.
  • Pay-As-You-Throw: Bags are available from the town to residents who qualify for water / sewer discounts, and from the Natick Service Council 508-655-1791 for its clients.
  • Salvation Army Vouchers: For clothing and household goods; call Human Services at 508-647-6519 or the Council on Aging, 508-647-6540.
  • SERVE Food Distribution: This program provides a significant discount on food costs. No income/age limits; participants volunteer in the community. Call Council on Aging 508-647-6540.
  • Toys for Tots: As part of comprehensive case management; call Natick Human Services at 508-647-6519.