info@nqcc.org


 


Facebook
Like us on
Facebook!

 

 


 

The North Quabbin Community Coalition (NQCC) holds an informative forum on the third Friday of each month, September through June, at the Athol-Orange Elks Club, 92 New Athol Road, Orange, from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Various topics concerning the North Quabbin area are presented by assorted organizations, businesses and individuals. Everyone is welcome to attend.

~

The North Quabbin Community Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, exclusively supported by membership donations and grants. Your donation is tax deductible.

 


 

North Quabbin Community Coalition
251 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
978-249-3703
Fax 978-575-0474

info@nqcc.org

Food & Fuel Directory

If information about you or your agency is incorrect, please let us know at 978-249-3703 or admin@nqcc.org. If you or your agency are not listed as a service for the North Quabbin region, please feel free to submit your information for consideration.

Please click here for an alphabetical list of agencies: INDEX






Brown Bag Distribution

Athol Council on Aging
82 Freedom Street, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-8986
3rd Wednesday of the month 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Age 55 & up or disabled ~ $3 donation if able

Orange Council on Aging
Orange Armory Building, 135 East Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
978-544-1113
3rd Wednesday of the month 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Age 55 & up or disabled ~ $3 donation if able

Back to Top


DIAL/SELF Youth and Community Service

15 East Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
978-544-1800 ~ Fax 978-544-9800
www.dialself.org

Food pantry is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to teens.

Back to Top


Fuel Assistance

A program of Community Action!)
377 Main Street, Greenfield, MA 01301 or
167 South Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
800-370-0940 ~ 413-774-2310

The Fuel Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low-income households in Franklin County by paying a portion of their home heating costs. The program is available to both homeowners and renters and covers the primary source of heat. (North Quabbin towns included in Franklin County are Orange, Erving, New Salem, Wendell & Warwick).

Program eligibility and payment amounts are determined by family size and gross annual household income. Payments are not intended to cover the entire annual cost of heating the home, and are applied to billing between November 1st and March 30th.

When households receive Fuel Assistance, they are also automatically eligible for a discount on their electric and telephone bills.


Franklin County Community Meals Program

PO Box 172, Greenfield, MA 01302
413-772-1033
7 South Main Street, Orange, MA 01364
978-544-2149
http://www.fccmp.org

Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to alleviate hunger in Franklin County. FCCMP services free dinners 5 evenings a week in Greenfield, Turners Falls & Orange. We also run a Food Pantry located at 7 S. Main Street in Orange which is open on Thursdays.

Meals in Orange are Monday and Thursday evenings at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 62 Cheney Street. Doors open at 5 pm and meal is served at 5:30 pm. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Back to Top


MOC Energy Services

66 Day Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-342-7025 ~ Fax 978-342-0549

MOC offers Weatherization and Heating System services to low-income households in Royalston, Phillipston, Petersham and Athol.

Back to Top


New England Farm Workers Council Fuel Assistance

473 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-342-4520

The Fuel assistance program is for income eligible residents of Athol, Petersham, Phillipston and Royalston. The office also arranges for emergency fuel delivers and provides advocacy services with local fuel and electric companies.

Back to Top


North Quabbin Energy

Millers River Environmental Center
100 Main Street, Athol, MA 01331
info@northquabbinenergy.org ~ www.northquabbinenergy.org

North Quabbin Energy is an informal group of people in the North Quabbin region of north-central Massachusetts who are concerned about issues relating to energy use. We seek to educate ourselves and our neighbors about the true social and environmental costs of our current energy consumption patterns. We also work to find ways of changing our individual and collective habits of energy use through conservation, use of renewable fuels, and support for local and regional enterprises that reduce our dependence on imported resources.

Back to Top


Project Bread

Food Source Hotline
145 Border Street, East Boston, MA 02128
617-723-5000 ~ Fax 617-248-8877 ~ TTY 800-377-1292
info@projectbread.org ~www.projectbread.org

Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline provides information and referral services to people facing hunger in Massachusetts. Food Source Hotline counselors refer callers to food resources in their communities, as well as information about food stamps and other programs. The Hotline can help hungry families in 140 languages, and is able to also serve hearing impaired callers.

Back to Top


Salvation Army Corp of Athol

107 Ridge Avenue, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-8111

The Corp has a food pantry services and emergency utility and fuel assistance available by application. The Corp serves Athol and Worcester County towns.

Back to Top


Salvation Army Corp of Athol

107 Ridge Avenue, Athol, MA 01331
978-249-8111

The Corp has a food pantry services and emergency utility and fuel assistance available by application. The Corp serves Athol and Worcester County towns.

Back to Top


SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

97 North Hatfield Road / PO Box 160, Hatfield, MA 01038
413.247.9738 ~ 800.247.9632 ~ Fax: 413.247.9577
www.foodbankwma.org

Need a boost to your food budget? You may be eligible for SNAP! The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, not only helps you stretch your food dollar and buy nutritious foods, but also brings money into your local economy. Want to find out if you’re eligible? Want to apply? Call The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (se habla Español) for more information!

Back to Top