Food Access & Affordability

Project Bread

Changes in income and employment status due to COVID-19 may make you eligible for food assistance programs. Ease the burden of affording food by pursuing all assistance methods.

Project Bread is here to help you determine eligibility for food assistance programs, including:

  • SNAP
  • WIC
  • Pandemic EBT
  • Meals on Wheels

Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline is Monday-Friday 8am-7pm & Saturday 10am-2pm:

  • Call  1-800-645-8333
  • Assistance with the following topics:
    • Information, eligibility, and over-the-phone application assistance with SNAP
    • School meal site information
    • Summer meal site information
    • Local community resources, such as food pantries and meal services


For more information on eligibility for food assistance and Project Bread’s offerings please visit the Project Bread website.

Pittsfield Resources

This spreadsheet contains information on local food banks and free meal locations. Utilize the tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet to navigate the document and learn of all available resources.

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