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Basic Needs

Information regarding food, clothing, childcare, translation, utilities, legal services, and emergency services can be found below.

Pathways for Children

Pathways for Children nurtures children and supports families impacted by economic and social inequity through programs that educate, enrich, empower …

Programs at the YMCA

The Y offers programs for all ages, interests and abilities. Swimming, sports, fitness, gymnastics, virtual options and more, there’s something …

Resident Services

The Resident Services Department at Gloucester Housing Authority provides services to the residents by colaborating with community service organizations and …

Rose Baker Senior Center

The mission of the Rose Baker Senior Center is to design, implement and promote programs and services that support the …

School Age Care

Our School Age Care (SAC) program provides out-of-school education for children from kindergarten to age 12 in our Gloucester center …

Senior Dial-a-Ride Bus Service

CATA provides dial-a-ride van service for seniors (60+) and persons with disabilities with the communities of Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich, and …

Summer Camp at the YMCA

The Y is the largest provider of quality day camp on the North Shore. Your child can have fun, stay …

Support Groups

In your path towards healing, knowing you are not alone is important. Through HAWC’s support groups, anyone who is experiencing …

The Open Door

FREE groceries available. Visit FOODPANTRY.org/newshopper to make a profile to order online (we aim to process new profiles within one …

The Open Door Client Services (SNAP)

We provide prescreening for SNAP (Food Stamp) eligibility, application, recertification and interim report assistance. If you have a problem, we …

The Open Door Community Meal

FREE, fresh meals available in-person M-F from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Gloucester Food Pantry (28 Emerson Ave., Gloucester MA).FREE meals …

The Open Door Food Pantry (Gloucester)

FREE groceries available for you and your household. New clients and those returning after 2+ years: visit FOODPANTRY.org/newshopper to make …