Families in Need

If you live in Newburyport, Amesbury, or Salisbury, Massachusetts and you are a working family with dependent children and you are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless, please see the About Us page to learn if our program is right for you. You may also email us at info@ROOFOverHead.org for more information or for an application.

Please also reach out to the following organizations:

Community Action, lnc.

Community Action, Inc empowers individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty through education, training, advocacy, prevention and services to meet basic human needs. We offer hope and assistance with respect and understanding.

Community Service of Newburyport

Community Service of Newburyport provides a food pantry, new and used clothing, small household items, bedding and personal care products. They also help with electric bills for people who face [service] termination, help pay for summer camp for young children and help at Christmas.

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Pettengill House

The Pettengill House Food Pantry provides staple foods and personal care items to individuals, children and families in need. Resources are received through private and community organized donations including Project Bread and its affiliations, the faith community, schools, service organizations, business communities and area residents.

The Salvation Army

In this new century, The Salvation Army is serving more people in the USA than ever before. They are already seeing large increases in the number of Americans seeking the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth.

The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center

The Crisis Center offers comprehensive services and programs to victims of domestic violence in the Greater Newburyport area.