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Refugee Health

Resources for Local Refugees and their Healthcare Providers

SNAP and Other Food Programs

Visit Project Bread’s site - - or call their FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333 for information about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps, Emergency Food Programs, and School Meals.

Nutritional Resource List

Here find a list of local Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and Non-Profit Organizations dedicated to fighting hunger provides contact information, links to webpage, and an easy to read map marked with each location

Local Soup Kitchens

John Street Baptist Church
43 John St, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 753-4991

     * Serves meals on Saturdays from 11:00 am–1:00 pm

The Mustard Seed
93 Piedmont Street, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 754-7098 
Meals at this food panty are served Monday through Saturday, Winter Hours, 4:00 pm–6:30 pm. And 5-6:30 in the summertime.  On Sunday meals are served at 12:00 pm.

Salvation Army
72 Cambridge Street, Worcester, MA 01603
(508) 799-0528
* Breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Friday. Closed on Saturdays. Dinner only on Sunday.
     * Food Distribution Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; 12:45 p.m.-2 p.m.

Local Ethnic Markets

Ed Hyders Mediterranean Market
408 Pleasant St. Worcester, MA 01609  508-755-0258

Bahnans International Marketplace
344 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MAPhone # 508-796-5365

195 Pleasant Street, Worcester (508) 791-8580

Mekong Market
747 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610 (508) 304-1437

Binh An Market
64 Green St, Worcester, MA 01604 (508) 798-6960

Ha-Tien Market
892 Main Street, Worcester (508) 791-2220

Peace African Market
1104 Main Street, Worcester (508) 753-5950

Kumasi Market
852 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610 (508) 754-2215

Local Produce

Looking for some traditional produce grown right here in Massachusetts? Check out
or Flats Mentor Farm has provided a list of Farmers Markets they attend, several of which are right here in Worcester and Shrewsbury!

Refer to our Maps for Market Locations