Northbridge Resources for Families in Need

Northbridge Association of Churches (NAC)

The Northbridge Association of Churches (NAC) sponsors the NAC Food Pantry, the Blackstone Valley Free Medical Program for those who are uninsured, and the Peace of Bread Community Kitchen.

NAC Food Pantry:

The NAC Food Pantry is located at 20 Highland St., Whitinsville, in the basement of the Senior Center. They are open Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and on Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Blackstone Valley Free Medical Program:

If families are uninsured, the Free Medical Program offers free counseling and illness care the second Monday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Northbridge High School, 427 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville.

Peace of Bread Community Kitchen:

Peace of Bread Community Kitchen is every Wednesday evening 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church at 7 Spring St. A hot meal is provided free.

Operation Suitcase:

The NAC supports Operation Suitcase by donating clothing, shoes, etc.  It is located at 1 Main St, Whitinsville, on the third floor, at the Bell Tower entrance.  It is open only on Saturdays from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.

Catholic Charities:

If the family will go to Catholic Charities, they will be told about help with their heating bill, rent payment, and utilities discounts. Catholic Charities is located at 9 Spring St., Whitinsville and the hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The NAC has an emergency fund to aid families in need which is administered by Catholic Charities.