Emergency Childcare & Community Resources

Child care for those who must work outside of home and have no child care options. Priority given to but not limited to health care workers, law enforcement, emergency response, public servants, and grocery workers.
 
Diapers Available for Somerville Families with Babies and Young Children
Starting Monday, March 23rd through Friday, March 27th, diapers will be available for families at no cost, at each of the four school food distribution sites: East Somerville Community School, West Somerville Neighborhood School, Winter Hill Community Innovation School, and the Healey School. Diapers will be packaged and available by size throughout the week, and can be picked up between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. The remaining diapers will be stored at Connexion and drop offs will be coordinated with 165 Broadway, when needed.
 
The RAFT program helps keep households in stable housing situations when facing eviction, foreclosure, loss of utilities, and other housing emergencies caused by loss of income, increase in expenses, or both. RAFT assists households of all sizes and configurations with financial assistance up to $4,000 per household to help preserve current housing or move to new housing.
 
Wide range of people volunteering services and expertise from cooking and delivery to storage, music, & child care. Read the instructions and click on the list spreadsheet to find what you need or sign up to volunteer.
 
Scroll through the spreadsheet list by category including housing, advocacy, and food.
 
Call in your prescription or order online and get free delivery to your home.
 
Certain employers to provide their employees with expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.
 
To provide funds for the most vulnerable in the Cambridge community - low income families, the elderly, hourly employees without work, the self-employed, and trades people. Apply online.
 
Provides funds for Cambridge artists and art organizations losing income due to COVID-19. Apply online