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Family Support: Lower/Outer Cape Cod Food Pantries, Clothing, Emergency Funds and Services - use zip code to search and connect to support. Financial assist, food pantries, medical care, or to find other free or reduced cost help.

Food Pantries:

Brewster Brewster Baptist Church 1848 Main Street Thursday 10:00-12:00 Walk In food pantry

Chatham St. Christopher's 625 Main Street Tuesday 4:00-6:00 Walk In Thursday 3:00-5:00 Walk In food pantry

Eastham Eastham United Methodist Church 3200 State Hwy, Route 6 Monday 4:00-6:00, Tuesday 10:00-12:00,Thursday 2:00-4:00 Walk In food pantry

Harwich St. Peter's Lutheran Church 310 Route 137 Monday 1:00-3:00 Walk In Wednesday 2:00-4:00 Walk In Thursday 11:30-1:30 Walk In Friday 10:00-12:00 Walk In food pantry

Orleans Orleans Methodist Church 73 Main Street (Across from the Library) Tuesday 10:00-12:00 Walk In food pantry

Provincetown Provincetown Methodist Church 20 Shank Painter Road Wednesday 10:00-2:00 Walk In Thursday 10:00-2:00 Pantry

Truro Community Center 7 Standish Way  Tuesday 10:00-12:30 Walk In Wednesday 10:00-12:30 Walk In food pantry

South Wellfleet Grace Chapel Corner of 25 Lieutenant Island Road and Route 6 Monday 3:00-6:00 Wed. 4:00-6:00, Thursday 10:00-12:00 Walk In food pantry

Harwich Cape Cod Family Pantry 133 Queen Anne Rd, (508) 432-6519 Sat 10 - noon Tues 10am - 3:30 pm Wed. 10am-noon Th 10 -7, closed on Sun, Mon and Friday 

Family Support / Financial Assistance

Cape Cod Children’s Place Family Support Program Info on childcare funds, food, diapers, referrals, playgroups, parent education, Families in Recovery Support, “FIRST Steps Together,   10 Ballwic Road Eastham, MA 508-240-3310  

Monomoy Community Services for Chatham residents. Childcare vouchers, info and referrals  508-945-1501

Monomoy Early Childhood Family Resource Center diapers, clothing, books, resources for parents, and tuition subsidies for Harwich and Chatham residents.  Harwich Elementary School, 263 South St Harwich, MA 508-430-430-7216 x3044 

Harwich Children’s Fund - financial assistance for families in need who attend Monomoy School District.

Hands of Hope Outreach Center / pantry (Harwich to Mashpee) 508-432-1312 

Harwich Ecumenical Council for the Homeless, Inc. (HECH) housing, affordable childcare 508-432-0015 

Chatham Ecumenical Council 

Lower Cape Outreach Council Financial assistance for emergency needs; food pantry, Katy’s Corner free shop 19 Brewster Cross Rd Orleans, MA 508-240-0694 

Childcare Network of the Cape & Islands / Community Action Committee 372 North Street Hyannis, MA 02601 childcare vouchers, emergency assistance, immigration assist, tax prep assist., help with health insurance, women and children shelter.  508-778-9470 x223

Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands health insurance, immigration resource center, help with tax preparation, safe harbor shelter for women and children, 

Homeless Prevention Council Case management,  counseling and guidance to those at risk of becoming homeless. Advocacy, housing programs,  funding,  budgeting and negotiation for rent and mortgage payments.. Orleans, MA 508-255-9667 

Housing Assistance Corporation - 508-771-5400 

Homelessness Crisis Hotline - 888-656-2233

Mass-APPEAL Free shop: clothing, toys, books 2393 Cove Corner Wellfleet, MA 508-349-1173 Tues—Sat 9-12 

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Program for healthcare and nutrition for low-income pregnant or breastfeeding women and infants and children under the age of 5 Appointments available in Harwich, Orleans, Eastham and Ptown 774-209-3212  

WeCAN 508-430-8111 Services  for women to foster independence and empower positive change.

Katelynn’s Closet serves children ages 4-18 who are in need and live on Cape Cod and the Islands. All orders for children in need must be placed by a social service agent or school nurse. All emails must be sent through a verifiable agency/school email. 508-367-2587 

A BabyCenter clothing, toys, equipment, food and formula, shoes, and diapers 81 Willow Ave Hyannis, MA 508-771-8157  

Cape Cod Times Needy Fund - urgent financial assistance for basic human needs.  508-778-5661 or 800-422-1446

Department of Transitional Assistance AND Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Cash assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP- provide nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of families in need) SSI, employment support 508-862-6600  

Fuel Assistance Program—Emergency assistance for fuel/heat 20 Willow Ave Hyannis  508-746-6707 

Women of Fishing Families Financial assistance for Cape Cod Fishing families 508-274-2092

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 

Parents Helping Parents of Mass Stress hotline 24/7 1-800-632-8188 

St. Vincent de Paul helpline Food, clothing, emergency funds 508-385-3242 

Citizens Energy - helps pay heating bills 877-563-4645

Good Neighbor Energy Fund- heating and utility bills 800-334-3047

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program - 800-632-8175

Caleb Chase Fund (Harwich) Julie Witas 508-430-550