For a complete directory of community resources in the Pioneer Valley sorted by category, please click here:


Additional Resources by Category:

Clothing and Furniture

Savers (Big Brothers, Big Sisters)

Goodwill Industries

Salvation Army


Holyoke Health Center

Holyoke Medical Center

Baystate Medical Center

Tapestry Health

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA)

Dentist (accepting MassHealth)

Dr. Anthony Breglio, DMD 413-734-5522

Springfield Dental Association 413-733-6551

Orchard Family Dental LLC 413-543-1782

Holyoke Mall Dental Center 413-538-7400

Energy and Fuel Assistance

Good Neighbor Energy Fund

New England Farm Workers’ Council

Valley Opportunity Council

Western Mass Electric Company Contact Kate Agin at or 413-787-9206

Food support in Chicopee

Food Stamps (SNAP) Department of Transitional Assistance

 Mission Center New Jerusalem (Meals/groceries) 413-534-8103

USO Council of Pioneer Valley (military families) (groceries) 413-534-8103

First Central Baptist Church (groceries) 413-592-5353

Homeless Shelters – Springfield

Springfield Rescue Mission Emergency Shelter
148 Taylor Street, Springfield

Emergency Shelter of Greater Springfield – Prospect House
103 Prospect Street, Springfield

Horizon House
764 Alden Street, Springfield

Jefferson Street Shelter
95 Jefferson Avenue, Springfield

Open Pantry Teen Living Program
6870 Calhoun Street, Springfield

Worthington House
767 Worthington Street, Springfield

Homeless Shelters – Holyoke/Westfield

Loreta House
51 Hamilton Street, Holyoke

Broderick House
51 Hamilton Street, Holyoke

Horizons for Homeless Children
4 Open Square Way, Holyoke

Valley Opportunity Council: Main Street Shelter
300 High Street, Holyoke

Homeless Shelters – Northampton

Grove Street Shelter
Grove Street, Northampton

Insurance and Support

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


Social Security      

Mothers and Children

Women Infants Children (WIC)

Rebekah’s Closet (toys , clothes , and supplies)

Umbrella support agencies

Valley Opportunity Council

WestMass Eldercare


Emergency Information:

Elder Abuse Hotline                        1-800-922-2275

Child-at-Risk Hotline                       1-800-792-5200

Baby Safe Haven Hotline              1-866-814-7233

Request Emergency Interpreter   1-800-249-9949

Disabled Person Protection Commission Hotline1-800-426-9009

Domestic Violence Hotline           1-877-785-2020