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Regional Adult Education Center (mount Wachusett Community College) 444 Green Street, Gardner, Ma 01440

444 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-6600


Gvna Healthcare, Inc.

34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-1230
1-800-382-7305


Heywood Family Medicine

266 Main Street, Gardner, MA 01440 (978) 630-5030


Heywood Hospital

242 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440 (978) 632-3420


Heywood Rehab Center

69 Pearson Boulevard #3368, Gardner, MA 01440 (978) 630-6900


Gardner Community Action Committee

294 Pleasant Street, Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-8700
Website: http://www.gardner-cac.org
Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:30–4:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Clothing Closet

Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (978) 632-8700

Emergency Funds

Provides families and individuals in crisis assistance with emergency needs such as first months rent, one month’s rent to prevent eviction, utility bills with a termination notice and medical prescriptions. Assistance is provided while funds are available. Through this program families and individuals have access to comprehensive case management, advocacy and budget counseling.

Fellowship Table Program

Provides a free nutritious weekly meal at the United Methodist Church, 161 Chestnut Street, Gardner, MA, every Thursday served at 5:00 pm. Transportation to and from the meal site is available at four different locations beginning at 4:15 pm. The meal site is handicap accessible with ample parking and follows the public school schedule.
Provides families and individuals in crisis assistance with emergency needs such as first months rent, one month’s rent to prevent eviction, utility bills with a termination notice and medical prescriptions. Assistance is provided while funds are available. Through this program families and individuals have access to comprehensive case management, advocacy and budget counseling.

Food Distribution Program once a month
Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:40 am – 4:30 pm, Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Food pantry Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fuel Assistance Program

The CAC is a seasonal satellite office for the Fuel Assistance Program. A representative from Fuel Assistance arrives weekly, while the program is in effect, to accept applications and answer questions regarding the program. Appointment must be made through the Fuel Assistance Agency prior to your visit.

Medical Transportation Program

Provides medical transportation to the elderly and handicap to medical appointments outside of Gardner, extending as far as Worcester. This program runs Monday through Friday with the earliest pick-up time being 8:30 am and the van returned to Gardner by 4:30 pm. Please note that this program books up very quickly, therefore appointments need to be scheduled ahead of time. For the transportation we ask for a donation, this amount varies upon where the appointment is located.


Gardner Mwcc Adult Learning Center

444 Green Street, Room 56A, Gardner, MA 01440 (978) 630-9259


Greater Gardner Community Health Center

175 Connors Street, Gardner, MA 01440 Medical: (978) 410-6100Dental Service: (978) 410-6100


Gaamha Inc. – Pathway House

171 Graham Street, Gardner, MA 01440 (978) 632-4574 Substance Abuse Services: Pathway house is a six month residential treatment program that provides treatment and recovery from substance abuse for males aged 21 years and older. Participants are required to gain full-time employment and contribute to the cost of their care on a sliding scale fee. Some of the services offered by Pathway House are: A.W.O.L 12-Step group, one-on-one counseling, didactic group, individualized treatment goals, daily living skills training, interpersonal relationships training, Family Day program, as well as participation in outside AA/NA meetings. Eligibility: Any sober, drug free adult male substance abuser 21 years of age or older, in need of a structured program of recovery.


Gardner Career Center

25 Main Street, Gardner, MA 01440 (978) 632-5050 Website: http://www.unemploymentoffice.us


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