Gardner Community Action Committee

Office Hours

Monday–Thursday, 8:30–4:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00

Clothing Closet

Office Hours

Monday–Thursday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Emergency Funds

Provides families and individuals in crisis assistance with emergency needs such as first month's 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 month's 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

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.

Location

Contact Information

Address
294 Pleasant Street, Gardner, MA 01440
Zip/Post Code
01440

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